Weather Articles

Tropical Storm Erika Bears Down on Puerto Rico; Warnings in the Dominican Republic; Uncertain Threat to the Bahamas, Florida, Carolinas

August 27, 2015

Is Erika a threat to the Southeast U.S.?

Tropical Storm Kilo Drifting Toward Johnston Island in the Central Pacific

August 27, 2015

Kilo won't threaten Hawaii, but the storm is finally get its act together.

Tropical Storm Erika: At Least 4 Dead, Widespread Flooding Reported in Dominica; Florida Prepares For Possible Impacts

By Ada Carr
August 27, 2015

Some islands are already starting to see impacts, far east of America.

Western Wildfires Update: Evacuations Ordered Near Idaho Blaze

By Associated Press
August 27, 2015

A wildfire is on the move in west-central Idaho, and officials didn't waste any time ordering new evacuations.

Hurricane Ignacio Maintains Strength in the Pacific; May Threaten Hawaii Next Week

August 27, 2015

Yet another tropical threat for Hawaii.

Widespread Weather Pattern Change Bound For Much of the U.S.

By Chris Dolce
August 27, 2015

A large-scale pattern change is set to take shape across North America that will bring big changes to multiple regions of United States starting this weekend.

Tropical Storm Jimena Rapidly Strengthening in the Eastern Pacific; Likely to Become a Hurric

August 27, 2015

Tropical Storm Jimena is tracking right behind Ignacio. This new storm is forecast to become a major hurricane.

Nation's First Winter Storm Warning of Season Issued Wednesday

August 27, 2015

The first winter storm warning in the U.S. of the 2015-16 winter season was issued Wednesday.

North Korea Floods Cause Dozens of 'Casualties;' Hundreds of Acres of Farmland Swamped

By Associated Press
August 27, 2015

North Korean officials won't say whether they are deaths or just injuries, but flooding has taken its toll on the nation.

Tropical Depression Thirteen-E Organizing in the Eastern Pacific

August 26, 2015

Tropical Depression Thirteen-E will track westward behind Ignacio.

Typhoon Goni: 40 Casualties Reported In North Korea as Goni Remnants Cause Flooding

August 26, 2015

Here's the latest on a very scary situation in southwestern Japan and North Korea.

No Measurable Rain Since May, Some in Northwest Nearing Record Dry Streaks

By Jon Erdman
August 26, 2015

How bad is the Northwest drought? Imagine no rain so far this summer.

Florida is Nearing 10 Years With No Hurricanes

By Chris Dolce
August 26, 2015

With all eyes on Erika in the Atlantic, the natural question is whether it will end Florida's nearly 10-year-long streak with no hurricane landfalls.

Hurricane Katrina: The Day the Forecast Shifted

By Jon Erdman
August 26, 2015

Remembering the day Katrina's forecast shifted dramatically.

Monsoonal Storms Bring Haboob To Phoenix Area

By Sean Breslin
August 26, 2015

It was strong enough to blow at least one semi truck off the road.

Typhoon Goni Recap: Mainland Japan Landfall; 159 MPH Wind Gust in Ryukyu Islands; Deadly Impacts in the Philippines

By Jon Erdman
August 25, 2015

A wrap-up of Goni's high winds and torrential rain.

Is Tropical Depression Twelve-E a Threat to Hawaii?

August 25, 2015

Once again, Hawaii needs to keep an eye on a new tropical cyclone.

Another Cool Blast Spreads South and East; Record Lows Set

By Quincy Vagell
August 25, 2015

After one taste of fall, more cool August weather has moved in.

Flooding Rains Hit Hawaii; Sewage Spill Closes Waikiki Beaches

By Associated Press
August 25, 2015

Officials say they don't know what's in the water, so swimmers should stay out.

Invest 98-L: Another System to Watch in the Atlantic

August 24, 2015

Another area is being monitored for potential development in the Atlantic.

Featured Blogs

Erika Nears Puerto Rico with High Wind, Heavy Rain

By Dr. Jeff Masters
August 28, 2015

till poorly organized--but already deadly, and growing in size--Tropical Storm Erika is likely to cause problems in Puerto Rico on Thursday night into Friday. Erika may approach Florida as a Category 1 hurricane by Monday. At the same time, Hurricane Ignacio will be nearing the Hawaiian islands, potentially threatening the Big Island with an unprecedented hurricane landfall.

Crazy Summer in Hawaii: Record Rainfall, Record Heat, and Snow!

By Christopher C. Burt
August 26, 2015

Although much media attention weather-wise (at least recently) for Hawaii has been about tropical storms (Kilo’s possible impact on the Hawaiian Isles and more in the pipeline) an even more interesting story has been the exceptional rainfall that has drenched the islands in recent days and the on-going record hot summer. Despite a record warm July, accumulating snow managed to dust the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island. Here are some details about the above events.

Not a tropical cyclone?

By Stu Ostro
August 15, 2015

PWS Service Interruption Update

By Shaun Tanner
June 16, 2015

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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

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.