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Pacific Moisture Bringing Rainy Conditions to West Texas Monday

Southwesterly flow in the upper-levels of the atmosphere is allowing abundant moisture in the Eastern Pacific to stream into West Texas today.  This means consistent rain chances throughout the day and the possibility of isolated flash flooding. Here is the very latest. Water Vapor Satellite You can see all the moisture located in western Mexico…

14 Oct 2019, 7:33 am

Heavy Rain for the Southeast and Mississippi Valley This Week

A stationary front draped over the Southeast will be the focus for showers and storms over the next few days.  This front will eventually move northward as a warm front by Tuesday.  Locally heavy rainfall will be possible across areas of the deep south. Here is the latest forecast: Drought  Monitor Now this set-up isn't…

14 Oct 2019, 6:57 am

Next System Gearing Up for the Midwest

It was a snowy and cold weekend for much of the northern High Plains and Upper Midwest. That weather system has moved away, bringing back some sunshine and warmer temperatures today (Monday). There will not be much of a break though, because the next system is already on the way. A low-pressure system is gathering…

14 Oct 2019, 4:30 am

Weather "Time Machine” Opens a Treasure Trove for Researchers

[This painting by James Gale Tyler depicts the crew of the USS Jeanette abandoning ship in 1881 after more than a year trapped in Arctic ice. Barometric pressure observations from the ship's log comprise some of the data used to reconstruct global weather in the updated 20th Century Reanalysis dataset released by NOAA on Oct…

13 Oct 2019, 3:56 pm

Sunday Football Forecast

It's Sunday and of course that means FOOTBALL! How does the forecast look for some of the games Sunday? Here is the very latest. Forecast Here is a look across the Nation at today's highs and precipitation chances for the afternoon.  Areas in the Mississippi Valley and Mid-Atlantic could see some stray showers today, but…

13 Oct 2019, 4:27 am

Columbus Day Weekend: What Weather To Expect

Columbus Day weekend is upon us, but how's the weather looking? For folks wanting more fall-like conditions, you'll certainly feel it across the Great Lakes region. Lake effect snow and rain showers will blow through Michigan as a cold front brings colder air over the warmer water. Wind gusts may reach up to 20 mph…

12 Oct 2019, 7:05 pm

First Ski Resorts Open In North America

Congratulations to two ski resorts in Colorado for opening this Columbus Day weekend. Midday Friday, Keystone Resort in Colorado announced it would start its lift operations Saturday morning, October 12. The mountain's representatives said it is going to be the earliest opening date in 20+ years. Shortly thereafter, nearby Arapahoe Basin announced they were…

11 Oct 2019, 9:02 pm

Winter Blast Tapers in the Northern Plains

The second fall storm of the season is underway, bringing blizzard conditions and recording-breaking cold to parts of the Northwest and Plains this weekend. Winter weather alerts remain in effect through Saturday for North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Snow started back on Tuesday in Montana with 1 to 2 feet falling in the mountains.…

11 Oct 2019, 12:24 pm

Wildfires Explode in Southern California

Several wildfires exploded  in Southern California from Ventura County to Riverside County, even the northernmost part of Los Angeles. Thousands have been forced to evacuate as powerful Santa Ana winds kicked up Thursday. The Saddle Ridge Fire is the largest in southern California, located in the northern most part of the city of Los Angeles. …

11 Oct 2019, 10:52 am