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|Severe weather likely for Saturday, calm by Sunday: Working for your weekend forecast|
This Saturday, Northeast Ohio is in a region of risk for severe weather, but as the trigger for thunderstorms pushes east, it will leave behind cool, pleasant weather for Sunday. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The perfect environmental conditions for severe storms on Saturday are all lining up and ready to hit: a cold front, deepening low pressure system, and lots of atmospheric moisture to act as fuel to storms. Model forecast: 3 p.m. - 7 pm. of precipitation for Saturday.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com But Sunday is a much better story. As the front pushes east it will leave behind significantly cooler temperatures and sunny skies. Model forecast of temperatures this weekend.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Saturday High temperature: 86 degrees Low temperature: 69 degrees Chances of rain: 60 percent in the afternoon through evening Humidity: 65 percent Wind conditions: 16 mph Sunday High temperature: 72 degrees Low temperature: 60 degrees Chances of rain: near zero Humidity: 60 percent Wind conditions: 11 mph The How As the cold front pushes east the moist air ahead of it will produce possible severe strength storms, but will leave behind dry, sunny skies for Sunday.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com A very strong cold front is expected to pass through Northeast Ohio bringing in plenty of rainfall and heavy storms for Saturday. Why? Cold fronts are the perfect trigger for thunderstorms because they cause rising motion in the atmosphere. As air rises it becomes unstable as is cools to its dew point forming condensation and rain. But there's more. This weekend a deepening low pressure system is yet another trigger for thunderstorms, and with heavy atmospheric moisture to support development storms could become fairly strong. The Storm Prediction Center has us in a region of slight risk for severe weather Saturday, so make sure to have government alerts enabled on your smart phone so you can be notified of any warnings from the National Weather Service. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center severe weather analysis for Saturday.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Flash flooding risk for Saturday.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
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|Polarized telescope X-Calibur set to launch from Fort Sumner|
Brooks HaysFORT SUMNER, N.M., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Engineers at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility are preparing to launch X-Calibur, a novel new telescope built to image polarized X-rays.
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|Weak tornado damages guard's Camp Ripley in Minnesota|
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - The National Weather Service says it was a weak tornado that damaged the Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley. The storm caused major damage to several buildings used for housing, training and maintenance at the camp and training center in Little Falls. It ripped the roof ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Wind Tropical cyclone Meteorology Solar System Derecho English-language films Storm Extreme weather
|Breezy, sunny and mild in Denver before roller coaster of weekend weather|
Temperatures will fall short of 80 degrees Friday as a wind shift in the afternoon will bring cooler weather from the northeast into the Denver metro area.
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|Scientists use undersea drones to help predict hurricanes|
As Hermine worked its way up the East Coast, scientists deployed several underwater drones they say will help them better understand what sustains and strengthens hurricanes and tropical storms – and ultimately better protect life and property.The ocean gliders, as they are called, resemble yellow-w...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Tropical cyclone Storm Thunderstorm Cyclone Precipitation Atlantic Ocean Wind Nor'easter
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Sheriff: Girl who shot, injured female student at West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman; motive unclear.
