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Severe Threat Shifts to the Southeast

Storms So Far: We have had multiple confirmed tornadoes across east Texas and into Louisiana from storms that quickly moved through the region Wednesday morning into the afternoon. National Weather Service offices will continue to conduct damage surveys on Thursday to determine the strength of these tornadoes. One of these local storm reports (red dots)…

28 Oct 2021, 4:30 am

Strong Winds and Heavy Rain with Autumn Nor'Easter

The Northeast continues to be battered by an autumn Nor'easter, producing very heavy rain and strong wind gusts. Winds have been clocked higher than 80 mph already, along with rainfall totals in excess of 3 inches in some areas. Massive power outages have been reported throughout New England (above).   Nor'easter Set-Up We are…

27 Oct 2021, 6:00 am

More Moisture Ahead for the Pacific Northwest

Heavy rain could lead to flooding and debris flows over area burn scars as another wave of Pacific moisture moves on shore. Rain totals over the last few days have been high for parts of the Pacific Northwest, especially the Olympic Peninsula. More than 6" of rain has fallen in pockets, but farther east, rain totals…

27 Oct 2021, 5:30 am

New Area of Interest in the Atlantic, Potential Increases into November

After a quiet couple of weeks in the Atlantic Basin, a new area of interest has emerged off the coast of the Northeastern United States. Into early November, tropical activity could also increase in the Caribbean Sea. Here's the latest Atlantic tropical weather outlook. Atlantic Outlook An area of low pressure that moved out of…

27 Oct 2021, 5:00 am

Intense Storm Continues to Impact the West

'Tis the season of active weather in the Pacific Northwest with sights set on the next wave of energy to push across the West. At the surface, the wind will stream counter clockwise around the low pressure, pulling in Pacific moisture.  Here's a closer look at what has already fallen and precipitation that is expected…

26 Oct 2021, 7:00 am

November to January 90 Day Outlook Highlights Warmth

Along with the monthly and winter outlooks last week, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued the 90 day outlook covering November through January. Like previous months, warmer than average temperatures is predicted for many areas of the nation: the East, South, and most of the West. Below normal temperatures are not anticipated in the lower 48…

26 Oct 2021, 2:00 am

Hurricane Rick Makes Landfall in Western Mexico

After forming into a tropical depression and strengthening to a tropical storm on Friday, Rick reached hurricane strength Saturday and made landfall as a category 2 hurricane early this morning (Monday). Hurricane warnings and tropical storm warnings remain in effect between Manzanillo and Acapulco. Rick will gradually weaken as it moves through Mexico. The storm…

25 Oct 2021, 5:30 am

Severe Risk Overnight for the Middle Mississippi Valley

Sunday Severe Outlook The Storm Prediction Center has issued an enhanced risk for severe weather into Monday morning. This is a level 3 on a scale of 1 to 5 for severe weather. The greatest risk for severe weather continues across portions of the Ozarks and through the Lower Mississippi River Valley. We have already…

24 Oct 2021, 4:20 pm

Multi-Day Severe Weather Threat This Week

Early this upcoming week we are all going to have to pay especially-close attention to the weather conditions and forecast due to a multiple-day severe weather event Tuesday and Wednesday. Setup Strong jet stream wind energy will increase across the Plains and Southeast as energy moves out of the Pacific northwest. This is a similar…

23 Oct 2021, 7:00 pm