Weather Articles

Mozambique Mourns After Death Toll Rises from Tropical Cyclone Idai; Humanitarian Crisis Escalates

By Pam Wright and Ron Brackett
March 20, 2019

Flooding from Tropical Cyclone Idai has created a growing humanitarian crisis. Here's the latest.

Vernal Equinox: The Science Behind the First Day of Spring 2019

March 20, 2019

The vernal equinox, marking the arrival of spring, occurs on March 20.

Pattern Change to Bring Taste of Spring to Upper Midwest This Week

By Brian Donegan
March 20, 2019

Springlike temperatures will arrive in the upper Midwest later this week as spring begins. Unlike last week, this warmup won't be accompanied by widespread rain, so the threat for additional flooding is low.

Miserable Northeast Coastal Storm to Kick Off Spring With Rain, Interior Snow and Wind

By Chris Dolce
March 20, 2019

A coastal storm will affect the Northeast late this week, but snowfall won't be widespread due to limited cold air.

Historic Midwest Flooding Causes Dozens of Levee Breaches, Inundates Thousands of Homes and Kills At Least 3

March 19, 2019

Historic flooding in parts of the Midwest is compromising flood protections and triggering evacuations.

Record Highs Broken Twice as Often as Record Lows in U.S., AP Analysis Finds

By Associated Press
March 19, 2019

The trends have been clear since the end of the 20th century: record highs are happening twice as often as record lows.

The 5 Worst Winter U.S. Locations of 2018-19

By Jonathan Erdman
March 19, 2019

We picked five locations that are likely happy to see winter's end.

Indonesia Flooding, Earthquake Devastate Villages; Death Toll Climbs to More Than 90 People

By Associated Press
March 19, 2019

Flash flood and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountain villages in Indonesia's eastern province. Here's the latest.

Mozambique Destruction 'Massive and Horrifying' After Cyclone Idai; Hundreds Dead, Thousands of Homes Destroyed

By Pam Wright
March 19, 2019

Flooding from Tropical Cyclone Idai cut off Mozambique's fourth-largest city. Here's the latest.

Before-and-After Images Show Ongoing Flood Disaster in Nebraska and Iowa

By Chris Dolce
March 19, 2019

The photos provide perspective on the massive flooding impacting the Midwest.

Giant Ice Slabs Along Nebraska’s Niobrara River Among Weirdest Things We’ve Seen in Weather

By Brian Donegan
March 18, 2019

Giant slabs of ice were seen piled up to 10 feet high in Niobrara, Nebraska, over the weekend, causing damage to at least one restaurant in the town.

February 2019 Was Earth's 410th Consecutive Month With Above Average Temperatures

By Chris Dolce
March 18, 2019

Although it was much colder-than-average in western North America, most of the rest of the globe had mild conditions in February.

Spring, Early-Summer Temperature Outlook: Warm in Northeast, Northwest and Cooler Than Average in Southwest

By Linda Lam
March 18, 2019

Temperatures through the rest of the spring and into early summer are generally expected to be above average in the Northwest and Northeast, while temperatures may be below average toward the Southwest.

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois Follows Snowmelt, Bomb Cyclone

By Jonathan Erdman
March 18, 2019

Records were shattered after a terrible week in the nation's heartland.

Deadly, Historic Flooding Swamps Plains, Midwest; Nebraska City Cut Off, Bridges Washed Out, Levees Breached

By Pam Wright and Ron Brackett
March 17, 2019

Historic flooding in parts of the Midwest is compromising flood protections and triggering evacuations.

Long-Awaited Pattern Change Brings a Break in Parade of Storms

By Linda Lam
March 17, 2019

A pattern change is taking place, bringing a break from storms, along with temperature changes.

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, Captured in Satellite Imagery

By Jonathan Erdman
March 16, 2019

See the before and after satellite images of the historic flood in Nebraska and Iowa.

Deadly, Historic Flooding Swamps Plains, Midwest; Nebraska City a Virtual Island, Nuke Plant Prepares to Shut Down

By Pam Wright and Ron Brackett
March 16, 2019

Historic flooding in parts of the Midwest is compromising flood protections and triggering evacuations.

Another Superstorm? How the 2019 Bomb Cyclone Compared to the March 1993 Superstorm

By Linda Lam
March 15, 2019

Find out how the March 2019 bomb cyclone compares to the March 1993 Superstorm.

Tropical Cyclone Idai Is Moving Through Mozambique With Life-Threatening Rainfall and Damaging Winds

By Chris Dolce
March 14, 2019

Idai will bring a second round of dangerous flooding to Mozambique.

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