Tennessee baked today!

If you thought it was hot in Connecticut, check out some of these temperatures in Tennessee today. Many towns in the state were well over 10…

Dangerous Derecho: Explanation

This line of intense thunderstorms is a classic “derecho”. These storms will pass safely south of Connecticut tonight, but they are still da…

UK Storms, The Worst In Living Memory

Yesterday, many parts of the United Kingdom experienced flash flooding and severe disruption, in what is being described as the most severe …

Just How Hot is the U.S.?

The U.S. is baking in the heat, but just how hot is it? For starters, the current official hottest temperature in the WORLD is 113F at Smyrn…

Heat Index Calculator

Check out our heat index calculator to find out how hot it feels in your town! Just enter your current air temperature in degrees, and then …

Impressive Severe WX in Great Lakes Area

There are three impressive observations from this area Friday afternoon… You may have seen the breaking story about a very intense thunderst…

Nasty Storm Heading for Chicago

A Severe Thunderstorm passes by the Chicago area, shortly before 1 p.m. This storm has a history of damaging winds and large hail and will b…

Much of the U.S. is Hot, Hot, Hot

Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories have been in effect for the Midwest, as well as the Central and Southern Plains. Now, they have …

Watching Extreme Heat to our South

11 A.M. Hotspot:DCA at 97 degrees. A sudden gust of NW winds with down-sloping initially helped their temperatures skyrocket from 9 to 10 a.…

2012 Tropical Cyclone Names

I’ve noticed that we don’t have a list of tropical cyclone names for the Atlantic for the 2012 season, so here are the names.  As time progr…

Debby Gets Depressing…For Now

With Tropical Storm Debby finally making her mind up, she’s set to track herself over the west coast of Florida.  The track for the next han…

Keeping Fido Safe in the Summer

You’ve head the tips a million times on keeping kids and pets safe when the mercury rises. But I have some tips for you, courtesy of Bark Bu…