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NHC Now Issuing Advisories on TD 13

The cleanup and impacts from hurricane Ian will be extremely long-lasting and devastating for the U.S. Southeast and Southwest Florida in particular. For more on the recovery and relief effort, click here. We are turning to the next potential systems in the tropical Atlantic: Potential Tropical Cyclone Thirteen (PTC 13) in the Caribbean Sea. Tropical…

6 Oct 2022, 3:45 pm

Temperatures FALL-ing This Week

A strong trough of low pressure will bring some of the coldest air this season to the northern tier of the country. It may make you feel like doing fall activities! This week, many regions in the upper Midwest have been seeing some color, with portions of the Great Lakes in moderate and high colors!…

6 Oct 2022, 3:44 pm

Heavy Rain & Flash Flooding for the SW this Week

Monsoon season was an impressive one across parts of the Southwest. While the climatological end of the season was September 30th, a weak frontal boundary will provide enough lift and cold air to lead to mountain snow and a few stronger storms this week, and additional rainfall. Damaging winds along with flash flooding will be…

6 Oct 2022, 3:43 pm

A Warm Stretch of October Weather for the Pacific Northwest

Coming off one of the warmest Septembers on record, temperatures will once again be above average for portions of the West Coast over the coming days. In the amplified pattern we're currently in, high pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere will park itself along the western portions of the country, allowing warmer air…

6 Oct 2022, 3:42 pm

Flash Drought Across the Southern Plains

While some portions of the country have been inundated by too much rainfall over the past few months, including numerous destructive flooding events, the southern Plains have not had much of anything since last June. A Dry Time When we look at precipitation statistics since June 15th, the Oklahoma City area is seeing its dryest…

6 Oct 2022, 3:41 pm

It's Fat Bear Week 2022: Fattest of the Fat

It is the most important week of the year: FAT BEAR WEEK! It is the glorious time of the year when the fattest bears of the Katmai National Park & Preserve in Alaska face off in a bracket-style showdown of who's put on the most weight (and carries it the best)! Fat Bear Week is held…

5 Oct 2022, 3:40 pm

Coastal Low Brought Heavy Rain & Wind to the Atlantic Seaboard

The remnants of Ian coupled with the onshore flow and moisture in the atmosphere contributed to an active forecast from the Mid-Atlantic  through southern New England. Heavy rain fell across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast this week, which led to flash flooding and coastal flooding. Several locations around the Tri-State area received record rainfall Tuesday! Other…

5 Oct 2022, 2:00 pm

Crew-5 Forecast Looks to Be a "Go" For Launch Wednesday

The next round of crew members, including two American astronauts, are set to launch to the International Space Station on Wednesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The plan to go through with the launch was in question over the weekend as NASA assessed damage from Hurricane Ian, which brought heavy rain, storm surge, and…

5 Oct 2022, 9:40 am

Hurricane Ian: Recovery Resources in Florida

Where to begin with Hurricane Ian - the 6th Category 4 or 5 hurricane to hit the U.S. Gulf Coast in 6 years, Ian's impacts were deadly and catastrophic for Southwest Florida, and will be remembered for years to come. The storm surge obliterated much of Lee County, home to Fort Myers, Ft. Myers Beach…

5 Oct 2022, 9:30 am