Articles tagged "us weather"

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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

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Slow-moving nor'easter affecting parts of the Northeast, anomalously cold air mass drops into the Central USA

Heavy rain and gusty winds produced by a potent, slow-moving ocean storm / nor'easter are expected to linger over southeastern New England into Saturday, October 12, 2019. Meanwhile, an early-season major winter storm continues across the Northern Plains as an...

October 11, 2019

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Record snowfall wreaks havoc in Spokane, more than 36 000 customers without power, USA

At least 8 cm (3 inches) of snow was registered in Spokane, Washington on October 8, 2019, breaking the record set in 1981. The record snowfall blocked streets and knocked down towers, causing power interruptions to more than 36 000 residents. Classes were also...

October 10, 2019

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Significant, and potentially historic, October winter storm producing widespread hazards across the West and Plains, USA

A significant, and potentially historic, October winter storm is still on track to impact the northern Rockies and portions of the central and northern Plains tonight through Saturday, October 12, with as much as 30 - 60 cm (1 to 2 feet) of snow and isolated heavier...

October 10, 2019

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Powerful storm to produce multiple hazards in the West and Plains, heavy snow, record low temperatures and blizzard conditions, USA

A powerful storm system is set to spin up the Northern Rockies and High Plains the following days, possibly bringing record low temperatures across the western U.S. through October 10 and 11, 2019. Heavy snow is expected from the North-Central Rockies into the...

October 09, 2019

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Record-breaking September snowstorm dumps 4 feet of snow on parts of Montana, USA

A record-smashing snowstorm with wet snow and strong winds hit parts of the Northern Rockies on September 28 and 29, 2019, resulting in power outages, uprooted trees, and road closures. Several parts of Montana experienced blizzard conditions and more than a foot of...

September 30, 2019

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Major winter storm brings heavy snow, high winds and below average temperatures to the Northern Rockies, USA

Significant winter storm over the Northern Rockies will move out over the Northern Plains by Monday, September 30, 2019. Western Montana is expected to see the brunt of the snow, with up to 90 cm (3 feet) or more possible. Many daily record low maximum temperature...

September 28, 2019

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EF-3 tornado hits Wisconsin, damaging or destroying at least 28 homes

An EF-3 tornado touched down in Western Wisconsin on the night of September 24, 2019, damaging or destroying at least 28 homes and structures in Chippewa and Dunn counties. The storms started rolling through into Wisconsin at around 19:00 LT. Aside from the damages...

September 26, 2019

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Slow-moving storm to drop heavy rain on parts of Louisiana and Texas, USA

While Hurricane "Humberto" continues to move further away from the southeastern U.S. and toward the Bermuda, heavy showers and thunderstorms associated with a broad area of low pressure are moving onshore into the western Gulf coast. NWS said its forecast...

September 17, 2019

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Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina, heads toward Canada

Hurricane "Dorian" made landfall over the Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 12:35 UTC (08:35 EDT) on September 6, 2019. With 3 over the Bahamas, this is its fourth landfall but not final as it continues moving toward Nova Scotia, Canada where it is expected...

September 06, 2019

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Hurricane "Dorian" - damaging winds and life-threatening storm surges along the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts of USA

Hurricane "Dorian" is expected to bring damaging winds and life-threatening storm surges along a large portion of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts of the United States during the next couple of days, NHC warns. It continues to lash the coast of the...

September 05, 2019

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Dorian dumps over 609 mm (24 inches) of rain on Grand Bahama, moving toward USA

Extremely-dangerous Hurricane "Dorian" dumped over 609 mm (24 inches) of rain over parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands and claimed lives of at least 5 people. The current forecast track takes its core north of Grand Bahama Island through this evening...

September 03, 2019

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Unusually strong cold front brings record-low July temperatures to southern U.S.

An unusually strong cold front for the time of a year hit much of southern United States on July 24 and 25, 2019, bringing record-low July temperatures to numerous cities throughout the region. Lower temperatures will continue across much of the region through the...

July 25, 2019

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Powerful derecho sweeps through Midwest, leaves 365 000 customers without power

A powerful derecho swept through the Upper Midwest on Friday night local time, July 19, 2019, leaving more than 365 000 customers without power from Minnesota Michigan. Powerful winds with hurricane-force gusts swept through nearly 800 km (500 miles) in just 10...

July 20, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Barry" forms - long duration heavy rainfall along the central Gulf Coast and inland, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Barry" formed at 15:00 UTC on July 11, 2019, in the Gulf of Mexico, as the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Barry is expected to reach hurricane status on Friday, July 12 and be near the central or southeastern...

July 11, 2019

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Flash Flood Emergency in New Orleans, Mississippi River projected to see one of its highest crests on record

A Flash Flood Emergency was declared for New Orleans, Louisiana early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, after up to 254 mm (10 inches) of rain hit the city within just several hours. The rain was produced by a tropical disturbance organizing in the Gulf of Mexico...

July 10, 2019

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Tropical cyclone forming in Gulf of Mexico, storm surge and tropical storm watches issued, heavy rainfall expected

A tropical cyclone is expected to form by Thursday, July 11, 2019, over the northern Gulf of Mexico, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned at 15:00 UTC on July 10. Storm surge and tropical storm watches have been issued. Heavy rainfall is expected as the system...

July 10, 2019

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NOAA: 12-month precipitation record hits all-time high for the third month in a row, U.S.

Heavy rainfall during the month of June added to another record-breaking 12 months of precipitation for the contiguous U.S - the third consecutive time in 2019 (April, May and June) the past 12-month precipitation record has hit an all-time high. The June...

July 09, 2019

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Extremely heavy rainfall floods Washington, D.C., nearly a month's worth of rain in 1 hour

Extremely heavy rainfall hit Washinton, D.C. metro area, on July 8, 2019, turning roads into rivers and forcing authorities to issue Flash Flood Emergencies. In just one hour, some areas just west of capital saw over 76.2 mm (3 inches) of rain, especially along the...

July 08, 2019

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Over 200 000 without power, evacuations and high-water rescues as severe thunderstorms hit U.S.

Severe thunderstorms hit the eastern United States on June 20, 2019, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Some areas received more than 1 month of average June rainfall in just 48 hours. Storms also affected other parts of the country since June 19, causing floods...

June 21, 2019

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Late spring and early summer snows for Yellowstone NP and higher elevations of the northern Rockies, potent low pressure system for June

A strong cold front is currently pushing through the northwestern U.S. and will be responsible for high temperatures 5 - 11 °C (10 to 20 °F) below normal through the end of this week. Accumulating snow will be possible across the higher elevations of the...

June 19, 2019

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Heavy rain floods North Carolina, states of emergency declared, U.S.

At least 3 people have been killed after a slow-moving storm dumped extremely heavy rain on parts of the southeastern United States over the past couple of days. On June 5, Wharton and Palacios, Texas, received massive 203.2 mm (8 inches) of rain in less than 12...

June 09, 2019

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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