Articles tagged "us weather"

washington windstorm november 13 2017

Deadly windstorm hits Washington and B.C., knocks out power to 180 000

A strong low pressure system swept through western Washington and British Columbia on Monday, November 13, 2017, killing at least 1 person and seriously injuring several others. It was the most powerful storm to hit the region so far this fall. The National Weather...

November 14, 2017

gfs 850 hpa temperature anomaly nov 10 2017

Below normal temperatures across much of Central and Eastern US

A cold front pushing across the Eastern US today will usher in winter like temperatures from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast and Mid Atlantic where temperatures could be as much as 11 °C (20 °F) below normal, NWS warns. Freeze watches are in effect for...

November 10, 2017

mercer conuty ef2 tornado damage november 5 2017 ohio

NWS confirms two EF2 tornadoes, including one long-tracked, Indiana / Ohio

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed late Monday, November 6, 2017, two EF2 tornadoes hit western Mercer County, Ohio on November 5. One EF1 tornado was confirmed in Clark County. A warm front provided the focus for Sunday morning thunderstorms that...

November 07, 2017

portland indiana tornado november 5 2017

Late-season severe weather outbreak, tornadoes hit Indiana and Ohio

Late-season severe storms accompanied by strong winds, lightning, and several tornadoes rolled through parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania on Sunday, November 5, 2017, causing widespread damage. The worst affected were Indiana and Ohio. At least 2...

November 06, 2017

gpm observatory examines powerful us northeast storm

GPM observatory examines the powerful US Northeast storm

The remnants of Tropical Storm "Philippe" had merged with another system and brought gusty winds and heavy rainfall to New England. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite flew over the northeastern United States on...

October 31, 2017

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Over 1.5 million without power as strong coastal low hits US East Coast

A strong coastal low pressure system hit the Eastern United States, unleashing heavy rain and strong winds Sunday night into Monday, October 30, 2017. The storm caused both flash and river flooding, and downed trees and power lines, leaving more than 1.5 million...

October 30, 2017

minimum temperatures us october 27 2017

Unseasonably cold temperatures for Midwest and Plains, powerful storm for the Northeast

A strong cold front in the northern states will usher unseasonably cold temperatures into the Plains and Midwest Thursday into Friday, October 27, 2017, NWS warns. Frost Advisories, Freeze Warnings, and even some Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect. This front will...

October 26, 2017

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Record rainfall floods La Porte, Indiana, three people in critical condition

A line of severe storms swept through Indiana and Michigan Saturday into early Sunday, October 15, 2017, dumping record rain, flooding streets and pushing temperatures below normal for this time of the year. The greatest rainfall totals were in La Porte and St....

October 17, 2017

rocky boy montana october 3 2017

Record-breaking snowstorm hits Rockies, heaviest October snow in Montana since 1914

Heavy snowstorm affecting the northern Rockies and parts of the central Rockies has turned record-breaking and resulted in widespread power outages and downed trees in parts of Montana and Colorado. Havre, Montana experienced what was effectively a blizzard and...

October 03, 2017

cold weather system us canada october 2 2017

Early-season cold system to spread heavy snow across western US and Canada

An early-season cold weather system could bring 30 cm (12 inches) or more of snow in the higher elevations of the central and northern Rockies early this week; snow could even fall at lower elevations in parts of Montana, NWS warns. The cold front separating this...

October 02, 2017

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Major snowstorm, waves of chilly air to affect northern and central Rockies, US

Temperatures will plummet across the northwestern United States as chilly storms roll across the region into the first week of October. The chill may come as a shock for some residents given the recent stretch of unseasonably warm conditions, AccuWeather...

September 30, 2017

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Hurricane "Maria" forces tropical storm and storm surge watches for North Carolina

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the coast of North Carolina from Surf City northward to the North Carolina/Virginia border, including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds at 21:00 UTC (17:00 EDT) on Sunday, September 24, 2017. At the same time, a Storm Surge...

September 25, 2017

wakeeney kansas tornado damage august 10 2017

Very large hail leaves a trail of destruction across parts of Kansas

Several severe thunderstorms rolled through Colorado and Kansas Thursday afternoon, August 10, 2017. The storms produced strong winds and very large hail, leaving a trail of damage. The worst affected were Kansas' WaKeeney and Trego counties. Hail as large as...

