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May Is Notorious for Tornadoes; How Bad Will It Be This Year

Saturday, 30 April 2011, 3:33 pm | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 29 April 2011 -- reports after suffering one of the worst tornado outbreaks in 60 years, and what is likely to be a record-setting April for tornadoes, the U.S. will be in an extremely vulnerable state as we head ... More >>

Smithville, Miss., Tornado Rated EF-5; 205-mph Winds

Saturday, 30 April 2011, 3:27 pm | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 28 April 2011 -- reports large, powerful and long-tracking tornadoes ravaged the South on Wednesday, leaving many communities devastated and at least 300 people are dead, according to CNN. More >>

Historic Flooding Unfolding Along Mississippi, Ohio Rivers

Saturday, 30 April 2011, 3:13 pm | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 28 April 2011 -- reports as if tornadoes and damaging thunderstorms were not enough, historic flooding is also threatening the Mississippi River, below St. Louis, as well as the lower part of the Ohio River. More >>

Stats from Third-Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in US since 1950

Friday, 29 April 2011, 10:03 am | Accuweather.Com reports these stats will be updated throughout the day as we learn more about Wednesday's devastating tornado outbreak. More >>

Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Season Off to an Early Start?

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 9:41 am | Accuweather.Com meteorologists are monitoring an area north of the Leeward Islands for possible tropical cyclone development over the next several days. More >>

2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Greater Impact on the US

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 10:15 am | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 30 March 2011 -- Hurricane Center meteorologists, led by Meteorologist and Hurricane Forecaster Paul Pastelok, are predicting an active season for 2011 with more impact on the U.S. coastline than last year. More >>

AccuWeather reports winds at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi

Monday, 28 March 2011, 11:15 am | Accuweather.Com

AccuWeather reports winds at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will blow offshore on Saturday, local time. More >>

Japan Nuclear Site Winds Direct Leaked Radiation Off Shore

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 10:46 am | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 16 March 2011 -- AccuWeather reports winds at the ill-fated Fukushima nuclear power plant will remain essentially off shore through at least Friday, thereby steering any leaked radioactive matter out to sea and away from populated ... More >>

Japan Nuclear Plant Evacuation; Protective Winds Flowing

Saturday, 12 March 2011, 11:37 am | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 11 March 2011 -- AccuWeather reports officials have shut down a nuclear power plant in earthquake-ravaged north-central Japan. Winds could help protect nearby residents in the event of a radiation leak. More >>

Oil Spill: Florida - Louisiana under Greatest Risk

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 3:30 pm | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 2 June 2010 -- reports areas of the central Gulf Coast are at a greater risk for oil spill contamination from a tropical storm or hurricane this season. More >>

Oil Slick Closes In On Mississippi Delta

Friday, 30 April 2010, 1:42 pm | Accuweather.Com reports the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a controlled burn of the oil slick Wednesday, but reports of a new leak and increasing onshore winds are escalating fears of coastal impacts on the Mississippi Delta and neighboring areas. More >>

U.S: Smoke From Burning Oil May Head Towards Coast

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 5:32 pm | Accuweather.Com reports the U.S. Coast Guard will attempt to set fire to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill before it reaches beaches, and now winds could be responsible for pulling thick, black smoke towards the Louisiana Delta. More >>

US: Oil Spill Spreading to Coasts by the Weekend

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 5:27 pm | Accuweather.Com reports oil is still leaking from the sunken rig in the Gulf of Mexico, extending the spill as upcoming winds threaten to bring oil to the beaches along four states by this weekend. More >>

Climategate Used to Settle 'Vendetta,' says Mann

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 11:20 am | Accuweather.Com

"I think it is unfortunate that some scientists out there are using this situation to settle personal scores, to settle a vendetta," Mann said, in an exclusive interview with's Katie Fehlinger. More >>

Wet Conditions May Lead to Excess Hurricane Damage

Wednesday, 12 August 2009, 12:32 pm | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- 11 August 2009 -- reports this summer's unusually cooler and rainy conditions in the Northeast leads to the potential for excess hurricane damage, according to Expert Senior Meteorologist Joe Bastardi. More >>

Close Call for Snow Inauguration Day

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 1:02 pm | Accuweather.Com News Forecast FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Snow Hits Pre-Inauguration Activities Today; Close Call for Snow Inauguration Day More >>

Flight 1549 Passengers Braved the Elements

Friday, 16 January 2009, 4:49 pm | Accuweather.Com

The weather prior to the US Airways emergency landing in the Hudson River was mostly sunny with winds out of the northwest at 15 mph. The temperature at the time of Flight 1549 departure was 21 degrees F. Snow had fallen earlier in the day and, at LaGuardia ... More >>

Santa Ana Winds Fuel Raging California Wildfire

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 11:55 am | Accuweather.Com

State College, Pa. -- November 14, 2008 -- reports the Santa Ana winds that developed on Thursday and will continue into Sunday have fueled a raging wildfire that has destroyed at least 100 homes in a celebrity enclave near Montecito, ... More >>

Paloma Weakens, Bahamas Next

Thursday, 13 November 2008, 11:19 am | Accuweather.Com

Extremely dangerous Hurricane Paloma struck the eastern south shore of Cuba on Saturday evening. It made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Santa Cruz del Sur. This was after rattling the Cayman Islands with torrential rain and destructive winds. Roofs ... More >>

Gustav Losing Momentum But Still Dangerous

Monday, 1 September 2008, 1:13 pm | Accuweather.Com

The Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Gustav is unexpectedly weakening, becoming a weak Category 3 hurricane with winds from 110 mph to 125 mph. More >>



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