Weather Articles

Hurricane Willa Remains a Dangerous Category 4 in Eastern Pacific; Landfall in Mexico Expected Tuesday

October 22, 2018

A dangerous hurricane will bear down on Mexico Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Yutu Expected to Strengthen in Western Pacific; Typhoon Watch Issued for Mariana Islands

By Brian Donegan
October 22, 2018

The Western Pacific has awoken, and a typhoon could threaten the Mariana Islands by the middle of this week.

Here's Why Republicans Should Want a Rainy Election Day

By Ron Brackett
October 22, 2018

A new study says bad weather could actually make people more likely to vote for Republicans.

Potential Weekend Nor'easter Could Bring Wind-Driven Rain, Coastal Flooding to the East Coast and Wet Snow to Interior Northeast

By Chris Dolce and Jonathan Erdman
October 22, 2018

This last weekend of October looks interesting along the East Coast.

Cool Temperatures Will Continue to Grip Eastern States as October Comes to a Close

By Chris Dolce
October 22, 2018

More cold and some snow is in the forecast as October ends.

Three Years Ago, Hurricane Patricia Became the Record Strongest Hurricane in the Western Hemisphere With 215 MPH Winds

October 22, 2018

Hurricane Willa brings to mind a record-smashing late-October hurricane in 2015.

Potential Nor'easter Could Threaten the East Coast This Weekend as Chilly End to October Continues

By Chris Dolce
October 22, 2018

October is likely to finish chilly in the East, but will a nor'easter threaten as well?

Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Willa Headed For Mexico Landfall Early This Week; Hurricane Warnings Issued

By Linda Lam
October 22, 2018

A hurricane and a tropical storm are threatening Mexico this week.

Why October Won't Finish Like It Started

By Linda Lam
October 21, 2018

The warmth of early October is now a distant memory.

Tara, Vicente and Willa Have Made 2018 the Most Active Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season on Record

By Jonathan Erdman and Brian Donegan
October 20, 2018

In one basin, 2018 is pushing toward a season record.

Lake Travis Still Rising as 'Historic Flooding' Continues in Texas Highland Lakes; More Rain Forecast Through Saturday

By Jonathan Erdman
October 19, 2018

There is a bit of relief ahead, though.

Hurricane Michael Shreds Trees, Crops from Florida into Southern Georgia

By Jonathan Belles
October 19, 2018

Hurricane Michael changed the landscape hundreds of miles away from where it made landfall.

Alaska's Freakish Fall: A Record Wait for First Freeze and Snow

By Jonathan Erdman
October 19, 2018

Arguably, it's been the weirdest weather state so far this fall.

Japan's Cherry Blossoms Are Blooming in Autumn, Probably Because of Recent Typhoons

By Sean Breslin
October 19, 2018

It seems the famed trees are a little confused.

Is Hurricane Season Over After Michael?

By Jonathan Belles
October 19, 2018

Hurricane season is now in its last six weeks, but a quiet end isn't a guarantee.

Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises to 35 as Mexico Beach Residents Return to Survey Damage

By Sean Breslin
October 18, 2018

Here's the latest on Michael's devastating impacts in Florida.

At Minus 67 Degrees, Wisconsin Has One of the Coldest Workplaces in the World

By Pam Wright
October 18, 2018

At 67 degrees below zero, massive "super freezers" at Chr. Hansen are colder than most winter days in Siberia.

Winter 2018-19 Could Be Mild in Western and Northern U.S. and Wet in the South and East, NOAA Says

By Chris Dolce
October 18, 2018

Here's what to expect this winter, according to NOAA.

Lake-Effect Season Is Beginning and It's Not Just About Snow

By Linda Lam
October 18, 2018

Lake-effect season is beginning to be felt in the Great Lakes region.

As Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises, Hundreds Still Unaccounted for

By Sean Breslin
October 18, 2018

Here's the latest on Michael's devastating impacts in Florida and Georgia.

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