A Major Hurricane Hasn't Hit the United States in 3,326 Days

Dennis Mersereau · 12/01/14 05:12PM

The stroke of midnight this morning closed the record books on yet another quiet hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean. We only saw a handful of newsworthy storms, but the real story is what didn't happen. It's been nine years—3,326 days—since the last major hurricane hit the United States.

Maps: Beneficial Rain on Its Way to California and Oregon Next Week

Dennis Mersereau · 11/28/14 03:37PM

A quick series of storm systems approaching the West Coast from the Pacific will bring some beneficial rainfall to most of California and Oregon over the next week. Populated areas of northern California and western Oregon could see several inches of rain, with more at higher elevations.

Dennis Mersereau · 11/26/14 05:47PM

Your Thanksgiving Football Forecast: Cold in Detroit, Nice in Dallas

Dennis Mersereau · 11/26/14 04:24PM

Gathering around the television to watch football is almost as much of a Thanksgiving tradition as eating half your body weight in turkey and stuffing. The weather can be a make-or-break factor in football games, but will it make a difference this Thanksgiving?

How Long Will I Be Stuck in This Airport? A Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

Dennis Mersereau · 11/26/14 02:41PM

If you're one of the tens of thousands of people who are trapped in one of the United States' many fine airports on this Thanksgiving Eve, you may find yourself wondering when the hell you're going to get out of here and on to your destination. Here's a quick forecast for your (eventual) departure.

Dennis Mersereau · 11/25/14 05:13PM

Have you taken this survey yet? You still have about a day left. Your responses will help us understand how you get weather forecasts and what you do with the data forecasters provide. It could have real world applications, or it just gives me an excuse to play with numbers on my long weekend. Win/win.

A Snowstorm Will Make Your East Coast Thanksgiving Travel a Nightmare

Dennis Mersereau · 11/24/14 12:46PM

A travel nightmare will unfold this week as odds increase that a highly disruptive snowstorm will affect the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. Travel through all major cities from Washington D.C. to Boston will be heavily affected by this impending snowfall.

Dennis Mersereau · 11/23/14 02:04PM

Models are showing a potential storm riding up the East Coast during the middle of the week. The exact track of the system and temperature profile of the atmosphere will determine who gets what. Take a deep breath...we can wait a day or two for the models to get a better handle on it.

Dennis Mersereau · 11/21/14 07:57PM

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It's Raining in California and We Might See Plenty More This Winter

Dennis Mersereau · 11/20/14 04:11PM

While the biggest weather story of the week is undoubtedly the blockbuster snow affecting western New York, there's an equally rare phenomenon occurring on the other side of the country: it's raining in California, and more could come as we head into the winter.