Top Weather Stories for Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

news image
Special Stories
16 May 2018 9:39 AM
Here are some of our top weather stories for Wednesday, May 16th, 2018: Northeast Severe Weather Intense severe weather ripped through the Northeast on Tuesday, producing damaging wind reports of up to 78 mph. The severe weather also produced at least five fatalities as of this writing. There were more than 500 reports for damaging wind, hail and tornadoes issued. Pop-up showers and thunderstorms are possible today across parts of the Northeast. Severe Weather Threat Continues Severe weather is likely across the middle of the nation, with the threat for damaging wind, hail and isolated tornadoes over the next three days. The threat will cover areas from the South through the High Plains. Hawaii Volcano Eruption The Kilauea Volcano continues to erupt and spew volcanic ash as high as 12,000 feet in the atmosphere. This ash is threatening the air quality on the ground and in the air. Florida Rain Continues The weak disturbance centered over the Gulf of Mexico continues to bring rain, heavy rain to Florida and parts of the Southeast. The rain will slowly taper off toward Thursday and Friday, but some areas are still likely to receive between 3 and 6 inches of rain.       For WeatherNation, I am Meteorologist Marcus Walter.      
All Weather News
More
75 + MPH Winds Strike The Plains

75 + MPH Winds Strike The Plains

OvernightThe severe weather threat continues

16 Jun 2024 3:10 AM
Tropical Watch: Potential Area of Development in the Western Gulf

Tropical Watch: Potential Area of Development in the Western Gulf

An area of low-pressure could develop into a

16 Jun 2024 3:05 AM
"Extreme Heat" for the Midwest, Northeast Ramps Up Next Week

"Extreme Heat" for the Midwest, Northeast Ramps Up Next Week

Extreme Heat is in the forecast for the Midwe

16 Jun 2024 3:00 AM
Heavy Late Season Snow Possible in the Northern Rockies

Heavy Late Season Snow Possible in the Northern Rockies

Time to put snow tires back on in Montana? No

16 Jun 2024 2:45 AM
Hurricane Season 2024 Underway: Above Average Activity Expected

Hurricane Season 2024 Underway: Above Average Activity Expected

Atlantic Hurricane season started June 1 and

16 Jun 2024 2:30 AM
El Niño Over, La Niña On Track For Fall

El Niño Over, La Niña On Track For Fall

El Niño is over. The powerful El Niño/Souther

16 Jun 2024 2:30 AM
Overnight Storms for the Northeast

Overnight Storms for the Northeast

A cold front will bring the chance for strong

15 Jun 2024 2:30 AM