Weather Articles

Severe Storms to Threaten Plains, Midwest and Northeast With Damaging Winds, Large Hail Early This Week

By Brian Donegan
August 19, 2047

The threat of severe weather will focus on the Plains, Midwest and Northeast early this week.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Slumber May Not Generate an August Storm for First Time in 22 Years

By Jonathan Erdman
August 19, 2019

We may escape August, but does that mean anything for the peak months of the season?

Pattern Change to Bring Relief From Heat, Humidity to the Northeast and Midwest Later This Week

By Chris Dolce
August 19, 2019

A sultry start to the week is expected in the Northeast before a cold front arrives with relief.

Severe Storms to Threaten Midwest With Damaging Winds, Large Hail Sunday Evening

By Chris Dolce
August 18, 2019

The threat of severe weather will be concentrated in the Midwest this weekend.

Heavy Rain Could Trigger More Flooding in Northern Florida Through Monday

By Chris Dolce
August 18, 2019

Drenching downpours will impact parts of northern Florida and southern Georgia into Monday.

Hotter Than Average Temperatures Are Expected Into Next Week for Much of the United States

By Brian Donegan
August 17, 2019

Summer has no intentions of backing off just yet across much of the United States.

Remembering Camille: One of the Most Intense U.S. Hurricanes Hit 50 Years Ago This Weekend

By Linda Lam
August 16, 2019

Hurricane Camille was one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. and made landfall along the Gulf Coast 50 years ago.

Tropical Storm Krosa Strikes Japan, Killing 1 Person and Injuring Dozens More

By weather.com meteorologists
August 15, 2019

Krosa is the third storm to hit eastern Asia in 10 days.

July 2019 Was Earth's Hottest Month on Record, NOAA Concludes

By Brian Donegan and Bob Henson
August 15, 2019

NOAA's analysis of global temperatures for July 2019 found it to be the warmest single month on record.

Colorado Likely Set a Record for Its Largest Hailstone on Tuesday

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2019

Colorado likely saw its largest hailstone on record earlier this week.

Fall Temperatures Expected to Trend Cooler in the East and Warmer in the West

By Chris Dolce
August 15, 2019

Temperature changes will occur from coast-to-coast through the fall months.

Extreme Heat Wave Caused Stones to Fall from Notre Dame Cathedral Ceiling

By Jan Wesner Childs
August 14, 2019

Europe's record-breaking July heat wave smashed more than records.

Heavy Rains Douse Central and South Florida, Prompting Rescues

By Jan Wesner Childs
August 14, 2019

Heavy rains saturated parts of Florida on Wednesday. Here's the latest.

Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Expected in the East and Central Plains Tuesday Evening

By Linda Lam
August 13, 2019

The chance of severe thunderstorms moves south and eastward Tuesday evening.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Remains Quiet This Week, But Stalling Front Near Gulf Coast Bears Watching

By Chris Dolce
August 13, 2019

Much of the Atlantic will remain quiet this week, but we'll still be watching a front stalling near the Gulf and Southeast coasts.

Here's What Wind-Driven Hail Did in Montana

By Chris Dolce
August 13, 2019

A home in Montana suffered extensive damage after high winds pelted it with large hail.

Here's What Causes These Stripes in the Sky at Sunset

By Brian Donegan
August 12, 2019

Here's what caused these stripes in the sky in different parts of the United States.

'Ring of Fire' Weather Pattern Brings Heat Wave, Thunderstorms

By Chris Dolce
August 12, 2019

This weather pattern occasionally sets up in summer, bringing hot conditions to some areas and thunderstorms to others.

Rare Lightning Strikes Detected Near the North Pole on Saturday

By Chris Dolce
August 11, 2019

Lightning flashes in this region of the Arctic are extremely rare.

Lekima Moving Through Eastern China With Gusty Winds, Heavy Rainfall; Krosa May Approach Japan as a Typhoon Next Week

By weather.com meteorologists
August 10, 2019

Lekima is the second typhoon to strike eastern Asia this week.

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