Articles tagged "us weather"

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Two interconnected deep cyclones form over the North Pacific Ocean

Two deep cyclones were spotted forming over the North Pacific Ocean on January 20, 2020-- simultaneously occurring between Asian and North American continents. The twins are expected to head towards the northwestern US and southwest Canada, bringing severe winds and...

January 22, 2020

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Intense wet microburst tears apart North Carolina school gym, injuring 3, U.S.

Severe storms spawned an intense wet microburst in North Carolina's Sampson County on Monday afternoon, January 13, 2020, which ripped off a school gym and injured three students. Powerful winds up to 137 km/h (85 mph) left a gaping hole in the roof and wall as...

January 17, 2020

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Powerful new winter storm to slam Pacific Northwest, move toward Plains and Midwest, U.S.

A powerful winter storm with areas of heavy snow and ice will cross the Pacific Northwest tonight, January 15 into 16, 2020 and drive east across the Plains and Midwest by the end of the week, NWS warns. "A very strong area of low pressure currently focused...

January 15, 2020

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At least 12 dead as massive winter storm system hits U.S.

A powerful outbreak of severe weather beginning Friday, January 10, 2020, has claimed at least 12 lives in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas as storms hit parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast U.S. Meanwhile, ice storm warnings were in place for parts of the...

January 13, 2020

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Icy roads impact travel ahead of major multi-hazard storm, snow, and damaging winds across central U.S.

A large multi-hazard storm is forecast to pound the central US, particularly the Plains and Midwest starting Friday, January 10, 2020. The storm will shift to the East Coast by early Sunday, January 12. Heavy snow and ice may lead to dangerous travel conditions from...

January 10, 2020

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Major multi-hazard storm forecast to impact the Southern Plains and Midwest this Friday, shifting to the East Coast over the weekend

A major multi-hazard storm is forecast to impact the Southern Plains and Midwest this Friday, January 10, 2020, shifting to the East Coast by Sunday, January 12, NWS warns. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are forecast in parts of...

January 08, 2020

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Series of strong storms to dump heavy rain and snow on Pacific Northwest, U.S.

Several strong storms are expected to bring heavy rain and snow to parts of the Northwest in the week ahead. As the active weather pattern continues through the coming week, storms will line up to track across the region, with a cold front moving through Sunday, and...

January 05, 2020

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Major winter storm hits United States with heavy snow and freezing rain

A major winter storm has intensified as it shifted across the Plains and into the Upper Midwest this weekend, and is likely to continue disrupting holiday travel through New Year's Day. The storm has brought a mix of snow, rain, and ice to the Twin Cities and...

December 29, 2019

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Powerful winter storm in the Four Corners will move across the Plains to the Upper Midwest this weekend

A potent winter storm will swing from the Four Corners Friday, December 27, 2019, across the Central Plains to the Upper Midwest this weekend. Areas of heavy snow, blowing snow and freezing rain are forecast on the cold side of the storm. On the warm side, isolated...

December 27, 2019

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Destructive winter storm batters Oahu and Kaua'i on Christmas Day, Hawaii

A destructive winter storm pounded the islands Oahu and Kuai in Hawaii on Christmas Day-- Wednesday, December 25, 2019, which resulted in a landslide, knocked down trees, electricity disruption to over 18 000 customers, floods, and multiple traffic accidents....

December 26, 2019

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Seattle records wettest December 20 since 1900 as atmospheric river brings floods and landslides, U.S.

Seattle residents woke up to their wettest December 20 in over 100 years on Friday, December 20, 2019, as an atmospheric river soaked the city with heavy rain, leading to floods, landslides, and traffic disruptions. Over 78 mm (3 inches) of rain was recorded,...

December 21, 2019

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Series of storm systems bring heavy rain, flooding, mountain snow, and rough surf from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend

A plume of moist air is forecast to continue dousing the northwestern region of the United States with heavy rain, flooding, mountain snow, and rough surf from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Hazardous travel conditions are likely, NWS...

December 20, 2019

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Severe storms claim 16 lives across the South and Midwest, snow squalls barrel through the Northeast, U.S.

Severe storms affecting the United States over the past couple of days claimed at least 16 lives as of Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 12 fatalities in the Midwest are blamed on dangerous road conditions, while at least 4 died in tornado outbreak in the Deep South....

