<p>Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into a Category 3 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday, and forecasters said it was likely to reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek.</p>
With the exception of a day here and there, the overall weather pattern will remain chilly in the northeastern United States with opportunities for snow through the end of October.
Take a stroll around Boston right now and there are plenty of trees to gawk at and admire. “The branches are turning kind of a brilliant yellow, orange and red, and that's what makes this tree so amazing,” says Richard Primack, a professor of plant ecology at Boston University, looking at a Norway maple in Newton, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. “It doesn't just turn one kind of color, it turns lots...
<p>The loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier as a stone shard careened down the ice, flying past Chen Yanjun as he operated a GPS device.</p>
It's shaping up to be another record-breaking year of wildfires in California, and a new Weather Channel simulation shows why hotter global temperatures are indisputably to blame.
As it turns out, you can actually smell the change of seasons.
California is a land of extremes, where barren valleys sink below sea level, tall peaks reach for the stars and trees live for thousands of years. This year it's also proving to be a land of temperature extremes, as newly released data from the National Weather Service reveals the state holds the record for both hottest and coldest places in the country in 2018. Looking at data between Jan. 1 and Sept. 31, the NWS notes Death Valley experienced...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A family can begin to grieve after officials confirmed Friday the death of a 79-year-old Florida woman who had been missing since Hurricane Michael left her Mexico Beach home in rubble.Joanne Garone Behnke said it's been an agonizing wait to find out what happen to her aunt, Aggie Vicari.The Bay County medical examiner's office on Friday confirmed that it was Vicari's body that was recovered Monday. Her body had been under rubble for five days before rescuers found her, Garone Behnke said.The South Florida woman says she spoke to her Aunt Aggie — affectionately described as a "stubborn Italian woman" — just hours before...
After nearly four months of waiting for El Niño, the switch is likely to be flipped on this winter. Rejoice, my fellow Ninoheads.
Clear skies on Mount Washington Friday morning revealed nearly 10 inches of new snow, according to a tweet from the Mount Washington Observatory.
Expect Warmer Temperatures This Winter
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<p>The part of the country famous for its "Tornado Alley" may be in jeopardy of losing that distinction. A new study says the tornado threat zone is spreading eastward, to the densely populated southeastern U.S., and that could lead to a "threefold increase" in disaster potential.</p>
Sometimes to win the war against pollution, you have to beat a tactical retreat.
Scientists are unsure whether the blob will remain a fixture or fade away.
For residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by. Cellphone service is often spotty, looters can show up at any time and there are long lines to obtain gasoline, water and essentials more than a week after Hurricane Michael slammed into this coast.
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The monarchs began their annual migration late this year, reaching New York City only in recent days. One considerable contingent paused on Sunday by a patch of goldenrod on the sandy shore of Rockaway opposite a stretch of Beach 92nd St. that has been named after firefighter who perished on 9/11. With the butterflies and the street sign “Steven ‘Bells’ Belson Beach Way” came a reminder that the monarchs...
<p>The arrival of Japan’s famed cherry blossoms is the cue for groups of office workers to eat and drink, cast off their inhibitions and ponder the transient nature of life against a backdrop of pale pink petals falling to the ground.</p>
<p>Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said Wednesday.</p>
A Tennessee attorney's home stands on Mexico Beach surrounded by other homes in ruins, destroyed by Hurricane Michael.
Exactly 20 years ago Wednesday, hundreds of San Antonians waded through chest-high water to escape their flooding homes along Salado Creek. T
The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the United States.
<p>Around 6,000 people have been evacuated following a landslide in Tibet that blocked the flow of one of the region's key rivers, China's emergency services said Thursday.</p>
The devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, where 17 grounded F-22 stealth fighters were damaged in the storm, points to American air power’s vulnerability in major hurricanes.
The bodies of two people have been found after days of heavy rains this week caused rivers in Central Texas to overflow, destroying a bridge, forcing evacuations and leading to water recuses. Authorities on Wednesday said a woman's body was found Tuesday night at a low-water crossing in Llano, located about 75 miles (120 kilometers) northwest of Austin. Earlier Tuesday, another body was found in Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, situated where the Llano River flows into the Colorado River.