Posted: 05/18/2013 - Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano has been shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume is thinning and is no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - Another round of strong storms moved through North Texas producing a tornado in extreme South Central Young County.
Updated: 05/16/2013 - The twister that ripped through the town of Granbury on Wednesday night killed at least six people and injured dozens of others. Here are the worst tornadoes ever to hit Texas, based on number of deaths and injuries.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Forecasters say portions of the central United States could see severe weather this weekend and Monday.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - May 15, 1836. On this date, Francis Baily, an English astronomer, saw beads of sunlight shining along the edge of the moon’s silhouette during an eclipse of the sun.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Congress has approved large parts of NOAA’s spending plan under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 that will direct $23.7 million (or $25 million before sequestration), a so-called “Sandy supplemental” to the National Weather Service (NWS) for forecasting equipment and supercomputer infrastructure.
Updated: 05/13/2013 - In a high-flying, perfectly pitched first, an astronaut on the International Space Station is bowing out of orbit with a musical video: his own custom version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
Updated: 05/07/2013 - Despite drenching rains April 28, drought-stricken row crops growers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley may be in for another disastrous year, possibly doubling their $50 million drought losses of 2006, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts in Weslaco.
Updated: 05/02/2013 - A thunderstorm outbreak isn't something that typically goes unnoticed in a forecast. The big questions to meteorologists is normally "do these storms have the potential to become severe?" That is the question the Storm Prediction Center hopes to answer, hours before storms fire up.
Updated: 05/01/2013 - AUSTIN, Texas — The mighty Central Texas oak trees that help shade homes and beautify neighborhoods are falling prey to an incurable and deadly disease.
Updated: 04/30/2013 - April, May, and June are typically referred to as Severe Weather Season. As the winter chill begins to thaw and warmer spring air moves in from the south, severe thunderstorms are not uncommon across tornado alley, the southern United States and the Brazos Valley.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - More rain on Tuesday was the last thing flood fighters across the Midwest wanted to see, adding more water to swollen rivers now expected to remain high into next month.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - A powerful spring storm system stretching from southern Texas to northern Michigan unleashed a wave of weather extremes on the Midwest Thursday and threatened to bring its mix of hard rains, high winds and severe thunderstorms to the East by the weekend.
Updated: 04/12/2013 - The weekend forecast isn't looking too shabby for Parent's Weekend.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - A powerful spring storm that brought tornadoes, hail and high winds to the Deep South after socking the Midwest is making its way toward the Carolinas early Friday, with three deaths blamed on the rough weather and thousands of people without power.