Topic: National Weather Service
Lubbock dust storm: Dust kicked up by westerly breezes ahead of a strong cold front restricted visibility in Lubbock to about 5 miles all afternoon, said National Weather Service Lubbock meteorologist Matt Ziebell.
10/18/2011 11:00 am
Scientists can't say that global warming caused hurricane Irene or Katia or tropical storm Lee. But they can say that global warming produces the conditions that lead to hurricanes. Americans should be reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for severe weather to come.
09/12/2011 01:33 pm
Tropical Storm Lee now has winds approaching 60 miles per hour. Louisiana has heavy rain, and authorities warn of flooding in Alabama and Mississippi as well. States of emergency have been declared.
09/03/2011 01:19 pm
Tropical storm Katia now a hurricane: The National Hurricane Center in Miami cautioned the public — still recovering along parts of the East Coast from Irene — not to stress over the storm.
09/01/2011 01:24 pm
Insurance companies are likely to end 2011 in the black, despite a string of weather disasters. But insurance companies are expected to raise premiums..
08/31/2011 09:36 am
Hurricane Irene continued on a path early Friday to lash much of the East Coast – and not just coastal areas. Inland areas of the mid-Atlantic and New England are at risk of flash floods.
08/26/2011 10:33 am
Springfield, Mass., has been hit by a tornado, a microburst, and tremors from the Virginia earthquake since June. Now, hurricane Irene could be tracking toward the city.
08/25/2011 05:10 pm
Hurricane tracking: If you want to track the expected path of hurricane Ilene this week, check out these weather feeds.
08/22/2011 05:13 pm
Forecasters say tropical storm Emily poses a more immediate threat to the Dominican Republic and Cuba, but it could become a minimal hurricane off the east coast of Florida this weekend.
08/02/2011 07:53 pm
Allstate reports $620 million loss due to string of natural catastrophes. Allstate manages to raise insurance rates in 18 states.
08/02/2011 10:41 am