facebook linkedin twitter

Weather

2021-10-15 15:49:40
by Tom Ramstack
National Weather Service Asks for Help to Face Climate Change Challenges

WASHINGTON -- National Weather Service officials tried to convince a congressional panel Thursday that now is the time to prepare... Read More

WASHINGTON -- National Weather Service officials tried to convince a congressional panel Thursday that now is the time to prepare for escalating travails of global warming. Staffing and technology needs will only grow, meaning any successes in weather forecasting in... Read More

UN: Weather Disasters Soar in Numbers, Cost, But Deaths Fall

GENEVA (AP) — Weather disasters are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more... Read More

GENEVA (AP) — Weather disasters are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more damage than in the 1970s, the United Nations weather agency reports.  But these disasters are killing far fewer people. In... Read More

Hurricane Ida Winds Hit 150 mph Ahead of Louisiana Strike

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida rapidly grew in strength early Sunday, becoming a dangerous Category 4 hurricane just hours... Read More

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida rapidly grew in strength early Sunday, becoming a dangerous Category 4 hurricane just hours before hitting the Louisiana coast while emergency officials in the region grappled with opening shelters for displaced evacuees despite the... Read More

Biden Doubling Spending to Prepare for Hurricanes, Storms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Monday that he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Monday that he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events, while launching a new effort at NASA to better understand and track the impact of... Read More

2021-05-21 17:08:24
by TWN Staff
NOAA Says Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season is Expected in 2021

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season,... Read More

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. However, experts do not anticipate... Read More

2021-03-23 19:50:42
by Dan McCue
Weather Service Upgrades Models to Better Forecast Extreme Events

WASHINGTON - The National Weather Service has significantly upgraded its longstanding forecast model to better predict extreme weather events such... Read More

WASHINGTON - The National Weather Service has significantly upgraded its longstanding forecast model to better predict extreme weather events such as hurricanes, blizzards and downpours, as well as day-to-day weather across the U.S. While it is easy to get bogged... Read More

Miami-Dade Is One Storm Away From a Housing Catastrophe. Nearly 1 Million People Are at Risk

MIAMI — As the tail end of one of the most active hurricane seasons in history nears, Miami-Dade County appears... Read More

MIAMI — As the tail end of one of the most active hurricane seasons in history nears, Miami-Dade County appears once again poised to emerge unscathed. The region dodged hurricanes and tropical storms that posed a potential threat to South... Read More

Straight From The Well
scroll top