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'Major' Coastal Flooding Coming

Strong winds and dangerous storm surge are coming to the coastlines of North Carolina and Virginia this weekend. A coastal flood watch has been issued for the low-lying areas in/around the Outer Banks to southeast Virginia for storm surge inundation of 2 to 4 feet! That's quite high with regards to a coastal storm. In…

14 Nov 2019, 6:44 pm

Possible Alberta Clipper?

From time to time, you may have heard the terminology an 'Alberta Clipper'. But do you know or have you ever been curious as to what an Alberta Clipper exactly is? WeatherNation takes the time to explain the characteristics of what an Alberta Clipper is and who is likely impacted by it. Below are the…

14 Nov 2019, 12:13 pm

Arctic Air Blankets the Eastern U.S.

Another round of record setting cold kicked off Wednesday morning from the Great Lakes all the way down to the Gulf Coast! This morning (Thursday) started the same way, mainly along the Eastern Seaboard with more records tied or broken. Temperatures are expected to stay below average the next couple of days with a slow…

14 Nov 2019, 8:30 am

Possible Coastal Low to Develop Late This Week

We are monitoring the potential development of a coastal low late this week and into the weekend over portions of the Southeast. As a wave of energy moves off of coastal Texas and into the northern Gulf of Mexico, it will merge with a strong cold front sweeping down from the north. These two features…

14 Nov 2019, 7:00 am

Poor Air Quality Continues in the Northwest

A large ridge of high pressure aloft over the Northwest has lead to very stagnant air and poor air quality over the last couple of weeks.  People with respiratory issues will need to monitor the forecast. Here is the very latest: Alerts The poor air quality continues over areas of Washington, Oregon and Idaho with…

14 Nov 2019, 6:00 am

November El Nino Update: Remaining Neutral

[NOAA by Emily Becker]   El Nino is pretty quiet right now, with neutral conditions firmly in place. Forecasters estimate about a 70% chance that neutral conditions will continue through the winter, and a 60-65% chance through spring. With El Nino snoozing in the backyard, we’ll take a tour of the tropical neighborhood to see who else is out…

14 Nov 2019, 1:41 am

Lake Effect Snow Ramps Up

In the wake of a vigorous winter storm, a cold temperatures and a brisk breeze will usher in another round of lake effect snow for the Great Lakes. Some areas have already seen well over a foot of snow. WeatherNation meteorologist Joe Astolfi explains how lake effect snow works. Favored locations downwind of…

13 Nov 2019, 6:00 am

Dangerous Winds for Southern Wyoming Wednesday Morning

Strong winds have been building over southern Wyoming this morning and these strong winds will lead to dangerous travel conditions. Strong cross winds could result in a blow over risk for high profile vehicles.  This includes camping trailers. Here is the very latest. Wind Alerts High wind warnings are in place for the Interstate 80…

13 Nov 2019, 4:15 am

Snow and Cold Continues for the Northeast

Forecast Widespread snow will continue for much of the northeast, today. The snow could be on the heavier side for many cities. We will also see the chance of sleet and freezing precipitation around the northeast and this might lead to ice accumulation on the roads. Snow and Ice Potential Another additional 1 to 5…

12 Nov 2019, 9:00 am