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Midweek Storms for the OH Valley & Carolinas

The severe weather that impacted the central U.S. on Tuesday is now moving east through the Ohio River Valley. By Thursday, a few stronger storms are anticipated along the Eastern Coast. Wednesday The severe weather risk has been downgraded to a marginal risk of of severe weather (level 1 out of 5) through the rest…

18 May 2022, 7:30 pm

May Snowfall - Cascades and Rockies

NORTHWEST - it's not completely unusual to see snow continue into the Rocky Mountains and Cascades in the month of May - in fact some ski resorts in Colorado remain open until the end of June! However, this season we had a very warm start to many of these areas and it gave us a…

18 May 2022, 7:25 pm

Severe Potential in the Northern Plains Thursday - Friday

The 2022 Severe Weather Season has been nonstop and another round of strong and severe storms is likely into the weekend across the Upper Midwest and northern Plains. Wednesday The SPC (Storm Prediction Center) has downgraded the outlook for Wednesday through the overnight for areas of Northeast Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin. The risk level is…

18 May 2022, 7:20 pm

Heat Wave: Record Highs & Forecasted Cool-Down for Some

We are now in our second week of record heat in the southern U.S. with no major relief in sight! Many records continue to fall as a ridge of high pressure dominates the south-central U.S. We broke records all weekend long and we continued to break records into the work week. Heat The heat will…

18 May 2022, 7:00 pm

Hermits Peak Fire Over 300k Acres

NEW: The Hermit's Peak and Calf Canyon fire is now over 300,000 acres, and is the largest wildfire in New Mexico state history. It is burning to the east of Santa Fe, near the town of Las Vegas, NM. Thick smoke is still being found in parts of the Southwest, most coming from the Hermits…

18 May 2022, 2:10 pm

2022 Hurricane Prep Week

After a memorable 2021 Hurricane Season with 21 named storms and the historic Category 4 Hurricane Ida, we are looking ahead to the 2022 season. Hurricane season begins on May 15 for the Eastern Pacific Basin, and on June 1 for the Atlantic basin. WeatherNation will be recognizing "Hurricane Preparedness Week" from May 15-21. We'll…

18 May 2022, 2:05 pm

Tropical Update: Watching an Area of Interest in the Atlantic

We still have a couple weeks to go in the Atlantic basin to the start of hurricane season (June 1st), but we've got our eyes on something here at WeatherNation. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has not highlighted any areas of potential development in the next 5 days. However, the Long Range Forecast does highlight…

18 May 2022, 2:00 pm

Central U.S. Significant Severe Weather Risk

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for portions of Nebraska and Kansas for our second chance for thunderstorms, this remains in effect through 4 AM CDT. Threats include: a couple tornadoes possible, large hail up to 2" in diameter, and strong winds up to 70 mph. SPC Outlook Cities like Salina and Kansas City…

17 May 2022, 9:10 pm

Eastern U.S. Storms Diminish Overnight

Severe storms across the eastern U.S. will be diminishing through the overnight hours. Once the front exits to the Atlantic, that severe threat comes to a close. From Monday, hail reports did reach up to a teacup in size! Numerous hail and wind reports came through over the course of Monday. Severe Outlook Monday night's…

16 May 2022, 6:35 pm