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Severe storms to fire up over Plains, Midwest to close work week

After severe thunderstorms struck portions of the Dakotas on Tuesday, meteorologists say that some of the same areas may again be at risk for volatile weather into Wednesday night. While much of Wednesday was free of thunderstorms, an approaching cold front combined with the heating from the daylight hours will set the stage for severe...

Record-challenging heat shows no signs of letting up over Four Corners

The 'dry heat' in the Desert Southwest has been just that - dry. There has been very little rain this summer and the persistent dry conditions will contribute to unusually hot weather through much of the balance of August. The summer is the hottest time of the year for the interior Southwest, but it can also...

AccuWeather Summer Camp: Chicago isn't the Windy City for reason you may think

AccuWeather School’s out for the summer, but the fun of learning about the weather isn’t over. While other camps may have been canceled, AccuWeather has many new and exciting experiments and projects planned for the summer that parents and our virtual campers can watch and do from home. So, pack your activity bags, and let's...

Tropical Storm Josephine on cusp of forming in Atlantic

A disturbance spinning over the middle of the Atlantic organized enough to be named Tropical Depression 11 at 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. AccuWeather meteorologists expect it to go on to strengthen into a tropical storm later Wednesday, becoming another one for the record books. Tropical Depression 11, which began...

Flash flood watches in effect as strong storms set to bring relief from heat

Some areas of the East Coast that were recently pummeled by Isaias’ flooding rainfall and winds will face more weather hazards into this weekend. Portions of the Southeast, central Appalachians and mid-Atlantic could face daily downpours and, in some cases, multiple downpours each day that could raise the risk of flash flooding. Flash flood watches...

Train derailment in Scotland kills 3, leaves several others injured

Smoke was seen billowing into the sky after a passenger train derailed Wednesday morning near the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, in eastern Scotland, leaving at least three dead and at least six others injured. Officers with the British Transport Police stated that they responded to the incident at 9:43 a.m., local time, adding that they...

East Pacific to 'go wild with tropical activity' as latest hurricane fades

The tropical East Pacific could be about to enter its most active phase of the 2020 season yet. Although the East Pacific season began on May 15, it is currently behind the pace of its Atlantic counterpart, which is on the verge of producing its 10th named system of the year despite its season officially...

More flooding downpours expected for storm-battered India

Shower and thunderstorm activity has picked up across parts of India in recent weeks as the monsoon season continues. Areas that received rounds of downpours last week may be under the risk for flash flooding again this week. A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal and northern India will try to...

Why meteorologists hold their breath when a volcano erupts in the tropics

Ash and debris choked the air around Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung on Monday, two days after an earlier eruption stirred it from its inactivity. Dramatic footage showed a plume of ash and debris that had been jettisoned to a height of up to 16,400 feet (5,000 meters) into the sky. The monstrous cloud hung in the...

New study shows best and worst face masks to guard against coronavirus

The message has been steady around the world, albeit for longer in some countries than others: Masks save lives. As the number of COVID-19 infections continues to soar, past 20 million worldwide as of Tuesday, more and more experts are encouraging not just the use of masks, but the use of the correct masks. In...

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