Weather Articles

Rare South Atlantic Tropical Storm Forms Off the Coast of Brazil

By Jonathan Belles
March 24, 2019

There's a rare tropical storm lurking off the coast of Brazil.

Cyclone Idai Death Toll Will Likely Rise Once Waters Recede Completely, UN Says

By Pam Wright and Ron Brackett
March 24, 2019

Flooding from Cyclone Idai has created a growing humanitarian crisis. Here's the latest.

Veronica Becomes Second Tropical Cyclone in Days to Strike Australia

By Linda Lam
March 24, 2019

Two tropical cyclones have struck parts of northern Australia in a matter of days.

What We're Watching in the Weather in the Week Ahead

By Linda Lam
March 24, 2019

An active weather pattern will bring the chance for rain, storms and snow to much of the country in the week ahead, along with more temperature changes.

Winter Storm Vaughn Is Bringing Spring Snow and Gusty Winds to the Northeast Into Saturday

By weather.com meteorologists
March 23, 2019

A coastal storm will affect the Northeast through Saturday, but heavy snowfall won't be widespread due to limited cold air.

Miserable Northeast Coastal Storm Kicks Off Spring With Rain, Interior Snow and Wind

By Chris Dolce
March 22, 2019

A coastal storm will affect the Northeast through Saturday, but snowfall won't be widespread due to limited cold air.

Pattern Change Brings Taste of Spring to Upper Midwest Late This Week

By Brian Donegan
March 22, 2019

Springlike temperatures are arriving in the upper Midwest as spring begins. Unlike last week, this warmup won't be accompanied by widespread rain, so the threat for additional flooding is low.

Wintry Weather in Virginia Mountains Disables Dozens of Vehicles

By Ron Brackett
March 21, 2019

Heavy, wet snow in the Blue Ridge Mountains trapped dozens of motorists Thursday afternoon.

Nebraska Flood Likely to Be Latest in String of U.S. Billion-Dollar Flood Disasters

By Jonathan Belles
March 21, 2019

Flooding in Nebraska and surrounding states now joins the list of recent billion-dollar flood disasters.

More Historic, Widespread Flooding Expected This Spring in Central U.S., NOAA Says

By Brian Donegan
March 21, 2019

NOAA's spring flood outlook indicates moderate to major river flooding is expected in the central and southern United States through May.

Historic Midwest Flooding Likely to Cost at Least $1.3 Billion in Nebraska Alone; Missouri Towns Ordered to Evacuate

March 20, 2019

Historic flooding in parts of the Midwest is compromising flood protections and triggering evacuations.

Florence, Michael Retired Following Destructive U.S. Strikes During 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

By Brian Donegan
March 20, 2019

These hurricanes were so notorious that their names will never be used again.

70s in Alaska, Northern Canada, Washington State Smash All-Time March Warm Records Before Winter Ends

By Jonathan Erdman
March 20, 2019

Before some locations in the Lower 48 states did so, parts of Alaska and northern Canada hit 70 degrees in March.

California Is Drought-Free for First Time in over 7 Years; Snowpack, Reservoirs in Great Shape for Summer

By Jonathan Belles
March 20, 2019

A persistent wet and cold pattern has brought much-needed rain and snow to the West this winter, improving drought conditions in the region.

Two Russian Volcanoes Have Left Their Mark on Snow Cover in Recent Days

By Brian Donegan
March 20, 2019

Two side-by-side volcanoes in Russia, Bezymianny and Sheveluch, erupted simultaneously and left their mark on snow cover in the region.

Massive 'Inland Ocean' in Mozambique From Tropical Cyclone Idai Seen Before-and-After Satellite Imagery

By Chris Dolce
March 20, 2019

Mozambique's disastrous flooding from Tropical Cyclone Idai is revealed in new satellite imagery.

Vernal Equinox: The Science Behind the First Day of Spring 2019

March 20, 2019

The vernal equinox, marking the arrival of spring, occurs on March 20 this year.

Record Highs Broken Twice as Often as Record Lows in U.S., AP Analysis Finds

By Associated Press
March 19, 2019

The trends have been clear since the end of the 20th century: record highs are happening twice as often as record lows.

The 5 Worst Winter U.S. Locations of 2018-19

By Jonathan Erdman
March 19, 2019

We picked five locations that are likely happy to see winter's end.

Indonesia Flooding, Earthquake Devastate Villages; Death Toll Climbs to More Than 90 People

By Associated Press
March 19, 2019

Flash flood and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountain villages in Indonesia's eastern province. Here's the latest.

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