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Severe Weather Threat in the Northeast

A strong storm system moving out of the Midwest will push into the Northeast today (Monday), bringing a round of severe thunderstorms. Heat and humidity will create instability ahead of a cold front, helping to build the severe weather threat. Severe Weather Outlook An Enhanced risk for severe weather (level 3 on a scale of…

21 Jun 2021, 3:15 pm

Tornado Near Chicago Rated An EF-3

A powerful line of thunderstorms worked through northern Illinois Sunday night, causing widespread damage and producing a dangerous tornado. Multiple areas of rotation produced tornadic storms along the line from the Chicago suburbs, to northwest Indiana and southwest Lower Michigan. Just after 11 pm CDT, one of the stronger cells moved through the cities…

21 Jun 2021, 3:05 pm

Increasing Severe Risk From Tennessee to Texas Monday

A cold front that extends from northern Maine to the Texas and Mexico border will be the focus for severe storm chances today across the Southern Plains to the Mid-South. Here is a look at where the severe storms could line-up today. Severe Set-Up The strong heat and humidity will allow for fast rising air…

21 Jun 2021, 9:41 am

Claudette is Back to a Tropical Storm

Claudette has strengthened back to a tropical storm with wind speeds up to 45 mph. Here is the very latest information on this tropical storm: Claudette Stats Forecast Track Claudette is expected to remain at Tropical Storm strength as a trough of low pressure stears it to the northeast. Gradual weakening is expected over cooler…

21 Jun 2021, 7:00 am

Severe Storm Chances in the Pacific Northwest

A low pressure off the coast of the Pacific shores continue to bring in some moisture and intensifying jet stream wind to aid the severe weather chances for this afternoon. All areas shaded in the light green could see thunderstorms but the severity increases in the marginal outlined area. The storms could contain small hail…

21 Jun 2021, 6:15 am

Heat Alerts to Start This Week in Texas and the West

Record hot temperatures continue to bake the western United States to start this week. Several cities set record highs on Sunday and more records will likely be tied or broken this week. The mercury has soared above 115 for 6 days straight in Phoenix, setting a new record. In the West, heat alerts are scattered…

21 Jun 2021, 6:00 am

Warmer than Average Forecast for July through September

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) issued the 90 day outlook for July to September on Thursday. A continued hot summer may be ahead, with the trend of warmer than normal weather expected. The forecast calls for above average temperatures across the West, North, and eastern quarter of the nation. In the Northwest, a drier…

21 Jun 2021, 2:00 am

Severe Storms for the Rockies Front Range, Sunday

Lingering energy behind the cold front is going to bring enough instability for storms to develop along the front range of the Rockies in Wyoming and Colorado, Sunday. The coverage area for the Marginal risk, issued by the SPC, is mainly in Colorado for isolated but strong storms.   Damaging wind and large hail are…

20 Jun 2021, 5:00 am

Claudette Spawns Tornado That Hits Alabama

Tropical Storm Claudette made landfall early Saturday morning, June 19 and shortly thereafter produced a tornado in southern Alabama. The tornado hit during the morning hours of Saturday, around 7 to 8 a.m. local time. It quickly produced damage to mobile homes, site-built homes, the fire department, and a local school. From the air, our…

19 Jun 2021, 5:00 pm