El Niño 2015-2016 Forecast

By Wunderground Staff
October 19, 2015

Weekly updates on your United States and global forecasts during the 2015-2016 El Niño event.

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Second Indiana Tornado Flattens Barn, Destroys Home

By Sean Breslin
April 28, 2016

Several additional tornadoes touched down Wednesday in the Plains, but for the second day in a row, damage was limited.

Flash Flood Emergency Declared Along Gulf Coast; Voluntary Evacuations Underway Near Biloxi Rivers

By Sean Breslin
April 28, 2016

Here's the latest on this dangerous situation.

More Severe Thunderstorms, Flooding Rain Into the Weekend in the Southern Plains

April 28, 2016

Here we go again. More severe storms and flooding rain is expected in parts of the Southern Plains.

Winter Storm Jonas Was New York City's Heaviest Snowstorm on Record, NOAA Review Says

By Chris Dolce
April 28, 2016

After further review, NOAA determines that Jonas was a record snowstorm for New York City.

Late-April Winter Storm Aims for the Rockies, Including Denver

By Tom Moore
April 28, 2016

April will close with a winter storm across parts of the Rockies, including Denver.

Extreme Heat Sears Southeast Asia With All-Time Records; Worst Heat Wave in Thailand in 65 Years

By Chris Dolce
April 28, 2016

Southeast Asia has been roasting in an extended heat wave through much of April with temperatures reaching unpredented levels, allowing at least two countries to set new all-time national heat records and several others to come very close.

Over Six Feet of Rain Has Swamped Parts of the South the Past 12 Months

By Jon Erdman
April 28, 2016

Since spring 2015, rainfall in the South has been staggering.

Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday From the Gulf Coast Into the Midwest (FORECAST)

By Jon Erdman
April 27, 2016

More storms have erupted Wednesday in the wake of Tuesday's severe weather outbreak.

Why Skies Turn Green in Thunderstorms

By Jon Erdman
April 27, 2016

You've probably seen it before. But what does it actually mean?

4 Things To Know About the Severe Weather Threat This Week

By Linda Lam
April 26, 2016

Here are the four things you need to know about the threat of severe weather this week.

4 Things To Know About Tuesday's Severe Weather Outbreak

By Chris Dolce
April 26, 2016

Here are four things you should know about Tuesday's severe weather outbreak.

7 Things You Should Never Forget When Tornadoes Strike

By Sean Breslin
April 26, 2016

It's been a while since the last serious severe weather threat, so here's a refresher on things you should do to stay safe.

April 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak: 17 Things That Shocked Us Most

By Jon Erdman
April 26, 2016

The most jaw-dropping facets of one of the nation's worst tornado outbreaks.

Erika, Joaquin and Patricia Retired as Tropical Cyclone Names

By Jon Erdman
April 26, 2016

Elsa and Julian will be used for future storms in the Atlantic, while Pamela will be used in the eastern North Pacific.

Winter Hangs Tough With Late Season Snow Across the Rockies and High Plains

By Tom Moore
April 25, 2016

The calendar indicates late April but snow continues to fall over some mountain ranges in the West and more snow is in the forecast.

Tornadoes Hit Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota; 2 Chasers Injured by EF-1

By Ada Carr
April 25, 2016

Tornadoes and hail have been reported in Kansas and Nebraska as a bout of severe weather moved into the Plains.

Tropical Cyclone Amos Brushes Samoa, American Samoa

By Tom Moore
April 24, 2016

A tropical cyclone makes a relatively rare visit to this part of the Southwest Pacific Ocean.

Shelters Close, Residents Moved into Temporary Housing After Deadly Houston Flooding

By Sean Breslin
April 23, 2016

Families have been relocated as Houston works through this flooding disaster.

Warm May Expected To Lead Into a Hot Summer Ahead For Much Of The Nation

By Tom Moore
April 22, 2016

Much of the U.S. will encounter above average temperatures in the coming months.

2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected to be Most Active Since 2012

By Chris Dolce
April 22, 2016

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season forecast from Colorado State University calls for a near-average season.

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Joaquin, Patricia, and Erika Get Their Names Retired From the List of Hurricanes

By Dr. Jeff Masters
April 28, 2016

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced last week that three tropical cyclones from 2015 would get their names retired--Hurricane Joaquin and Tropical Storm Erika in the Atlantic, and Hurricane Patricia in the Eastern Pacific.

Extraordinary Heat Wave Sweeps Southeast Asia and Points Beyond

By Christopher C. Burt
April 19, 2016

What is most likely the most intense heat wave ever observed in Southeast Asia has been ongoing for the past several weeks. All-time national heat records have been observed in Cambodia, Laos, and (almost) in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. Meanwhile extreme heat has resulted in all-time record high temperatures in the Maldives, India, China, and portions of Africa as well. Here are the details. SEE UPDATES FOR APRIL 28 BELOW

An extraordinary meteorological event; was one of its results a 1000-year flood?

By Stu Ostro
October 5, 2015

The confluence of meteorological ingredients the first weekend in October 2015 resulted in an extraordinary weather event with severe impacts. Was one of them a 1000-year flood?

Why the Arrest of a Science-Loving 14-year-old Matters

By Shaun Tanner
September 16, 2015

By now, many of you have heard or read about the arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old high school student from Irving, Texas. Ahmed was arrested because school officials called the police after he showed one of his teachers his homemade clock. Mistaken for a bomb, Ahmed was taken into custody, interrogated, shamed, suspended (still on suspension today, Wednesday), and reprimanded. All of this after it has been found that the "device" he brought to school was indeed, a homemade clock.

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

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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.