Weather Wise: Science Behind Chinook Arch Cloud Formations
- KSBW - Monterey Videos
4.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Monterey, San Luis Obispo county line
Putting out Halloween decorations, buying candy and carving pumpkins are the usual tasks of late October, but that all looks different this year under the hefty dump of early-season snow in the western United States from the parade of storms that marched across the region from late last week into early this week. The intense rain and dangerous flooding in burn scar areas of California have been devastating, and the snow-covered landscapes of high-elevation areas have been just as eye-popping and
- LA Times
Rainfall records were smashed from Los Angeles to Long Beach as the first significant storm of the season dumped moisture across the parched region.
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. — It may be getting cooler, but there is still 36 day left in the Atlantic hurricane season, and experts are watching an area of disturbance Monday morning that could produce the next storm of the year. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring the U.S. East Coast, where it expects a non-tropical low-pressure system to emerge in the next day or so. The frontal low should move ...
- LA Times
While the massive plume of moisture helped, experts said it will take much more than one storm to make a dent in the drought.
California’s ‘atmospheric rivers’ and ‘bomb cyclone’ bring scant long-term rain relief — a look at the Western drought by the numbers
Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California heading into a weekend that's expected bring stormy weather to the drought-ravaged state, which is among the hardest hit as the U.S. West continues to strain under dry conditions.
A 'bomb cyclone' hit California. Photos and videos show the mudslides, floods, and destruction left in its wake.
The storm dumped record-breaking rain on California, leading to flash flooding and evacuations in some areas.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
There’s almost a 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms late Tuesday and early Wednesday in North Texas, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
- The Guardian
The deluge extinguished smoldering fires – but the west may not get the wet winter it desperately needs The recent storm added 23ft to Lake Oroville, but water levels remain low after a prolonged drought. Photograph: Noah Berger/AP Over the span of two days, dramatic scenes of dried landscapes and wildfires that have defined California’s summer were replaced with surging rivers, floods and mudflows as a historic rainstorm – deemed a category 5 atmospheric river – pummeled the state. For scientis
NOAA; Map: Kavya Beheraj/Axios; Data: NOAA; Map: Kavya Beheraj/AxiosThe return of La Niña for the second straight year means winter in Colorado will bring warmer temperatures and less precipitation than normal, according to a new forecast by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Why it matters: Dry conditions have fueled some of Colorado's most devastating wildfires, including last year's East Troublesome blaze, which raged for more than a month and destroyed nearly 194,000 acres.G
- Kansas City Star
Can you count how many snakes are coiled around this pipe?
- KGO – San Francisco
STORM WATCH: Several drivers abandoned their vehicles on I-880 in Fremont after flooding from one of the strongest storms to hit the Bay Area in years blocked the freeway early Monday.
- Idaho Statesman
Animals like elk can get caught in yard items easily, officials warn
- The Weather Network
Yet more heavy rain and mountain snow are en route to B.C. Wednesday night, courtesy of the next soggy system in a parade of storms that have barrelled through in recent days.
- LA Times
A massive storm barrels toward Southern California after causing flooding and mud flows in areas burned by wildfires across Northern California.
Data: NOAA; Map: Will Chase/Axios The extreme atmospheric river pummeling parts of Northern California — attached to a record strong bomb cyclone, no less — may be a poor indicator of how this winter will treat the West.Why it matters: With much of the West locked in the first climate change-related megadrought, with an especially pronounced dry period since 2020, hopes are pinned on the rain and mountain snow that could fall during the wet season.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios M
- WCVB - Boston
New Hampshire Department of Transportation workers in Lincoln encountered a snow-covered Kancamagus Highway on Monday morning.
A series of powerful "atmospheric river" storms are delivering historic amounts of rainfall across parts of drought-stricken California and the Pacific Northwest.Why it matters: The atmospheric river, packing large amounts of moisture, was causing Northern California to whiplash from drought to flood, as it slowly moved south overnight. It's triggered widespread power outages, flooding and mudslides.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.A stormy and wet perio
- NBC News
The storm that struck California was called the strongest to hit the West Coast, and the Northeast braced for a nor’easter that could cause flooding.
- LA Times
After the storm passes, the drought plaguing much of the state will remain, potentially improving in some areas but worsening in others.