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Pictures Show Fire Tearing Through Parts of Montana

The town of Denton, Montana took a significant hit from a wildfire this past week as it raced through parts of town. An estimated 25-35 buildings were burned in the town of about 200-300 residents. The fire caused evacuations for the town and fortunately, there were no reported serious injuries or fatalities. However many people…

3 Dec 2021, 8:44 pm

Hawaii is Under a Blizzard Warning

Parts of the Big Island of Hawaii are under a *blizzard warning*! The mountain summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea are under a blizzard warning through Saturday for wind gusts up to 100 mph and a foot of snow! A wild storm system is impacting the Hawaiian Islands right now and will continue all…

3 Dec 2021, 8:43 pm

Rain, Snow & Wind Return to the Northwest this Weekend

This weekend, a trough moving through Canada will bring a round of moderate to heavy snow to the Northern Rockies before moving across the Northern Plains. Winter weather alerts have been issued for parts of Montana to account for up to 7" of snow through Saturday (ABOVE). Wind Threat Strong wind gusts are also a…

3 Dec 2021, 8:42 pm

Weekend Storm for Midwest, Northeast

After a week of quick clipper systems, a more potent wave is set to impact the Midwest and Northeast this weekend. Instead of a shorter, burst of energy through the jet stream like a Clipper, a larger trough of low pressure will dig into the central and eastern United States. At the same time at…

3 Dec 2021, 8:41 pm

Rain Returns to the South This Weekend

The weather setup across the nation as of late has been a very active northern tier while the southern tier stays remarkably quiet and warm. This weekend will flip the script, with changes coming to the Deep South as rain and storms make their return! This is a welcomed sight, as dry/drought conditions continuing to…

3 Dec 2021, 8:40 pm

Looking Ahead to Next Week's NW System

The Northwest is dealing with a storm this weekend, but another trailing system Sunday night into Monday will be what to watch for more widespread impacts into early next week. Related Article - Rain, Snow & Wind Return to the Northwest this Weekend Details will still change with this system since it's still several days…

3 Dec 2021, 8:39 pm

Record-Setting Heat Ends for Most in the Central U.S.

It has been another unseasonably warm day across much of the nation with dozens of record highs tied or broken. Record Recap Thursday, we saw most of the records across the Central and Southern Plains and as far east as the Deep South! Sidney, Nebraska crushed its old record high by eleven degrees.  Down the…

3 Dec 2021, 12:00 pm

Denver's Snow Drought Carries On

The Mile High City of Denver, Colorado has not seen snow since April 21st. To many, this might not sound like an impressive statistic, but let's look a little bit deeper. It has been 225 days since April 21st and that puts Denver into the top 5 list of longest snowless streaks. In fact, Denver…

3 Dec 2021, 5:10 am

Welcome to Meteorological Winter - A December Outlook

December 1st marks the first day of meteorological winter! Meteorologists and climatologists break the seasons down into groupings of three months.  Statistically speaking, Winter (December, January, February) is the coldest time of year and Summer (June, July, August) is the warmest.  Spring and Fall are the transitional seasons in between. On Tuesday, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center…

3 Dec 2021, 5:05 am