Weather Articles

Severe Thunderstorms Threaten the South With Damaging Winds and a Few Tornadoes Early This Week

By Jonathan Belles
October 21, 2019

Severe storms are possible early this week as a strong storm system sweeps through the South.

Dallas Tornado a Reminder the Fall Second Severe Weather Season Is Here

October 21, 2019

An uptick in tornado activity sometimes occurs in fall as the jet stream and cold fronts become more active.

West Pacific Duo: Neoguri Soaks Japan, Typhoon Bualoi Striking Northern Mariana Islands

By Jonathan Erdman
October 21, 2019

A pair of Western Pacific systems may have important impacts over the next few days.

Two Rounds of Rain Will Soak the South Flash Drought Into the Weekend

By Brian Donegan
October 21, 2019

More drought-helping rain will fall across the South this week.

October Could End With Widespread Cold in a Large Part of the U.S.

By Jonathan Erdman
October 21, 2019

A pattern change ahead could leave many shivering through the final days of October.

Nestor Continues to Spread Rain Showers Across Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

By weather.com meteorologists
October 20, 2019

Hurricane season isn't over yet. Here's what to expect from Nestor.

Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor Will Bring Tornado Threat to Southeast on Saturday

By Bob Henson
October 19, 2019

Conditions may become supportive for severe weather, including tornadoes, across parts of the Southeast U.S. as Nestor moves onshore on Saturday.

Tropical Storm Nestor's Projected Florida Landfall is Unusual. Here's Why.

By Linda Lam
October 18, 2019

It has been a while since a hurricane or tropical storm has made landfall in the contiguous U.S. after October 15.

Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 Is Expected to Become Nestor & Will Bring Rain, Wind, Storm Surge to Parts of Gulf Coast

By Jonathan Erdman
October 18, 2019

Hurricane season isn't over yet. Here's what we're watching in the Gulf and its potential impact.

Winter 2019-20 Will Likely Be Warmer Than Average in Southern U.S. & Colder Than Average in Parts of Northern Tier

By Linda Lam
October 18, 2019

Temperatures this winter may be colder than average in parts of the northern U.S., while above-average temperatures are likely in parts of the southern tier.

Northeast Bomb Cyclone Lashes New England With Up to 90 MPH Wind Gusts, Sets October Low-Pressure Records

By weather.com meteorologists
October 17, 2019

It's not a snowstorm, but it's packing a punch in the Northeast.

Five Weather Changes to Expect the Next Several Days

By Linda Lam
October 17, 2019

Several changes are ahead in the weather over the next seven days.

Earth Tied Its Record Warmest September in 2019, NOAA Finds

By Jonathan Erdman
October 16, 2019

September was the latest month of near-record warmth across the globe.

Bombogenesis: Here's What Happens When a Storm Becomes a 'Bomb Cyclone'

By Linda Lam and Brian Donegan
October 16, 2019

The term "bombogenesis" indicates a rapidly strengthening low-pressure system, which meets specific criteria.

Southern Soaker to Become Wet, Windy Northeast Coastal Storm

By Chris Dolce and Linda Lam
October 15, 2019

The weather pattern in the East this week will bring a needed soaking to the South and a wet, windy coastal storm to the Northeast.

It's a Record-Snowy Start For the Northern Rockies and Plains and Winter Is Still Over 2 Months Away

By Jonathan Erdman
October 14, 2019

A half-dozen cities have gotten off to a record-snowy start to the season, before October was half over.

Search and Rescues in Japan Ongoing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills More Than 50, Floods Thousands of Homes

By Ron Brackett
October 14, 2019

Thousands remain in shelters as the country tries to dig out from the destruction left by the storm.

Hurricane Season Is Not Over Yet: Multiple Areas Are Being Monitored for Tropical Development This Week

By Brian Donegan
October 14, 2019

Hurricane season isn't over yet. Here's what we're watching over the next several days in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins.

Atlantic Tropical Depression Could Form in a Rare Location for So Late in the Hurricane Season

By Chris Dolce
October 14, 2019

An area being watched for tropical development in the Atlantic this week is in an unusual spot for so late in the year.

Death Toll Jumps to 48 from Powerful Typhoon Hagibis

By Associated Press
October 14, 2019

Hagibis caused levees to fail on 21 rivers, leading to major flooding and killing dozens.

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