Weather Articles

Potential Severe Weather Outbreak, Including a Threat for Tornadoes, in the Midwest, South and East Through Wednesday

By Jonathan Belles
February 28, 2017

Here we go again. Another round of severe thunderstorms will end February and kick off March.

More Record Warmth Ahead From Midwest to East Tuesday, Wednesday

By Brian Donegan
February 28, 2017

More record warmth this week will put an exclamation point on what, for some areas, will end up as one of the warmest Februaries on record.

Tornadoes in March: The Start of Spring's Notorious Reputation

By Chris Dolce
February 27, 2017

March is the beginning of the spring tornado season.

Chicago Will Have First January-February Without Snow Cover in 146 Years

By Jon Erdman
February 27, 2017

Among the oddities of winter 2016-17, this one may top them all.

Deadly Floods in Chile Leave Millions Without Drinking Water in Santiago

By Ada Carr
February 27, 2017

Officials are still working to fully restore drinking water cut off due to flooding in Chile.

5 Things To Watch In This Week's Weather

By Linda Lam
February 26, 2017

Changes are ahead with the weather as we end February and begin March.

March 2017 Temperature Outlook: Widespread Warmth Expected

By Linda Lam
February 26, 2017

Much of the U.S. will see a very mild start to spring.

When Spring's Last Snow Typically Happens (INTERACTIVE)

By Jon Erdman
February 26, 2017

Our interactive map tells you when the last accumulating snow of the spring typically falls.

Two Storm Systems Will Impact Parts of the West Into Early Week

By Linda Lam
February 25, 2017

After a brief break in wet conditions, another system will bring rain and snow to portions of the West coast later this weekend.

Severe Thunderstorms Fire Up in Northeast Saturday

By Linda Lam
February 25, 2017

A strong, spring-like system will bring big changes and strong to severe thunderstorms to parts of the East Saturday.

Winter Storm Quid Moves On After Dumping Nearly 2 Feet of Snow In Nebraska, Killing 4 on Slick Roads in Utah

By Sean Breslin
February 25, 2017

Here's what we know about this winter storm, which has moved on into Michigan and Canada.

California Storm, Flood Damage Could Top $1 Billion, Governor's Office Says

By Eric Chaney
February 25, 2017

Damage from recent California storms could exceed $1 billion.

Spring Fever Will Continue Into Saturday For Part of the East

By Linda Lam
February 25, 2017

Record-breaking warmth will end the week in the East.

Snow Will Linger in the Great Lakes as Winter Storm Quid Moves Into Canada

By Chris Dolce
February 25, 2017

From record February warmth to a major snowstorm.

How Much Is Climate Change to Blame for This Warm Weather?

By Sean Breslin
February 24, 2017

If you're feeling guilty about enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, here's what you should know.

9 Things to Know About Winter Storm Quid

By Jon Erdman
February 24, 2017

We boil down our latest winter storm into the essential facts.

6 Unusual Things the February Pattern Has Brought

By Jonathan Belles
February 23, 2017

Here are 6 wacky things we've seen this winter during a fairly persistent pattern.

Damage, Injuries Reported After Tornadoes Hit San Antonio, Texas

By Sean Breslin
February 22, 2017

Here's the latest on severe weather that hit the Lone Star State late Sunday into early Monday.

Dangerous Flooding, Landslides and Damaging Winds Will Linger in California Through Tuesday

By Jon Erdman
February 21, 2017

This latest storm that pounded northern California to start this week is beginning to wind down.

Snowstorm Will Give Midwest, Plains a Reality Check Late This Week

By Chris Dolce
February 21, 2017

Parts of the Midwest and Plains could go from record warmth to a snowstorm this week.

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Featured Blogs

More Record Heat Invading the U.S. as Cleanup From Rare February Tornadoes Begins

By Dr. Jeff Masters
لبراêر 27, 2017

Record warmth slathered the Northeast on Friday and Saturday, the latest chapter in a phenomenal sequence of unseasonal mildness during the last half of February. As of Monday morning, NOAA’s U.S. Records site had catalogued 5857 daily record highs for the month, with only 95 daily record lows.

California Precipitation: From Famine to Feast

By Christopher C. Burt
لبراêر 25, 2017

It’s amazing what a difference one year can make. California’s five-year long drought has come to a dramatic halt (or at least interruption) this winter season. The latest California Drought Monitor report, released on February 23rd, has no portion of the state under ‘Extreme Drought’ conditions for the first time in four years. Last year on this date 61% of state was enduring such.

An extraordinary meteorological event; was one of its results a 1000-year flood?

By Stu Ostro
أمتèبر 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
سبتهبر 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
هاêè 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

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سبتهبر 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.

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