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|Rain chances today pushed later this evening, mostly clear Friday: Northeast Ohio weather forecast|
Chances of storms still continue tonight, but will dwindle to very slight through Friday. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Chances of strong thunderstorms today have been pushed later and later because of the increasingly slow movement of the cold front expected to trigger the storms. Friday is looking mostly rain free, but in the evening some moisture might just make it north enough to initiate one or two light, scattered showers. Tonight: Rain chances peak at 4 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m., and winds will continue to pick up, staying around 15 mph through the night. Temperatures? Not giving up either, staying above 80 degrees through 8 p.m. and resting in the mid 70s until midnight. Friday: Friday will be mostly rain-free, there's just a 15 percent chance of a very light, short-lived shower or two across Northeast Ohio. Winds will calm down to just 5 mph the entire day, and temperatures will yet again reach the mid 80s. Dry air (purple/blue) will keep rain chances to a minimum for Friday but in the evening moist air (green/yellow/red) will try to creep up north and could make it here spawning a light shower or two.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Humidity levels are a little higher for Friday, so the high in the mid 80s may feel more like the upper 80s. Model forecast of temperatures for Friday.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Sunrise: 7:02 a.m. Sunset: 7:46 p.m. Pollen forecast: Pollen levels are at a medium level Friday of 7.2 for ragweed and chenopods. Lake conditions: The National Weather Service is reporting calm winds with waves less than 1 foot for Friday. Friday evening, the winds will pick up to 10 mph with waves still less than 1 foot. The How: The cold front following the low pressure system today is moving slower than expected. Therefore rain chances have been pushed later and later in the day. Friday the cold front will be east of the region, leaving behind a little bit cooler temperatures and drier air. Friday evening a little moisture that might creep north could spawn a light, scattered shower, but chances are slight. Thunderstorms, strong winds still expected for Saturday in Northeast Ohio: Working for your weekend forecast Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Weather Thunderstorm English-language films Wind Tropical cyclone Storm Meteorology
|Sheriff: Student dies of apparent self-inflicted gunshot after shooting, injuring another student at Texas high school|
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Sheriff: Student dies of apparent self-inflicted gunshot after shooting, injuring another student at Texas high school.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | High school Thunderstorm Tornado Weather Sun High School Musical Wind
|Thunderstorms, strong winds still expected for Saturday in Northeast Ohio: Working for your weekend forecast|
Plentiful thunderstorms and strong wind are still on track for Saturday, but by Sunday most of it will be cleared. CLEVELAND, Ohio - A passing cold front this weekend will cause widespread storms Saturday, but as it pushes east by Sunday it will leave behind significantly cooler temperatures and clear, sunny skies. Model forecast of temperatures Saturday morning through Sunday night.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Saturday High temperature: 83 degrees Low temperature: 65 degrees Chances of rain: 60 percent Humidity: 75 percent Wind conditions: 18 mph Sunday High temperature: 71 degrees Low temperature: 59 degrees Chances of rain: 10 percent Humidity: 60 percent Wind conditions: 10 mph The How As the cold front moves west to east it will cause thunderstorms ahead of it where's there's plenty of moisture and will leave behind dry, sunny skies with cooler temperatures.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Saturday a cold front following a low pressure system will move through Northeast Ohio. Both create the perfect conditions for strong storms because they trigger for the first ingredient in a thunderstorm: rising motion. As air rises it becomes unstable as it cools to its dew point forming condensation and rain. Heavy atmospheric moisture to support storms could possibly make these severe. When the cold front pushes east Saturday evening, it will leave behind clear skies and cooler temperatures for Sunday. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
3 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Thunderstorm Severe weather Storm Basic meteorological concepts and phenomena Tropical cyclone Dew point Wind
|Hurricane Newton’s rain poses threat to New Mexico, Arizona|
Hurricane Newton swept onto the Gulf of California after slamming the resorts of southern Baja and headed on a path expected to take it to the Mexican mainland by Wednesday morning and then on to the U.S. border with potentially dangerous rains for Arizona and New Mexico.
