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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Thanksgiving 2015 Travel Forecast

November 28, 2015

Get the forecast for the return leg of the Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend.

Heavy Snow May End November, Kick Off December in Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, Including Minneapolis

By Jon Erdman
November 28, 2015

Old Man Winter will unleash more snow early next week.

Significant Flood Threat on Warm Side of Winter Storm Cara (FORECAST)

November 28, 2015

A holiday soaking is likely to trigger flash flooding in parts of the South and Midwest.

Winter Storm Cara a Dangerous Plains Ice Storm (FORECAST)

By Linda Lam
November 28, 2015

Ice, snow, and a sharp arctic blast is challenging Thanksgiving holiday travel in the Plains.

Tropical Storm Sandra Approaching Mexico, Falling Apart; Warnings Canceled

November 28, 2015

Sandra may not become the latest landfalling Eastern Pacific tropical cyclone after all.

Top 10 Most Unusual Tropical Weather Events of 2015

By Quincy Vagell
November 27, 2015

Tropical systems occur all around the globe during every season of the year and here are some odd facts about the 2015 tropical season.

Bizarre Thanksgiving Weekend: Ice Storm and a Hurricane

November 27, 2015

We don't see these two things on the weather map at the same time very often, much less on a holiday weekend.

Multi-Day Flood Threat Begins to Impact South, Midwest; 2 Dead, Deputy Swept Away in Texas

By Ada Carr
November 27, 2015

The latest news on the flooding impacting parts of the South and Midwest.

Winter 2015-16 Temperature Outlook Update: Considerably Warm North, Chilly South

By Linda Lam
November 27, 2015

Winter is quickly approaching and we have an updated look at what to expect around the country.

6 Things to Know About Winter Storm Cara

By Quincy Vagell
November 26, 2015

Here are six key things to know about Winter Storm Cara.

Winter Storm Cara State-by-State: 2 Dead in Kansas, Dangerous Travel Conditions Across the Midwest and Plains

By Anna Norris
November 26, 2015

Here's the latest news from this dangerous wintry menace.

11 Injured as Wind Gusts Tear Through California Flea Market

By Eric Chaney
November 26, 2015

High winds tore through a flea market in Galt, California.

Typhoon In-fa Recap

By Jon Erdman
November 25, 2015

A recap of this western Pacific tropical cyclone.

Global Warming Key Driver of 2015’s Record Heat, Says Study

By By Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
November 25, 2015

It's virtually certain 2015 will be the warmest year on record, and a new study says global warming is the overwhelming contributor.

Major 7.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Peru-Brazil Border

By Carolyn Williams
November 24, 2015

A major 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Peru-Brazil border Tuesday night.

Next Winter Storm Brings Snow, First Arctic Air of the Season Into West; Ice to Plains Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

By Linda Lam
November 24, 2015

The first real arctic blast, along with snow and ice, is ahead for the West and Plains Thanksgiving week.

Weather Instrument Lands on Car in Philadelphia; Bomb Squad Responds

By Sean Breslin
November 23, 2015

It was such a surprise to residents that they called the bomb squad.

Coldest Air of the Season Sweeping Through Central and Southern States

November 22, 2015

After a strong storm system sweeps across the country, a blast of cold air will sink southward.

Winter Storm Bella Dumps Up to 16 Inches of Snow in Chicago Suburbs; Record November Snowstorm in Moline, Illinois

By Jon Erdman
November 22, 2015

The first snow of the season for some in the Midwest was over a foot.

Rick Weakens to a Tropical Depression

By Jon Erdman
November 22, 2015

It may be mid-November, but yet another tropical system is in the eastern Pacific.

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Hurricane Sandra Heads for Mexican Coast; Icing, Flooding Hit Southern Plains

By Dr. Jeff Masters
November 27, 2015

After becoming the latest major hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere, a weakening Hurricane Sandra (top winds of 100 mph on Friday morning] remained on track Friday for a history-making landfall as a tropical storm early Saturday on the coast of Mexico’s Sinaloa state. Energy and moisture from Sandra will flow toward Texas this weekend, in the wake of the wettest Thanksgiving Day on record in a number of central U.S. cities. Flooding and icing will be a major threat Friday and Saturday across parts of the Southern and Central Plains.

Incredible November Warmth for Portions of the U.S., Europe and Beyond

By Christopher C. Burt
November 10, 2015

The first 10 days of November 2015 have seen record-breaking warmth for many locations in Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. while all-time November monthly national heat records have so far been broken in the U.K., Ireland, France, Estonia, Slovenia, and Finland. All-time record heat (for any month) was also observed in parts of Australia and French Guiana. Here is a brief summary.

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

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.