Weather Articles

Cross-Country Storm to Bring Snow and Rain From West to Plains, Midwest and East This Week

By Chris Dolce
January 22, 2020

A coast-to-coast storm will spread snow and rain across the central and eastern U.S. into this weekend.

Beware of Falling Iguanas in South Florida, National Weather Service Warns

By Jan Wesner Childs
January 21, 2020

It could be raining iguanas Tuesday night and Wednesday in South Florida.

January Expected to Wrap Up With Another Round of Widespread Mild Temperatures

By Brian Donegan
January 21, 2020

The cold air in place now isn't expected to last.

Here's the Reason Much of the South and East Have Been Robbed of Snow This Winter

By Brian Donegan
January 21, 2020

We've yet to have a major Northeast snowstorm this winter, and the persistent storm track is to blame.

Think It's Cold? Here's How Cold It Can Get in The Coldest Time of the Year

By Chris Dolce and Jonathan Erdman
January 21, 2020

In most areas, it's currently the coldest time of year, but that doesn't always ring true.

Snowfall, Nature's Ear Plug, Makes It Quieter Outside

By Brian Donegan
January 20, 2020

You're not imagining it; there's a scientific reason why it sounds quieter than usual during and after a snowfall.

Winter Storm Spreading Snow and Ice Through the Northeast

By Chris Dolce
January 19, 2020

The very latest storm reports and forecast for this weekend travel headache.

3 Things We're Watching in the Weather in the Week Ahead

By Jonathan Erdman
January 18, 2020

Here's what caught our eye heading into the third full week of January.

Avalanche Hits California Ski Resort Near Lake Tahoe; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By Sean Breslin
January 18, 2020

Two people were caught up in an avalanche at Alpine Meadows ski area.

Crippling Newfoundland, Canada, Blizzard From Bomb Cyclone Smashes All-Time Daily Snow Record

By Jonathan Erdman
January 18, 2020

This was no ordinary storm, even by Atlantic Canada winter standards.

Colder Weather Pattern Returns East of the Rockies as Second Half of January Begins

By Chris Dolce
January 17, 2020

It's been a mild January so far, but a change to a colder weather pattern is on the way east of the Rockies.

It's Not Hurricane Season, But There Have Been January Hurricanes Before

By Jonathan Erdman
January 16, 2020

January isn't always entirely about cold and snow.

2019's Lightning Hot Spots Around the World Revealed in New Maps

By Chris Dolce
January 16, 2020

A new report from Vaisala shows where lightning was detected most often last year around the world and in the U.S.

Temperature Sinks: Why Some of the Coldest Places on Earth Get So Cold

By Tom Niziol
January 15, 2020

Here's what causes this extreme cold phenomenon to occur.

Australian Bushfire Smoke Circumnavigates the Earth

By Brian Donegan
January 15, 2020

Burning for weeks, the bushfires have impacted parts of the world thousands of miles away from their source in Australia.

In Africa's Nile River Basin, More Than 100 Million Could Face Water Shortages Due to Extreme Weather

By Jan Wesner Childs
January 15, 2020

Extreme weather could plunge millions of Africans into a water crisis.

Earth Had Its Second-Warmest Year on Record in 2019, NOAA and NASA Say

By Chris Dolce
January 15, 2020

Only one other year since 1880 was warmer on Earth than in 2019.

Winter Storm Kills at Least 54 in Afghanistan, Pakistan

By Associated Press
January 14, 2020

Severe winter weather slammed parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, leaving more than 50 people dead.

At the Midpoint of Meteorological Winter, How Much of Snow Season Typically Remains?

By Brian Donegan
January 14, 2020

Just because meteorological winter is halfway over doesn't mean half of the season's snow has already fallen.

Major Northeast Snowstorms Have a Distinct Seasonal Peak, And It Begins Now

By Chris Dolce
January 14, 2020

Like hurricanes and tornadoes, there's a pronounced peak time for Northeast winter storms.

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