Articles tagged "us weather"

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High risk of excessive rainfall across Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois, U.S.

The threat of flash flooding continues this afternoon and evening across portions of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois with a HIGH risk of excessive rainfall, NWS WPC warns. Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern...

May 24, 2019

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Arkansas River approaching historic highs, at least 7 killed as severe storms march through central U.S.

Another wave of severe thunderstorms is affecting the central United States since Monday, May 20, 2019, with heavy rain and nearly 100 tornadoes. At least 7 weather-related deaths were confirmed since May 21. Meanwhile, Arkansas River is approaching historic highs....

May 23, 2019

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Violent tornadoes hit Missouri, extensive damage reported, at least 3 deaths and 20 injured

Another wave of severe thunderstorms hit central United States Wednesday into Thursday, May 22 into 23, 2019. The National Weather Service received 38 tornado reports over the past 24, of which one violent tore directly through Jefferson City, Missouri. There have...

May 23, 2019

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Significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms, violent tornadoes, and heavy rain in the Plains, U.S.

A significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms, violent tornadoes, and heavy rain is expected across the U.S. Plains on Monday, May 20, 2019. ​A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today, NWS...

May 20, 2019

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Major tornadoes hit U.S., Reed Timmer survives extraordinary close-up encounter in Nebraska

AccuWeather's extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer survived a direct hit by a tornado just west of McCook, Nebraska on Friday, May 17, 2019, one of the biggest days for severe weather in the central U.S. so far this year. Timmer experienced an extraordinary...

May 18, 2019

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End of the week brings more heavy to excessive rainfall for parts of Texas, numerous flash floods expected

The end of this week will bring more heavy to excessive rainfall for parts of Texas where very heavy rainfall fell this week, especially for areas between Corpus Christi and Houston where WPC has highlighted a moderate risk for flash flooding both Thursday and...

May 09, 2019

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Heavy to excessive rainfall possible across a large part of Central U.S.

Heavy to excessive rainfall is possible across a large part of Central U.S. today and tonight, May 8 and 9, 2019, NWS WPC warns. The most likely region is from the ArkLaTex into central Arkansas where WPC has a moderate risk. Remember when encountering flooded roads...

May 08, 2019

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Very large hail, intense tornadoes possible in portions of West Texas

Hail the size of baseballs and flash floods were already reported in parts of Texas on Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2019 as severe storms roll over portions of the state. The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for portions of West Texas, effective Tuesday...

May 07, 2019

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Above-normal rainfall results in more heavy flooding, planting delays across U.S.

Farms and towns along rivers in the Midwest are experiencing more heavy flooding this week, further delaying planting. Flood watches and warnings are in effect for much of eastern Kansas and western Missouri as another round of heavy rain descends on the region....

May 07, 2019

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Multi-day widespread severe weather across the Plains and Mississippi Valley, U.S.

A multi-day widespread severe weather and heavy rain event is anticipated across much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley this week, before possibly reaching the Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service warns. The severe thunderstorms will be capable of producing...

May 06, 2019

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Severe storms and widespread flooding claim 7 lives, cause major damage, U.S.

At least three people have been killed after major flooding hit U.S. Midwest late this week, bringing the death toll to at least 7 since Monday, April 29, 2019. Widespread flooding is affecting the country from Michigan to the South and is expected to continue in...

May 04, 2019

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33 tornadoes reported as violent storms swept across Central U.S., severe weather continues

At least 33 tornadoes were reported Tuesday, April 30, 2019 as violent storms swept across much of the Central United States. Several damaging tornadoes were reported across the region, as well as heavy rain (week's worth in just several hours in Oklahoma...

May 02, 2019

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Tropical low over the Bahamas, heading toward Florida

A trough of low pressure located over the northwestern Bahamas is producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. The system is heading toward Florida, threatening the state with locally heavy rains. While little development is expected during the next...

May 02, 2019

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Severe weather across Central US, heavy rain, hail and damaging tornadoes

Severe weather is affecting the Central United States since over the past couple of days, dumping heavy rain and hail, and producing damaging tornadoes. NWS warns severe weather will be possible across a broad area across the South and Central Plains, and lower and...

