Tag: weather forecast

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico as a CAT4

UPDATE: Hurricane Maria made landfall Wednesday morning as a strong Category 4 storm in southeast Puerto Rico, near the city of Yabucoa, the National Hurricane Center said. At landfall, Maria had sustained winds of 155 mph, just 2 mph short of Category 5 status. It was the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in…

Tropical Storm Emily Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico Off Coast Of Florida

Tropical Storm Emily formed Monday morning just west of Tampa, and is expected to move inland across the state, the National Hurricane Center said. Emily’s maximum sustained winds increased to near 45 mph as of 8 a.m. ET. Little change in strength is forecast until landfall occurs later Monday. Tropical-storm force winds extend up to…

Massive Winter Snow Storm Hits D.C. [VIDEO]

After just an inch of snow Wednesday night, Washington, D.C., traffic was plunged into traffic chaos by a small storm system. Wednesday’s untreated roads led to icy conditions, with more than 100 area accidents and drivers at a standstill for nine hours. Even President Obama’s motorcade slid on the roads, making his evening commute stretch…

U.S. Getting Ready For Snow, Ice, Rain, Flooding [VIDEO]

A cold front is headed across the country. More than 5,000 flights with U.S. ties have been canceled or delayed. Forecasters are warning that Southerners could get a new cold front heading across the country which could leave a bit of everything in its wake – including snow, flooding, ice and mudslides. Temperatures will soon…

Hurricane Odile slams popular Mexico resort area

Hurricane Odile slammed the popular Baja California, Mexico, resort area overnight forcing thousands of tourists and locals to crowd into emergency shelters. The storm is now a category 2 hurricane and is expected to weaken further, but lingering flooding and mudslides could continue to affect the area, forecasters say. Photo: Waves pound the beach in…

Powerful Storm Hits California

Resident Dennis Madvig checks the condition of his street as mudslide flows down the 18800 block of Hicrest Road and Sierra Avenue as the winter storm hit Friday morning. A powerful storm from the Pacific Ocean brought rain and snow Friday, helping drought plagued Southern California, but threatening foothill communities with mudslides. [zuma]

Snow and ice pummel parts of the US in latest winter storm

Nearly one in four Americans were under storm warnings and hundreds of thousands were without power Wednesday as the winter blast that wreaked havoc across the nation’s midsection roared into the Northeast. Heavy snow and a blast of bone-chilling rain grounded flights, shuttered schools, snarled traffic, and cut off electricity in homes and businesses from…

Weather: Ice Storm Freezes South, Midwest

It may have been hitting the 80s in Texas earlier this week, but that’s about to change: the Lone Star state braced Thursday night for an ice storm that has already dumped as much as two feet of snow on parts of the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for most of…

Tropical Storm Karen Forms; Hurricane Watches for U.S. Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Karen has developed over the Yucatan Channel and the southern Gulf of Mexico, and will ultimately pose a threat to the United States. Hurricane watches are now in effect from Grand Isle, La., to Indian Pass, Fla. However, these watches do not include metropolitan New Orleans. Tropical storm watches, however, do include metropolitan…

‘Giant’ Spider Drops In On B.C. Forecast — Two-Million Tune In To Watch Meteorologist’s Terrified Reaction VIDEO

Global B.C.’s weather forecast has won the web ratings war — and all it took was an on-air giant spider attack. The station’s meteorologist Kristi Gordon got a fright Friday after a spider crawled on the lens of camera over Vancouver’s convention centre during the noon broadcast. It appeared, greatly magnified, on top of her…