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05/04/2021 08:51 PM
Tens of thousands without power as deadly storms hit Southeast
Ongoing cleanup and recovery efforts from severe storms throughout the southern United States were disrupted from a new round of thunderstorms on Tuesday.  The Carolinas to Louisiana and portions of northeastern Texas were on watch into Tuesday night, while robust storms also continued to erupt across parts of the Ohio Valley and central Appalachians. Storms...
05/05/2021 01:05 PM
Mother's Day weekend storm to pose dangers to central US
AccuWeather meteorologists have been monitoring a potent storm expected to move through the northwestern United States late this week before it eyes the central U.S. The system is forecast to produce a narrow zone of drenching rain in the Midwest with the risk of severe thunderstorms igniting farther south during Mother’s Day weekend. The storm...
05/06/2021 08:16 AM
Potent storm to bring big changes to Pacific Northwest
A big change in the weather will soon unfold across the Pacific Northwest thanks to the presence of an approaching storm system in the Pacific. Wednesday featured above-normal warmth across the Pacific Northwest. For example, Portland, Oregon, recorded a high temperature of 82 degrees; normally, the city only reaches 67 degrees on May 5. Farther...
03/31/2021 10:00 AM
US to face above-normal strikes from tropical systems in 2021... again
Although spring is just in its infancy, a group of AccuWeather meteorologists has been focusing on a different time of year: hurricane season. And based on current weather data as well as long-range climate clues, the forecasters are urging residents in traditional hurricane-prone areas of the United States to make their preparations now. So what...
05/30/2019 11:53 AM
Is there a way to save more lives when deadly hurricanes strike?
Meteorologists say scenes like this one, from the aftermath of Harvey in 2017, could more effectively be avoided -- if we look at powerful hurricanes in a new, innovative way.
05/06/2021 10:39 AM
Already?! Potential pre-season tropical cyclone brewing
The first tropical system of 2021 in the Western Hemisphere could develop by early next week, before hurricane season officially gets underway. The Atlantic tropical season officially begins on June 1, but the East Pacific tropical season begins half a month earlier on May 15. Earlier this year, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and World...
05/06/2021 10:30 AM
Preparing for a taste of the 17-year cicada emergence
Note: For those with an aversion to insects or entomophobia, note that this article focuses on the consumption of bugs across cultures and includes images of dishes with insects. While the debate over whether pineapple is an acceptable pizza topping continues, entomophagists are adding a different ingredient into the mix. Bugs have long been on...
05/06/2021 11:38 AM
Debris from rocket may hit Earth this weekend
An incredibly large piece of space junk is set to collide with Earth's atmosphere this weekend with pieces of debris potentially reaching the planet's surface. On Thursday, April 29, China launched a Long March 5B rocket, a large rocket that lofted the first piece of the country's new space station into orbit around the Earth....
05/04/2021 01:20 PM
Don't put away jackets just yet! Cool wave to interrupt warmth
A summerlike start to the week may have left warm-weather lovers reaching for shorts and T-shirts and rejoicing in the warm and humid conditions in the Midwest and Northeast. AccuWeather meteorologists are advising people not to put away the jackets and long sleeves just yet though as yet another cooldown is on the way. High...
05/05/2021 03:07 PM
Rescuers pull residents from floodwaters after torrential rains deluge Alabama
Severe weather often grounds planes and shuts down airport operations. However, this week’s stormy conditions not only left planes in a Shelby County, Alabama, hangar grounded, but flooded as well. In Shelby County, Alabama’s most populous city, Birmingham, was deluged with 3.46 inches of rain in the span of just a couple of hours, the...