Weather Articles

The Strange Places We've Seen Recent Tropical Cyclones

By Jonathan Erdman
August 21, 2019

Other than Chantal, there have been a number of other strange tropical cyclones recently.

Watches Issued: Severe Thunderstorms With Damaging Winds, Flooding Rain Possible in the Northeast

By Brian Donegan
August 21, 2019

Rinse, repeat. More severe storms are expected in an expansive part of the nation Wednesday.

Pattern Change to Bring Relief From Heat, Humidity to the Northeast and Midwest Later This Week

By Chris Dolce
August 21, 2019

A sultry feel is expected into midweek before a cold front arrives with relief.

Tropical Storm Chantal Forms in the North Atlantic and Is No Threat to Land

By weather.com meteorologists
August 21, 2019

Chantal is the first Atlantic named storm in more than a month.

Hail Forecasts May Be Improved Using Artificial Intelligence

By Linda Lam
August 21, 2019

A new study suggests that an artificial intelligence technique used in facial recognition could help improve hail forecasts.

Stalling Front, Tropical Disturbances to Bring Threat of Heavy Rain to the South Into Next Week

By Chris Dolce
August 21, 2019

Heavy rain is likely in parts of the South through early next week as a stalled front interacts with moisture from two tropical disturbances.

California Wildfires Have Consumed Less Land This Year, But Historically Active Months Are Still Ahead

By Chris Dolce
August 20, 2019

California has been spared from large and destructive wildfires so far this year, but some of the most dangerous months are still ahead.

The U.S. City Having the Most Extreme Summer Weather Might Not Be Where You Expected

By Brian Donegan
August 19, 2019

Pick a weather record, and Anchorage, Alaska, probably broke it this summer.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Slumber May Not Generate an August Storm for First Time in 22 Years

By Jonathan Erdman
August 19, 2019

We may escape August, but does that mean anything for the peak months of the season?

Severe Storms to Threaten Midwest With Damaging Winds, Large Hail Sunday Evening

By Chris Dolce
August 18, 2019

The threat of severe weather will be concentrated in the Midwest this weekend.

Heavy Rain Could Trigger More Flooding in Northern Florida Through Monday

By Chris Dolce
August 18, 2019

Drenching downpours will impact parts of northern Florida and southern Georgia into Monday.

Hotter Than Average Temperatures Are Expected Into Next Week for Much of the United States

By Brian Donegan
August 17, 2019

Summer has no intentions of backing off just yet across much of the United States.

Remembering Camille: One of the Most Intense U.S. Hurricanes Hit 50 Years Ago This Weekend

By Linda Lam
August 16, 2019

Hurricane Camille was one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. and made landfall along the Gulf Coast 50 years ago.

Tropical Storm Krosa Strikes Japan, Killing 1 Person and Injuring Dozens More

By weather.com meteorologists
August 15, 2019

Krosa is the third storm to hit eastern Asia in 10 days.

July 2019 Was Earth's Hottest Month on Record, NOAA Concludes

By Brian Donegan and Bob Henson
August 15, 2019

NOAA's analysis of global temperatures for July 2019 found it to be the warmest single month on record.

Colorado Likely Set a Record for Its Largest Hailstone on Tuesday

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2019

Colorado likely saw its largest hailstone on record earlier this week.

Fall Temperatures Expected to Trend Cooler in the East and Warmer in the West

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2019

Temperature changes will occur from coast-to-coast through the fall months.

Extreme Heat Wave Caused Stones to Fall from Notre Dame Cathedral Ceiling

By Jan Wesner Childs
August 14, 2019

Europe's record-breaking July heat wave smashed more than records.

Heavy Rains Douse Central and South Florida, Prompting Rescues

By Jan Wesner Childs
August 14, 2019

Heavy rains saturated parts of Florida on Wednesday. Here's the latest.

Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Expected in the East and Central Plains Tuesday Evening

By Linda Lam
August 13, 2019

The chance of severe thunderstorms moves south and eastward Tuesday evening.

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