Weather Articles

Winter Storm Harper a Major Snowstorm Friday Into the Weekend From the Midwest to Northeast

By weather.com meteorologists
January 16, 2019

A major winter storm will bring the heaviest snow of the season to some cities.

Final in a Series of Storms to Pound California Wednesday Into Thursday

By Chris Dolce
January 16, 2019

A strong Pacific jet stream is hurling a series of weather systems into California.

California Storms: New Evacuations Ordered, Encino Home Damaged by Mudslide

By Drew MacFarlane
January 16, 2019

Here's the latest on the situation in California.

Arctic Blast to Bring Coldest Air of the Season to Central, Eastern States, and a Cold Pattern May Persist the Rest of January

By Chris Dolce
January 16, 2019

A big change is on the way.

Major Snowstorm Likely Friday Into the Weekend From the Plains to the Midwest and Northeast

By weather.com meteorologists
January 15, 2019

Deja vu, for some; the season's heaviest snowstorm, so far, for others.

A 'Blue Norther' Is Headed Into the Plains Late This Week; Here’s What That Is

By Chris Dolce and Brian Donegan
January 15, 2019

Get ready to bundle up after a rapid drop in temperature.

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

By Chris Dolce
January 15, 2019

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

We're Entering the Coldest Time of Year in the East and Midwest

By Chris Dolce
January 15, 2019

Looking at long-term data, here is when it's most likely to be coldest.

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

By Brian Donegan
January 15, 2019

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

Florida's Seminole County Regains Lightning Strike Champion Title

By Ron Brackett
January 14, 2019

In 2018, Florida's Seminole County had an average 17.3 lightning strikes per third of a square mile.

Smog Persists in Asia as Officials Prepare to Take Extreme Measures

By Associated Press
January 14, 2019

Here's what some countries are preparing to do with the smoggy air only getting worse.

Another Snowstorm Likely Friday Into the Weekend From the Plains to the Midwest and Northeast

By weather.com meteorologists
January 14, 2019

Deja vu, for some, the season's heaviest snowstorm, so far, for others.

Massive Avalanche Hits German Hotel; 26 Killed in European Winter Storms

By Pam Wright
January 14, 2019

Here's the latest on the winter storms in Europe.

Winter Storm Gia: 13 Dead, Thousands Without Power, Roads Closed

By Ron Brackett
January 14, 2019

Here are the latest impacts from Winter Storm Gia.

Arctic Cold Could Fuel Another Snowstorm From Rockies to Plains, Midwest and Northeast Late-Week Into Next Weekend

By Chris Dolce
January 14, 2019

Another winter storm could be on the horizon.

Winter Storm Gia Spreading Snow, Ice Across the Mid-Atlantic Into Sunday Night

By weather.com meteorologists
January 13, 2019

Travel will continue to be impacted by Gia into Sunday night.

The Polar Vortex Has Fallen Apart, Which Could Unleash a Much Colder End to January

By Jonathan Belles and Jon Erdman
January 13, 2019

The polar vortex has fallen apart, and that means colder air could come south later this month.

Arctic Air Will Bring Below Zero Wind Chills to New England This Weekend

By Linda Lam
January 12, 2019

A blast of cold temperatures will be felt in the East into this weekend.

Snow-Covered Colorado Farmland Appears Three-Dimensional from Above

By Brian Donegan
January 10, 2019

Here's yet another example of why you should always choose the window seat on an airplane.

Syrian Refugee Camps in Lebanon Flooded Following Heavy Rains

By Associated Press
January 10, 2019

Five days of heavy rain had a devastating impact on the tents that make up the camps.

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