42 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tropical cyclone Cabo San Lucas Mexico Baja California Sur Gulf of California Wind Rain Baja California peninsula
|Weekend road trip forecast: 7 cities within driving distance of Cleveland|
Taking a road trip this weekend? Take a look at the weekend forecast for 7 cities within driving distance from Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio - This weekend across the board it's looking like strong weather condition swings. How so? Most areas will see strong, widespread thunderstorms and hot temperatures for Saturday, but as the low pressure system and cold front pair push east they will leave behind sunny skies and much cooler temperatures for Sunday. As the cold front moves west to east (Saturday - Sunday) it will cause thunderstorms ahead of it where's there's plenty of moisture and will leave behind dry, sunny skies with cooler temperatures.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Model forecast of temperatures from Saturday morning to Sunday night.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Take a look at forecasts you might be road-tripping to. Cincinnati Cincinnati is going to see some strong weather changes this weekend. Saturday you can expect heavy rainfall nearly all day, with humidity, wind and temperatures reaching the low 80s. Sunday? Sunny skies, no rain and temperatures reaching the mid 70s. Columbus Columbus is following the same trend as Cincinnati this weekend: rain and strong winds on Saturday and clear by Sunday. Saturday's high temperature will hit the mid 80s while Sunday will cool down a bit, only reaching the mid 70s. Pittsburgh As the low pressure and cold front causing all of this rain pushes east, it will hit Pittsburgh Saturday night and may linger into Sunday morning. So, Saturday has only a 50 percent chance of rain and Sunday that rain may stick through leading to a 20 percent chance of rain for that day. Saturday is going to be stifling reaching 90 degrees, but Sunday will cool down to the mid 70s after the cold front passes. Chicago Chicago could follow the trend as the areas above, but rain chances are much more slight on Saturday, only 40 percent because of less coverage of the storms. But you can still expect some strong winds. Sunday, they drop to less than 10 percent. Temperatures will be in the mid 70s both days. Louisville Louisville is also going to be hit with the low pressure and cold front couplet. This will lead to an 80 percent chance of rain for Saturday and only 10 percent for Sunday since they will be pushed east by then. Saturday will heat up to the mid 80s while Sunday temperatures will be 80 degrees. Washington D.C. Washing D.C. is just far enough east so that the low pressure system and cold front will be partially dissipated and dry air will take over preventing thunderstorm formation. This means sunny skies this weekend with temperatures in the mid 90s Saturday dropping to the mid 80s for Sunday. Toronto It's going to be two opposite weather days this weekend in Toronto. Saturday is looking full of rain, humidity,and cool temperatures reaching 75 degrees. Sunday is going to be completely different with less than 10 percent chance of rain, sunny skies and temperatures reaching 72 degrees. The How A low-pressure system with a trailing cold front this weekend will push west to east, creating rain chances as the system moves through each of these areas. Low pressure and cold fronts create the perfect environment for thunderstorms to develop because they cause rising motion in the atmosphere. As air rises it becomes unstable as it cools to its dew point forming condensation and rain. Heavy moisture near the low pressure will help rain showers strengthen. Lots of rain, strong winds ahead for Northeast Ohio: Working for your weekend forecast Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
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|Why forecasters got Hermine's path so wrong|
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Tropical cyclone Forecasting Precipitation Atmospheric pressure Wind Prediction Futurology New Jersey
|Sunny, warm days through the weekend in Las Vegas Valley|
The week will end with clear skies and sunny days that will continue through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sunday Saturday Week-day names Weather Wind Rain Sun Weekend
|Ocean City under tropical storm warning as Hermine moves up Atlantic coast|
Ocean City is under a tropical storm warning as Tropical Storm Hermine moves up the coast, with major coastal flooding and wind gusts up to 65 mph expected from Saturday through Labor Day.At the Ocean City inlet, Atlantic waters are expected to reach flood stage by midday Saturday. They could rise...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Tropical cyclone Atlantic Ocean Maryland Wind Flood Storm surge Storm Weather
|Hermine southeast of Ocean City, could regain hurricane force Sunday|
Gov. Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland National Guard to deploy units to Ocean City on Saturday, as the coast remained under a tropical storm warning and is expected to see significant flooding. National Guard officials announced the deployment as Tropical Storm Hermine regained strength and continued...
