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Mid-Mississippi Valley Severe Threat Increasing Thursday

The severe weather threat for the Mid-South and Mid-Mississippi Valley has increased. A Slight Risk (Level 2 out of 5) has been added for southern Illinois through western Tennessee and parts of the Ozarks. While scattered severe storms capable of gusty straight line winds of 60 mph and/or hail 1" or larger are the main…

6 May 2021, 4:00 pm

Severe Storms Possible in Florida Thursday

As the cold front slowly slides southeast, the severe weather risk moves to Florida for Thursday. The risk covers most of the I-95 corridor in Eastern Florida, with a slight risk (category 2 out of 5) east of the Orlando Metro area. A few gusty storms are possible ahead of and along the cold front…

6 May 2021, 3:30 pm

Severe Weather Returns for the Plains Friday & Saturday

The threat for severe thunderstorms returns to the Plains at the end of this week. A storm system moving through the West will move towards the middle of the nation, bringing the potential for severe weather Friday into Saturday. Friday On Friday, there is a marginal risk (level 1 on a scale of 1 to…

6 May 2021, 3:15 pm

Active Stretch for the Western U.S. in the Next Few Days

The pattern through the end of the weekend looks active for the Western U.S.! A front moving in from the Pacific keeps thunderstorms in the forecast Thursday and Friday. While Thursday there is not enough energy for severe thunderstorms, additional energy Friday may support isolated severe storms with gusty winds and large hail. Gusty straight…

6 May 2021, 3:00 pm

Mother's Day Weather: At A Glance

It's already Mother's Day weekend and we here at WeatherNation want to wish all moms a very special, happy Mother's Day! We've got you covered this weekend when it comes to knowing the weather forecast, so make sure you check in with us from time to time so you know what weather to expect. The…

6 May 2021, 2:28 pm

Chance for Storms for the Carolinas Friday

Another round of storms will be possible on Friday for the Carolinas, up to the mid-Atlantic states. Most storms will be sub-severe but a few stronger thunderstorms are possible with the primary concerns being wind and hail. There is limited instability (energy) for storms to work with, but the incoming cold front that prompted storms…

6 May 2021, 2:00 pm

Cool & Unsettled for Mother's Day Weekend in the Northeast

It will be a cool and unsettled Mother's Day Weekend in the northeast with multiple waves of potential rain expected! We'll break it down day by day for you here so you can bring your own sunshine to Mom's Day! First, let's talk about the temperatures, which are below average for the upcoming weekend. For…

6 May 2021, 2:00 pm

Ups and Downs of Great Lakes Ice Cover in 2021

[Flat, jagged pieces of ice float in Lake Huron near Oscoda, MI on February 15, 2021. Credit: G. Farina, NOAA GLERL.] [Written by NOAA]  It’s no secret that the Great Lakes had a wild ride in terms of ice cover this past winter. From a slow start that led to near-record low ice cover in January,…

6 May 2021, 2:00 am

Flood Threat for the Gulf Coast Continues

Several days of heavy rain for the South have led to flooding and flooding concerns, which continue Wednesday as a slow moving system exits into the Gulf of Mexico. Over the last three days rain totals have exceeded 6" in some spots, leading to widespread flash flooding and water rescues. Northeast Mississippi, the Birmingham metro…

5 May 2021, 2:30 pm