Weather Articles

Flash Flood Emergency for Dallas Metro Area; More Heavy Rain, Then A Break For Soaked Texas and Oklahoma (FORECAST)

By Linda Lam
May 29, 2015

River flooding could last for weeks, but there is relief in sight.

Tropical Storm Andres, First of the 2015 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season, Expected to Become a Hurricane

May 28, 2015

The latest on the first named storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season.

Southern Plains Flooding: Lubbock Reports More Flooding; At Least 25 Killed in Texas and Oklahoma

By Zain Haidar
May 28, 2015

A deluge of deadly rainfall hit Oklahoma and Texas overnight into Sunday, overflowing rivers and killing more than a dozen people.

Tropical Depression One-E Has Formed; The First System of the 2015 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season

May 28, 2015

The latest on the first tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season.

9 States That Are Still In Severe Drought

By Sean Breslin
May 28, 2015

Texas is finally out of the worst drought categories, but here are 9 states still under severe drought.

Texas Sets Record Wet Month; Other May Rain Records Shattered in Oklahoma, Arkansas

By Chris Dolce
May 27, 2015

The Lone-Star State set a record wet month, and they're not alone.

Summerlike Temperatures Expected in East This Week

By Linda Lam
May 27, 2015

Hot and humid conditions are expected in the Northeast and Southeast for much of the week ahead.

Houston Pounded By More Heavy Rain One Day After Massive Flood

By Jon Erdman
May 27, 2015

More heavy rain pounded the Houston metro area Wednesday morning.

Alaska's Record Warmth Captured In Colorful NASA Photo

By Sean Breslin
May 27, 2015

NASA has documented Alaska's record warmth in May, and the image is shocking.

Below-Normal 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted by NOAA

By Jon Erdman
May 27, 2015

NOAA weighed in with its Atlantic hurricane season outlook. But what's the whole story?

7 Radar and Satellite Images From the Texas Flood Disaster That Surprised Even Meteorologists

By Sean Breslin
May 27, 2015

We've collected the wildest satellite and radar photos from the Texas flooding disaster. Here they are.

Reported Tornado Damages Gas Drilling Rig in Texas Panhandle

By Jess Baker
May 27, 2015

New details on reported tornado damage in Texas.

LIVE UPDATES: Massive Flooding Continues in Houston; Freeways Submerged, Vehicles Stranded

May 26, 2015

Major flooding is swamping Houston, Texas, and other parts of the Southern Plains.

Multiple Sinkholes Form on Missouri Golf Course after Days of Rain

By Zain Haidar
May 26, 2015

Four sinkholes opened up at a Missouri golf course last Friday.

Rip Currents Kill 3 at Florida Beaches; Hundreds of People Rescued

By Zain Haidar
May 26, 2015

Three people are dead and over 500 were rescued on several Florida beaches Monday as powerful rip currents dragged swimmers far from the shore.

Reported Tornado Strikes Mexican Border City, Kills At Least 14; Hundreds Injured

By Zain Haidar
May 26, 2015

An early morning tornado struck the Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna, killing 14 and causing widespread damage.

India Heat Wave Kills More Than 1,400; Temperatures Soar To 118 Degrees

By Associated Press
May 26, 2015

Temperatures soared to nearly 120 degrees in India, killing hundreds.

Houston Flood 2015: How Does It Compare to Allison and Other Historic Floods?

By Jon Erdman
May 26, 2015

Incredibly, Houston has seen even worse flooding before.

Storm Flips Vehicles In Dayton, Ohio, Parking Lot

By Jess Baker
May 26, 2015

Damaging storms hit western Ohio Tuesday, spawning a possible tornado in Dayton.

Two Children Released from Hospital, Another In Stable Condition After Florida Waterspout Lifts Bounce House

By Zain Haidar
May 25, 2015

Three children are injured after a waterspout sends a bounce house in Fort Lauderdale flying.

Featured Blogs

Hottest Summers, Coldest Winters for Contiguous U.S.: A Few Years Loom Large

By Christopher C. Burt
May 28, 2015

Keeping track of all-time warmest/coldest daily maximum temperatures and all-time warmest/coldest months on record for any given site is a fairly easy task. However, very few NWS sites provide data concerning what their respective coldest climatological winters (December-February) or hottest climatological summers (June-August) have been. Researching 300 sites in the contiguous U.S. I have put together this summary for such. Below are the methods I used and some of the results, which proved quite interesting.

Tropical Storm Andres Forms in the Northeast Pacific; Not a Threat to Mexico

By Dr. Jeff Masters
May 28, 2015

The Northeast Pacific's first named storm of 2015 is here. Tropical Storm Andres formed at 11 am EDT on Thursday, in the waters about 690 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. The first named storm of the Northeast Pacific hurricane season usually forms by June 10, so we are nearly two weeks ahead of climatology.

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By Shaun Tanner
April 2, 2015

The development team here at Weather Underground has been hard at work producing a new homepage! Please take a look at the sneak peek and tell us what you think!

Meteorological images of the year - 2014

By Stu Ostro
December 30, 2014

My 9th annual edition.

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.