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February 16, 2019: Orange County is working to repair part of a flood wall on Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach that collapsed during Thursday’s rainstorm. A crew of engineers is assessing the damage until at least the middle of next week, said OC Public Works spokesman Shannon Widor. After that, a construction...
February 7, 2019: Caltrans closed sensitive parts of the road last Friday when the National Weather Service forecast a storm. It took until Wednesday to clean up some areas and reopen the coastal route.
February 7, 2019: Highway 1 in Big Sur has reopened to traffic, allowing travelers to drive the coastal route without having to take cumbersome detours. Caltrans had closed sensitive parts of the road Friday on forecasts of heavy rain, fearing fallen rocks and debris could damage or block it. It took until Wednesday...
December 29, 2018: 2018 will end and 2019 will begin with a rainstorm and a surge of mild air over much of the northeastern United States.
December 15, 2018: A storm will bring rain, fog, ice and a wintry mix to parts of the northeastern United States this weekend.
December 15, 2018: A storm will continue to bring rain, fog, ice and a wintry mix to parts of the northeastern United States this weekend.
December 11, 2018: While a storm is set to bring mostly rain and thunderstorms to much of the south-central United States from late Wednesday to Friday, the same storm may bring a sliver of snow on its tail end to some locations.
December 6, 2018: Southern California was pounded by a fierce winter storm Thursday that dumped several inches of snow and rain, unleashing mud and debris flows in Malibu and forcing mandatory evacuations in recent burn zones. In Riverside and Orange counties, mandatory evacuations were ordered for areas that had...
November 16, 2018: If you feel like it's been raining a lot, you're quite right.
July 19, 2018: A rainstorm moving up from the south will coincide with a shift in the jet stream and mark the beginning of an extended period of wet, humid conditions in the northeastern US that may last into August.
July 18, 2018: A rainstorm moving up from the south will coincide with a shift in the jet stream and mark the beginning of an extended period of wet, humid conditions in the northeastern US that may last into August.
July 10, 2018: While Beryl poses no threat from wind in the short-term, it has the potential to spread enough rain to cause flash flooding and mudslides to Hispaniola through Tuesday.
July 9, 2018: While Beryl poses no threat from wind in the short-term, it has the potential to spread enough rain to cause flash flooding and mudslides to Puerto Rico and Hispaniola through Tuesday.
June 19, 2018: This video is the perfect combination of meteorology and scenery. It was filmed by Peter Maier in southern Austria last week. The storm itself would have been nothing more than average if it weren’t for the sweeping vista and the plainly visible microburst that drops like a bomb over Lake Millstatt. A microb...
May 30, 2018: The atmosphere unloaded at least half a foot of rain in three hours on Ellicott City Sunday, resulting in a catastrophic flash flood. The National Weather Service has conducted a preliminary analysis, which finds this rainfall intensity had less than one-tenth of a percent chance of happening in a given year, or tha...
May 29, 2018: For the second time in two years, Ellicott City drowned in a  “thousand-year” rainstorm Sunday. The concept of a thousand-year rain event, while intended to place the rarity of an extreme event into perspective, is controversial. The headline of Capital Weather Gang’s detailed explanation of Sunday’s floo...
May 28, 2018: Ruined once more, Ellicott City endured an hours-long cloudburst that drowned the town Sunday. To witness this disaster unfold again, less than two years after the previous flood catastrophe, is nearly unthinkable. Call it Flood City, USA, for a location that has flooded 15 times, at the hand of storms, since 1768. ...
May 3, 2018: A powerful rainstorm has swept parts of north and western India, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 72 people dead.
May 3, 2018: A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday.
April 4, 2018: For Mahler's Song
January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018: Oprah Winfrey offered prayers Tuesday to her neighbors in Santa Barbara affected by a powerful rainstorm that sent mud and debris flowing through neighborhoods recently under siege by wildfire.
January 8, 2018: Ahead of a strong winter storm that could trigger flash flooding and mudslides, authorities have ordered evacuations of Santa Barbara County neighborhoods that sit below areas recently burned by wildfires. Residents who live in the following areas were told to evacuate by noon Monday: north of...
January 8, 2018: The first major rainstorm in nearly a year moved in Southern California on Monday, bringing light showers that will intensify in the afternoon. The rain is of greatest concern in areas burned in the massive Thomas Fire, where officials said mudslides are possible. Authorities have ordered evacuations...
January 7, 2018: Los Angeles is poised to receive its largest rainfall in almost a year, following the worst 10-month downtown dry spell in 140 years, according to the National Weather Service. The storm bearing down on the Southland and expected Monday night to Wednesday morning is forecast to deliver 1 to 2 inches...