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Another round of severe storms Saturday for the Great Lakes

After severe weather moved through the Great Lakes region on Friday, another round of severe storms is expected Saturday. A series of fronts moving across western sections of the Great Lakes brings a risk of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for the late afternoon and evening. Northern Wisconsin and the western half of the Upper…

26 Sep 2020, 10:11 am

Strong Storms & Heavy Rain in the Plains

A potent cold front will dive south across the Central Plains this weekend, bringing a chance for heavy rain and strong storms to a sizeable chunk of the nations midsection Sunday and Monday. The northern end of the front could also spur some severe storms around Lakes Superior and Michigan on Saturday. Severe Storms As…

26 Sep 2020, 9:54 am

"Firenadoes" Confirmed In California Creek Fire

Meteorologists have confirmed "firenadoes" earlier this month in the Creek Fire in central California. Meteorologists have confirmed EF-1 and even EF-2 strength winds within the Creek Fire on September 5th. This is a dated report, because it has taken a while for experts to access this recently-burnt area. Winds within this EF-2 "firenado" reached up…

25 Sep 2020, 3:34 pm

Cooler temperatures arrive for many next week

Fall officially started on Tuesday, but cooler temperatures have been hard to come by for some spots across the country. While temperatures remain hot and potentially record-breaking for the central and southern Plains and western U.S. this weekend, a cold front is waiting in the wings to bring some much anticipated cold air to much…

25 Sep 2020, 11:21 am

Pacific Northwest: Atmospheric River to Bring More Rain

After smoke and wildfires in Washington and Oregon earlier this month, the Northwest finally got some relief earlier this week from an atmospheric river event which brought record breaking rainfall to Seattle Wednesday and Thursday. Additional chances for heavy rain are expected to continue on Friday as a strong trough digs into British Columbia. Setup…

25 Sep 2020, 11:00 am

Flooding & Severe Storms Possible from Beta's Remnants

Beta became a remnant low Wednesday after losing all of its tropical characteristics. The Weather Prediction Center, has issued its final Public Advisory on Beta as the system moves toward the East Coast. However, there is one more day of flooding rain and severe weather potential for parts of the Southeast. Gusty storms and brief, weak spin-up…

25 Sep 2020, 9:00 am

Critical Fire Weather Returns To The West

We have some good news and some bad news to report with regard to the wildfire situation in the western United States. The good news is plentiful, needed moisture is returning to the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies. A few inches of rain may fall in this area into the weekend. We've written about this…

25 Sep 2020, 7:00 am

End of Year Outlook: Warm & Dry over Most of the Nation

The outlook for the last 3 months of the year was issued recently by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, continuing the trend from the summer: warm and dry. The temperature outlook for October through December is full of orange and red with above average temperatures expected from coast to coast. The Southwest and Northeast have the…

25 Sep 2020, 2:00 am

East Shivers Early in a September Cool Snap

September 2020 is putting an end to a string of very warm Septembers in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast since 2015. An early season cold snap just spent summer’s final weekend enveloping much of the east, as temperatures plunged between 10 and 25 degrees below normal over a span of 4 days. More than 50 record…

24 Sep 2020, 11:00 am