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Lake Effect Snow Cranks Up for the Northern U.S.

Cold air is funneling into the Great Lakes behind a powerful area of low pressure, kicking up lake-effect snow bands. More widespread than the lake effect will be the brutal cold - highs in the 20s and 30s with wind chill values in the teens on Thursday! Bundle up! Forecast Timing West-northwesterly winds will continue…

30 Nov 2022, 7:40 pm

Watching Our Next Snowmaker for the High Plains Friday

We are getting to the season of Alberta Clippers in the northern tier of the country - fast-moving winter storm systems that produce more cold air and wind than snowfall. Still, we see the potential for accumulating and blowing snow. Our next clipper arrives Thursday night into Friday for the High Plains. The Weather Prediction…

30 Nov 2022, 7:30 pm

Snow Returns to Utah and Colorado

Active weather including heavy snow and strong winds will return to portions of the 4-corners region by the end of the week. Alerts Winter Storm Watches have been issued for the higher terrain of Utah and Colorado for Friday. Along with these, Wind Advisories are in place in western Utah, with High Wind Warnings for…

30 Nov 2022, 7:09 pm

Snow Creating Travel Issues in the Northwest

Heavy snow caused problems through the Seattle metro on Tuesday and we are expecting more wintry weather to arrive overnight into Thursday morning. 1-3" of snow will be possible in the Seattle metro and surrounding areas with higher totals in the range of 5-8" in the foothills. Be prepared for tough driving on I-90 and…

30 Nov 2022, 6:25 pm

Over 2 Feet of Snow Expected in the Sierra Nevada Starting Tonight

Moisture coming off the Pacific Ocean in a concentrated stream known as an "atmospheric river", in combination with cold air from Canada, will bring our next weather maker for the western United States. Expect difficult travel through mountain passes especially beginning Thursday as the snow comes down! Alerts Winter alerts are in place for the…

30 Nov 2022, 6:20 pm

Tornado Outbreak Recap

Strong thunderstorms moved through the Deep South Tuesday morning and continued through Wednesday in the early morning hours. Unfortunately, these tornadoes turned deadly into the overnight hours through Wednesday. The Storm Prediction Center had issued a MODERATE risk for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. This was a level four out of five severe weather threat. After…

30 Nov 2022, 4:50 pm

Hurricane Season Ends Today

Today, Wednesday, November 30th is the official final day of the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season! After months of monitoring the tropical waters and preparing for any potential storm, the likelihood of additional hurricanes is near zero. Through the next five days, no tropical development is anticipated across the Atlantic Ocean. Our most recent…

30 Nov 2022, 2:50 pm

Mauna Loa Volcano Erupts in Hawaii

The Mauna Loa volcano erupted late Sunday night on the Big Island of Hawaii, prompting ashfall advisories and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to raise the alert levels. This is the first eruption of the world's largest active volcano since 1984. The USGS has raised the Volcanic Alert Level to "Warning" meaning a…

30 Nov 2022, 10:00 am

Snowy & Windy Day for Colorado and Wyoming

Winter alerts will continue for portions of  Colorado and Utah overnight as snow accumulations of up to 8-16" in northern Colorado remain possible. In addition, winds could gust up to 45 mph in these areas. We have a ground blizzard warnings for southern Wyoming as blowing snow is expected through Wednesday. We anticipate difficult travel…

29 Nov 2022, 8:00 am