Dennis Mersereau · 08/13/15 12:35AM

Seattle Breaks Record for Most 90°+ Days Ever Recorded in One Year

Dennis Mersereau · 07/31/15 02:11PM

Yesterday’s high temperature in Seattle was 94°F, breaking the record as the city’s tenth day so far this year with a high temperature at or above 90°F. This brutal July smashed extremes across the Pacific Northwest, shattering record high temperatures and giving many cities their warmest Julys on record.

Brutal Heat Wave Gripping Southeast Will Last Another Week, I'm So Sorry

Dennis Mersereau · 06/18/15 03:43PM

The southeast is melting under the influence of an unusually brutal early-season heat wave, with temperatures soaring into the upper 90s and low 100s for four days now. Temperatures will moderate somewhat for a day or two this weekend, but the heat is going to crank back up for most of next week.

Heat Wave to Bake Southeastern U.S. Through Beginning of Next Week, Ugh

Dennis Mersereau · 06/11/15 05:15PM

Once upon a time, it used to get uncomfortably hot in June. Remember those days? It was just a few years ago, but after last year’s cakewalk they called “summer”, this year’s heat is going to seem downright brutal and unforgiving. A heat wave is cranking up in the southeast right now, and it’s going to get ugly.

Do Not Leave Children or Pets in a Hot Vehicle

Dennis Mersereau · 06/11/15 07:30AM

The ugly heat and humidity of summer is starting to ramp up, and with it comes some silent risks. It’s a habit for many people to leave their children or pets in the car for just a minute so they can run errands. Do not leave your children or pets in a hot vehicle for any length of time, because they will die.

Happy Summer! Early Heat Wave to Bake Eastern U.S. Next Week

Dennis Mersereau · 05/21/15 03:38PM

Hey, remember when we all complained that it was freezing just a couple of months ago? Think some of those cool, cool thoughts while we roast in the heat and humidity next week. Temperatures could climb into the 90s as far north as New Jersey, with muggy 80s stretching into New England.

Heat Settles in Next Week as a Possible Tropical Thing Forms Off Coast

Dennis Mersereau · 05/01/15 04:07PM

Welcome to May! We are now two-thirds of the way through spring, and right on schedule, the atmosphere has a mini heat wave in the forecast for most of us east of the Rockies. On top of that, models are trying to spin up some sort of a tropical cyclone-ish thing off the East Coast next week.

Active Weekend Promises Heavy Northeast Snow, More West Coast Rain

Dennis Mersereau · 02/06/15 04:41PM

As we make our way into the sixth weekend of the year, the weather is getting pretty active on either end of the United States. The west is basking in some much-needed rain, while the northeast is getting ready for yet another snowstorm this weekend, all while residents of Denver are wearing shorts.

Summer 2014 Dies at Age Zero

Dennis Mersereau · 09/10/14 04:17PM

So long, summer 2014; we hardly knew you. It looks like tomorrow might be the last day of thermometer summer for much of the eastern United States. A cold front marching eastward will bring with it a line of storms followed by a long stretch of blissful autumnal crispness. Hallelujah.

Ferguson Is Under an Excessive Heat Warning This Week

Dennis Mersereau · 08/20/14 11:38AM

In addition to the excessive heat brought into Ferguson by the authorities, Mother Nature is bringing some of her own. A dangerous combination of heat and humidity prompted forecasters to issue an Excessive Heat Warning until Sunday for the St. Louis area, including Ferguson.

Death Valley Will Reach 101° Today But Winter Isn't Dead Yet

Dennis Mersereau · 04/09/14 10:00AM

A strong ridge of high pressure is starting to bake the southwestern United States right on schedule for this time of year — with several areas expected to reach the triple digits today — but winter isn't done with the rest of the country yet.