Weather Articles

Severe Thunderstorms and Drought-Helping Rain Headed For the Southern Plains Through Saturday

By Brian Donegan
April 20, 2018

Severe weather may return, but there is also some good news.

Midwest and Northeast Residents: Finally Warmth at the End of This Cold, Snowy April

By Linda Lam
April 20, 2018

After a record-cold and snowy April in many locations, spring warmth is finally arriving.

Good Riddance, Winter! Satellite Imagery Reveals Mid-April Snow Cover Rapidly Retreating in the Midwest

By Jon Erdman
April 20, 2018

Here's what had meteorologists buzzing Thursday.

Latest on Deadly Plains Wildfires: Arson Investigated In Oklahoma Blaze That Killed One

By Alex Blumer, Sean Breslin and Pam Wright
April 20, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly wildfires that have spread rapidly in the Plains.

Late Spring and Early Summer Temperatures Could Remain Below Average in Midwest as Heat Expands in West

By Chris Dolce
April 20, 2018

An east versus west temperature dichotomy could set up as we head into summer.

Earth Day 2018: The 10 Most Pressing Environmental Concerns Facing Our Planet – And Rays of Hope for Each

By Pam Wright
April 20, 2018

As more than 1 billion people worldwide come together Sunday for Earth Day 2018, weather.com takes a look at the state of the planet.

Kauai Flooding Eases But Damage Is Worse Than Expected, Aerial Survey Shows

By Ada Carr
April 20, 2018

Residents were forced to flee into shelters as flooding and mudslides washed away homes on Kauai.

Most Hurricane Harvey Drowning Deaths Occurred Outside Flood Zones, Study Finds

By Pam Wright
April 20, 2018

Of the Harris County deaths, eight occurred in the 100-year floodplain, 10 died within the larger 500-year floodplain, and 19 were killed outside the 100- and 500-year zones.

Montana Flooding Update: Passing Driver Saves Trapped Woman in Dramatic Rescue; Gov. Steve Bullock Declares Emergency

By Associated Press
April 20, 2018

Residents were told to be ready to move their livestock and leave if the floods worsened.

Near-Average 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected, According to The Weather Company Outlook

By Jonathan Belles
April 20, 2018

The Weather Company has released its first hurricane season outlook for 2018.

One Year Ago, Tropical Storm Arlene Became Only the Second April Atlantic Tropical Storm in the Satellite Era

April 20, 2018

In case you needed a reminder that the hurricane season is approaching, consider April 2017.

No Tornadoes Have Been Reported in Oklahoma in 2018, Nearing a Record Wait

By Linda Lam
April 19, 2018

The Plains have been quieter than usual regarding tornado activity so far this year.

Major League Baseball Postponements Tie an April Record; Is April Baseball a Good Idea in the North?

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

More than two-dozen games have already succumbed to weather only three weeks into the season.

Florida Everglades Still Reeling Months After Hurricane Irma, NASA Says

By Ada Carr
April 19, 2018

Sixty percent of the forests were damaged by the hurricane, NASA found.

Puerto Rico Power Largely Restored After Islandwide Outage

By Sean Breslin
April 19, 2018

Here's what we know about the latest major power outage to hit Puerto Rico.

Plains Wildfires Ignite: At Least 23 Homes Destroyed in Southern Colorado Blaze; 50 Homes Claimed by Rhea Fire in Oklahoma

By Alex Blumer and Sean Breslin
April 19, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly wildfires that have spread rapidly in the Plains.

Erie, Pennsylvania, May Top 200 Inches of Seasonal Snow, Topping the All-Time Snowiest Winter For Any Large U.S. City; But There's a Caveat

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

An impressive U.S. weather record may fall, but there's an asterisk.

More April Snow Adds to Winter Fatigue in the Midwest; Erie, PA to Inch Closer to Record

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

Yes, more snow will fall in some areas hit by Winter Storm Xanto last weekend.

Dozens of Tornadoes Batter South; Deaths Confirmed in Louisiana, North Carolina; State of Emergency Declared in Virginia

By Pam Wright and Ada Carr
April 18, 2018

Here's the latest on a stormy weekend in the South.

Check Out These Huge Snow Piles Left Behind by Historic Winter Storm Xanto

By Brian Donegan
April 18, 2018

Imagine snow piled higher than the entrance to your home or workplace.

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