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Tropical Storm Karen and Impacts in the Eastern Caribbean

Karen formed early Sunday morning just east of the Windward Islands and has remained a low-end tropical storm with maximum sustained winds around 40 mph. The structure of Karen is very disorganized in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Wet and windy conditions impacted Trinidad and the Windward Islands throughout the day on Sunday. Karen is forecast…

23 Sep 2019, 8:45 am

Jerry Moves Through the Atlantic

Jerry developed in the Atlantic last Wednesday and strengthened to a hurricane late last week. Jerry dipped back to tropical storm strength this past weekend as it passed north of the Leeward Islands. Jerry is forecast to pass closely by Bermuda later this week, an island that just dealt with hurricane-force conditions from Humberto recently.…

23 Sep 2019, 8:30 am

Tropical Storm Lorenzo Forms In The Atlantic

Late Sunday evening, the National Hurricane Center announced that Tropical Depression Thirteen had formed off the coast of Africa, south of the Cabo Verde Islands.  The storm was upgraded Monday morning to Tropical Storm Lorenzo as winds increased to 40 mph. Lorenzo is expected to continue on a west-northwest track this week.  It is also…

23 Sep 2019, 8:00 am

Desert Southwest Severe Storm Risk Monday

An upper-level low digging into the Southwest will interact with tropical moisture from the remnants of Lorena and produced scattered storms with a risk of some storms being severe. All modes of severe weather will be in play today, including the risk of flash flooding.  Here is the very latest. Severe Outlook Scattered severe storms…

23 Sep 2019, 4:52 am

Remnants of Lorena Moisture Impact Southwest

Lorena crossed the coast of northwestern Mexico on Sunday morning. The system quickly weakened into a remnant region of low pressure. A few showers remain associated with the system and will continue to move northward. Eventually, some of this tropical moisture will cross into the southwestern United States. This will increase rain changes into Arizona…

22 Sep 2019, 1:14 pm

Severe Weather Sunday and into Next Week

As another wave of energy moves through the central plains, the risk of severe weather remains in the forecast for Sunday afternoon. The SPC has issued a Marginal risk of severe storms throughout the region. The largest threats associated with this frontal boundary will likely be damaging winds exceeding 50 MPH and also the possibility…

22 Sep 2019, 7:02 am

Warmer Than Average Weather Predicted in the October Outlook

On Thursday, the Climate Prediction Center issued their forecast for October. All of the lower 48 is predicted to see warmer than normal weather, with the highest chances in the Southwest and East.  The precipitation forecast has a few areas projected to see above average precipitation. The Middle Atlantic, Northern Plains, Northwest and Southwest may…

21 Sep 2019, 7:12 pm

Heroes Save Hundreds of Lives During Imelda

Tropical Storm Imelda brought catastrophic flooding to parts of southeast Texas, trapping people in their homes and leading to many stranded in their vehicles as water continued to rise across the region.   Flash Flood Emergencies were issued for numerous counties on Thursday as water rescues were underway with rain rates coming in at…

21 Sep 2019, 11:15 am

When to Catch a Fantastic Fall Foliage Display

Labor Day has come and gone. The kids are back in school. There's only one more thing we need to make it feel like fall - foliage!   Leaves do not change color at the same time across the entire United States. Changes in the length of daylight and temperature trigger the leaves to die…

21 Sep 2019, 11:00 am