Weather Articles

Florence's Devastation: North Carolina's Governor Urges Evacuees to Stay Put; Death Toll Rises to 37

By Sean Breslin
September 19, 2018

Here's the latest on the situation in the Carolinas as Florence's impacts persist.

After Florence, Tropical Atlantic Basin Calms Down, But Hurricane Season is Far From Over

By Jonathan Erdman
September 19, 2018

Here's why the Atlantic Basin will finally offer a breather – for now.

More Heavy Rain, Severe Storms to Soak Flood-Weary Midwest, Northeast Through Friday

By weather.com meteorologists
September 19, 2018

Here we go again: another Midwest flood threat is on the table.

Florence's Heavy Rain Threat Spreads to the Northeast as Major to Record River Flooding Continues in Carolinas

By weather.com meteorologists
September 19, 2018

Florence's rain is moving farther north, but river flooding will continue in the Carolinas.

Climate Change’s Influence on Hurricane Florence: a Wetter and Larger Storm?

By Jeff Masters
September 18, 2018

Climate change made Florence’s most intense rains over North Carolina more than 50% greater in magnitude than they would have been otherwise, an experimental study found.

Virginia Tornadoes Spawned by Florence's Remnants Kill 1

By Ron Brackett
September 18, 2018

One person has been killed as the remnants of Florence whipped up tornadoes in the mid-Atlantic on Monday afternoon.

Florence's Devastation: Supplies Arrive in Wilmington; South Carolina Governor Assists in Rescue; Death Toll Rises to 35

By Sean Breslin
September 18, 2018

Here's the latest on the situation in the Carolinas as Florence's impacts persist.

What It’s Like to Measure 34 Inches of Rain in a Hurricane

By Bob Henson
September 18, 2018

Few people on Earth can say they’ve measured almost 3 feet of rain from a single weather event. Becki Odum, who lives just north of Swansboro, North Carolina, is now part of that elite group.

Coast Guard Airlifts Man Cradling Dog from Van Stranded in Florence's Floodwaters

By Joe McCarthy
September 18, 2018

Thousands rescued in North Carolina amid a "bleak" situation.

Typhoon Mangkhut Slams Philippines, China, Killing At Least 78

By Associated Press
September 18, 2018

Here's the latest on the deadly typhoon.

Conway, South Carolina, Residents Fear Saving Highway Will Doom Homes

By Associated Press
September 18, 2018

The highway is one of only two routes in and out of Myrtle Beach.

Florence Sets Preliminary North Carolina and South Carolina Tropical Cyclone Rain Records; Third, Fourth States to Do So in 12 Months

By Jonathan Erdman
September 18, 2018

For the third and fourth time in about 12 months, new tropical cyclone state rain records appear to have fallen.

Fall, Early Winter 2018 Temperature Outlook: Chilly in October, Then Turning Milder in November and December

By Brian Donegan
September 18, 2018

October should feel like fall for many, but a warmup may return for November and December.

Florence Vaults Wilmington, North Carolina, to Its Record Wettest Year Since 1877

By Chris Dolce
September 17, 2018

A record that stood for 141 years has now fallen.

Frying Pan Tower Owner Hopes American Flag Ripped to Shreds By Florence Will Inspire People to Act

By Pam Wright
September 17, 2018

Hundreds of thousands were mesmerized last week by a video feed of an American flag being torn to shreds by Florence.

Dams in Danger in North Carolina; Florence Death Toll Rises to 12 in the State

By Sean Breslin
September 17, 2018

Here's the latest from North Carolina as the state is impacted by Tropical Depression Florence.

In South Carolina, Death Toll Reaches 6, Residents Plucked from Flooded Homes as Florence's Impacts Worsen

By Pam Wright
September 16, 2018

Here's the latest from South Carolina as Florence prompts additional evacuations.

Florence's Remnants Will Bring a Soaking Rain, Possible Flooding to the Northeast Early This Week

By Brian Donegan
September 16, 2018

Heavy rain is expected in the Northeast early this week from Florence's remnants.

Staggering Numbers from Florence: 18 Deaths, 18 Trillion Gallons of Rain

By weather.com
September 16, 2018

Here are some of the figures connected to Florence's grind across the Carolinas.

Flooding From Florence May Pose Serious Health Hazards

By Pam Wright
September 16, 2018

Electrocution, injuries and water-borne infections are some of the other health risks associated with flooding.

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