SEATTLE (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders are getting a double dose of good news as 2021 approaches, but those heading over the passes might need a double dose of headache medicine instead.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin corn growers are expected to see record yields this year.
Wisconsin Public Radio reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics...
Category 2 Hurricane Zeta crashes ashore in storm-weary Louisiana, dealing new blow in busy Atlantic hurricane season.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Category 2 Hurricane Zeta crashes ashore in storm-weary Louisiana, dealing new blow in busy Atlantic hurricane season.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Cities across the U.S. Southwest recorded their driest monsoon season on record this year, some with only a trace or no rain.
Tropical Storm Rene forms in the Atlantic Ocean; the earliest “R-named” storm in a record-setting hurricane season.
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Rene forms in the Atlantic Ocean; the earliest “R-named” storm in a record-setting hurricane season.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The area encompassing Alaska’s capital city is on track to break summer rainfall records, a state weather expert said.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Cody Moore...
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — More than 600 firefighters have stopped, at least for now, the growth of a Nevada wildfire southeast of Lake Tahoe that had threatened up to 1,000 homes.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say December's weather patterns brought mountain snow and rain to parts of New Mexico, but below-average accumulations have left many...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Pacific Northwest is bidding farewell to 2019 with a stormy weather pattern that is bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and snow to the mountains.
KIRUNA, Sweden (AP) — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain top overlooking his...
Flash flood watches have been issued for much of Arizona due to expected showers and thunderstorms while higher elevations in the north, east and south may be getting snow.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Last month's chilly weather broke records for Idaho, coming in as the coldest October since the state began recording the average temperatures in 1895.
COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Wildland firefighters worked to contain blazes across Western Oregon as windy conditions and low humidity gripped the state.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Across the Southwest, people are longing for seasonal rainstorms like a lost summer romance.
They're declaring their love online for the weather pattern that makes...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Summer monsoons, those brief yet intense afternoon showers that can cool the temperature by 20 degrees and overflow canals in an hour or two, are inextricably linked to...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Several small wildfires in western Montana and a changing weather pattern signal the start of the state's 2019 fire season, officials said Friday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Montana wildfires (all times local):
Several small wildfires in western Montana and a changing weather pattern signal the start of the state's...
RAMAH, N.M. (AP) — Parts of western New Mexico are benefiting from the extra moisture received over the winter and spring as a result of a favorable weather pattern.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Forecasters say the monsoon in southwest Colorado could arrive later and be drier than average this summer.
The Durango Herald reported Thursday the monsoon typically...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A scorching heat wave weeks before the start of summer is gripping the Deep South with several cities reporting the hottest temperatures ever recorded in May.
JASPER, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee doctoral student is resurrecting research that was abandoned nearly 80 years ago that could be crucial for Tennessee Valley Authority's understanding...
MOUNTAIN REST, S.C. (AP) — It's now official. South Carolina's record for most rainfall in a year has been broken.
The State Climate Extremes Committee voted that the 123.45 inches (313.56...
BANGKOK (AP) — Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia, with authorities in Thailand's hazy capital Bangkok handing out face masks and preparing to seed clouds for rain to clear the air.
A combination of construction dust, auto exhaust and other pollutants, lingering over Bangkok due to prevailing weather patterns, has taken air quality to unhealthy levels in recent days.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern develops and brings more moisture to the drought-stricken region.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Climatologists said Wednesday that conditions are right for an El Nino weather pattern to develop that could bring wetter-than-normal conditions this winter in drought-stricken areas of the southwestern U.S.
But they also note there is no guarantee that an El Nino event would bring more rain and snow to the parched Southwest. Weather researchers also say higher-than-average precipitation in the region is not likely to make up for growing rainfall deficits over the past year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters say a change in New Mexico's weather pattern Sunday and Monday may produce "significant travel impacts" along Interstates 25 and 40 and in other areas.
The National Weather Service says heavy snow is forecast Sunday and Monday across parts of northern and central New Mexico with the eastern plains getting much colder temperatures beginning Sunday and spreading across central New Mexico into Monday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday in response to severe weather in the past month that has caused flooding and property damage across much of Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Minnesota (all times local):
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in response to severe weather in the past month that has caused flooding and property damage across much of Minnesota.
Forecasters say the summer rains that fall on the Southwestern United States each year are on track to be slightly later but a little heavier than usual.
Brian Klimowski, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Flagstaff, Arizona, said Monday the rains will likely start between July 6 and 9. He says they could be 5 to 10 percent heavier than average in some areas.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California legislation to create a western regional electric grid (all times local):
A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
The committee's vote Tuesday keeps alive a plan that has divided environmentalists and sparked passionate debate about the best way to expand renewable energy.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's water resources could feel the pinch later this year thanks to dismal snowpack and a strengthening weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean that typically brings drier weather.
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque issued an update Friday on the water supply outlook.
Senior hydrologist Royce Fontenot says drought has expanded across New Mexico in recent weeks. Severe conditions now cover 60 percent of the state.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service says snowpacks in some mountain locations in central and southern Utah are the lowest or second lowest in about three decades.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine is inviting people who grow food for a living to a discussion of how changing weather patterns will impact their livelihoods.
The university says it's hosting a panel discussion about "farming in a new weather reality" on Jan. 9 during the Maine Agricultural Trades Show. It will open with a panel of Maine crop and livestock farmers discussing how changes in the weather have affected their operations, and how they have adjusted.
WASHINGTON (AP) — La Nina, the cool flip side to El Nino, has returned, forecasters said Thursday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a weak La Nina has formed and is expected to stick around for several months. La Nina is a natural cooling of parts of the Pacific that alters weather patterns around the globe.
A report by the Asia Development Bank says Asia will endure extreme heat, rising sea levels, growing losses from severe weather and increasing food insecurity in coming decades as climate change raises temperatures and alters weather patterns across the globe.
PHOENIX (AP) — A forecast of monsoons coming this weekend has left Arizona firefighters with one more thing to worry about as they battle hot dry conditions around the state.
Fire officials said Friday fire crews are bracing for potential floods and dry lightning as thunderstorms develop around active wildfires.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University researchers have been awarded a $1.7 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to monitor the effects of climate change on bird migration.
The researchers, led by biological sciences professor Julie Heath, will examine American kestrels and develop a modeling system to predict how other bird species will react to changes in weather patterns.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is called Big Sky Country due to its wide open spaces and clear sky, but there are times when wildfires, geography and weather patterns combine to make the air in the western part of the state unsafe for people with asthma or chronic lung disease.
DALLAS (AP) — An unsettled weather pattern that so far this week has contributed to the deaths of six people in the Southern Plains shifted into the Ohio Valley and southern United States on Thursday, but forecasters say the next round of severe weather won't be as bad as initially anticipated.
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central and southern United States: (all times local):
An unsettled weather pattern is shifting from the southern Plains into parts of the South and lower Ohio Valley, but forecasters say the storms shouldn't be as bad as originally anticipated.