Weather Articles

Major League Baseball Postponements Tie an April Record; Is April Baseball a Good Idea in the North?

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

More than two-dozen games have already succumbed to weather only three weeks into the season.

No Tornadoes Have Been Reported in Oklahoma in 2018, Nearing a Record Wait

By Linda Lam
April 19, 2018

The Plains have been quieter than usual regarding tornado activity so far this year.

Florida Everglades Still Reeling Months After Hurricane Irma, NASA Says

By Ada Carr
April 19, 2018

Sixty percent of the forests were damaged by the hurricane, NASA found.

Kauai Flooding Eases; $125 Million Approved for Response in Hawaii

By Ada Carr
April 19, 2018

Residents were forced to flee into shelters as flooding and mudslides washed away homes on Kauai.

Northern Montana Floods Close Roads, Force Evacuations

By Associated Press
April 19, 2018

Residents were told to be ready to move their livestock and leave if the floods worsened.

Plains Wildfires Ignite: At Least 23 Homes Destroyed in Southern Colorado Blaze; 50 Homes Claimed by Rhea Fire in Oklahoma

By Alex Blumer, Sean Breslin and Pam Wright
April 19, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly wildfires that have spread rapidly in the Plains.

Puerto Rico Power Largely Restored After Islandwide Outage

By Sean Breslin
April 19, 2018

Here's what we know about the latest major power outage to hit Puerto Rico.

Plains Wildfires Ignite: At Least 23 Homes Destroyed in Southern Colorado Blaze; 50 Homes Claimed by Rhea Fire in Oklahoma

By Alex Blumer and Sean Breslin
April 19, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly wildfires that have spread rapidly in the Plains.

Severe Thunderstorms and Drought-Helping Rain Headed For Southern Plains Beginning Friday

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

Severe weather may return, but there is also some good news.

Erie, Pennsylvania, May Top 200 Inches of Seasonal Snow, Topping the All-Time Snowiest Winter For Any Large U.S. City; But There's a Caveat

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

An impressive U.S. weather record may fall, but there's an asterisk.

Midwest and Northeast Residents: There is Warmth at the End of This Cold, Snowy April

By Linda Lam
April 19, 2018

After a record cold and snowy April in many locations, changes are finally in sight.

More April Snow Adds to Winter Fatigue in the Midwest; Erie, PA to Inch Closer to Record

By Brian Donegan
April 19, 2018

Yes, more snow will fall in some areas hit by Winter Storm Xanto last weekend.

Dozens of Tornadoes Batter South; Deaths Confirmed in Louisiana, North Carolina; State of Emergency Declared in Virginia

By Pam Wright and Ada Carr
April 18, 2018

Here's the latest on a stormy weekend in the South.

Check Out These Huge Snow Piles Left Behind by Historic Winter Storm Xanto

By Brian Donegan
April 18, 2018

Imagine snow piled higher than the entrance to your home or workplace.

Record Cold and Snow Contribute to One of Worst Starts to April in Midwest, Northern Plains

By Chris Dolce
April 18, 2018

The northern Plains and upper Midwest have had a miserable start to spring.

3 Changes the National Hurricane Center is Making This Season

By Jonathan Belles
April 17, 2018

The National Hurricane Center will be providing improved products this hurricane season.

Want to Know What Five Stories of Snow Looks Like? (PHOTOS)

By Nicole Bonaccorso
April 17, 2018

The route, which reopened this week for the summer, is approximately 55 miles long and offers a picturesque hike through Mount Tateyama in the Japanese Alps.

Florida Kids Sue Gov. Rick Scott For Not Doing More to Stop Climate Change

By Pam Wright
April 17, 2018

Eight students say they are tired of the governor's refusal to address climate change.

Here's What Your Climate Would Be if the Earth Rotated the Other Direction

By Brian Donegan
April 17, 2018

Would we be better off if the Earth rotated backwards?

Blue Jays-Royals Game Postponed After Massive Ice Chunk Punches Hole in Roof of Toronto's Rogers Centre

By Pam Wright
April 17, 2018

A massive chunk of ice falling from the nearby CN Tower put a 3-by-5-foot hole in the stadium's roof.

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