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Heavy Rain & Severe Storm Risk Heads Toward the Gulf

A potent upper-level low that has tracked across the Four Corners will dive south across the Southern Plains toward the Gulf Coast on Friday. Heavy rain will be possible around the low with isolated strong or severe storms. On Saturday the low will push eastward across the Gulf to bring Florida heavy showers with a…

5 Mar 2021, 9:45 am

Late Week Rain and Snow for the Northwest

The dry streak in the northwestern United States has come to an end.  A cold front pushing inland from the Pacific Ocean is set to soak the region today (Friday). Forecast Rain will continue along and west of the Cascades.  The heaviest rain will be found along the coast of Washington and Oregon.  Heavy snow…

5 Mar 2021, 9:30 am

Much Needed Moisture for the Southwest into This Weekend

Drought conditions continue across the Southwest, but some moisture this week has helped slightly. An upper-level low pressure system  moved onshore Wednesday in Southern California, producing thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail. Rain and snow fell across the Four Corners Thursday, with snow lingering in New Mexico this morning (Friday). Another system will move through…

5 Mar 2021, 9:00 am

Windy and Cold for the Northeast

Strong winds and below average temperatures hit the Northeast to start this week. Gusts over 70 mph and wind chills down to 3o to 60 below were reported over the region as the cold temperatures arrived earlier this week. It won't be as cold or windy today (Friday) compared to earlier in the week, but…

5 Mar 2021, 8:00 am

Weekend Weather Headlines: What You Can Expect

Welcome to the final weekend of "Standard Time" as next weekend we spring forward into "Daylight Time!" Across the Southeast, the weather headlines feature the likelihood for rain and clouds for Florida on Saturday. A cold front will move across the Sunshine State and bring a fairly cloudy Saturday along with rain, followed by cooler…

4 Mar 2021, 4:29 pm

Third Major Earthquake Near New Zealand Prompts Tsunami Alerts

Update: A third large earthquake has struck north of New Zealand. An 8.1 magnitude happened near the Kermadec Islands Region around 11:30 PT. The epicenter is very close to the 7.4 preliminary magnitude earthquake that  ruptured along the same fault as a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck early Friday local time. The second two, likely…

4 Mar 2021, 10:45 am

Windy with Fire Weather Concerns in the Southwest

It has been very dry in the Southwest with drought conditions found all across the region. Some areas are experiencing an extreme to exceptional drought. Much needed precipitation is on-the-way for the region, but strong winds and low humidity ahead of the system will lead to fire weather concerns. Wind Alerts Wind alerts are in…

4 Mar 2021, 5:30 am

New Maps Show Extent Of February Snow

The Weather Prediction Center released a couple of graphics Wednesday showing just how widespread snowfall was for the month of February 2021. In the first image, below, the snowfall analysis for the month of February was truly impressive. Nearly every state was touched by at least some new snowfall accumulation. Of course, note how far…

3 Mar 2021, 9:30 pm

Perfect Weather for Spring Training the Rest of the Week

It's that time of the year when Major League Baseball fans can see their favorite players and teams get ready for the upcoming season.  The Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues started this past Sunday and it looks like there is some great weather on the way for the end of the week and into the weekend. …

3 Mar 2021, 7:30 pm