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Every year in the late summer and fall, nearly every weather organization issues their thoughts on what they think the winter forecast will look like. RELATED: Storm Shield app provides life-saving weather alerts The Farmers’ Almanac, Old Farmer’s Almanac, The Weather Channel, Accuweather and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have all

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its winter outlook, and they’re expecting very different winters in the northern half of the country compared to the southern half of the country. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a warmer and drier winter while the northern half of the country is

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration flies airplanes into hurricanes and tropical storms on a regular basis. It’s not every day, however, they fly into a Category 5 storm and one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. On September 5, aerospace engineer Nick Underwood filmed inside Hurricane

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Tropical Storm Don formed in the southern Atlantic late on Monday, and it’s cruising westward toward the Caribbean Sea. The storm is expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to the Windward Islands late Tuesday night and into Wednesday. From there, it’ll drift into the southern Caribbean Sea, hugging

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The official hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, and hurricane season is typically slow to start, with a strong finish. Like the previous two years, this one got off to an early start. This year’s first system, Tropical Storm Arlene, formed in April. A typical season, however,

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Tropical Storm Adrian formed late in the evening on May 9 in the eastern Pacific Ocean roughly 545 miles south-southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico. Adrian’s early formation broke the record for the earliest development of a tropical system in the eastern Pacific. RELATED: Storm Shield app provides life-saving weather alerts

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April was the 11th warmest April on record across the United States according to NOAA. The warmth was especially felt in parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest where it was the warmest April on record. April’s usually a month with plenty of ups and downs, and it’s typically wetter across

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Three people were struck by lightning over the weekend, one woman was killed and two others hurt. Each year roughly 300 people, on average, are struck by lightning across the country. Sadly, 30 of those are killed. The odds of being struck are 1 in 13,000 for an average lifespan.

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The National Hurricane Center is watching not one, but two different tropical disturbances in the eastern Pacific. If either of them becomes a tropical depression before Thursday, May 12, it will be the earliest a depression has ever formed there. The disturbance dubbed Invest 90E is a few hundred miles

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Hurricane season may not officially begin until June 1, but that did not stop Tropical Storm Arlene from forming in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm officially attained tropical storm status at 5 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, with top sustained winds of 45 MPH. By 11 p.m. Eastern, the storm was

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The latest long-term forecasts watching for El Niño and La Niña are pointing to a 50/50 chance of a return to El Niño conditions. An El Niño is warmer than average water temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. As of March, neutral or average conditions persisted across the central Pacific,

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This year has already been the most active severe weather season the United States has seen in years. The number of tornadoes, wind reports and hail reports are all double what they usually are by the beginning of April. The Southeast has been hit especially hard, but every other region

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Severe thunderstorms are moving across the Southeast and parts of the Tennessee Valley today. The bull’s-eye for damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes stretches from the Florida Panhandle up to South Carolina. Another strong low is moving across the South, and it’s bringing another chance for severe weather. RELATED: Storm

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We are less than three months into the year, and 2017 has already seen more tornadoes than every January, February and March for the past three years. The Storm Prediction Center counts nearly 400 tornadoes so far in 2017, and that number is outpacing every year for the last 10

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Spring has just sprung, and the severe thunderstorms that come with it aren’t wasting any time arriving. A large storm complex bringing rain and snow nearly everywhere west of the Rockies is expected to strengthen and move across the Plains and into the South. RELATED: Storm Shield app provides life-saving

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