415 points by Baltimore Sun | Tropical cyclone Storm Maryland Tropical cyclone meteorology Storm surge New Jersey Wind Beaufort scale
|Some flooding possible Monday, but no damage reported in Ocean City from Hermine|
Moderate flooding is forecast Monday in downtown Ocean City as Hermine, possibly returning to hurricane strength, churns offshore. But otherwise, the beach town escaped the storm unscathed, officials said."We were very fortunate," Mayor Rick Meehan said. While high tides could rise a couple of...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Tropical cyclone Weather Wind Rain New Jersey Tide National Hurricane Center Precipitation
|Chances of very light, scattered showers today: Northeast Ohio weather forecast|
Today Northeast Ohio will see a few light, very scattered showers throughout the day with hot temperatures. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Some moderate atmospheric moisture will trigger on and off light, scattered showers across Northeast Ohio today. Temperatures are still reaching high today at a scorching 90 degrees by 4 p.m. The average temperature for today is much cooler, only at 77 degrees, but we're still not close to the 94-degree record. Model forecast of temperatures today.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Mostly cloudy and calm wind conditions are also in the forecast. Sunrise: 7 a.m. Sunset: 7:49 p.m. Pollen forecast: Pollen levels are expected to take a little dip today compared to how they've been the past couple of days, but are still at a medium-high level of 7.7. Lake conditions: The National Ocean Service is reporting west-southwest winds at 12 mph with waves less than 1 foot. This evening, they are forecasting south-southwest winds around 13 mph with waves still less than 1 foot. The How: A little bit of moist air (green) will help form light, scattered showers across Northeast Ohio today.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com High pressure over Ohio today will reduce rain chances, but with more atmospheric moisture to support storms there's a small chance of very scattered, short-lived storms across Northeast Ohio throughout the day today. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Wind Gas Meteorology Tropical cyclone Beaufort scale Storm Boxing the compass Temperature
|Wednesday temps could feel like upper 90s|
A similar rise in warm temperature earlier this summer spurred the closure of almost three dozen schools
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|Possible severe storms today, very strong winds: Northeast Ohio weather forecast|
Strong storms and fast winds are in the forecast today for Northeast Ohio. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Some strong storms are in the forecast today for Northeast Ohio, with a 50 percent chance persisting nearly the entire day because of a passing cold front. Chances of rain begin as early as 8 a.m. today and could last through late evening.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com This is a weak cold front, however, so it won't prevent temperatures from reaching the mid 80s. Model forecast of temperatures for today.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Accompanying the storms you will notice very strong winds, reaching 20 mph in some areas, so make sure to have any loose articles of clothing secured. Sunrise: 7:01 a.m. Sunset: 7:47 p.m. Pollen forecast: Pollen is taking another dip today to a 7.7 level, but this is still considered "medium." Lake conditions: The National Weather Service is reporting southwest winds around 19 mph with waves 1-2 feet. This evening, they are reporting southwest winds around 12 mph with waves still 1-2 feet. The How: A cold front is expected to pass through all of Ohio today. Cold fronts create the perfect trigger for thunderstorms: rising motion in the atmosphere. Why? As it rises it becomes unstable as it cools to its dew point forming condensation and rain. Heavy atmospheric moisture will help strengthen these storms into possible severe strength, prompting the Storm Prediction Center to put Northeast Ohio in a region of marginal risk for severe weather today. Make sure to have government alerts enabled on your smartphone to be notified of any severe weather any time of day. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Thunderstorm Severe weather Storm Precipitation Wind Tropical cyclone Tornado Weather front
|Fox Lake hit hard by thunderstorm|
Fox Lake was hit particularly hard by the thunderstorms that rolled through Wednesday morning, with one subdivision of more than 200 homes in Fox Lake having its power knocked out when winds toppled more than two dozen trees that blocked roadways, took out power lines and landed on some houses,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Lake County Illinois Loon Lake Power outage Antioch Illinois Lightning McHenry County Illinois Electric power transmission Wind
|Officer accused of sexually assaulting woman on way to jail|
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta area police officer has been fired after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman he was taking to jail.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Thunderstorm Tornado Leo White Jess Robbins Black-and-white films Woman Police Wind
|Man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn released from jail|
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who piloted a one-person gyrocopter through some of the most restricted U.S. airspace and landed on the lawn of the Capitol in Washington has been released from jail after serving three months of…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Washington D.C. Thunderstorm Wind Aircraft Flag of the United States Tornado Florida United States Capitol
