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Severe Weather Threat in the Southern Plains

Severe Thunderstorm threat continues the rest of Tuesday and into Wednesday in the Southern Plains with ongoing severe storms in the Texas/Oklahoma panhandle through this evening and eventually moving into the lower Mississippi Valley through tomorrow (Wednesday). In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a strong mid to upper level trough of low pressure continues…

24 Nov 2020, 3:30 pm

Winter Weather Impacts on Air Traffic

Weather related travel delays are commonplace in the winter. Knowing how conditions impact your flight plan may help alleviate some headaches. We spoke with Ginny Boyle, Acting Vice President of Systems Operations Services for the Federal Aviation Administration, to give us some insights in how weather across the country can impact air traffic.  …

24 Nov 2020, 1:31 pm

Pacific Moisture Favors Snow in the Northwest, Rockies and Upper Midwest

A strong upper level trough will bring Pacific moisture into the Northwest, Plains and Great Lakes to start this week. A round of snow already moved through the Pacific Northwest with more expected through Wednesday. A low pressure center will bring heavy snow to the Rockies today (Tuesday). As that storm moves into the Upper…

24 Nov 2020, 8:00 am

Your Thanksgiving Forecast

The Holiday week has begun, and we've got your Thanksgiving Day forecast! On a national perspective, there will be a cold front exiting the Northeastern U.S. where showers will be drying up, while a few could linger through the day along the southern flank of the front into the Southeast.  A weaker variety storm will…

24 Nov 2020, 7:00 am

New Satellite Mission Will Improve Hurricane, Tsunami and El Nino Forecasts

[The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite was launched from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Credit: NASA] [Written by NOAA]  The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite launched Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The mission is designed to capture detailed measurements of sea-surface height and other important ocean features. For NOAA, data…

23 Nov 2020, 2:00 am

Sunday Weather Update: Some Rain, Some Snow

We'll run into a few trouble spots to end this weekend regarding the weather situation. Mostly, these trouble spots will be in the form of rain showers and a few downpours, as well as some mountain snow in parts of the nation's high terrain. In this story, we'll feature four different regions of the Lower…

22 Nov 2020, 7:00 am

Additional Tropical Development Possible in the Atlantic

The most active hurricane season on record in the Atlantic Basin has a low chance to add another storm to the list into next week. An area being monitored for low pressure center development is east of the Bahamas and south of Bermuda. Persistent high pressure in the upper-levels of the atmosphere from the Gulf…

21 Nov 2020, 6:30 am

35th Anniversary of Hurricane Kate's Landfall

This weekend marks 35 years since the landfall of Hurricane Kate, known for being the latest hurricane to strike the United States in recorded history. Meteorologist Steve Glazier takes you through the evolution of the storm in this short video below: Kate formed as a tropical storm in mid-November 1985 north-northwest of Puerto Rico…

21 Nov 2020, 6:00 am

Utqiagvik's Final Sunset of 2020

Utqiagvik, Alaska (formerly Barrow) is saying goodbye to its daylight for the rest of 2020. Wednesday marked the city's final sunset until late January 2021. Here's how it looked on Wednesday. Sunset Wednesday, November 18 was 1:30 p.m. AKST. The sun will not rise for another 66 days, a period of time referred to as…

21 Nov 2020, 5:00 am