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10/29/2020 08:42 AM
Tropical Depression 29 forms in the Caribbean Sea, more tropical activity on the way
With Zeta hardly in the rearview mirror and officials and residents still assessing damage along the Gulf Coast and across the Southeast, forecasters are busy looking ahead to other dangers that may lurk in the basin. Nearly one month is left in the already record-setting 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends on Nov. 30. Zeta was...
10/31/2020 07:56 AM
Return of wet and chilly weather in store for the Northwest as the calendar flips to November
After a relatively quiet weather pattern across the Northwest to round out the month of October this weekend, we may not have to progress too far into November to see a major change in the weather pattern. As the weather pattern begins to take a dive into the latter half of next week, residents may...
10/30/2020 02:17 AM
November to begin with a wintry blow of cold air, snow in the Northeast
The northeastern United States is in for a wintry blast as the coldest air yet this season charges in with snow showers, squalls and frigid winds as November begins. Portions of the region were dealt a wintry card to end the week as rain changed over to snow from Boston down to Providence, Rhode Island,...
10/28/2020 08:01 AM
Super Typhoon Goni nearing landfall over storm-weary Philippines
After a brutal blow from Typhoon Molave, many of the hardest-hit communities in the Philippines will have little time to recover as Typhoon Goni is nearing landfall over the nation. Early Wednesday morning, local time, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) began to issue advisories on a tropical depression in the Philippine Sea. By Thursday, the...
10/30/2020 07:12 AM
Central America on alert for potential hurricane strike early next week
There is a strong likelihood that a disturbance in the Caribbean will strengthen into a tropical storm or perhaps a hurricane before heading toward Central America early next week with the potential to unleash life-threatening weather conditions. The next tropical storm to develop in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be given the name Eta,...
10/31/2020 01:21 AM
Pattern flip to bring big changes across the US during 1st week of November
In stark contrast to the wild weather during the last week of October, a tranquil and mild pattern is forecast to set up across a large swath of the United States during the first week of November. Forecasters say that residents in the Plains who were in the grips of bone-chilling cold, snow and ice...
10/30/2020 04:14 AM
Death toll rises after a powerful earthquake causes buildings to collapse in western Turkey
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake in the Aegean Sea rattled parts of Greece and Turkey on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The Associated Press, citing Turkey’s interior minister, reported that at least 10 buildings in the country’s western province of Izmir collapsed and another four destroyed. The powerful quake was followed up by a...
10/30/2020 09:22 AM
'Catastrophic' Zeta leaves several states in ruins after lightning-quick rampage
Mother Nature wasn't going to let New Orleans off the hook. Despite one of the busiest Atlantic tropical seasons on record, the city had largely been spared by storms throughout the summer and fall. Until Hurricane Zeta, that is. Hurricane Zeta struck southeast Louisiana with Category 2 force before weakening to a strong tropical storm...
10/29/2020 11:01 AM
No more waiting around: AccuWeather has your Election Day forecast right here
More than 79 million people have already voted - more than half of the total votes cast in 2016 - with less than a week to go until Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020, according to the U.S. Elections Project. People have been braving the elements and carrying umbrellas in long lines at the polls for...
10/27/2020 02:43 AM
Halloween weather: Forecast a trick or a treat across the country?
Halloween may look quite a bit different across the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic this year. The American Red Cross shared helpful tips on safe activities for those hoping to get the most out of the holiday despite COVID-19 fears. And for masqueraders who choose to trick-or-treat, even if it looks different this year,...