|Weakened Newton brings rain, humidity to Southwest|
PHOENIX — Less intense remnants of Tropical Storm Newton brought rain, powerful winds and uncharacteristically high humidity to desert cities in Arizona on Wednesday after pummeling the Mexican resort city of Cabo San Lucas and killing four people.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Tropical cyclone Cabo San Lucas Mexico Baja California Sur Storm Wind Gulf of California Precipitation
|Slight chances of rain tonight, possible severe storms Thursday: Northeast Ohio weather forecast|
Thursday a passing cold front and plenty of atmospheric moisture could cause severe thunderstorms in Northeast Ohio. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Tonight Northeast Ohio can expect only very slight chances of rain, but rain chances are ramping back up Thursday with a passing cold front. Tonight: Slight, scattered rain chances will continue throughout the evening, with some stronger winds around 10 mph. The hot temperatures will stick around as well, still at the mid 80s through 9 p.m. Thursday: If you're a plant lover then Thursday is your day to finally get some rain. A 50 percent chance persists most of the day, reducing to 30 percent by 10 p.m. With these storms winds are expected to pick up significantly, reaching up to 19 mph. With high temperatures spiking to 87 degrees, and high humidity around 65 percent, there's a heat index of over 94 degrees. So, make sure to stay hydrated and limit your time outdoors. Model forecast of temperatures Thursday.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Sunrise: 7:01 a.m. Sunset: 7:47 p.m. Pollen forecast: Pollen is taking another dip Thursday to a 7.7 level, but this is still considered "medium." Lake conditions: The National Weather Service is reporting southwest winds around 19 mph with waves 1-2 feet. Thursday evening, they are reporting southwest winds around 12 mph with waves still 1-2 feet. The How: A cold front is expected to pass through all of Ohio Thursday. Cold fronts create the perfect trigger for thunderstorms: rising motion in the atmosphere. Why? As it rises it becomes unstable and cools to its dew point, forming condensation and rain. Heavy atmospheric moisture exists to help strengthen these storms, prompting the Storm Prediction Center to put Northeast Ohio in a region of marginal risk for severe weather. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has Northeast Ohio in a region of marginal risk for severe storms Thursday.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Thunderstorm Precipitation Severe weather Storm Wind Dew point Tornado Tropical cyclone
|Lockhart crash's grieving families to FAA: Don't let it happen again|
He was excited about a sand volleyball tournament and anxious about a $4 million research grant he'd been awarded. For years, Sunday had worked in children's retail stores, and she was always bestowing outfits on friends, and on the kids at church. A string of drunken driving and drug convictions had left him unable to drive legally. Nichols, at 6 feet, 220 pounds, saw doctors in two states to treat a host of conditions, four of which could have disqualified him from flying under FAA rules. [...] coursing through his veins were the sedative Valium, the painkiller Oxycontin, two antidepressants, the ADHD stimulant Ritalin, the sedating allergy medicine Benadryl, a muscle relaxant, Tylenol and cough syrup. Lirette loaded the van with champagne and orange juice for passengers to celebrate post-flight. Voyages through the serene Central Texas skies in the yellow, smiley-face balloon seemed to be the best medicine of all. After a few minutes, the person chatting with Nichols concluded: "Those clouds may be a problem for you." Crucially, the temperature and dew point were nearly equal, a sign that fog and mist could form at any time. On the way there, he and Lirette noticed a layer of fog over the ground. By the time they were ready to launch, it was clear enough they could see a pole, outside the park's skydiving school, that they used to judge visibility. [...] clouds were still forming, and another bellwether – a nearby radio tower – was mostly obscured. Balloon pilots are taught never to stop making calculations. One of Nichols' former pilots, Mike McGrath, said his boss wasn't immune to financial pressures. No one knows exactly what calculation Nichols made in that moment – or how the brew of substances permeating his brain changed the equation. Matt helped hold the balloon, grinning and tugging on the red fabric as the burners filled it nine stories high. Sue was teeing off on a golf course near home in College Station when she got Sunday's photo of Matt holding the balloon. In their respective homes, they surrounded themselves with friends and relatives. No official word came that day, but they'd seen a photo of Matt and Sunday from social media flash on the screen during a newscast. On Sunday, a state trooper called to tell Janis that her daughter was on the flight manifest. When the balloon's envelope struck the wires, the hot lines sliced through the metal cables supporting the gondola. On TV, the burned patch where the gondola landed looked huge. State troopers, NTSB officials, people from other agencies, they'd all asked how they could help. Toward year's end, a group of kids from church offered to decorate their Christmas tree. [...] he walked around the living room to make sure he could see it from every angle.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Hot air balloon Wind Hot air ballooning Balloon Airship Aerostat Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier Balloon
|Tornado watch in effect for Harris County|
A tornado watch is in effect until midnight for Harris County and several other Texas counties, according to the National Weather Service.
