Natural Disasters

New Orleans weekend weather: Nasty storms give way to sunshine Sunday

Prepare for some springtime weather yin and yang this weekend -- thunderstorms Saturday (March 25) are expected to give way to a bright, beautiful …

Climate

Denver sets record high temp Thursday; blizzard coming Friday

National Weather ServiceDenver set a record high temperature Thursday, the same day a blizzard warning was posted for parts of central and eastern …

Climate

Strong storm bringing snow; Blizzard warning south and east of Denver

DENVER — The weather started changing across the Front Range and northeastern Colorado late Thursday afternoon as a system bringing a winter storm …

Climate

High winds and poor visibility cancel schools in parts of Nova Scotia

Roads are snow covered with icy patches across much of Nova Scotia<p>High winds and blowing snow shut down schools in some parts of the province …

Canada

The Future of Tornado Warnings: More Precise, More Lead Time, Fewer False Alarms

<b>Story Highlights</b><p>Tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings haven't changed much in decades.<p>However, a research program is looking to improve lead time …

Blizzard Watches Issued in Colorado as Spring Snow Will Blanket Rockies, Great Lakes, New England into Next Week

<i>Brian Donegan<br>Published: March 23, 2017</i><p>Blizzard conditions are possible in parts of Colorado at the end of the first week of spring as a mix of snow …

Climate

Moderate chance cyclone will develop off Queensland by weekend: BOM

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast has the potential to develop into a cyclone later this week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.<p>The …

Climate

After slow start to March, Bay Area monthly rain totals improving

March provided the Bay Area with its longest stretch of dry weather this year, a 13-day break from the rain which so far resulted in mostly …

Climate

Sydney weather: Thousands without power after severe storm cuts power to homes

Thousands of Sydney homes and businesses will remain without power overnight following a severe thunderstorm which brought heavy rainfall and …

Climate

Forecasters make predictions for spring after snowy end to winter

If you liked the balmy weather that dominated on the U.S. East Coast and much of the South this winter, you will probably enjoy the spring of 2017, …

Climate

After backlash, Boston’s National Weather Service defends nor’easter forecast

A local meteorologist is defending the National Weather Service after forecasters stuck with higher snowfall predictions for last week’s nor’easter …

Storm warning extended to Sydney as big wet returns

Another soggy journey home awaits Sydneysiders on Tuesday evening with storm cells moving in from the north-west.<p>The Bureau of Meteorology has issued …

Climate

Bill Brownstein: It wouldn't hurt to overreact to weather warnings

Oh, how Montrealers snickered some 18 years back when former Toronto Mayor Mel Lastman conscripted the Canadian army to wage war against a most …

Canadian News

You'll need your shades today and your shovel tomorrow

Environment Canada is warning of snow and blowing snow Wednesday across central and southern New Brunswick<p>It'll be a sunny day across New Brunswick …

Climate

Canberra weather: Severe storm warning for ACT could see flash flooding

Canberrans are facing more severe thunderstorms that may lead to flash flooding, with the latest weather warning on Tuesday showing the city is again …

Climate

Oregon Scientific Emergency Alert Weather Radios

Oregon Scientific NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) All Hazards Emergency Alert Weather Radios are valuable life-saving tools …

Climate

Bellingen 'cut in two' by floodwaters as rain soaks New South Wales Mid-North Coast

A weekend of heavy rain has caused floodwaters to cut off half of the small town of Bellingen on the New South Wales Mid-North Coast.<p>Up to 80mm of …

Climate

Snow, freezing rain to spread throughout Nova Scotia today

Environment Canada says snow will turn to freezing rain Sunday night and early Monday<p>Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain alert for most of …

Climate

There will be snow this weekend but not a blockbuster storm

Blue skies, light winds, and melting temperatures Friday afternoon gave us the feeling that spring might actually be close at hand. And while this is …

Climate

Winter Storm Stella’s Cold, Dark, New Jersey Perfection

<b>Winter Storm Stella gifted East Coast surfers with some of the best conditions they’ve seen in years.</b> “Best”, though, doesn’t mean easy–it means …

Winter Storms

Days Before Spring, Winter May Hit Tri-State With More Snow

What to Know<p>The unsettled weather is expected to begin overnight, with rain and snow showers moving in just before dawn Saturday<p>Storm Team 4 is …

Climate

National Weather Service blizzard warnings a snow job?

posted at 8:41 pm on March 16, 2017 by Ed Morrissey<p>Abundance of caution, or costly silence? The National Weather Service warned that a nor’easter …

Climate

Pernod-Ricard used weather data to target drinkers during the East Coast blizzard

As shoppers were rushing grocery stores up and down the East Coast in anticipation of winter storm Stella on Tuesday, Pernod Ricard was busy giving …

Media Buying

Some erosion seen at N.J. beaches during nor'easter

Raw video of the ocean at Ortley Beach during the March 14 nor'easter. iPhone by Dan Radel<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. — New Jersey's beaches suffered minor to moderate erosion during Tuesday's fast-moving nor'easter, but generally fared better than they did during a January storm, according to an initial …

Tornadoes

Top Snow Total from Winter Storm Stella Hits 58 Inches in Northern Vermont

<i>March 16, 2017</i><p>Winter Storm Stella was a blockbuster storm that brought 3 to almost 5 feet of snow to parts of New York state, Pennsylvania and …

Climate

How Much Snow Did Philly Really Get?

<b>YOU’D THINK IT WOULD BE EASY-BUT THINK AGAIN</b><br>We can measure how tall we are.<br>We can measure what our shoe size is.<br>We can measure how far it is from …

Climate

It begins: At least 6 days of snow-clearing expected for Montreal

City says 2,200 snow-clearing vehicles will be on streets after powerful storm<p>A major cleanup is underway after more than 40 centimetres fell on …

Tornadoes

Unreal: Blizzard crushes Northeast with up to 42 inches of snow

The blizzard of 2017 may have embarrassed New York weather forecasters by turning a much-hyped blizzard into a dreaded wintry mix, but elsewhere, it lived up to its full potential — and then some.<p>The storm dumped at least 20 inches of snow in 8 states, with a maximum snowfall of 42 inches recorded …

Tornadoes

Deadly Snow Storm Leaves Millions Digging Out Of Icy Mess

The nor’easter dropped a record 31 inches of snow on Binghamton, New York.<p>At least three people are dead in New England following the storm.<p>Binghamton, New York, hit with a record-breaking 31 inches of snow.<p>Boston public schools remained closed on Wednesday.<p>Icy temperatures and powerful gusts …

Climate

Weather Service made poor decision in overplaying nor’easter snow predictions

The afternoon before the blizzard predicted for New York City fizzled out, the National Weather Service knew the storm might not produce the epic snow amounts it had forecast. But because it didn’t want to “confuse” the public, it decided to continue emphasizing the worst-case scenario.<p>This was a …

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