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Flooding Threat Continues Along the Gulf Coast

Heavy rain has saturated soils along portions of the Central Gulf Coast, with between 3-7 inches over the last 3 days in some locations. There is potential for additional heavy showers to continue through Saturday and the first half of Sunday, keeping the risk in place for flooding and flash flooding. Above, the excessive outlook…

28 Nov 2020, 10:31 am

Severe Weather Likely for the Southeast and East Coast Sunday and Monday

A potent storm system is targeting the eastern third of the United States for Sunday and Monday. Heavy rain, severe storms, and snow will be possible as a surface low deepens out of the Gulf of Mexico and is quickly ushered to the north by a strengthening upper-level trough over the Tennessee River Valley. Jet…

28 Nov 2020, 7:26 am

Elevated fire weather for southern California

A gusty Santa Ana wind event is forecast for Southern California this weekend. A strong trough of low pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere and a ridge of high pressure positioned to the north will wrap gusty winds around the center of the low. The downslope flow through the mountains will help dry…

28 Nov 2020, 6:30 am

Midwest Snow Possible Next Week

By next week, a very high humidity laden storm along the sub-tropical jet stream will combine with a pocket of very cold air being carried into the Midwest from the polar jet stream.  These two storms will merge over the Ohio Valley to bring a chance of accumulating snow. Beginning by late Sunday Night, or…

27 Nov 2020, 7:02 pm

Thanksgiving Forecast

Thanksgiving is here and we have the forecast covered from coast to coast. Here is what you can expect across the Nation for Thanksgiving. On a national perspective, there will be a cold front exiting the Northeastern U.S. where showers should linger through the day, while a few strong storms could impact the southeast during…

26 Nov 2020, 5:30 am

A Look at NOAA's Updated Winter Outlook

[From NOAA written by Mike Halpert]  In a year when many traditions have been disrupted, I’m happy to say one remains intact—NOAA’s Winter Outlook! This year is a bit different because there’s no need to wait around to see if either El Niño or La Niña will develop in time to impact winter. Instead, the tropical Pacific…

26 Nov 2020, 2:00 am

Historical Holiday Weather: Thanksgiving 1863

[Written by NOAA] On November 26, 1863, residents near Plymouth, Massachusetts celebrated the first federally recognized Thanksgiving holiday. While it is thought that one of the first Thanksgivings took place in Plymouth in the early 1600s, it was not until a proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln in the fall of 1863 that a specific day of…

26 Nov 2020, 1:00 am

Severe Storms Cause Damage & Confirmed EF-2 Tornado in Texas Overnight

Last night's tornado has been confirmed by the National Weather Service survey in S. Arlington, Texas and has been rated as an EF-2 tornado with maximum winds of 115 mph. This was near Pioneer Parkway and South Center Street in south Arlington. A line of damaging storms evolved across the Southern Plains late in the…

25 Nov 2020, 11:43 am

Severe Storms Possible in the South Wednesday to Friday

A slow moving front will settle across the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley the next few days, bringing a risk for severe weather. Below we will take closer look at the severe weather potential for the days ahead: WEDNESDAY For today (Wednesday), there is a a marginal risk (level 1 on a scale of…

25 Nov 2020, 11:25 am