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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Weather Articles

Winter Storm Lexi Drops More Than a Foot of Snow in Parts of New England (FORECAST)

February 5, 2016

Lexi dropped a swath of snow from Virginia to Maine in early February 2016.

Watching Two More Chances of Snow in the East Into Next Week

By Linda Lam
February 5, 2016

There are multiple disturbances that could bring snow to parts of the East into next week.

Arctic Cold Blast Ahead For the Midwest, Great Lakes, South Early Next Week

By Quincy Vagell
February 5, 2016

Much colder air is on the way by the beginning of next week.

4 Connections between the Weather and the NFL

By Madeline Rae
February 5, 2016

Ever wonder how the weather and the NFL relate?

Winter Storm Kayla Dumps Feet of Snow; Woman Killed in Minneapolis Identified

By Sean Breslin
February 4, 2016

Winter Storm Kayla was a deadly storm that dumped feet of snow in some areas.

Rare Snow Rollers Spotted in Idaho (PHOTOS)

By Jon Erdman
February 4, 2016

These snowballs weren't made by kids. They were made by Mother Nature.

Nearly a Dozen Tornadoes Hit the South, But No Deaths Reported

By Sean Breslin
February 4, 2016

Another round of severe weather hit the South, where at least 10 tornadoes have been confirmed. Here's the latest.

The Great Northeast Snow Meltdown: From Winter Storm Jonas to Bare Ground In Less Than Two Weeks

By Jon Erdman
February 4, 2016

So much for Winter Storm Jonas' heavy snowpack after this week.

Can Adverse Weather Change the Super Bowl Game Plan?

By Madeline Rae
February 4, 2016

How does adverse weather affect the way a coach calls the plays in a big game?

Tornadoes, Flash Flooding Impacted South, East to Start February

By Quincy Vagell
February 3, 2016

After the Groundhog Day tornadoes, the severe threat shifted east.

Winter Storm Kayla: Plains Blizzard is One of the Heaviest Snowstorms of Record in Parts of Nebraska

February 3, 2016

Kayla brought blizzard conditions to parts of the Plains.

San Francisco’s Fog and the Super Bowl

By Madeline Rae
February 3, 2016

How will San Francisco's iconic fog affect this weekend's Super Bowl showdown?

How Cold Temps Affect NFL Games

By Madeline Rae
February 3, 2016

Can a pro football game really be affected by the cold?

Winter Storm Kayla Spreads Blizzard Conditions Through the Plains, Upper Midwest (FORECAST)

February 2, 2016

Blizzard or near-blizzard conditions are expected from Kayla into early Wednesday.

Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi and Alabama; Severe Weather Threat Continues into Wednesday (FORECAST)

By Quincy Vagell
February 2, 2016

Tornadoes have already been confirmed as the threat of severe weather continues into Wednesday.

5 Things to Know About Winter Storm Kayla

By Quincy Vagell
February 2, 2016

The next winter storm will bring more than just snow to parts of the country through the middle of the week.

Big Warmup Impacting South, Ohio Valley and East Into Midweek (FORECAST)

By Quincy Vagell
February 2, 2016

Daily record highs have already been set and more are possible to start February.

Snow Strands Nearly 100,000 at China Train Station

By Sean Breslin
February 2, 2016

Thousands of officers had to be sent to the scene to restore order.

Severe Thunderstorm Outbreak, Including Tornadoes, Expected in the Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys Tuesday

By Quincy Vagell
February 2, 2016

Parts of the South and Ohio Valley should be on alert Tuesday.

El Niño vs. Super Bowl Defense

By Madeline Rae
February 2, 2016

Will the Super Bowl defense have to battle El Niño on game day?

Featured Blogs

Five Weathercasters Who Made History

By Dr. Jeff Masters
February 5, 2016

In honor of National Weatherperson's Day, we're spotlighting a tiny sample of the hundreds of Americans who made their mark as weathercasters in the early decades of TV.

California: What a Difference a Month Makes

By Christopher C. Burt
January 8, 2016

One month ago I posted a blog about the precipitation deficits that were endemic in California at that time (December 9, 2015) but just prior to the beginning of a series of storms that rolled in. As was expected, the storm door opened and remains open. Here is where California now stands as of January 9th, 2016 precipitation-wise. Looking a lot better!

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

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.