May 01, 2019

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Rare snowstorm hits Chicago, breaking 109-year-old snow record

An unusually strong late-season snowstorm hit parts of United States on April 27 and 28, 2019, dropping heavy snow and causing hundreds of flights to be canceled. Chicago O'Hare International airport received 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) of snow on April 27, breaking the...

April 28, 2019

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Heavy snow, blizzard conditions affecting parts of United States, challenging records

Heavy snow and gusty winds are affecting parts of the northern Rockies, northern Plains, and upper Midwest this weekend with blizzard conditions expected in portions of Montana. Accumulating snow is expected as far south as Chicago. Elsewhere, breezy and cooler...

April 27, 2019

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Deadly EF-3 tornado hits Ruston, rips through Louisiana Tech University campus, Louisiana

An EF-3 tornado hit the city of Ruston and Louisiana Tech University campus early Thursday morning (local time), April 25, 2019. Two people have lost their lives in the city. Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker confirmed the two fatalities but declined to identify them....

April 25, 2019

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Heavy rain, flash flooding hits Dallas, parts of North Texas

Severe thunderstorms hit North Texas on April 23 and 24, 2019, flooding roadways and causing power outages across the region. ​Dallas Love Field received 83.8 mm (3.3 inches) of rain overnight, flooding the lower levels of the airport's garages and reaching...

April 24, 2019

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Powerful storms, tornadoes hit southern US, killing at least 3 people

A powerful storm swept through the southern United States on April 18, 2019, leaving more than 100 000 customers without power and killing at least 3 people. Although damage surveys are still in progress, NWS said they believe multiple tornadoes hit southwest and...

April 19, 2019

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Severe thunderstorm outbreak expected from eastern Texas into western Alabama on April 13

A strong area of low pressure will develop across the southern Plains Saturday, April 13 and move northeastward across the Ohio Valley by Sunday, April 14. Severe thunderstorms are likely from east Texas across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on...

April 13, 2019

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Major storm produces thundersnow over Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Major storm affecting much of the United States since Wednesday, April 10, 2019, produced a relatively rare weather phenomenon over central South Dakota known as thundersnow. "It's essentially a thunderstorm, but it's cold enough for snow," said...

April 11, 2019

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Major storm system producing widespread hazardous weather across much of the Central U.S.

A major storm system will continue producing heavy snow and blizzard conditions from the Dakotas to Minnesota Thursday into Friday, Aprill 11 into 12, 2019. Further south, destructive winds, blowing dust, and critical fire weather continues for the Southern Plains....

April 11, 2019

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Rapidly intensifying and large scale storm expected to develop across the Central U.S.

A rapidly intensifying and large scale storm is expected to develop across the Central U.S. by midweek featuring heavy snow, some icing, strong winds, locally heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms. The Weather Channel named this storm Wesley. Winter storm watches...

April 08, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms, baseball-sized hail hit Texas, leaving 1 person injured and 175 000 customers without power

Severe thunderstorms, large hail and at least one tornado hit Texas on April 6 and 7, 2019, leaving at least one person injured and more than 175 000 customers without power. Severe weather continues over the country on April 8. An 11-year-old girl was reportedly...

April 08, 2019

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Series of Pacific storms to impact the West, severe storms for Gulf Coast states

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible across portions of the South Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley this weekend. Locally heavy rain may also produce flash flooding. Out West, strong Pacific storms will...

April 06, 2019

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Rapidly deepening nor'easter off Mid-Atlantic coast, U.S.

A non-tropical cyclone/nor'easter offshore South Carolina / North Carolina has rapidly deepened, with central pressure down 20 hPa in just 9 hours. Hurricane-force winds have been near its center since 18:00 UTC, April 2. Radar-derived winds aloft have been...

April 03, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms, large hail and at least one confirmed tornado hit southern U.S.

Severe thunderstorms hit parts of southern United States on March 23 and 24, 2019, producing large hail, damaging winds and at least one tornado. The worst affected Sunday night was Collin County, Texas where a round of severe storms moved through the area producing...

March 25, 2019

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Catastrophic flooding caused by rapid snowmelt and heavy rain, agriculture devastated, U.S.

