Tornadoes and Damaging Winds Possible in the Mid-Atlantic This Afternoon

Dennis Mersereau · 07/09/15 01:44PM

The last thing people in the Mid-Atlantic want to hear is more rain and storms, but that’s exactly what’s in the forecast today. Cities from Pittsburgh to Philly and D.C. to New York will see the risk for strong thunderstorms this afternoon, some of which could produce damaging winds and even a few tornadoes.

Dennis Mersereau · 06/27/15 11:04AM

The Storm Prediction Center says that there’s an elevated risk for tornadoes around Washington D.C. and Baltimore this afternoon. Keep a close eye on watches and warnings today, and make sure you have a plan to take quick, adequate shelter either at home or if you’re out somewhere. Avoid box stores if storms are looming on the horizon.

Severe T'storms and Flash Floods Likely in Eastern U.S. This Weekend

Dennis Mersereau · 06/26/15 04:00PM

Away we go into the last weekend of June, and the month will draw to a close just as it (and we) began life: wet and angry. In fact, we’re closing the month with a storm system that’s more common in fall than the middle of summer. Heavy rain will soon overspread much of the eastern United States this weekend, accompanied by some severe thunderstorms on the southern end of the system.

800,000 Power Outages Reported After Fierce Storms Blast Mid-Atlantic

Dennis Mersereau · 06/23/15 08:11PM

A line of intense thunderstorms rolled through the I-95 corridor this evening during the height of rush hour, stranding commuters, tearing down trees and power lines, damaging buildings, and even injuring a few people. After the rain wound down, more than 800,000 customers from D.C. to New Jersey were without power.

Tornadoes Are Possible in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast This Afternoon

Dennis Mersereau · 06/08/15 02:25PM

Tornadoes are possible in any of the severe thunderstorms that blow across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast this afternoon, with the greatest risk existing across a stretch of land from Virginia to Vermont. Any of the storms that pop-up this afternoon also carry the risk for damaging winds and large hail.

Of Course It's Going to Snow Tomorrow, the First Day of Spring

Dennis Mersereau · 03/19/15 05:15PM

Forecasters have growing confidence that it's going to snow tomorrow in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Some cities from Pennsylvania to Long Island could see five or more inches of snow by the time it's over on Friday night. Oh, and tomorrow is the first day of spring. Nature has a twisted sense of humor.

Tricky Weekend Storm Will Bring Heavy Rain and Snow to the I-95 Corridor

Dennis Mersereau · 01/22/15 03:59PM

I hope you enjoyed the relatively nice weather we've seen for the past few days, because things are going to change in a hurry. A major storm is trekking across Texas this afternoon on its way to the eastern seaboard, and it will culminate in what could be a decent snow event in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this weekend.