Weather Articles

India Monsoon Flooding Kills at Least 70 in Kerala State

By Sean Breslin
August 16, 2018

Much of a southern Indian state was shut down as the monsoon rains caused widespread flooding.

Tropical Storm Lane May Be Another Hurricane Brush For Hawaii Next Week, Similar to Hector

By Jonathan Erdman
August 16, 2018

There's another hurricane for Hawaiians to watch. Here's what we know now.

Oklahoma Dam Breach Fears Eased, but More Rain Is Possible

By Sean Breslin
August 16, 2018

Officials said they're thankful water levels have dropped, but more rain is possible in the coming days.

Lake Mead Water Levels Fine for Now, but Cutbacks Could Be Coming as Soon as 2019

By Associated Press
August 16, 2018

Officials say the water level is fine for now, but they're worried about the reservoir's future.

Subtropical Storm Ernesto Nearly Surrounded By California, Canadian Wildfire Smoke in North Atlantic Extending to Europe

By Jonathan Erdman
August 16, 2018

You definitely don't see this every day.

Cold Front to Erase Summer's Dog Days in Nation's Midsection, South Next Week

By Linda Lam
August 16, 2018

Below-average temperatures might be in store for portions of the U.S. during the dog days of summer.

More Rain Is Ahead for Northeast Tonight Into the Weekend

By Linda Lam
August 16, 2018

The wet pattern will return, but there will be some differences.

106-Year-Old News Blurb Might Have Been First Time Coal Was Tied to Climate Change

By Sean Breslin
August 15, 2018

This might have been the first time a connection was made.

Extreme Temperatures Likely Through 2022 Worldwide, Scientists Say

By Sean Breslin
August 15, 2018

Extreme temperatures are likely to be the norm for at least the next four years, according to a new study.

Here's Why More Northern Atlantic Named Storms Like Debby and Ernesto Could Develop This Hurricane Season

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2018

This month's tropical hot spot may continue to stay active.

Drought Relief to Persist Into Wednesday in Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas, But Soaking Rain May Be Too Much of a Good Thing

By Jonathan Erdman
August 15, 2018

August can be hot and dry, but that won't be the case in one drought area.

Wildfire Updates: 6th Firefighter Dies Battling Northern California Mendocino Complex Blaze

By weather.com
August 14, 2018

There are more than 100 large wildfires during across the U.S. Here's the latest.

Unusually Warm Southern California Ocean Helps Break Temperature Records in San Diego

By Chris Dolce
August 14, 2018

Mild ocean temperatures near Southern California are keeping the coast unusually warm and humid.

Northeast Floods Prompt More Rescues, Emergency Declaration in New York

August 14, 2018

Heavy rain led to serious flooding that continued Tuesday in parts of the Northeast. Here's the latest.

More Flooding Rain Through Tuesday in Flood-Weary Parts of New York, Pennsylvania and New England

By Chris Dolce
August 14, 2018

More heavy rain, but a break is in sight.

Wildfire Smoke from Western Fires Detected in Majority of U.S. States

By Brian Donegan
August 13, 2018

See how much of the United States has become engulfed in wildfire smoke.

Why the Atlantic Hurricane Season Is So Different Right Now Compared to a Year Ago

By Chris Dolce
August 13, 2018

The tropics look different than this time last year.

California Firefighters Benefit from Better Conditions, but How Long Will It Last?

By Sean Breslin
August 13, 2018

Firefighters have enjoyed cooler weather, but is it only temporary?

India Floods Kill Dozens, Leave 54,000 Homeless

By Associated Press
August 13, 2018

As many of 774 people in seven Indian states have died during the monsoon season so far, officials said.

Ranch Fire Becomes Largest Single Fire in California History

August 12, 2018

The Golden State continues to burn as several massive wildfires persist in the summer heat. Here's the latest.

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