117 points by The Houston Chronicle | Tornado Severe weather Wind Austin Texas Fort Bend County Texas Texas counties Thunderstorm Texas
|Unseasonably warm temperatures Friday break 78-year-old record|
Unseasonably warm weather broke a 78-year-old record on Friday afternoon record before cooler temperatures moved in during the evening hours.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Saturday 1976 Wind Weekend Anticyclone Workweek Tropical cyclone Degrees of freedom
|Gulf of Mexico waters are freakishly warm, which could fuel strong spring storms|
Water temperatures at the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and near south Florida are on fire. They spurred a historically warm winter from Houston to Miami and could fuel intense thunderstorms in the spring from the South to the Plains. In the Gulf, the average sea surface temperature never fell...
2 points by Chicago Tribune | Tropical cyclone Thunderstorm Florida Sea surface temperature Wind Tornado Severe weather Mexico
|Denver sets record high temp Thursday; blizzard coming Friday|
Denver set a new record high temperature on Thursday, the same day a blizzard warning was posted for parts of northeastern Colorado.
-1 points by The Denver Post | Meteorology Wind Blizzard Storm Colorado Front Range Urban Corridor Snow Precipitation
|Warm Saturday weather sets record high for second day in a row|
Chicago’s unseasonable warm weather broke a 36-year-old record Saturday, marking the second consecutive day of record-setting February temperatures.
126 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Week-day names Weather Meteorology Sunday Climate Wind Thai solar calendar Anticyclone
|California storm wreaks havoc, causes at least 2 deaths|
Strong rain and forceful winds plowed through southern and cenral California, causing dramatic mudslides and flooding freeways.
3489 points by USA Today | California San Bernardino County California Wind Storm Flood Tropical cyclone Water Southern California
|The man the PGA Tour goes to for its weather forecast|
Stewart Williams arrived at his cramped trailer on a Riviera Country Club tennis court at 5 a.m. Friday. He sat in front of two laptops, a copier to his left, a handheld radio, cup of coffee and breakfast burrito to his right. Not much room for anything else. He bought the burrito from the food...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Storm Weather Wind Rain PGA Tour Tropical cyclone Meteorology The Play
|Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area|
Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:21 a.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. -- A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Rain Wind Weather Santa Catalina Island California Tropical cyclone Los Angeles County California Storm Flood
|Strongest storm in years taking aim at Southern California|
Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:21 a.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. -- A flash-flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Southern California Wind Weather Santa Catalina Island California Ventura County California Tropical cyclone California State Route 1
|ND winter leads to record single-month oil production drop|
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Snowy, frigid weather hampered oil and gas producers in North Dakota in December, leading to the state's largest production decline in a single month.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Bismarck North Dakota Wind North Dakota Weather Bismarck Tribune Gas Bismarck–Mandan Dakota Territory
|Winter storm lashes southern US |
Severe weather hits the Deep South bringing rain, snow and tornadoes to the state of Texas.
46 points by Al Jazeera English | Tornado Thunderstorm Storm Precipitation Severe weather Wind Cyclone Texas
|Here's where the Valentine's Day tornadoes hit the Houston area|
The National Weather Service has confirmed the approximate locations and times of five tornadoes that hit the Houston area Tuesday.
47 points by The Houston Chronicle | Tornado Wind Severe weather
|Snow ranger: Human activity poses avalanche danger on Mount Washington|
The conditions on Mount Washington were so precarious Tuesday that the Mount Washington Avalanche Center warned human activity was likely to trigger avalanches.Nowhere was the danger more pressing than in Tuckerman Ravine, which is a popular destination for backcountry skiers, wrote Snow Ranger Helo...
