Aleanna Siacon Detroit Free Press Published 10:59 AM EST Dec 2, 2018 It could be "slightly warmer than normal" with relatively less snow these holiday months in southeast Michigan, according to the latest seasonal outlook published by the National Weather Service. "December and potentially part of January will be characterized by progressive pattern, likely anchored for a period of time by an Aleutian low pressure. This would favor more warmth than has been observed during the last 6 weeks," the weather service reported. Predictions show a "normal or slightly warmer than normal" forecast for December into early January. The NWS said the warmth is not likely to be extreme — but the patterns predicted are likely to weaken an already weak polar vortex. Additionally, these warmer episodes in December mean "relatively low snow potential," but wildcard, significant snowstorms aren't out of the question, according to the NWS. However, the … [Read more...] about National Weather Service predicts ‘warmer than normal’ December
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By Amy Graff, SFGATE Published 9:23 am PDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 The National Weather Service Bay Area tweeted a Halloween forecast with an epitaph for Karl the Fog posted on a wooden sign. The National Weather Service Bay Area tweeted a Halloween forecast with an epitaph for Karl the Fog posted on a wooden sign. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: Nicholas Steinberg Scroll through this gallery for a glimpse of Nicholas Steinberg's stunning fog photographs. Scroll through this gallery for a glimpse of Nicholas Steinberg's stunning fog photographs. Photo: Courtesy Nicholas Steinberg Mount TamalpaisNicholas Steinberg's stunning fog photographs capture the essence of Bay Area's famed weather phenomenon. Mount Tamalpais Nicholas Steinberg's stunning fog photographs capture … [Read more...] about National Weather Service kills off Karl the Fog
The National Weather Service has issued the first freeze warnings of the season for select counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey already this autumn, officially marking an end to this year's growing season. The warnings were issued in northern Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday when temperatures dropped into the 30s. Temperatures remained at freezing or below freezing into Friday morning in some counties. In Pennsylvania the Carbon, Monroe, and Northampton counties have officially transitioned out of the growing season, according to the Weather Services's office in Mount Holly, and in New Jersey the Sussex, Warren, Morris, Hunterdon, and Somerset counties. Thursday's frost was the first of the season, according to the Weather Service. In Philadelphia on Thursday, temperatures lingered around the mid-to low-40s throughout the night. And this weekend in the region, temperatures prove the city is avoiding its own first frost with a high of 65 and … [Read more...] about National Weather Service issues first frost warnings of the season
Marc Daalder Detroit Free Press Published 1:28 PM EDT Sep 26, 2018 Storms and at least one tornado swept through southeast Michigan on Tuesday night, prompting tornado warnings in a handful of counties and leaving devastation in its wake. By 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, only a few thousand DTE customers were still left without power. Many of these were clustered on Grosse Ile, which was hit hard by the storms. A tweet from Grosse Ile Township warned that the storm had damaged the sewer lift pump on Elba Island and asked residents to "Use water VERY SPARINGLY until further notice." More on freep.com: Enough drugs to kill 15M people seized by task force Tornado warning expires for SE Wayne County and part of Monroe County At least one Michigan school was closed following the storms. The superintendent of Gibraltar schools wrote on Twitter that "Parsons Elementary School is closed today." The 18th District Court, in Westland, lost all phone service after the storm. The National … [Read more...] about National Weather Service says tornado struck Frenchtown Twp.
By Fares Sabawi, mySanAntonio.com Published 2:47 pm CDT, Friday, September 7, 2018 Up to 7 inches of rain are expected this weekend in isolated areas of San Antonio. Up to 7 inches of rain are expected this weekend in isolated areas of San Antonio. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Up to 7 inches of rain are expected this weekend in isolated areas of San Antonio. Up to 7 inches of rain are expected this weekend in isolated areas of San Antonio. Photo: National Weather Service National Weather Service updates weekend rain predictions for San Antonio area 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Forecasters at the National Weather Service are still confident that San … [Read more...] about National Weather Service updates weekend rain predictions for San Antonio area