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Multi Day Severe Risk in the Plains

We have seen multiple days of strong and severe storms across the High Plains, producing large hail in Nebraska and Iowa along with heavy rainfall causing flooding in Minnesota. Headed into the weekend, the severe weather potential continues for many locations in the Midwest with all modes of severe weather possible. Severe storms in Iowa…

19 Aug 2022, 7:17 pm

Significant Flooding Possible in the Desert Southwest

Search and rescue operations were conducted quickly Friday after flash flooding hit Zion National Park (ABOVE) and caused the popular tourist spot called The Narrows to flood. Flood watches remain in place for possible additional flooding in the Southwest this weekend. These flood alerts continue this weekend as repeated rounds of widespread heavy rainfall will…

19 Aug 2022, 7:03 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone 4 Forms in the Gulf

A tropical wave that pushed across Central America and Mexico is now developing in the Gulf of Mexico and has been given the designation "Potential Tropical Cyclone Four" or PTC 4. This means it is likely to become a Tropical Storm over the next 24 hours as it moves to the North and Northwest, but…

19 Aug 2022, 4:19 pm

Extended Forecast: Wet Weather in the Forecast for Texas

Texas has been having an extremely dry summer. Earlier in the summer Dallas went over 2 MONTHS without measurable rainfall at the DFW airport. That has allowed extreme and exceptional drought conditions to settle in across the state. Many famers are struggling to keep up with the drought conditions, as they continue to worsen. Many…

19 Aug 2022, 4:05 pm

Weather Headliners: Meet Ken Graham

We are beginning a new series on WeatherNation: Weather Headliners where we will speak to influential leaders in the world of meteorology. Join our Dr. Jim Seibert for the first installment of Weather Headliners, Dr. Ken Graham. Ken is the newest Director of the National Weather Service, formally the Director of the National Hurricane Center.…

19 Aug 2022, 2:00 pm

Autumn Outlook Favors a Warm Fall

On Thursday, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center issued their Autumn outlook, covering the months of September, October and November. As with several of the previous outlooks issued this year, it once again leans toward a warmer than average 90 day period ahead. Above average temperatures are predicted for most of the nation, especially favoring the Northeast,…

19 Aug 2022, 1:55 pm

More Record Heat for the West Lasts Into Saturday

A strong ridge of high pressure sitting over the Great Basin has lead to very hot temperatures across the Northwest and down into the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys in California this week. More records went down across parts of the Northwest on Thursday including Yakima, WA and Salt Lake City, UT. The heat alerts…

19 Aug 2022, 1:50 pm

Aurora Borealis Could Grace the Mid-Latitudes Thursday Night

A strong geomagnetic storm is expected to impact earth Thursday into Friday, following several events earlier in the week, including several Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and a coronal hole high speed stream. This activity could lead to a strong show from the Aurora Borealis Thursday night into Friday, with the potential for viewing on…

18 Aug 2022, 2:45 pm

New Wildfire Sparks Along California Highway Wednesday

You may have seen this intense time lapse of a fire breaking out on I-15 in California north of San Bernardino. The Bronco fire started Wednesday and quickly spread to 100 acres. Thanks to the hard work of fire fighters it hasn't grown any farther as of Thursday morning. The smoke and fire fighting activities…

18 Aug 2022, 2:05 pm