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Severe Storm Chances Return to the Plains Sunday & Monday

Severe thunderstorm chances return to the Northern Great Plains and Midwest Sunday & Monday as a sharp trough moves east across the region. The amplified pattern will promote moderate wind shear, with moderate instability expected to build through the late afternoon and evening on Sunday. Sunday There is a risk for a few isolated severe…

19 Sep 2021, 4:00 pm

Tropical Storm Rose Forms in the Atlantic

At 5 PM ET on Sunday, the National Hurricane Center issued its first advisory on Tropical Storm Rose. This is the 17th named storm in the Atlantic Basin for the hurricane season. The system isn't overly impressive at this time with maximum sustained winds estimated to be at 40 mph, moving north-northwest at 16 mph,…

19 Sep 2021, 3:27 pm

Flood Threat Continues Across the Deep South Into Next Week

Hurricane Nicholas made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula of Texas at 12:30 AM CDT Tuesday, September 14th, with maximum sustained winds at 75 mph and pressure of 991 mb. Since then, the remnants of Nicholas have dissipated but there is still a tropical-like component to the…

19 Sep 2021, 3:00 pm

Tropical Storm Peter Formed Early Sunday Morning

RELATED ARTICLES - Tropical Storm Rose Forms in the Atlantic and Nicholas Flood Threat Continues for Gulf Coast 1. Tropical Storm Peter Tropical Storm Peter has formed and will bring life-threatening surf and rip currents to the Northern Leeward Islands today and tomorrow. This storm will likely bring impacts to Bermuda later this week based…

19 Sep 2021, 2:50 pm

Strong Winds Increase Fire Threat in the Western U.S.

Several huge wildfires continue to burn across the West, putting smoke into the atmosphere and then flowing into many states. As a result, air quality alerts are in effect for a few areas in the West for poor air quality. The largest tree in the world (above) has been wrapped in fire protection blankets to…

19 Sep 2021, 6:35 am

Odette Now a Post-Tropical System

Odette is now Post Tropical after a short 24 hours as a Tropical Storm. This won't change much about the storm, other than it has lost it's tropical characteristics.  Areas of the eastern U.S. and Maritime Canada will feel fringe impacts of high surf & rip currents through Sunday. While no direct impacts are anticipated…

18 Sep 2021, 4:00 pm

Rain and Mountain Snow for the Northwest

Multiple rounds of energy moving through the Pacific northwest brings the first chance for heavy rain and mountain snow of the fall season. While snow will be confined to high mountain peaks, the rainfall will be extremely beneficial for the drought-stricken Pacific northwest. Forecast As the cold front moves inland rain will increase east of…

18 Sep 2021, 3:55 pm

Monsoon Moisture Returns to Southwest

Another round of monsoon moisture will make its way into the Southwest ahead of a cold front. Moisture will surge northward from the south and interact with warm air and lift on the east side of a low pressure in southern California. A few strong and severe storms will be possible today across Utah and…

18 Sep 2021, 3:40 pm

Isolated Gusty Storms for Texas, Oklahoma Panhandles Friday

A cold front working through the Upper Midwest and Central Plains Thursday produced some large hailstones, larger than golf ball size in some spots! While the northern end of that front is working with very little energy today as it progresses east, there is enough energy on the southern side of the front to produce…

17 Sep 2021, 3:30 pm