December 19, 2019

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Deadly tornado outbreak hits Deep South, U.S.

Severe storms triggered more than two dozen tornadoes in parts of the Deep South on Monday, December 16, 2019, killing at least three people in Louisiana and Alabama, while leaving a trail of destruction mostly in Mississippi, according to the National Weather...

December 17, 2019

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At least 6 dead as strong winter storm causes road accidents, closes interstates across Midwest, U.S.

A strong winter storm wreaked havoc across the Midwest, setting off dozens of accidents on Sunday, December 15, 2019, including over 40 traffic collisions. As a result, at least six people have died and numerous roads were closed. In Nebraska, a portion of westbound...

December 16, 2019

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November 2019 was cooler and drier as USA continues record wet year

November 2019 saw a bit of everything for the USA, according to NOAA's monthly climate report on December 9, 2019-- cooler and drier weather in the Midwest and Northeast, and warmer and wetter in the West and Southwest. There were notable climate events...

December 12, 2019

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Very cold temperatures expected to enter the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest, U.S.

Very cold temperatures are expected to enter the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest during the beginning of next week, with the coldest temperatures forecast to occur on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. High temperatures below zero and low temperatures around -20...

December 06, 2019

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Record winter storm finally exits Northeast, leaving widespread chaos and at least 7 people dead - U.S.

A major, cross-continental winter storm that caused widespread disruptions and broke records across the U.S. last week has finally begun exiting New England on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. However, more bad weather is expected in parts of the country mid-week,...

December 04, 2019

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Major winter storm affecting the United States on a busy holiday weekend, ice storm warnings in effect

A major winter storm that hammered the western United States and northern Plains with heavy snow and strong winds over the past couple of days has now reached the Great Lakes region. In South Dakota, 9 people were killed after a plane crashed due to severe weather...

December 01, 2019

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Denver sees snowiest Thanksgiving since 1979, dense fog on Black Friday, Colorado

Denver residents woke up to 203 mm (8 inches) of snow on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019, making it the most snow on the ground on the holiday since 1979, according to official statistics at Denver International Airport. Meanwhile, fog covered the city on...

November 29, 2019

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Atmospheric river heads for California following 'bomb cyclone'

A powerful storm system is set to approach the West Coast of the USA this weekend, soon after the 'bomb cyclone' pushes east of the Rockies. The storm will bring more rounds of heavy rain and snow to California, beginning on November 30 and December 1, 2019....

November 29, 2019

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Fast-moving thunderstorm spawns two damaging tornadoes in Mississippi

Two tornadoes produced by a severe thunderstorm ripped through Ranking County, Mississippi on November 27, 2019, knocking down trees and powerlines. County Sheriff Bryan Bailey described the storm system as the fastest he has ever seen. According to meteorologist...

November 28, 2019

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Unusual, record-breaking storm slams West Coast as extremely active weather pattern continues across much of the United States

Two powerful storms are affecting much of the United States this week, a strong surface low tracking across the Great Lakes toward New England and a historic 'bomb cyclone' which hit the West Coast on November 26 with a central pressure near 970 hPa, setting...

November 27, 2019

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Significant storms will impact travel through the Thanksgiving holiday week

Two powerful storm systems will move through the Lower 48 states this week, the National Weather Service (NWS) warns. A Central U.S. storm will bring heavy snow from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 26 and 27, 2019. Strong to...

November 26, 2019

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Prepare now: Historic, unprecedented storm for southwest Oregon and northwest California

A dangerous storm, possibly historically strong low, is heading towards southwest Oregon and northwest California Tuesday and Wednesday, November 26 and 27, 2019, in the run up to Thanksgiving. ​Prepare now for possible impacts, NWS warns. Avoid travel on Tuesday...

November 25, 2019

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Rare hailstorm leaves 'snowy scene' across parts of Phoenix, Arizona

A severe thunderstorm dumped hailstones up to 4 cm (1.6 inches) in diameter across Phoenix, Arizona, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, leaving a 'snowy scene' in some parts of the desert. While this is a rare event for the region, it's not unprecedented....

