FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Summer is here, and activity is ticking back up in the Atlantic.
A tropical wave emerged Monday about 1,000 miles east of the Windward Islands in the West Indies. The Windward Islands include the southern, generally larger islands of the Greater Antilles.
The wave is expected to move west-northwest at 15 mph.
The ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical depression Claudette, the third named storm of the year, is moving toward the east-northeast and should continue to move across the southeast region of the United States with heavy rain and possible flash floods on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
As of 2 p.m. CDT, the tropical depression was ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Claudette is causing heavy rains and tropical-storm-force winds along portions of the northern Gulf Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center update at 11 a.m. EST.
A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for a portion of the North Carolina coast from Cape Fear to Duck, including Pamlico and Albemarle ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — In a blazing hot week of heat records, Palm Springs takes the crown: The city reached 123 degrees Thursday, matching an all-time record it had previously set three times before.
Palm Springs climbed to 123 degrees before on Aug. 1, 1993; July 28, 1995; and July 29, 1995. The temperature also sets a new record for Palm Springs in...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A tropical storm warning was posted for the U.S. coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle on Friday as a weather system in the Gulf of Mexico strengthened and marched north, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The National Hurricane Center extended its tropical-storm warning from Intracoastal City, ...Read more
Tropical storm warnings have been posted for the U.S. coast from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle as a weather system in the central Gulf of Mexico strengthened and marched north, according to the National Hurricane Center. By Thursday night or Friday, the system could become Tropical Storm Claudette.
Forecasters expect the storm to make ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Forecasters expect Claudette to soon form over the Gulf of Mexico, setting up the potential for flooding in parts of the northern U.S Gulf Coast that could include the Florida Panhandle.
Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to develop Thursday or Friday from a large trough of low pressure currently nestled in the Bay ...Read more
Texas is pushing homes and businesses to conserve electricity for a second day in a row to stave off blackouts as a punishing heat wave bakes the western U.S.
Temperatures will top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) from Montana to Southern California Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Dallas will reach 99. With many ...Read more
Bill, the second named storm of 2021, could soon form from a tropical depression located off the coast of North Carolina, forecasters said Monday.
Tropical Storm Bill may form Monday or Monday night, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Radar and satellite data from the weather service showed an uptick of thunderstorm activity within ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — A major heat wave featuring record-high temperatures is expected to sweep over the Los Angeles area this week, with the highest temperatures forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday.
"Summer has definitely arrived," said Rich Thompson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. The first official day of summer is June 20.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Meteorologists are tracking two tropical disturbances in the Gulf of Mexico and North Carolina coastlines, with the potential of becoming the next tropical depression or storm by next week.
A trough of low pressure with tropical potential was identified west of the Yucatan Peninsula on Friday morning, and by Sunday afternoon ...Read more
MIAMI — An area of low pressure is forecast to develop over the Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico later this week or next, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Forecasters say the disturbance is associated with another area of cloudiness and showers over the bay and adjacent areas on land, according to a hurricane center advisory ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — With a worsening drought gripping the West and wildfire season looming, California is bracing for the most severe heat wave of the year — one that promises to tax the state’s power supplies while also offering a grim preview of challenging months to come.
The heat wave will bring triple-digit temperatures to the valleys and ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A prominent hurricane forecaster maintained a pessimistic prediction for this season, calling for eight hurricanes and a 69% chance that a major hurricane will strike the United States.
Colorado State University researchers issued a new forecast Thursday that maintains an earlier prediction for an above-average season ...Read more
MIAMI — Welcome to the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
June 1 is the first official day of the season —even though we already saw Tropical Storm Ana form near Bermuda last month. Forecasters are predicting another “above average” hurricane season this year, although we shouldn’t see as many storms as the record-breaking season in 2020...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is nearly here, but will its numbers rival 2020, and will Florida be in the crosshairs?
Early indicators once again point to above-average numbers coming off the tired heels of the busiest Atlantic hurricane season of all time.
Before 2020′s official season began, the National Oceanic and ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. – Florida escaped the record-breaking 2020 storm season without a single hurricane making landfall along its 1,350 miles of coastline.
That luck has some scientists particularly worried about the 2021 season, however. Though it’s expected to be a far cry from the record 30 named storms that formed last year, Colorado State ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. – Tape your windows before a hurricane.
That advice echoes across Florida every storm season. And every year, it’s wrong.
“That does not help nothing,” said Pasco County Emergency Management Director Andrew Fossa. “The only thing that is going to do is hold bigger pieces of glass together as it flies through the air.”
President Joe Biden on Monday announced plans to spend $1 billion more to help American communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events as experts gird for another busy summer season of storms and other natural disasters.
The move doubles funding for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program aims to help ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Ana, which formed a tropical storm in the Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda on Sunday morning, weakened to a tropical depression by the afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center.
“Ana is forecast to become a remnant low by tonight and dissipate on Monday,” said NHC hurricane specialist Andrew Latto.
The National ...Read more
- Tropical depression Claudette continues with heavy rain and possible floods
- Tropical Storm Claudette moves along the northern Gulf Coast, puts NC on warning watch
- Tropical storm warning extends to Florida's panhandle
- Biggest heat wave of the year heightens drought and fire fears in California, West
- Tropical storm warning issued from Louisiana to Florida panhandle as Gulf system quickly develops