6 points by Concord Monitor | Huntington Ravine Tuckerman Ravine Mount Washington Avalanche Snow Wind Weather Boott Spur
|Rain in Las Vegas Valley, snow in the mountains by Friday|
This weekend will be cloudy and rainy as a storm heads into the Las Vegas Valley Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service.
1271 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Meteorology Weather Wind Sunday Precipitation Week-day names Nevada Tropical cyclone
|Dry, Sunny weather for Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas Valley|
This week will be dry and sunny until a storm system moves into the valley Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service.
45 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Wind Meteorology Weather Week-day names Tropical cyclone Thai solar calendar Storm
|Houston region under tornado watch until 1 pm|
A tornado watch is in effect until 1 p.m. for the Houston region, according to the National Weather Service.
679 points by The Houston Chronicle | Tornado Tropical cyclone Wind Thunderstorm Severe weather Storm Galveston Texas Greater Houston
|Governors tell Trump that China will reap low-carbon rewards|
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Strong economic powers like China may take over as the global leaders in renewable energy and leave the U.S. economy depending on Beijing, state governors said.
22 points by UPI | United States Fossil fuel Renewable energy ExxonMobil Wind power News agency United Press International Wind
|Tropical Cyclone Dineo bears down on Madagascar|
The fifth Cyclone of the Southern Hemisphere cyclone season threatens flooding in Mozambique and South Africa.
353 points by Al Jazeera English | Tropical cyclone Wind Precipitation Storm Cyclone Thunderstorm Tornado Weather
|Cities across US report deep snow, strong winds and... foul odors|
Citizens across the US have good reason to stay home from work. While New England has been pummeled with snowstorms, rainstorms and other extreme winter weather, Houston, Texas, has a conundrum of their own: a foul smell. Read Full Article at RT.com
62 points by Russia Today | Storm Wind Fog Weather Precipitation Winter storm Meteorology Maine
|The Latest: Maine town gets 30 inches of snow|
The Latest on a winter storm moving through the Northeast (all times local):
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|The Latest: Storm in Vermont is the biggest in 2 years|
The Latest on a winter storm moving through the Northeast (all times local):10:30 a.m.Vermont is digging out from the biggest storm to hit the state in more than two years.The National Weather Service says 16 inches of snow has fallen in the town of Walden in the northeast corner of the state, and Sutton got 15.5 inches.More than a foot of snow fell in the Burlington area.Marlon Verasamy of the NWS, says it's the biggest storm to hit Vermont since Feb. 2, 2015. The winter storm warning was to expire Monday evening.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Wind Storm Northeastern United States New Hampshire Maine Blizzard Vermont Massachusetts
|Police: 2 tractor trailers overturn on Tydings bridge|
HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police say two tractor-trailers overturned on the Millard Tydings Memorial Bridge, likely because of high winds. Media outlets report that it happened late Sunday on the bridge that carries Interstate 95 over the Susquehanna River. Officials say one driver was trapped for ...
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|As snow tails off in Massachusetts, winds start to pick up|
BOSTON (AP) - High winds and coastal flooding are replacing snow as the biggest potential weather hazards as the new work week gets underway in Massachusetts. The snow is expected to tail off Monday, but winds are kicking up. The National Weather Service says coastal areas of Massachusetts will bear ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Wind Massachusetts Tropical cyclone Cape Cod Nantucket Massachusetts Weather Martha's Vineyard New England
|DTE: 4K homes, businesses still without power|
After a Sunday night of high winds in Metro Detroit, some 4,000 DTE Energy customers are without power
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|Strong winds that toppled trees, trucks to continue this morning in Maryland|
High winds are forecast across Maryland for much of Monday after gusts overnight left some residents without power, took down trees and power lines, and toppled tractor trailers on Interstate 95. Severe storms moved through the region late Sunday with gusts above 60 miles per hour in some places,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Wind Interstate 95 in Maryland Harford County Maryland Baltimore County Maryland Interstate Highway System John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway Storm Chesapeake Bay