Weather Articles

No Tornadoes Have Been Reported in Oklahoma in 2018; Here's Why

By Linda Lam
April 25, 2018

The Plains have been quieter than usual regarding tornado activity so far this year.

Rainouts Tuesday in Baltimore, Pittsburgh Push Record for Weather-Related Major League Baseball Postponements Through April to 28

By Brian Donegan
April 25, 2018

Baseball's miserable weather start to 2018 continued Tuesday.

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Signs Proposed 'Transparency' Rule That Limits What Science Can Be Used in Decisions

By The Associated Press
April 25, 2018

The proposed rule would limit the kind of science the EPA can use in determining the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health.

Warm Spell Welcomes May in Midwest and Northeast, But a Severe Threat May Return

By Brian Donegan
April 25, 2018

Get ready for a warmup in the East and possible severe storms in the nation's midsection.

Yellowstone Supervolcano Hotspot Found More Than 1,800 Miles Below Earth's Surface

By Ada Carr
April 24, 2018

Scientists say the peak's next explosion could be a major disaster due to its extremely high temperatures.

The Most Unforgettable Images from Winter 2017-18

By Jon Erdman
April 24, 2018

This is what we won't forget about the past winter season.

Hurricane Season Starts June 1, But Recent Years Have Shown This Isn't Always True

By Chris Dolce
April 24, 2018

Sometimes hurricane season starts a bit early.

Tropical Cyclone Fakir Drenches La Réunion Island, Home of the World's Greatest Rainfalls on Record

By Jon Erdman
April 24, 2018

This tiny island is home to the planet's most staggering rainfall records.

Severe Storms Spawn Tornadoes in South; 5 Hurt in Alabama

By Sean Breslin
April 24, 2018

The storms damaged homes, tossed vehicles and injured several people. Here's the latest.

Four Things We Find Interesting About the Weather This Week

By Jon Erdman
April 24, 2018

Here is a look at this week's weather.

Some Severe Storms, Flash Flooding Possible in the Southeast Through Tuesday After Sunday's Gulf Coast Tornadoes

By Brian Donegan
April 23, 2018

It's a muted severe threat by April standards but could still be dangerous.

Bizarre Arctic Sea Ice Circles Spotted During NASA Mission

By Sean Breslin
April 23, 2018

One scientist said he'd never seen anything like it.

It Only Takes One: Why You Should Be Prepared Every Year For Hurricanes and Tornadoes

By Chris Dolce
April 23, 2018

Here's why you should prepare equally for any weather event.

Hundreds of Top Scientists Have a Message for Trump: Please Take Science Seriously

By Bob Henson
April 23, 2018

Here's what they had to say to Donald Trump more than a year into his presidency.

Severe Weather to Remain Quiet During a Notoriously Terrible Week

By Brian Donegan
April 22, 2018

2018 has been a slow year for tornadoes, and this trend is expected to continue in the near-term.

Latest on Deadly Plains Wildfires: Arson Investigated In Oklahoma Blaze That Killed One

By Alex Blumer, Sean Breslin and Pam Wright
April 20, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly wildfires that have spread rapidly in the Plains.

Midwest and Northeast Residents: Finally Warmth at the End of This Cold, Snowy April

By Linda Lam
April 20, 2018

After a record-cold and snowy April in many locations, spring warmth is finally arriving.

Good Riddance, Winter! Satellite Imagery Reveals Mid-April Snow Cover Rapidly Retreating in the Midwest

By Jon Erdman
April 20, 2018

Here's what had meteorologists buzzing Thursday.

Late Spring and Early Summer Temperatures Could Remain Below Average in Midwest as Heat Expands in West

By Chris Dolce
April 20, 2018

An east versus west temperature dichotomy could set up as we head into summer.

Earth Day 2018: The 10 Most Pressing Environmental Concerns Facing Our Planet – And Rays of Hope for Each

By Pam Wright
April 20, 2018

As more than 1 billion people worldwide come together Sunday for Earth Day 2018, weather.com takes a look at the state of the planet.

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