A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic while drought conditions persist in northern California.
Calmer weather is in store for much of the East for those heading out to take in autumn's colorful display as leaves change to vibrant, rich colors early this week.
The National Coalition of Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has been at the forefront of many significant meteorological developments, including Doppler research radars and high-resolution models that help empower more accurate weather forecasts.
A widespread outbreak of severe weather slammed a large portion of the U.S., from the Gulf Coast to the Tennessee Valley, putting more than 20 million lives in the storm's reach.
Severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and disruptive rain will impact Texas and the Mississippi Valley early this week.
Radar detects all kinds of weather: storms, snow, wind speed and direction. Every so often, it even picks up on large concentrations of living creatures, including birds, butterflies and mayflies.
Some of the tropical moisture from Simon will enhance rain and increase the flooding risk in part of the Central states during the second half of this week.
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