Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast
Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast A potent Thanksgiving Eve storm packed with heavy rains and gusty winds is causing flooding and travel delays as it moves toward the east before a big change in the weather pattern arrives just in time for Turkey Day. "Some roads and low-lying properties including parking lots, parks, lawns, and homes and businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience minor flooding," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued early Wednesday morning, Nov. 22. "Motorists from northern Pennsylvania to interior Maine may encounter …
El Niño Now Forming Could Be 'Historically Strong': What It Means For Snowfall This Winter El Niño Now Forming Could Be 'Historically Strong': What It Means For Snowfall This Winter
El Niño Now Forming Could Be 'Historically Strong': What It Means For Snowfall This Winter An El Niño that is now forming could be "historically strong," according to forecasters. There is a 35 percent chance of it becoming "historically strong" for the November-January season, according to a brand-new update from the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center. El Niño events, which usually form every three to four years, are triggered by warmer surface water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, with warmer water leading to stronger El Niños. The last time there was a "super" El Niño was 2015-2016. Traditionally, "super" El Niños have caused floods, fatal fires, and m…
Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Best Places To See Falling Stars Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Best Places To See Falling Stars
Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Best Places To See Falling Stars If you're looking to wish upon a shooting star, this is the weekend to do it. The Northern Taurid — the second half of the Taurid Meteor Shower — peaks on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, according to Space.com. "These showers produce infrequent, slow and long-lasting meteors associated with comet Encke, a small comet with a nucleus measuring approximately 2.98 miles (4.8 km) in diameter," the website says. Taurid meteors, or "Halloween Fireballs," are visible from anywhere on Earth, except for the South Pole.  "The best time to look for Taurids is after midnight, when Taurus i…
'Wide Range Of Possibilities' For Hurricane Tammy: Here's What To Know Now 'Wide Range Of Possibilities' For Hurricane Tammy: Here's What To Know Now
'Wide Range Of Possibilities' For Hurricane Tammy: Here's What To Know Now As newly formed Hurricane Tammy heads north, forecasters say it will take a few days to determine its long-term path. As of Monday afternoon, Oct. 23, Tammy, a Category 1 storm, is located in the eastern Caribbean, north of Anguilla. It's expected to affect the islands of Bermuda late this week. (See the image above.) "There is a wide range of possibilities of where Tammy could go," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist and Lead Hurricane Forecaster Dan Kottlowski said. Tammy is the 19th named storm of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, including seven hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane …
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service has just released its outlook for the winter of 2023-24.El Niño is in place heading into winter for the first time in four years, driving the outlook for warmer-than-average temperatures for the northern tier of the continental United States, according to NOAA’s US. Winter Outlook, which was released on Thursday, Oct. 19 by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service.  At the same time, the forecast says much of the Northeast has a 40 to 50 percent chance of above-normal…
Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now
Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now One day of each weekend in the last six weeks has seen rain or showers. Get ready to make it seven in a row. But this weekend, that stormy pattern may kick it up a notch. Click here for a new, updated story: Chances Increase For Nor'easter Packed With Soaking Rain, Strong Winds: Here's Latest That's because forecasters are eyeing the chance for a significant storm along the East Coast that has the potential to become "a full-fledged Nor’easter, which will bring soaking rain and strong winds," according to AccuWeather.com. The current projected possible time frame for the storm is …
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast A massive coast-to-coast storm system that overspread most of the Northeast in the first half of the weekend will bring a change in the weather pattern. The system brought about a drop in temperatures with overnight lows dipping into the mid and low 40s and a stretch of dry days is in now in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature on Sunday, Oct. 15 will generally reach the upper 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. It will be partly cloudy on Monday, Oct. 16 with a high temperature in the upper 50s. Tuesday, Oct. 17 will be partly sunny with a…
First Snowfall Of Season Falls In NY - Here's Where First Snowfall Of Season Falls In NY - Here's Where
First Snowfall Of Season Falls In NY - Here's Where True fall-like weather has arrived in the region, and with it has come a report of the first snowfall of the 2023-24 season. It happened in the Adirondack Mountains in the town of Wilmington, New York, located about 35 miles southwest of Plattsburgh. "We saw our first snowfall this morning!" read a social media post by Whiteface Mountain on Sunday, Oct. 8. Photos of the event showed a dusting of snow. Some areas, especially farthest north, and west, saw scattered showers overnight into Tuesday morning, Oct. 10, but there have been no new reports of snow. Earlier report - 'Get Your Sno…
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms A powerful cold front approaching from the west has triggered widespread rainfall that will collide with post-tropical cyclone Philippe, leading to the potential for flash flooding in parts of the Northeast. Scattered to numerous drenching downpours and embedded thunderstorms will become widespread on Saturday morning, Oct. 7, and last into the late afternoon or early evening, according to the National Weather Service. A Flood Watch is in effect for much of the region until 8 p.m. Saturday. "Some of the flooding could be locally significant," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardou…
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals A powerful cold front accompanied by a complex storm system will run into the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe to pelt the Northeast with heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Some areas in the region could see up to 4 inches of rainfall from overnight Friday, Oct. 6 through the day on Saturday, Oct. 7. "A strong cold front will bring the potential for heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorm activity late tonight," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Statement issued early Friday morning, Oct. 6. "Due to saturated soil conditions and high st…
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall A complex storm system accompanying a strong cold front could bring up to 4 inches of rainfall to parts of the Northeast leading to a new threat of flash flooding. Ahead of the arrival of the system, it will be dry on Thursday, Oct. 5, with skies gradually becoming sunny after morning fog, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will be in the low to  mid-70s. Clouds will increase on Friday, Oct. 6 with more patchy morning fog and a chance of showers and drizzle throughout the day. The high temperature will be around 70 degrees. Showers will be more widesp…
'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook 'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook
'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook Forecasters for AccuWeather have released their projections for the winter of 2023-24. Senior Meteorologist Paul Pastelok and his team are saying it's shaping up to be much different than last winter, especially across the central and eastern United States, and one month may leave the biggest impression. "February can be an active and intense month," Pastelok said. One of the driving forces this winter will be the strengthening El Niño, which will play a significant role in the weather across the United States throughout the entire winter season.  Earlier report - 'Super'…