Rapid snowmelt and heavy rain combined to produce massive flooding across Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin and South Dakota. Historic to catastrophic flooding inundated homes and businesses and devastated farmlands following a powerful late-season winter storm...

March 18, 2019

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Major flooding in Midwest, thousands urged to evacuate in the wake of massive late-season storm, U.S.

A major winter storm system that brought blizzard conditions, severe thunderstorms, and heavy rainfall over much of the United States on March 13 and 14, 2019 departed into Canada today. In its wake, major to record river flooding is likely to continue through this...

March 15, 2019

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'Cyclone of historic proportions' hits U.S., sets barometric pressure records, strands over 1 100 drivers and leaves nearly 200 000 without power

Powerful winter storm rapidly intensified over the central United States on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, producing blizzard conditions and widespread hurricane-force wind gusts. Over 1 100 drivers were stranded, at least one person has been killed and nearly 200 000...

March 14, 2019

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Powerful winter storm to impact U.S. with heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, heavy to excessive rain and widespread strong winds

A powerful late-season winter storm will lift up into the Four Corners region on Tuesday, March 12 and then rapidly intensify across the central Plains on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. A number of hazards are expected from this powerful system: heavy snow with likely...

March 12, 2019

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Rapidly intensifying storm expected across the Plains, U.S.

A significant storm system will take shape over the Rockies then rapidly intensify across the Plains late Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 and 13, 2019, the National Weather Service meteorologists warn. Heavy snow, ice, and strong winds will lead to dangerous travel...

March 11, 2019

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Extreme damage, at least 23 fatalities after series of tornadoes hit Alabama and Georgia

A series of destructive tornadoes ripped through Alabama and Georgia on Sunday, March 3, 2019, killing at least 23 people in Alabama's Lee County. Unfortunately, the death toll is expected to rise. This is the deadliest Alabama tornado day since 2011 when more...

March 04, 2019

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Major storm to race coast-to-coast this weekend, followed by another cold blast, US

A major winter storm with an array of hazards will impact much of the country this weekend, the National Weather Service warns. The storm will cross California, the Great Basin and central Rocky Mountains today, March 2 delivering heavy rain to lower elevations and...

March 02, 2019

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Major power outage from the Midwest to the Northeast, more than 530 000 customers affected

A powerful winter storm knocked out power to more than 530 000 customers from the Midwest to the Northeast on Sunday, February 24 and Monday, February 25, 2019. As of early Monday, there are 537 318 customers without power, according to PowerOutage.US. The storm...

February 25, 2019

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Severe flash flooding in Grenada, Mississippi

A significant flash flooding is taking place in Grenada, Mississippi after 152 mm (6 inches) of new rain fell overnight Friday, February 22, 2019. Flood waters off Bow Creek are now 305 cm (10 feet) deep and inundating low-lying structures, extreme meteorologist...

February 22, 2019

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Rare snowfall in Los Angeles County, Las Vegas had 5th February snow day, first since 1949

A winter storm named Quiana by The Weather Channel dumped heavy snowfall on parts of the Southwest and brought rare wintry precipitation to parts of Los Angeles County. Snow fell on Las Vegas for the 5th time this month on February 21 - this was the first time since...

February 22, 2019

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Rare snow blankets Las Vegas, black ice forces road closures, Nevada

After heavy rain and widespread flooding across the Las Vegas Valley on February 14, the region was hit by a snow-dumping winter storm on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Authorities are reporting black ice on the roads early Monday morning, closing some of them and...

February 18, 2019

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Atmospheric river dumps heavy rain on California, mudslide destroys 2 homes in Sausalito

Atmospheric river dumped heavy rain and snow on parts of California on February 13 and 14, 2019, causing floods and landslides. Two homes was destroyed early February 14 and one woman hospitalized. Heavy rain will continue affecting parts of the state into this...

February 14, 2019

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Major winter storm produced snow and ice from NYC to Chicago, left more than 100 000 without power

A powerful winter storm swept across parts United States on February 12 and 13, 2019, producing snow and ice and causing major problems on the roads over almost all of the Midwest and Northeast. At least two people have been killed. The snow and ice combination...

February 13, 2019