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Tropical Storm Cristina Forms in Eastern Pacific

Tropical Storm Cristina formed in the Eastern Pacific on Monday night, becoming the third named storm in the basin so far this season. This storm is forecast to be the first Pacific hurricane of the year, with only two other tropical storms so far this season in the basin (Amanda and Boris). As of right…

7 Jul 2020, 8:00 am

Large Hail and Tornado Risk for the Northern Plains Tuesday

The High Plains are looking at another round of severe weather Tuesday with the risk of damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes all in the forecast. Here is the very latest. Severe Outlook The risk of severe weather extends from Montana to Wisconsin today and tonight.  This is a large coverage area for severe storms,…

7 Jul 2020, 4:33 am

Northern Plains Severe Threat to Start This Week

The Northern Plains will remain active with chances for strong and severe thunderstorms to start this week. This weekend, severe storms brought large hail, strong winds, and even a few tornadoes, thanks to a nearly stationary low pressure system in Western Canada. Monday Additional energy from the persistent Canadian low pressure system will move…

6 Jul 2020, 10:00 am

Tropical Storm Edouard Has Formed in the Atlantic

The tropics across the Atlantic Ocean have been quiet the last few weeks, but a little more activity has been seen the last few days. This weekend, Tropical Storm Edouard formed, becoming the 5th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. As a depression, the storm brought impacts to Bermuda, but now Edouard will…

6 Jul 2020, 9:30 am

Updated July Outlook Brings the Heat

[From NOAA written by Tom Di Liberto]  We’re entering July, the month when most locations across the United States observe their hottest day of the year. And as we move into the sweltering days of mid-summer, odds favor a warmer-than-average July for many areas across the contiguous United States. So break out those fans, remember ways to beat…

6 Jul 2020, 2:00 am

Severe Risk Continues for Northeast

A severe weather risk continues in the northeast to star the work week.  Gusty winds will be likely, with a few potentially damaging gusts. Because of the cool air pushing in, it won't take much for strong updrafts to produce hail stones. The tail end of a trailing cold front will be enough to interact with…

4 Jul 2020, 6:38 am

Dangerous Heat the Next Few Days

Heat and humidity will continue to climb across the middle of the nation through the weekend. On Thursday, highs were in the 90s across Oklahoma with heat indices well into the triple digits.  Duluth, Minnesota set a record high in the low 90s. Temperatures weren't quite as warm on Friday but heat index values are…

4 Jul 2020, 4:15 am

Earthquakes Rattle Puerto Rico Again

Multiple earthquakes, each around 5 magnitude in strength, rattled Puerto Rico on Friday. The first to hit had a preliminary rating of 5.1 on Friday morning. Below is a tweet from the National Weather Service in San Juan, Puerto Rico. NWS San Juan sent a message saying there was no tsunami threat after the…

3 Jul 2020, 9:20 pm

High Fire Danger Continues Across the Southwest

High fire danger is in place across the Southwest thanks to a combination of exceptionally high temperatures, low relative humidity and gusty winds. Red flag warnings are in place across portions of Utah today (Friday) due to the anticipated increased fire danger. It's not just in the red flag warned areas where increased fire danger is…

3 Jul 2020, 6:00 am