August 11, 2017

harrisburg pennsylvania flood july 2017

Extreme rain: 108 mm (4.27 inches) within 1 hour floods Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Weather station located at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pennsylvania recorded a staggering 108 mm (4.27 inches) of rain within just one hour on Sunday, July 23, 2017. NWS reported visibility dropped to 800 m (0.5 miles) during the storm....

July 24, 2017

ppossible tornado hits stevensville maryland july 24 2017

Severe damage, power outages after possible tornado in Stevensville, Maryland

The Bay City area in Stevensville, Maryland suffered significant damage after a possible tornado touched down early Monday, July 24, 2017. At least one person was injured and thousands were left without power. A line of severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and...

July 24, 2017

flash floods hit cold springs swimming hole arizona july 2017

Nine people killed, one missing after major flash flood hits Arizona

At least nine people have been killed and one is still missing after a wall of water swept away family and friends at the popular Cold Springs Swimming Hole near Payson in central Arizona on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The flash flood was caused by a severe monsoon...

July 17, 2017

significant flooding in the us midwest july 2017

Significant flooding in the US Midwest

Heavy rain resulted in significant flooding in the U.S. Midwest over the week of July 7 to 14, 2017. Using satellite data, NASA estimated the amount of rain that fell over those areas and used satellite data to create 3-D imagery of severe storms. NASA's...

July 15, 2017

michigan thunderstorms july 7 2017

Overnight storms leave 156 000 Michigan homes without power

Several rounds of severe thunderstorms that rolled through Michigan Thursday into Friday, July 6 and 7, 2017, left one person dead, numerous trees and power lines down, and more than 156 000 Consumers Energy customers without power. As of 05:00 local time today,...

July 07, 2017

prairieburg iowa tornado june 28 2017

Dozens of homes damaged as tornadoes rip through US Midwest

At least two people were injured and dozens of homes damaged as severe storms accompanied by tornadoes and large hail swept through the US states of Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, and Wisconsin on Wednesday afternoon, June 28, 2017. NWS Storm Prediction Center received...

June 29, 2017

fairfield tornado damage june 22 2017 alabama

Tropical Storm "Cindy" spawns EF-2 tornado in Fairfield, Alabama

Tropical Storm "Cindy" spawned an EF-2 tornado near the town of Fairfield in Alabama's Jefferson County on June 22, 2017, causing severe damage to the area. The tornado touched down just 11.2 km (7 miles) from downtown Birmingham, ripping apart several...

June 23, 2017

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Gulf Coast prepares for flooding rains, strong winds, rip currents and high surf

The National Hurricane Center (NHS) is tracking a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico which is expected to reach the US Gulf Coast late Wednesday or Wednesday night (local time), June 21, 2017, bringing between 101 to 203 mm (4 to 8 inches) of rain, with...

June 20, 2017

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Winter-like storm sets new records across Nevada

An unusually strong and cold low pressure system caused several daily low temperatures and precipitation records to be set on Monday, June 12, 2017 across central and northern Nevada. On the same day, state's mountainous regions received an estimated 6 - 12...

June 14, 2017

minnesota storm june 11 2017

Fast-moving storm hits Twin Cities, leaving 132 00 homes without power, Minnesota

A fast-moving thunderstorm started in the Dakotas overnight Sunday, June 11, 2017 and pushed east into central Minnesota, dumping heavy rain and up to tennis-ball-sized hail. The front edge of the storm system hit Twin Cities metro with wind gusts up to 112 km/h (70...

June 12, 2017

rare winter like storm hits northern california

Rare, winter-like June storm hits Northern California

A rare, winter-like June storm hit Northern California early Sunday afternoon, June 11, 2017, bringing sharp temperatures drop, heavy rain, hail, frequent lightning, and even snow in some higher elevations. The weather is expected to clear up by Monday morning, but...

June 12, 2017

sawgrass mills mall flooding florida june 2017

Extreme rainfall over South Florida leaves widespread flooding

Most of South Florida is in a severe drought condition, but just several days of heavy rain turned out to be sufficient for widespread flooding. The rain is coming in waves and it seems the region will not be out of it at least until Saturday, June 10, 2017. What...

June 08, 2017

downed trees after downburst hits memphis may 28 2017

Thousands still in dark after massive storm causes third largest outage in Memphis

Nearly 190 000 customers have lost power after a massive and extremely dangerous windstorm hit Memphis, Tennessee late Saturday and early Sunday, May 28, 2017, downing numerous trees and power lines. As of late Tuesday, May 30, 59 000 customers are still in dark. It...

