Global Weather News

January 8, 2021: From hurricanes to wildfires, 2020 was a year for extreme weather events, but there was a dramatic drop in the frequency of one of the most dangerous weather phenomena. The company Vaisala, which compiles comprehensive lightning data among other meteorological statistics, released its 2020 annual lightning report on...
January 4, 2021: A meteorologist in Iowa has gone viral after urging the young (and the young at heart) not to eat icicles this winter, citing a few nauseating reasons.
December 8, 2020: A meteorologist with an Iowa TV station said he went to work for two days without revealing he had a nearly 7,000 winning lottery ticket in his pocket.
November 14, 2020: Were Presidential election polls wrong or do people not understand probability? Perspective from a meteorologist.
October 5, 2020: Eric Holthaus, a climate reporter and meteorologist, wants to remind you that you are born at exactly the right time in history to help reverse the damage we have caused our planet.  In his new book, The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming, Holthaus imagines what a radically...
September 21, 2020: The White House is tapping Ryan Maue, a meteorologist with a record of criticizing the agency for inaccurate computer modeling, to be chief scientist.
June 25, 2020: Dust lofted into the air by a few dust storms across Africa has made the 5,000-mile journey across the Atlantic, the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and now on Thursday into the United States.
April 30, 2020: A Very Good Boy interrupted his owner's broadcast, but still stole all of our hearts.  During a broadcast earlier this month, Fox 13 meteorologist Paul Dellegatto tried to present the evening's forecast. But the Tampa Bay reporter couldn't get the forecast maps to work because his dog, Brody, kept whacking his ...
April 18, 2020: Betty the weathercat is our new favorite TV purr-sonality.
March 31, 2020: While the world has been trying to navigate the coronavirus and sheltering at home, Christine Schultz has found herself well-equipped for charting the unknown territory, much as she has done in her career as a female meteorologist. As the station chief for the Global Monitoring Division’s (GMD) Atmospheric Res...
March 16, 2020: Her arrival was a groundbreaking moment in one of the nation's largest TV markets, and in retrospect, her impact on local TV has been pivotal.
February 28, 2020: Private sector meteorologists use technology, combined with public and proprietary data, to create forecasts that address specific business challenges.
February 10, 2020: The National Weather Service celebrates its 150th anniversary today. Does the public really understand its contributions to weather forecasts?
January 13, 2020: As the American Meteorological Society celebrates 100 years this week, let’s recognize the enormous improvement in weather forecasts and their value to society.
January 8, 2020: When June Bacon-Bercey graduated with a degree in meteorology in the 1950s, there were hardly any women, let alone African-American women, in her field.
January 3, 2020: Dr. June Bacon-Bercey, a world-renowned meteorologist who was the first woman and African-American to be awarded the American Meteorological Society's (AMS) Seal of Approval for excellence in television weathercasting, died over the summer, her daughter Dail St. Claire told AccuWeather.  Bacon-Bercey was named ...
January 3, 2020: Dr. June Bacon-Bercey, a world-renowned meteorologist who was the first woman and African-American to be awarded the American Meteorological Society's (AMS) Seal of Approval for excellence in television weathercasting, died over the summer, her daughter Dail St. Claire told AccuWeather.  The legendary forecaste...
December 18, 2019: President Trump is nominating acting NOAA head Neil Jacobs to lead the weather and oceans agency on a permanent basis.
November 29, 2019: People accidentally trigger Siri on their Apple devices all the time, but it usually doesn't chime in with something that's straight up disrespectful to your expertise. During a broadcast on BBC Thursday, meteorologist Tomasz Schafernaker was presenting the weather and describing snowy conditions in parts of the U.S...
November 25, 2019: With a month to go until Dec. 25, many Americans are beginning to deck the halls, play the Hallmark Channel non-stop and fill their homes with holiday tunes. The sights and sounds of the season often conjure up scenes of a white Christmas — and just in time, AccuWeather’s annual white Christmas outl...
November 1, 2019: Global Calgary meteorologist Jordan Witzel may have just won Halloween as Ferdinand, the mystical unicorn.
October 17, 2019: A meteorologist responded to a harsh critic on her Twitter feed. Apparently, a viewer was unhappy with the weathergirl’s “stomach bulge” being visible while she was reporting the weather.
October 3, 2019: A government meteorologist died in North Carolina on Monday — in the rough surf the National Weather Service had predicted and issued a warning about earlier in the day.
September 15, 2019: Meteorologist and CBS News Climate & Weather Contributor Jeff Berardelli joins Margaret Brennan to discuss climate change and its link to stronger storms and hurricanes.
September 6, 2019: We deserve Kelvin.