First Tornado Outbreak of 2015 Hits Oklahoma, Arkansas
Antarctica's ice shelves have recently thinned by as much as 18 percent in some areas which could have serious consequences down the road.
Winter returns today and Saturday as temperatures are 10-25 degrees below normal. Some snow may fall across New England.
Lake-effect snow hit Chicago this morning. This happens when cold winds at low cloud height are from the northeast. When the flow is from the west or northwest, the Michigan and/or Indiana snow belts come alive. These maps show the setup from this morning.
My latest interpretation of the weekly ECMWF long range forecast model.....
Tornadoes, wind and hail took aim at Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois. Weather safety tips for the next time severe weather hits.
Breezy Spring Sunset in Darien, Connecticut, by "Hilkka" on March 24, 2015. Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify!
This year had been a markedly (and thankfully) slow year for tornadoes. That luck ran out last night, when multiple twisters struck Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Volatile spring weather has erupted, and it's leading to large contrasts in weather over distance and time in much of the country.