Weather

Weather

Weather: includes weather phenomena that are at the extremes of the historical distribution, especially severe or unseasonal weather. The most commonly used definition of extreme weather is based on an event’s climatological distribution. Extreme weather occurs only 5% or less of the time. According to climate scientists and meteorological researchers, extreme weather events are rare

East on Alert for Storm to Threaten Thanksgiving Travel

East on Alert for Storm to Threaten Thanksgiving Travel

By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist November 23, 2014 East Coast travelers are being put on alert that the potential exists for a winter storm to unfold on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year. The culprit for any headaches or nightmares for travelers trying to reach their Thanksgiving Day destinations will be a storm […]

Snow Precedes Brutal Cold Blast in Northeast, Midwest

Snow Precedes Brutal Cold Blast in Northeast, Midwest

By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist< November 15, 2014 Part of a cross-country storm will affect the Midwest Sunday night then the interior Northeast during Monday with a swath of snow and rain, followed by a freeze-up in some areas. A storm that affected the Northwest late this week and will drop snow into Texas […]

Rain to Drench DC to Boston; Snow to Whiten Appalachians and New England

Rain to Drench DC to Boston; Snow to Whiten Appalachians and New England

By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist November 5, 2014 A storm system packing tropical moisture will drench the coastal Northeast on Thursday and will gather enough cold air to bring snow to northern New England and parts of the central Appalachians. Areas from Atlanta to Boston to Portland, Maine, will receive rain during at least […]

Nor’easter to Unleash Rain, Wind From Virginia to Maine

Nor’easter to Unleash Rain, Wind From Virginia to Maine

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist October 21, 2014 A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor’easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations. Several days of rainy, windy and unsettled weather conditions are in store this week for the northeastern United […]

Gonzalo Becomes Hurricane as Fay Fades

Gonzalo Becomes Hurricane as Fay Fades

By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist October 14, 2014 Gonzalo strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane early Tuesday morning across the Virgin Islands and is expected to become a major hurricane by the middle of the week. Heavy rain and locally damaging winds blasted the northern Leeward Islands on Monday before reaching Puerto Rico and […]

Gusty Wind, Heavy Rain to Blast Ohio Valley to Southeast Tuesday

Gusty Wind, Heavy Rain to Blast Ohio Valley to Southeast Tuesday

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist October 12, 2014 Following a severe thunderstorm outbreak Sunday night into Monday across the central United States, severe storms will blast through the Ohio Valley to the Southeast toward midweek. A powerful system is set to form across the Plains late this weekend and travel toward the Great Lakes as the […]

Frost to Highlight Sunday Morning in Northeast as Temperatures Dip

Frost to Highlight Sunday Morning in Northeast as Temperatures Dip

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist October 11, 2014 High pressure overhead will bring about clear skies and rather chilly temperatures early on Sunday morning across the Northeast. Temperatures are expected to drop into the low- to mid-30s for many, making for a frosty start to the morning. Folks with potted plants that are outdoors will want […]

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