We are in the middle of summer, which means we are in the midst of when the most damaging wind reports come in for the United States. According to data collected by NOAA, the United States sees nearly 3,000 wind damage reports on average during the months of June and July, with a about 1,500 reports in May and August. The increase in wind damage reports increases due to elevated amount of thunderstorm activity in the summer time. The thunderstorm threat increases during the summer due to warmer temperatures and precipitation. We should always be on alert for damaging winds…
Monday night features a short window in which we’ll be able to spot the International Space Station flying overhead.
After a hot and humid week, we will see cooler weather that could last through the beginning of August.
You can see some of the best photos viewers sent in
The chance for rain/storms lasts all day, but the strongest storms are likely after 2 PM.
The storms that came early Saturday morning brought several inches of rain to already saturated locations.
While our Friday evening will remain relatively uneventful weather-wise, don’t let that lull you into a false sense of security.
We will have to get through the first part of our weekend with showers and storms before we finally get some relief from the … More »
This week’s Friday Nites Live forecast is filled with high heat and humidity. Temperatures will be near 90° when the concert starts, but it will feel closer to 100° due to our high humidity levels. So, don’t only bring your lawn chair this week, bring an icy, cold bottle of water, too. And, if you forget, food and drinks are always available at the event.
Showers may be a welcome relief from some parched lawns across the area. Right now, most of our forecast models have moderate rain for … More »
When air temperatures start getting into the 90s combined with a high relative humidity, the air begins to feel much hotter and heavier. Over the next couple of days, temperatures are going to feel like they are in the triple digits, which means heat exhaustion and heat stroke become much more prevalent issues.
As the heat wave continues, here’s a look at statistics on 90 degree day for our area.
Globally, June was a very warm month. In fact, it was the 3rd warmest on record!
Well, I’m sure you’ve seen it and wondered why we talk about it during weather, yep, the UV index. The UV Index is a … More »
When you get the perfect combination of heat and humidity in the air, it helps to make the temperature feel hotter than what it actually is.
New 8 to 14 day-outlook favors near average temperatures
Unfortunately, clouds will interrupt your view of the aurora tonight.
A few storms may be strong later today
It is forecast to remain at hurricane strength until Wednesday and will weaken before reaching Hawaii.
Temperatures are running just slightly below average for the first part of July 2017.