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North Carolina Prepares for Snowmageddon…

Snowpocalypse north carolina

While 6-10″ of snow might not be a total disaster to those in Wyoming or Vermont, it is for the Southeast Atlantic zone as southern states don’t have the equipment or infrastructure to deal with a serious snow event. The National Weather Service’s 7 pm update included a snow forecast map showing the most likely snowfall totals for the Tarheel ...

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NOAA Issues Winter Weather Outlook for 2016


In a video produced by the Climate.gov team in cooperation with climate and Earth scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other agencies and institutions, NOAA tells us that the drought in the west is likely to continue while northern states will likely see wetter and colder weather than normal. Western and southern states will likely be drier ...

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Hurricane Matthew forecast to brush Florida and strike Carolinas

For the latest updates on Hurricane Matthew, check our Hurricane Matthew Status Update Page regularly for new tracking, status and information. The latest forecast track has Hurricane Matthew staying just off the Florida, Georgia coasts before slamming into South and North Carolina on Saturday morning. Location: 18.9N 74.3W Movement: N at 10 mph Wind: 145 MPH Pressure: 950 MB Weather models ...

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Tropical Storm Hermine Update and Forecast

Check back regularly for Hermine updates. As of: 9/03/16 08:00 ET Hermine Current Stats: Location: 35.9N 75.6W Max sustained winds: 60mph and strengthening Direction and speed: ENE 20mph Pressure: 995MB and decreasing Current Track: Hermine is expected to regain hurricane strength Saturday as it tracks towards the northeast atlantic U.S. coast.   As of: 9/02/16 05:00 ET Hermine Current Stats: Location: 30.8N 83.6W Max ...

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Tropical Depression 9 expected to strengthen, hit Florida late Thursday

*Check out our Tropical Storm Hermine update page for the latest on this storm* Tropical Depression 9, formerly invest 99-l, will likely soon be a named storm and strike the big bend area of Florida’s Gulf coast Thursday late Thursday afternoon or early evening. Forecasts predict that the depression will hit the Florida coast with top sustained winds of between ...

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Invest 99-L strengthens to tropical depression nine and heads for Florida

tropical depression nine

*Check out our Tropical Storm Hermine update page for the latest on this storm* Tropical wave 99-L strengthened into a tropical depression Sunday afternoon as it entered the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to continue strengthening as it turns towards Florida. TD9 isn’t showing a great deal of organization yet, but is forecast to make landfall on Thursday as a ...

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Invest 99-L Saga Continues Another Week

Invest 99-l ensemble models 08-27-16

Will it or won’t it…  odds are still about even that tropical wave Invest 99-L could strengthen or stay disorganized as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico next week. Some competing weather features are leaving all possibilities open for Invest 99-l’s future. The wave has run into reduced wind shear which favors slow but steady strengthening, but is dealing ...

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‘Hermine’ forecast to soak Florida and water-logged south

invest 99-l to hit Florida as Hermine

**This content is out of date – Updated forecast HERE** A tropical wave is moving from the Caribbean towards Florida and if it gains strength, could pose a heavy wind and rain hazard to the rain-drenched south. The system has a 60% chance of developing into a tropical depression or named storm within the next two days, according to the ...

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Bonnie makes landfall, will dump up to 6 inches of rain along track

Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in South Carolina Sunday morning and will run along the palmetto state coastline until early Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center is reporting that Bonnie has weakened to tropical depression status ahead of predictions. Heading back offshore, Bonnie is expected to continue to lose strength  before continuing up the east coast. Bonnie is expected to drop as much ...

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90% Chance Tropical Storm forms and heads for southern U.S. coast

A tropical storm just off the southeastern U.S. coast is being given a 90% chance of strengthening into a tropical storm. This would be the second named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Shower activity associated with the low pressure area located between Bermuda and the Bahamas continues to show signs of organization, and the circulation of the low ...

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Houston Floods may worsen with more rain in forecast

Houston flooding

Houston, Texas has experienced historic rainfall and flooding in recent days and more rain is on the way. At least five people have died and the Governor has declared 9 counties as disaster areas. Current weather forecasts for the Houston area project waves of thunderstorms to roll through at least until Thursday and have kept flash flood warnings in effect ...

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Polar Vortex REDUX next week – bitter cold, snow, mayhem, cats and dogs living together..

polar vortex january 2016

Ok, get a grip, it’s winter and stuff, but next week, it’s not just going to be winter, it’s going to be winter, winter for parts of the United States. According to AccuWeather Chief Long Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok, “A major and far-reaching blast of cold air will sweep in over much of the Central and Eastern states next week ...

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Deadly East Coast Winter Storm Leaves Millions Without Power

The number of homes and businesses that have lost electricity in the North East has surpassed 3 million as a freakish October snow storm crossed the region over the weekend. The storm dumped more the 2 feet of heavy, wet snow in parts of New England causing flight delays, traffic accidents and extensive power outages. Governors across the area have ...

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Hurricane Irene Targets East Coast

*Updated 2pm 8/25* Irene, now a category 3 hurricane, seems to have spared Florida and Georgia from being the victims of 2011’s first Hurricane, but the storm is still expected to strike somewhere up the east coast of the United States. The current cone of probability has the storm crossing over the outer banks of North Carolina early Sunday morning ...

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