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08/08/2020 01:11 AM
Thunderstorms set to rumble across the Plains, Midwest this weekend
After a refreshing stretch of cooler weather across much of the Plains and Midwest in recent days, building heat and humidity across the region will provide fuel for thunderstorm development this weekend. The building heat and humidity across the center and northern tier of the nation is in response to a northward retreat of the...
08/07/2020 09:13 AM
Building heat could add misery as Isaias cleanup continues in Northeast
Forecasters expect heat to ramp back up in the Northeast in the coming days, posing more difficulties for Americans still without power in the wake of Isaias’s rampaging winds. Isaias left 3.5 million in the dark from North Carolina to Maine earlier this week after it pummeled the East Coast. As of Friday night, more...
08/07/2020 09:33 AM
Isaias created a tornado outbreak as it raced up the East Coast
Nearly two dozen tornadoes have been confirmed in the aftermath of Isaias’ impacts on the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Tuesday, and more could be confirmed. The storm made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane late Monday in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, before racing up the coast delivering flooding rain, damaging winds and even knocking...
08/06/2020 01:57 AM
Tropical East Pacific to spring to life next week
Although the tropics have been very active in the Atlantic Ocean so far this season, that has not been in the case in the Pacific. While tropical storms and hurricanes have been absent from the East Pacific since Douglas dissipated on July 29, meteorologists are monitoring an area to watch for development. With the tropical...
08/06/2020 06:51 AM
Current pause in Atlantic tropical activity won't last long, expert warns
A lull in tropical activity over the Atlantic basin that began right after Isaias’s demise on Wednesday is likely to last through this weekend, but the quiet conditions are not likely to last long given 2020’s track record. The Atlantic tropical season has been moving along at a blistering and at times record-setting pace this...
08/06/2020 07:49 AM
Newly formed tropical depression looms for flood-weary South Korea, Japan
AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring a newly formed tropical depression in the West Pacific Ocean that could eventually result in more heavy rain for an already flood-weary portion of Asia. Prior to the arrival of any tropical system, heavy rain across South Korea has already led to at least 21 deaths late week according to Yonhap...
08/05/2020 02:26 PM
2 killed by lightning in North Carolina while clearing debris from Isaias
Two men who survived Hurricane Isaias’ 85-mph winds were killed as they were trying to clean up the destruction the storm left behind in Wilmington, North Carolina. Isaias caused a path of downed trees and limbs, in which homeowner Ralph Thomas Wallace, 77, and his 42-year-old friend were cutting when they were struck by lightning....
08/06/2020 09:50 AM
Texas man captures his terrifying close encounter with Mother Nature
For a former pro fighter in Houston, Mother Nature delivered a punch on Tuesday unlike any blow he ever received inside a ring. As Justin Howard stood on his porch filming and admiring the 50-foot-tall pine tree in his front yard that was surviving the heavy rain and wind, a bolt of lightning struck that...
08/07/2020 05:40 AM
Tuesday night to feature the 'most popular meteor shower' of 2020
The wait is over.    For stargazers in North America, one of the most highly anticipated and reliable meteor showers will peak next week. The Perseid meteor shower will peak on Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning, a reliable meteor shower that puts on a show year in and year out. "The Perseids are the most popular...
01/28/2020 09:38 AM
Magnitude 7.7 earthquake jolts Caribbean, sparks tsunami fears throughout region
A powerful earthquake struck the Caribbean on Tuesday afternoon, shaking parts of Jamaica and Cuba shortly after 2 p.m. local time and rising fears of a dangerous tsunami. The earthquake was originally rated a 7.3 by the USGS but was later upgraded to a 7.7. The epicenter of the earthquake was 78 miles (125 km)...