Weather Articles

Gulf of Mexico Tropical Disturbance to Fuel Soaking Rainfall in Texas, Southwestern Louisiana Early This Week

By Chris Dolce
June 17, 2018

There's a reason to watch the western Gulf of Mexico early this week, but it is not for tropical development.

Rounds of Storms Expected From the Front Range of the Rockies to the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic This Week

By Brian Donegan
June 17, 2018

Flash flooding will be a concern in many areas this week.

Near-Record Heat Expected in the Midwest, Northeast Early This Week

By Jonathan Belles
June 17, 2018

A heat wave will bring feels-like temperatures into the 100s for many early this week.

Crews Increase Containment on Colorado Blaze as Western Wildfires Continue to Burn

By Pam Wright
June 17, 2018

Here's what we know about the impacts from these fires so far.

Tropical Depression Carlotta Crawling Along Coast of Mexico With Threat of Flooding; Expected to Dissipate By Monday

By Linda Lam
June 17, 2018

Carlotta continues what has been a busy start to the hurricane season in the Eastern Pacific.

4 Things to Know About This Week's Weather

By Linda Lam
June 17, 2018

As we head toward the summer solstice this week, will it feel like summer where you live?

Where Your Dad Won't Melt and Where He'll Need That Beer on Father's Day

By For the Dads Out There
June 16, 2018

Much of the eastern half of the country will be well above average in the temperature department this Father's Day.

Moisture From the Remnants of Bud Is Spreading Needed-Rainfall Into the Southwest

By Brian Donegan
June 16, 2018

Tucson, Arizona, reported its measurable rainfall since March on Friday and Phoenix may also see its first measurable rainfall in more than three months.

Pattern Change Will Bring Record Heat to the Midwest, Northeast and Cooler Temperatures to Southwest

By Jonathan Belles
June 16, 2018

Disturbed weather in the West will lead to big changes this weekend.

Pennsylvania Tornado Collapses Buildings, Overturns Cars; 6 Injured

June 15, 2018

A confirmed tornado tore through parts of Pennsylvania late Wednesday night, overturning cars, damaging businesses and knocking down trees and power lines.

Tropical Storm Bud Is Lashing Southern Baja California Peninsula, Including Los Cabos, Mexico, With Gusty Winds, Rain and High Surf

By The weather.com Digital Meteorologists
June 14, 2018

It's much weaker now, but there will still be impacts.

June Tornadoes in Pennsylvania Are Not as Rare as You Might Think

By Linda Lam
June 14, 2018

Although May is usually the peak of tornado season, June is frequently very active.

El Niño Watch Issued: Chance of El Niño Conditions Developing Increases During Upcoming Fall, Winter

By Linda Lam
June 14, 2018

There are indications that El Niño conditions may develop later this year.

More June Snow Blankets Alaska; Winter Storm Warning Issued

By Brian Donegan
June 14, 2018

Cold temperatures and snow have gripped parts of our nation's 49th state this week.

With Two Category 4 Eastern Pacific Hurricanes In Four Days, Should We Be Worried About the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

By Jonathan Erdman
June 13, 2018

Is there anything we can take away from this?

When Was Your City's Hottest and Coolest Summer on Record?

By Linda Lam
June 13, 2018

Several cities have had their hottest summer on record this decade. The coolest for many? Before 1920.

The UV Index: How Much Is Your Skin in Danger?

By Brian Donegan
June 13, 2018

How dangerous is it to be outside without sunscreen? Learn the risks here.

Death Valley May Hit 120 Degrees For the First Time This Year; Here's A Brief History of Its Legendary Extreme Heat

By Jon Erdman
June 13, 2018

The science behind one of the most extreme-weather locations on the planet.

Severe Thunderstorms Packing Damaging Winds, Large Hail Threaten the Northeast Wednesday Evening

By Chris Dolce
June 13, 2018

A stormy Wednesday evening is on tap for the Northeast.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes in Mexico, Central America Have Tragic History

By Chris Dolce
June 13, 2018

Southern Mexico and Central America have seen large death tolls from tropical storms and hurricanes.

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