Oct 24, 2014; 2:00 AM ET A confirmed tornado landed in Longview Thursday afternoon. Though it was short lived it caused significant damage to trees and buildings.
Frigid conditions and heavy snow led to widespread and extensive school cancellations and delays last year. How will this winter shape up?
After more than a decade, the National Weather Service has officially adopted an experimental short-range weather model capable of providing more precise predictions under rapidly changing storm conditions.
Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic while drought conditions persist in northern California.
Many locations across the Northeast will feel like mid-November as the weekend progresses with the arrival of colder air and gusty winds.
The coldest air since last spring is descending on the Midwest, leading to some communities in the Upper Midwest seeing their first snow of the season.
With the United States stretching across such a vast mass of land, the varying landscape offers diverse weather phenomena in every corner of the country.