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January 18, 2021: Gusty winds and almost summerlike warmth have already created dangerous conditions and elevated the fire danger to critical levels across parts of Southern California during the latter part of last week into the weekend. Forecasters now warn that an even more powerful windstorm is on the horizon. Some communities al...
January 15, 2021: An agent involved in the FBI’s original Trump-Russia case left the Crossfire Hurricane team amid a “professional disagreement” with Bill Priestap, after the former assistant director of counterintelligence denied his request for an “enhanced validation review” of Christopher Steele’s reporting. 
January 14, 2021: Fierce winds throughout the Rockies and Plains reached such extreme speeds that they equaled those of a major hurricane on Wednesday into Thursday. From Colorado to Montana and up into the Canadian Prairies as well, the gusts downed trees, caused widespread travel hazards and even sent one ice fishing trailer skiddi...
January 7, 2021: A rejected proposal to fund innovative radar may stall progress in predicting sudden and dangerous leaps in storm intensity.
January 7, 2021: UNICEF issues an urgent appeal for support to assist families who lost everything to Eta and Iota.
December 29, 2020: The most memorable and severe U.S. weather events of 2020.
December 28, 2020: Water rescues and train disruptions were all too common as Windstorm Bella roared through northwestern Europe during the holiday weekend. Storm Bella was named by the Met Office last Thursday and descended on the United Kingdom and Ireland just in time for the Christmas and Boxing Day weekend, bringing disruptions t...
December 27, 2020: My auntie, her husband and brother had sheltered from the hurricane with her daughter and son-in-law.
December 19, 2020: According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than 1,000 people are currently in hotel rooms because of Hurricane Laura. FEMA estimates it will be early
December 13, 2020: The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most active on record, according to the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration. Is it a result of global warming?
December 4, 2020: For business owners in hurricane-prone regions of the U.S., this long and active hurricane season has brought a new set of business challenges, particularly when combined with the COVID-19 restrictions
December 1, 2020: When hurricanes uproot lives, down power lines causing massive outages, rip off roofs and flood entire cities, people are not the only populations that are affected. Wildlife, such as sea turtles, can also be harmed by Mother Nature’s wrath. Sea turtle nesting season happens to intertwine with the majority of ...
December 1, 2020: A record-breaking 2020 Atlantic basin hurricane season was so intense and spawned storms so frequently that all 21 names on the preset list were used up and several letters from the Greek alphabet had to be used to name storms. The combined economic toll the record-breaking number of storms left was north of 0 billi...
December 1, 2020: Generating storms at a rapid-fire pace and filled with enough plot twists to rival an M. Night Shyamalan movie, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season started early and ended with a trio of storms in late October through mid-November. And, as AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno remarked, “it nev...
November 30, 2020: Earlier this month, Iota became the 30th storm to be named during in the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Scientists say climate change and ocean warming helped set the stage for the prolific storm season.
November 30, 2020: The busiest hurricane season on record will see another severe system pass along the East Coast.
November 30, 2020: Earlier this month, Iota became the 30th storm to be named during in the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Scientists say climate change and ocean warming helped set the stage for the prolific storm season.
November 30, 2020: Monday officially marks the final day of Atlantic hurricane season, and it has been one for the record books.
November 30, 2020: Generating storms at a rapid-fire pace and filled with enough plot twists to rival an M. Night Shyamalan movie, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season started early and ended with a trio of storms in late October through mid-November. And, as AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno remarked, “it nev...
November 30, 2020: An unforgiving hurricane season shattered records this year and battered parts of Central America and the U.S. Gulf Coast.
November 30, 2020: Forecasters anticipated a busy season, but nothing close to what actually happened.
November 29, 2020: Even though the Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30, we could see at least one more storm before things wind down for the winter.
November 25, 2020: Less than a week remains in the hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, a season that began ahead of schedule and went on to generate more named storms than any other in history. All has been quiet in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Iota charged into Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds on...
November 24, 2020: New technology like instant Wi-Fi networks and body monitoring sensors are helping first responders in the field save more lives.
November 24, 2020: Hurricanes Eta and Iota have devastated parts of Honduras, and official response has been slow, observers say. Many worry about post-storm corruption.