Hurricane Laura has made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, as a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane tonight. At 1:00 AM CDT (06:00 UTC August 27), the center of the eye of Hurricane Laura moved onshore near Cameron, Louisiana. Maximum sustained winds at landfall were 150 mph (240 km/h), with gusts ofRead More →

After holding a relatively constant intensity for the past 48 hours or so, Isaias is strengthening again as it approaches the Carolina coast, and is now once again a hurricane. Isaias is expected to maintain its strength as a Category 1 hurricane during the next few hours leading up toRead More →

Although it is moving over cooler waters and experiencing the negative effects of moderate vertical wind shear, Douglas remains a hurricane this evening as it continues to gradually weaken. Douglas peaked as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale on Thursday with maximum sustained winds estimated at 130 mphRead More →

Tropical Storm Hanna has continued to strengthen today as it moves westward toward the Texas coast, and is now forecast to be a hurricane by the time it makes landfall tomorrow evening. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been conducting aerial reconnaissance into Tropical Storm Hanna today, providingRead More →

Overview A rare May cold snap occurred over regions of the Northern US this weekend, accompanied with snow in isolated regions, causing areas of the Upper Midwest and Northeast to experience temperatures usual for March in the second week of May. The cold weather was an unwelcomed sight for manyRead More →

A significant severe weather event is once again unfolding in the Southern United States today as a strengthening trough pushes eastward across the continent. Multiple episodes of severe thunderstorms will be capable of producing all kinds of severe weather, including strong and potentially long-tracked tornadoes, widespread damaging wind gusts, andRead More →