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California Governor Warns Of “Grim Future” As Fires Spring Back To Life

After destroying hundreds of buildings and forcing the evacuations of more than 200,000 people, the seven discrete wildfires ravaging Southern California finally receded over the weekend as the powerful Santa Ana winds that had fanned the flames earlier in the week died down. But firefighters early Sunday warned that the battle is far from over, […]

Scientist Confirms: Harvey Caused A “1-In-1,000-Year Flood”

Scientists have confirmed what one renowned weather forecaster has suspected for days: Hurricane Harvey was a “1-in-1,000-year flood.” That’s according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin’s Space Science and Engineering Center, who claim there is nothing in the historical record that rivals the devastation resulting from the flooding in southwest Texas, which has forced […]

Irma Turning Into Monster Hurricane: “Highest Windspeed Forecasts I’ve Ever Seen”

Hurricane Irma continues to strengthen much faster than pretty much any computer model predicted as of yesterday or even this morning.  Per the National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) latest update, Irma is currently a Cat-3 storm with sustained winds of 115 mph but is expected to strengthen to a devastating Cat-5 with winds that could top […]

As Harvey Moves Inland, A New Storm Is Brewing Over The Atlantic

Via StockBoardAsset.com, The National Hurricane Center (NHC) will be initiating advisories at 11 AM AST, as the new area of low pressure in the eastern Atlantic Ocean will develop into Tropical Storm Irma. Tropical Storm Irma will become the 9th storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season as it moves towards the Gulf of Mexico […]

Shocking Drone Footage Shows Harvey’s “Unprecedented” Devastation, “No Parallel To Any Rainstorm In US History”

Based on the number of people affected, amount of water involved, and other factors, meteorologists have warned, there may be no parallel available to any other rainstorm in U.S. history as Mashable's Andrew Freeman reports Tropical Storm Harvey has dropped more than 11 trillion gallons of water on Texas, triggering catastrophic, unprecedented flooding in the […]

“Devastating And Life-Threatening” Harvey Expected To Bring 120MPH Winds And Up To 12-Foot Storm Surge

Hurricane Harvey, the first hurricane to make landfall in Texas since 2008, is strengthening and expected to strike the Texas coast later tonight as a Cat-3 storm with maximum sustained winds near 120 mph according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  But perhaps worse than wind speeds, Harvey encapsulates the ‘perfect storm’ as it’s moving […]

Blizzard Bust: New York City Cancels Warning

When previewing the “crippling blizzard’ which was supposed to leave as many as 50 million northeastern Americans under as much as 18 inches of snow, we mused that “some more cynical observers recall the last time New York was paralyzed ahead of what was expected to be a major storm, the impact ended up being […]

Nearly 200,000 People Are Evacuating Over “Imminent Failure” Of California’s Oroville Dam – Live Feeds

Update # 3: How bad this could get… Great graphic from @sacbee_news article on Oroville situation showing possible inundation areas #orovillespillway #cawater #OrovilleDam pic.twitter.com/annk1heyDp — Troy Barnhart (@TroyJBarnhart) February 13, 2017 Similarly, progression times. Believe graphics are originally @CAL_FIRE #OrovilleDam #OrovilleSpillway #cawater pic.twitter.com/FTDEVE0rH3 — Troy Barnhart (@TroyJBarnhart) February 13, 2017 *  *  *   Update […]

Northwest Braces For “Polar Plunge” As Temps Expected To Fall 35 Degrees Below Average

As Al Gore’s battle against the ever elusive ManBearPig rages on, forecasters with the national weather service are warning residents of the Northwestern United States to brace for severe record low temperatures of up to 35 degrees below average and extremely heavy snowfall.    Of course, the winter storm expected to hit over the next […]

“Deadly” Cat 4 Hurricane Matthew Nears Florida Landfall – Live Feeds

Hurricane Matthew has regained strength and is once again classified as a powerful category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.  The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has warned residents from Florida to North Carolina to expect up to 20 inches of rain and “life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.”  Meanwhile President Obama has […]