Weather Articles

West Coast Heat Wave Clinches a Record Hot July in Seattle; Northeast Hot, But Not Historic

By Chris Dolce
August 1, 2015

It's hot on both coasts – but only one coast will be threatening records.

Hurricane Guillermo Spinning in the Central Pacific; Hawaii Impacts Possible

August 1, 2015

Is Guillermo a threat to land?

Tropical Cyclone Komen Remnants Soaking Waterlogged Bangladesh, Myanmar, India; Dozens Reported Dead

By Nick Wiltgen
August 1, 2015

Feet of rain has caused deadly flooding.

Feels-Like Temp Reaches 164 Degrees in Iran; Days Off Ordered as Mideast Broils in Extreme Heat Wave

By Nick Wiltgen
August 1, 2015

Temperatures in the Middle East will approach all-time records in a region where searing heat is already a part of normal life.

Fast-Moving Wildfire Destroys Six Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Mason County, Washington

By Carolyn Williams
August 1, 2015

A fast-moving wildfire has destroyed homes and prompted evacuations in the Mason County, Washington, area.

Roads Rendered Impassable, Motorists Stranded As Flooding Slams Tampa Metro Area

By Carolyn Williams
August 1, 2015

Heavy flooding slammed the Tampa Metro area Saturday afternoon, inundating roads and stranding motorists.

Hurricane Guillermo Is Strengthening in Eastern Pacific

July 31, 2015

Is Guillermo a threat to land?

California Is Missing a Year's Worth of Rain, Study Finds

By Andrea Thompson, ClimateCentral.org
July 31, 2015

This is how bad things have gotten in California.

Tropical Depression Eight-E Struggling in the Eastern Pacific

July 30, 2015

The depression is no threat to land.

It's Been 3,566 Days Since a Hurricane Hit Florida, and Most Residents Are Unconcerned About the Threat

By Terrell Johnson
July 30, 2015

According to a new poll, most people in Florida say they don't feel vulnerable to storm damage and 1 in 3 say they won't evacuate if a Category 1 storm is looming.

The Best Weather Imagery of July 2015

By Chris Dolce
July 30, 2015

The best weather imagery of July 2015 features plenty of swirls in the atmosphere.

Firefighter Killed, Multiple Residents Forced from Homes as Wildfires Rage Across California

By The Associated Press
July 30, 2015

Twenty-three large wildfires are burning in the Golden State, killing at least one firefighter and forcing multiple residents from their homes.

Typhoon Halola Reaches End of 17-Day Journey Through Pacific (RECAP)

By Nick Wiltgen
July 29, 2015

Halola was among the longest-lived tropical cyclones in recent years in the Pacific Ocean.

Exceptionally Strong Cyclone Brings Wild Mix of Summer, Winter Weather to Northern U.S.

By Nick Wiltgen
July 29, 2015

A powerful low-pressure system is bringing an unusual combination of weather conditions.

Nighttime Dust Storm Engulfs Phoenix Area

July 29, 2015

A wall of dust, known as a haboob, rolled through the Phoenix area Tuesday night.

Snow Piles from Record-Breaking Buffalo Storm Still Melting

By The Associated Press
July 29, 2015

Two snow piles still remain in Buffalo, where a freak November storm dumped as much as 7 feet in spots.

Heart of the Hurricane Season Starts Now

By Jon Erdman
July 29, 2015

While the hurricane season runs from June through November, we explain why August through October is the peak.

Tropical Depression Nine-E Upgraded to Tropical Storm Guillermo

July 29, 2015

Tropical Depression Nine-E has become Tropical Storm Guillermo.

Florida Flood Threat Continues as Gulf Low Moves Inland

By Jon Erdman
July 28, 2015

Have beach plans? There's something you should be aware of.

Nasty One-Two Punch: Rain + Storm Surge = Increasing Risk for U.S. Coasts

By Andrea Thompson
July 28, 2015

After the devastation of 2005's Hurricane Katrina, New Orleanians thought they knew what areas were susceptible to flooding during a storm. Hurricane Isaac proved them wrong.

Featured Blogs

Pacific Northwest on Track for Warmest Summer on Record

By Christopher C. Burt
August 1, 2015

Another heat wave has engulfed much of the U.S. Pacific Northwest the past few days with Seattle, Washington now having observed twelve 90°+ temperatures so far this summer, an all-time record (9 such days in 1958 was the previous) and also July has been their warmest month ever observed. For some of the cities in the Northwest this has been the warmest June-July period ever measured and, barring a very cool August, will end up being the warmest climatological summer on record (June-August). Here are some details.

Guillermo Gathers Steam in NE Pacific; Invest 94L Clings to Life

By Dr. Jeff Masters
July 31, 2015

Hurricane Guillermo is stepping up its game in the Northeast Pacific, as it moves along a steady west-northwest course that could bring it near the Hawaiian Islands next week. In the Atlantic, Invest 94L shows little sign of strengthening, while in the Northwest Pacific, Tropical Storm Souledor could be approaching Japan as a strong typhoon next week.

PWS Service Interruption Update

By Shaun Tanner
June 16, 2015

The development team here at Weather Underground has been hard at work producing a new homepage! Please take a look at the sneak peek and tell us what you think!

Meteorological images of the year - 2014

By Stu Ostro
December 30, 2014

My 9th annual edition.

2013-14 - An Interesting Winter From A to Z

By Tom Niziol
May 15, 2014

It was a very interesting winter across a good part of the nation from the Rockies through the Plains to the Northeast. Let's break down the most significant winter storms on a month by month basis.

What the 5th IPCC Assessment Doesn't Include

By
September 27, 2013

Melting permafrost has the potential to release an additional 1.5 trillion tons of carbon into the atmosphere, and could increase our global average temperature by 1.5°F in addition to our day-to-day human emissions. However, this effect is not included in the IPCC report issued Friday morning, which means the estimates of how Earth's climate will change are likely on the conservative side.