Weather Articles

Heavy Rain, Melting Snow Brings Another Flood Threat to Carolinas and Virginia, Adding to One of Wettest Years on Record

By Jonathan Erdman
December 12, 2018

Here's the combination of factors in play for yet another flood threat in parts of the East.

White Christmas 2018 Forecast: What Are Your Chances of Seeing Snow on the Ground on Christmas?

December 12, 2018

Will you see a white Christmas this year?

Milder Weather Pattern Will Lead to a Dwindling Snowpack Across the U.S.

By Brian Donegan
December 12, 2018

Above-average temperatures are ahead after a cold November and early December.

After Dumping Snow in the West, The Next Eastern Storm Will Likely Be More Wet Than Wintry

By Brian Donegan
December 12, 2018

This won't be a repeat of Winter Storm Diego.

Winter Storm Diego Leaves Four Dead, One Missing; Over 60,000 Without Power in Southeast

By Ron Brackett
December 11, 2018

Here's a complete rundown of Winter Storm Diego's impacts.

How Early the Sun Sets on These Shortest Days of the Year

By Brian Donegan
December 11, 2018

Daylight is limited as we approach the shortest day of the year.

A Weird Severe Drought Is Affecting Alaska in One of the Wettest U.S. Locations

By Chris Dolce
December 11, 2018

This is one of the wettest climates in the U.S., but it's in a severe drought.

These Southern U.S. Cities Have Had More Snowfall Through Early December Than Anchorage, Alaska

By Chris Dolce
December 10, 2018

This is the opposite of what you expect in early December.

Winter Storm Diego Lingers in the Southeast Monday

By weather.com meteorologists
December 10, 2018

Diego's mess of wintry weather will hang around the Southeast into Monday.

Winter Storm Diego Leaves More than 200,000 Without Power Across Southeast

By Ron Brackett
December 9, 2018

Here's a complete rundown of Winter Storm Diego's preparations and impacts.

What to Watch in the Upcoming Week After Winter Storm Diego

By Linda Lam
December 9, 2018

Another low-pressure system will track across the U.S. this week as an active pattern persists in the Northwest.

Soaking Rain May Trigger Flooding Across the South This Weekend

By weather.com meteorologists
December 8, 2018

Rain, not severe weather, may have the biggest impact in the Deep South.

Heavy Rain From Warm Side of Diego Leads to Deadly Crash, Water Rescues in Texas

By Pam Wright
December 8, 2018

Flooding prompted high water rescues near Houston Friday night. Many roadways and highways in eastern Texas were impassable.

Four Things To Know About Winter Storm Diego

By Linda Lam
December 8, 2018

A potent winter storm will bring wide-ranging impacts - here's what you need to know.

North America Just Had Its Most Extensive November Snow Cover in at Least a Half-Century

By Jonathan Erdman
December 7, 2018

It's not your imagination – snow was notably widespread in November 2018.

Why the Deck Is Stacked Against the South During a Winter Storm

By Pam Wright
December 7, 2018

Southern states just aren't as well-equipped to handle the snow and ice as their northern neighbors.

How Unusual Is Snow and Ice in the South? More Typical Than You Think

By Jon Erdman
December 7, 2018

Keep in mind that your winter escape to the South may not be an escape from snow and ice.

Southern California Rain Kills 1; Evacuations Ordered at Burn Areas

By Pam Wright
December 7, 2018

The heavy rain has also forced the closure of several roadways in the region.

Tired of the Cold? There is Relief on the Way Next Week

By Brian Donegan
December 7, 2018

Here's some good news for the cold-fatigued central and eastern United States.

How Winter Storms Can Be Destructive: The 10 Most Expensive Storms Since 1980

By Chris Dolce
December 7, 2018

Heavy snow, ice, strong winds and coastal flooding from winter storms can cause billions in damage.

Recent Infographics

Storm Surge

Storm Surge terms described and defined in the Storm Surge infographic by Weather Underground.

El Niño

To understand the science behind El Niño, and the associated precipitation, checkout this infographic by Weather Underground.

Why the Sky is Blue

Finally, childhood questions answered. Find out why the sky is blue in our latest graphic.