November 22, 2019

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Potent Southwest storm with widespread heavy mountain snow and rain

Tropical moisture and cold Canadian air are combining in the Southwestern states to produce areas of, locally, heavy rain and widespread heavy mountain snowfall. Flash flooding will be possible in, typically, dry washes of Arizona. This system will move into the...

November 21, 2019

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Widespread Arctic blast across the US breaks century-old records, over 240 million people affected

Arctic blast continues affecting parts of the US, dumping heavy snow and breaking century-old temperature records. The harsh weather conditions have affected 240 million people - five people have died so far, some schools have postponed classes, establishments have...

November 13, 2019

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Unseasonably cold Arctic airmass, snow and freezing rain with gusty winds across the central and eastern U.S.

A significant early-season Arctic airmass will produce areas of snow and freezing rain, and gusty winds across the central and eastern U.S. into next week. Widespread snow from the Plains to the Northeast could fall as far south as Tennessee, with the heaviest snow...

November 10, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms slam Eastern United States, over 800 000 customers without power

Severe thunderstorms pushed through the Eastern United States on Thursday, October 31, 2019, knocking down trees and power lines that affected over 800 000 customers. As of Friday morning, November 1, more than 300 preliminary reports of severe weather were received...

November 01, 2019

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Early-season winter storm spreading from Central Plains into Midwest, USA

An early-season winter storm has engulfed the Central Plains and Midwest and will continue to spread this week. In addition to the record cold, snow has been impacting much of Colorado today as the forward motion of the arctic front is impeded by the complex...

October 30, 2019

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Surge of Arctic air brings record cold temperatures and widespread snow, USA

A deep upper-level low over central Canada is bringing the coldest air mass thus far this season down from western Canada into the northern Rockies and into the northern Plains, U.S. This surge of arctic air is poised to bring heavy snow for the Rockies together...

October 29, 2019

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Texas Panhandle near 'whiteout' conditions as unusual October snowstorm blankets roads

Heavy snow fell in parts of the Texas Panhandle on Thursday, October 24, 2019, resulting in near "whiteout" conditions in Amarillo, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports. Authorities prompted motorists to find alternate routes as the unusual October...

October 25, 2019

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ICT: 2019 Dallas tornadoes the costliest tornado event in Texas history, USA

A tornado outbreak that hit Dallas on October 20, 2019, is now the costliest tornado event in the history of Texas and the 11th weather disaster in the USA in 2019 whose damage topped 1 billion dollars. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) has estimated about $2...

October 25, 2019

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EF-3 tornado rips through Dallas, leaving major damage, USA

An EF-3 tornado left major damage on structures and power towers in Dallas, USA on Sunday night, October 20, 2019. Authorities urged commuters to avoid affected areas as emergency services are conducting major roadway repairs. According to the National Weather...

October 21, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Nestor" moving quickly toward Florida

Tropical Storm "Nestor" formed October 18, 2019, as the 14th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is moving quickly toward Florida. Landfall s expected over Florida Panhandle on Saturday morning (LT), October 19, 2019. There is a...

October 19, 2019

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Dangerous storm surge and tropical-storm-force winds expected along portions of Gulf Coast

Dangerous storm surge and tropical-storm-force winds expected along portions of the northern Gulf Coast later today, October 18 and tonight (CDT) as a dangerous weather system, currently designated Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen, heads toward northern Florida,...

October 18, 2019

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Powerful fall storm slams New England and the Maritimes, leaving nearly 600 000 customers without power

A powerful fall storm affecting the United States from Mid-Atlantic to New England and the Canadian Maritimes will continue to deliver strong winds, locally heavy rain, and numerous coastal hazards today. Power cuts have already affected nearly 600 000 customers,...

October 17, 2019

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Potent nor'easter to bring heavy rain and strong winds across Mid-Atlantic and New England, USA

A rapidly intensifying storm developing across the Mid-Atlantic will move quickly into New England by Thursday, October 17, 2019. The storm will produce heavy rainfall and localized flooding across these areas. Additionally, strong winds may cause some tree damage...

October 16, 2019

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Record weather conditions across USA in the first half of October

A strong early-season snowstorm pounded several parts of the United States in the first half of October. The unusual weather set records, with snowstorm blanketing the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains. Meanwhile, blizzard conditions have hit Dakota, while Denver...

October 14, 2019