May 31, 2017

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Major severe weather outbreak across parts of the southern and central Plains

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is expected across parts of the southern and central Plains Thursday afternoon (local time, May 18, 2017) and Thursday evening through the overnight hours. An outbreak of severe thunderstorms with tornadoes, very large hail and...

May 18, 2017

severe weather outlook usa may 16 17 2017

Heavy rain, large hail and tornadoes target central US

NWS SPC warns that severe thunderstorms are expected Tuesday, May 16, into Tuesday night from portions of the southern Great Plains to the upper Mississippi Valley, with the greatest severe weather risk from southwest Kansas into western Oklahoma and the eastern...

May 16, 2017

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Extreme weather: Major flooding and tornadoes claim at least 20 lives, USA

​At least 20 people have died and three are still missing as severe weather hit the US Midwest and South over the weekend. Flooding rain, strong winds and tornadoes were reported in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Kansas, Missouri,...

May 02, 2017

oklahoma declares state of emergency after severe weather outbreak

Oklahoma declares state of emergency after severe weather outbreak

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties due to severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, tornadoes and snow impacting the state. The massive storm system has delivered widespread rain...

April 30, 2017

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Major flooding after slow-moving storm hits North Carolina

After causing major flooding in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, a slow-moving storm caused widespread flash flooding in the Raleigh, North Carolina, metro area early Tuesday, April 25, 2017. On Monday, the rains already flooded numerous roads, caused dozens of...

April 25, 2017

slow moving storm threatens carolinas with heavy rain serious flooding

Slow-moving storm threatens Carolinas with heavy rain, significant flooding

A dangerous storm system is expected to bring heavy rainfall and a few strong to severe thunderstorms, possibly causing serious flash flooding over the southern Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast US over the coming days. Mudslides are possible in the higher terrain. A...

April 24, 2017

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Severe weather outbreak sweeps US South, EF-1 tornado kills two in Louisiana

A severe weather outbreak continues throughout the US South today, after an EF-1 tornado killed two people near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Two people, a mother (38) and her daughter (3), were killed when an EF-1 tornado flipped over their...

April 03, 2017

tornado near stamford texas march 28 2017

More than 200 000 lost power in Texas, severe weather continues

Powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes left behind serious damage across North Texas on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 and 29, 2017 and caused power outages to more than 200 000 people. NWS SPC warns there is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday from...

March 30, 2017

tornado damage near cato arkansas march 24 2017

EF-2 tornado struck Cato, destroying 4 homes and injuring 6, Arkansas

An EF-2 tornado touched down near Cato, Arkansas at 23:20 CDT on Friday, March 24, 2017 (04:20 UTC, March 25), destroying 4 homes and damaging other. At least 6 people were injured, one of them was trapped under a house. The National Weather Service said the tornado...

March 25, 2017

greenville south carolina hailstorm

230 000 lost power across the US South, baseball-sized hail

A line of severe thunderstorms hit the US South on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, leaving more than 200 000 customers without power and at least one person dead. Baseball-sized hail was reported in South Carolina during rush hour, damaging numerous cars. Some 230 000...

March 22, 2017

winter storm stella damage united states march 2017

Powerful nor'easter leaves 16 dead across the US Northeast

A major cleanup is underway after a powerful, late-season winter storm dumped heavy snow to much of the Northeast this week. Although anticipated snowfall in several major cities fell short of estimates, much of the region was left paralyzed. As of Wednesday, March...

March 16, 2017

powerful noreaster to hit the east coast march 2017

Powerful nor'easter to hit the East Coast

A major, late-season winter storm is about to hit the US East Coast on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, bringing very heavy snow, ice, strong winds and dangerous travel conditions from the Middle Atlantic to New England. Some regions can expect up to 61 cm (2 feet) of snow....

March 13, 2017

winter storm stella march 14 2017

Powerful nor'easter forecast to track along the East Coast

A powerful nor'easter is forecast to track along the US East Coast bringing strong, gusty winds and heavy snow Monday evening through Tuesday, March 13 and 14, 2017. Very cold temperatures are expected, possibly record breaking. The storm has been named Stella....

March 12, 2017

500 homes damaged as tornadoes sweep through central US

500 homes damaged as tornadoes sweep through central US

NWS Storm Prediction Center has 36 preliminary tornado reports for March 6, 2017 from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois. Most of them occurred in Missouri where 18 injuries were reported in Jackson and St. Charles counties. A confirmed tornado touched down near...

March 07, 2017