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  • Almanac
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 26.1934 - A...
  • Southeast U.S. radar image early on Mar. 23, 2015
    Heavy Gulf Coast rainfall event ending today
    An upper level weather disturbance brought wet weather across much of the southeastern quarter of the U.S. this weekend (Fig. 1). On Saturday (Fig.2 and Fig. 3), heavy rain fell over much of Texas (with local amounts to three inches or more). On...
  • Almanac
    Blowing and drifting snow, mild highs and freezing rain
    Blowing and drifting snow, mild highs and freezing rain top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 23.1888 - The daily records for both...
  • You say Spring; We say No
    You say Spring; We say No
    You say Spring. We say blah.You say golf. We say nah.You say green. We say pshaw.Ain't no spring springing up here in these parts of the great Canadian mid west.In fact, ain't hardly no spring at all no place else in Canada.Except maybe on...
  • Almanac
    Spring feels like summer, an F4 tornado, and a snowy start to spring
    Spring feels like summer, an F4 tornado, and a snowy start to spring top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 21.1913 - Powerful winds...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/20/15)
    Icy Spots Overnight, Extreme Melting Saturday Thanks To 50s!
    Well, Astronomical Spring began Friday evening at 6:45, but the day was anything but; after a morning low of 33 we only reached 36 at Philly International Airport. There has been no official measurement at the airport(well, technically National...
  • Ballston today
    The first day of Spring in Ballston, Arlington, Virginia
    When the snow stops, there will be planting in the flower pots.Typical? It is snowing this morning as was forecasted. It is a warm and wet snow. The flower pots are waiting for it to stop as they would like to be refreshed with new garden soil....
  • U.S. Drought Monitior (Mar. 17, 2015)
    Wet v. dry and more
    Astronomical spring starts today, Fri., Mar. 20 at 6:45 p.m. E.D.T. Although the weather has recently turned or remained spring-like (or warmer) in some places, winter is not yet out of the picture.First, it is important to recognize that for yet...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 3/19/15)
    Snow For The First Day Of Astronomical Spring....
    Thursday was still below average, but the wind was lighter so it felt decent outside! After a morning low of 28 at Philly International Airport with a higher clouds while the afternoon featured sunshine and a high of 45(the average high is now 54)...
  • Navigating Potholes
    Taking a step back into winter
    Greater Boston, North Shore and Metro West: March can be a fickle month when it comes to weather. The angle of the sun is climbing higher each day, Daylight Savings Time has returned allowing for longer daylight into the evening hours and...
  • Almanac
    Snow, freezing rain, and power outages
    Snow, freezing rain, and power outages top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 14.1904 - A snowstorm drops up to a foot of snow across...
  • Almanac
    Flooding, warm weather and a tornado outbreak
    Flooding, warm weather and a tornado outbreak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 12.1976 - A tornado outbreak struck from Michigan...
  • Almanac
    Isolated thunderstorms, soaring temperatures and a snowy day
    Isolated thunderstorms, soaring temperatures and a snowy day top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 8.1931 – A snowy day across...
  •  Can you survive a blizzard while in your car?
    Can you survive a blizzard while in your car?
    The March 4th winter storm in Kentucky dumped as many as 20 inches of snow on interstate highways I-65 and I-24. This winter storm and the resulting vehicular accidents stranded hundreds of motorists for as long as 12 hours, and many had to be...
  • Slippery today
    Slippery
    For the next few days, it is going to be slippery. This morning, driving to the metro was a necessity because the sidewalks are slick and the snow is mounded up at too many crosswalks. Pedestrians are having a difficult time navigating.Autos are...