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New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest
New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest A powerful storm accompanying a strong frontal system moving up to the Northeast from the south is now bringing downpours, potential flooding, and gusty winds to the region. New Storm Update: Heavy Rain Causing Flooding, Dangerous Winds Knock Out Power; Latest Timing 04/12/2024 07:30 AM The time frame for heavy pair, possible flooding and power outages is Thursday night, April 11, into Friday, April 12.  "This storm system's impacts include moderate to heavy rain, a low probability of flash flooding, gusty winds, and minor to locally moderate coastal flooding," the National Weathe…
These Places Will Be Best To View 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years': Here's When These Places Will Be Best To View 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years': Here's When
These Places Will Be Best To View 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years': Here's When It won't be long now. In just over two months, what's being called the astronomy event of the decade will occur when a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Mark your calendar now for Monday, April 8 with four-minute totality duration beginning at 3:13 p.m. Eastern time. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth, completely blocking the face of the sun and the sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk. According to space.com, it will be "the longest and most visible for the US in 100 years," w…
Here's When To Expect Stormy Pattern In Weeks Ahead, New Long-Range Outlook Says Here's When To Expect Stormy Pattern In Weeks Ahead, New Long-Range Outlook Says
Here's When To Expect Stormy Pattern In Weeks Ahead, New Long-Range Outlook Says Punxsutawney Phil is about to return to his perch in Pennsylvania to decide whether there will be six more weeks of winter or an early spring.  But why wait until Groundhog Day on Friday morning, Feb. 2? AccuWeather.com released its 2024 US spring forecast late Wednesday, Jan. 31. Meteorological spring starts Friday, March 1, followed by the astronomical start on the equinox on Tuesday, March 19, and the long-range outlook calls for the possibility of storms leading into those dates. "It could come in like a lion in the East," AccuWeather Veteran Meteorologist and Long-Rang…
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections A complex, massive coast-to-coast winter storm now nearing the region will bring widespread moderate to heavy snow across interior New York and throughout New England and a mix of rain, sleet, and snow along coastal areas. The system is expected to arrive in the Northeast beginning in western areas at around nightfall on Saturday, Jan. 6 before moving out Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7. (For storm arrival times, see the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Areas in the darkest shade of blue could in the second image above see between 12 and 18 inches of snowfall, with 6 to 12 inches poss…
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast A coastal storm intensifying in the mid-Atlantic will bring widespread rain with sleet and snow in some interior locations in the Northeast at the tail end of Thanksgiving weekend, affecting travel. The time frame for the system is late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 26 into the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 27, according to the National Weather Service. "On Sunday, rain will mainly be confined to eastern Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware before spreading into New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York by Sunday night," according to AccuWeather.com. "By Monday, rain will primarily focus acros…
Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears
Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears With just one week remaining in the 2023 hurricane system, forecasters are monitoring a system that could form in the Atlantic. It's located in the central subtropical Atlantic. "This system could become a subtropical or tropical storm late this week or over the weekend," the National Hurricane Center said in a statement issued early Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 23.  No matter what happens with the system, the 2023 hurricane season, which began on Thursday, June 1, and ends on Thursday, Nov. 30, will have a higher number of named storms compared to the historica…
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 …
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 …
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…
Dry Stretch Will Be Followed By Storm System, Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast Dry Stretch Will Be Followed By Storm System, Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast
Dry Stretch Will Be Followed By Storm System, Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast A summerlike stretch of warm, dry days will be followed by the arrival of a storm system bringing showers and periods of rain, leading to a change in the weather pattern. Wednesday, Oct. 4 will be clear with the hottest temperatures of the week as highs will reach the low 80s. It will remain dry on Thursday, Oct. 5, and temperatures won't be quite as warm, with the high in the mid-70s. Clouds will increase on Friday, Oct. 6 with patchy morning fog and a chance of showers and drizzle throughout the day. The high temperature will be in the low 70s. Showers will be more widespread with perio…
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Parts of the Northeast, mainly in and around New York City, saw their highest single-day rainfall totals in decades from a potent coastal storm system that will finally make its way out of the region on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30. In the hardest-hit areas, water levels are decreasing but may take until early Saturday afternoon to drop below flood stage, the National Weather Service said. The highest rainfall total reported on Friday, Sept. 29 is on Long Island: 9.1 inches in Valley Stream. Just a few miles due west, John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens saw 8.65 inches, b…
Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest
Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest A pair of potential new tropical systems with the potential for development are being monitored by forecasters. The first, off the coast of Florida, is far west of Tropical Storm Philippe, which is now near the eastern Caribbean. (See the first image above.) "Even if a named storm does not form, tropical moisture from the region could continue to fuel downpours and thunderstorms in part of the Southeast in the coming days," according to AccuWeather.com. "The weather setup will also lead to coastal hazards all along the Eastern Seaboard, regardless of whether an organized system develops." …
Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast
Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast It won't be long now.  Soon, the effects of Post-Tropical Storm Ophelia will be in the rearview mirror and we will see the return of an old friend -- the sun. There will be a bit more rain at times on Tuesday, Sep. 26, before we see the return of dry weather -- and yes, dry weather -- on Wednesday, Sept. 27, the National Weather Service says. "One final day of lingering rain and drizzle can be expected into the day on Tuesday, but there is a glimmer of hope heading into midweek," according to AccuWeather.com.  A widespread total of around 2 to 4 inches of rainfall with…
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Post-Tropical Storm Ophelia will continue to affect much of the region with rain, heavy at times, and dangerous coastal conditions on Monday, Sept. 25, National Weather Service. "Through Monday, Ophelia will slow track back offshore off the mid-Atlantic states, prolonging the duration of wet weather and gusty winds," according to AccuWeather.com. "Although Ophelia will continue to lose wind intensity through the early week, gusty winds and drenching rain can continue to impact many communities near the coast from the mid-Atlantic into southern New England." For a radar image of the reg…
Super Soaker: Here's How Much Rainfall To Expect During Stormy First Weekend Of Fall Super Soaker: Here's How Much Rainfall To Expect During Stormy First Weekend Of Fall
Super Soaker: Here's How Much Rainfall To Expect During Stormy First Weekend Of Fall The first weekend of fall will be a washout as Ophelia, which made landfall in North Carolina as a tropical storm just over 24 hours ago, moves north-northeast. Additional rainfall amounts Sunday, Sept. 24 will be between an inch and two inches, bringing the total amount of precipitation for the weekend to around 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) It will remain mostly cloudy Sunday, Sept. 24 with rain at times during the day and again at night, and possible thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Some of the storm…
Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds
Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Tropical Storm Ophelia is heading inland and northward, bringing heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and strong winds that extend well beyond its center. Ophelia made landfall near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, on Saturday morning, Sept. 23.  It's packed with 65-mile-per-hour winds and is moving at around 13 mph. Isolated tornadoes are possible from the system. "Ophelia will spread drenching downpours, strong gusts, pounding surf, and ocean, sound, and bay flooding northward along the Atlantic coast from North Carolina to New Jersey, southeastern New York, and southern New England…
Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible
Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible A newly named tropical storm that has formed off the coast of North Carolina will bring heavy rain that could cause flooding along with strong wind gusts to much of the Northeast this weekend. New update - Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Moves North, Will Bring Heavy Rain, Strong Winds To Region Tropical Storm Ophelia is packed with winds of about 60 miles per hour and was about 185 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, shortly after it strengthened in the middle of the afternoon Friday, Sept. 22, according to the National Hurricane Center. Isolated tornadoes are poss…
Tropical System With Drenching Downpours, Dangerous Winds Takes Aim At Region: Here's Timing Tropical System With Drenching Downpours, Dangerous Winds Takes Aim At Region: Here's Timing
Tropical System With Drenching Downpours, Dangerous Winds Takes Aim At Region: Here's Timing A potent storm system currently identified as Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 is headed to the Northeast packed with heavy rain and strong wind gusts. Click here for a new, updated story - Tropical Storm Ophelia Forms Off Atlantic Coast: Will Bring Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds To Region The system, which will move into this region overnight Friday, Sept. 22 into Saturday, Sept. 23, and continue well into Saturday evening, "is expected to become a tropical storm and come onshore over North Carolina, then weaken as it makes its way toward our area," according to the National Weather Service. A t…
Hurricane Lee Set To Batter Northeast Coast With Damaging Winds, Heavy Rain: Here's Timing Hurricane Lee Set To Batter Northeast Coast With Damaging Winds, Heavy Rain: Here's Timing
Hurricane Lee Set To Batter Northeast Coast With Damaging Winds, Heavy Rain: Here's Timing Hurricane Lee is now just hours away from unleashing damaging winds likely to cause scores of power outages along with drenching downpours in New England while coastal flooding and dangerous rip currents are expected in coastal New York and Connecticut. Updated story - New Tropical System Expected To Become Hurricane  The timing for Lee's effects is from Friday night, Sept. 15 into Saturday evening, Sept. 16. Tropical storm warnings and other advisories extend up the East Coast from Long Island to easternmost Maine. The newest computer models show Lee's expected landfall to be from…
Hurricane Lee's Risk To East Coast Rises: New Week-Long Projected Track Hurricane Lee's Risk To East Coast Rises: New Week-Long Projected Track
Hurricane Lee's Risk To East Coast Rises: New Week-Long Projected Track A new week-long projected track for Monster Hurricane Lee has been released as forecasters are now saying its risk to the East Coast has increased. Click here for a new, updated story: Hurricane Lee Restrengthens: New Models Predict Timing, Expected Site Of Landfall "Hurricane Lee will remain a powerful storm after undergoing rapid intensification," according to a report by AccuWeather.com on Saturday, Sept. 8. "As Lee turns northward next week dangerous surf will develop along the East Coast while the risk for direct impact rises in New England." For a look at Lee's projected path …
New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast
New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast Hurricane Lee has rapidly strengthened with new long-range computer models predicting its eventual path could take it at or near the Northeast. Click here for a new, updated story: Hurricane Lee's Risk To East Coast Rises: New Week-Long Projected Track Lee, now packed with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, is located over the warm waters of the Central Atlantic, hitting Category 5 status before wind speeds lowered it to Cat 4. It's expected to move over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center. Already the st…
Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track
Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track Newly named tropical storm Lee is expected to become a major hurricane in days as forecasters are awaiting new models that will shed light on its eventual track. Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path. Lee is forecast to become a major hurricane by early Saturday, Sept. 9, the National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday, Sept. 6, noting that swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip currents across portions of the Lesser Antilles late this week.   "Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should…
Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane
Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane A newly named tropical storm that is expected to become a major hurricane by this weekend will threaten the East Coast next week, forecasters are now saying. Tropical Depression 13 turned Tropical Storm Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path, the National Hurricane Center said. "Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should closely monitor the situation," according to AccuWeather.com. Depending on the path it takes, the expected time frame for potential impacts to the United States and Atlantic Canada is from Wed…
Tale Of 2 Coasts: Hilary To Bring Life-Threatening Flooding To SoCal; Far Different Story Here Tale Of 2 Coasts: Hilary To Bring Life-Threatening Flooding To SoCal; Far Different Story Here
Tale Of 2 Coasts: Hilary To Bring Life-Threatening Flooding To SoCal; Far Different Story Here Call it weather role reversal. As Hurricane Hilary is taking aim at the West Coast -- the first tropical storm to hit California in 84 years -- conditions will be crisp and clear in this region for the weekend after a quick-moving round of thunderstorms passed through ahead of a cold front at the end of the workweek, Morning temperatures ranging from the upper 50s to low 60s will rise to the mid-70s to around 80 degrees on Saturday, Aug. 19, which will be a few degrees below normal, but a welcomed change from the high humidity from earlier in the week, according to the National We…
Flash Flood Risk: New Rounds Of Storms Could Bring Drenching Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes Flash Flood Risk: New Rounds Of Storms Could Bring Drenching Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes
Flash Flood Risk: New Rounds Of Storms Could Bring Drenching Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes More Spotty Storms Possible As Potent System Pushes Through Northeast New rounds of scattered showers and storms could lead to localized areas of flash flooding in parts of the region with the possibility of isolated tornadoes. The time frame for the storm is Monday night, Aug. 14 into Tuesday, Aug. 15. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible where there are heavy downpours, according to the National Weather Service. Intense bursts of rain and thunderstorms will extend from southern Mississippi to southeastern Massachusetts, according to AccuWeather.com. See the image above…
Severe Weather Threat: Strong Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Hail, Isolated Tornadoes Severe Weather Threat: Strong Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Hail, Isolated Tornadoes
Severe Weather Threat: Strong Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Hail, Isolated Tornadoes An approaching cold front will ignite a round of thunderstorms, some of which may be severe. The time frame for scattered storm activity moving from the west to the east on Saturday, Aug. 12 is from about the middle of the afternoon through the evening when the chance will increase. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Damaging winds of 60 miles per hour or more and large hail of about 1-inch in diameter are the main threats, the National Weather Service said in a statement early Saturday morning.  "An isolated tornado is also possible," the statement added, noting t…
Scattered Storms, Some Severe, Could Put Damper On Weekend Scattered Storms, Some Severe, Could Put Damper On Weekend
Scattered Storms, Some Severe, Could Put Damper On Weekend A new round of thunderstorms, some of which may be severe, could interrupt what will otherwise be a mainly dry weekend. The time frame for possible scattered storm activity moving from the west to the east on Saturday, Aug. 12 is from about the middle of the afternoon through the evening when the chance will increase. Some of the storms could have flooding downpours, isolated tornadoes, hail, and wind gusts between 60 and 70 miles per hour. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) It will be clear and dry before and after the possible window for storms. The high temperature on Fr…
Flash Flood Threat: Here's Projected Timing For System Packed With Storms, Heavy Rain Flash Flood Threat: Here's Projected Timing For System Packed With Storms, Heavy Rain
Flash Flood Threat: Here's Projected Timing For System Packed With Storms, Heavy Rain An approaching frontal system will bring thunderstorms and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. The system will arrive from west to east early Thursday afternoon, Aug. 10, and continue to move through into the evening. Heavy rain is expected to begin in the New York City area, Hudson Valley, and Capital regions, and western Connecticut around midday Thursday and later in the afternoon in Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. Areas where soaking rain is expected are shown in dark green in the first image above from AccuWeather.com. About an inch of rainfall is now expected, with lo…
New Rounds Of Storms On Track For Region After Dry, Pleasant Weekend: 5-Day Forecast New Rounds Of Storms On Track For Region After Dry, Pleasant Weekend: 5-Day Forecast
New Rounds Of Storms On Track For Region After Dry, Pleasant Weekend: 5-Day Forecast New rounds of showers and thunderstorms will follow a dry, comfortable weekend in the region. It will be mostly sunny and pleasant on Saturday, Aug. 5, with a high temperature in the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Look for more of the same on Sunday, Aug. 6 with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature again in the low 80s. Unsettled conditions are on track to return overnight Sunday into Monday,  Aug. 7 with a chance of showers and thunderstorms that will last into Tuesday, Aug. 8. Some of the storms could be severe. (See the image above from…