Category Archives: Weather News

NOAA: Another month spent above average

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist It’s that time again!  Every month the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released their climate summary for the globe, and in recent months, the story has been the … Continue reading

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Drought and Wildfires Plague the Northwest

CNN iReporter Lara Matthews captured this shot of the Pole Creek Fire near Sisters, Oregon on September 10, 2012.  This fire began on the morning of September 9 and is still blazing today after having consumed nearly 26,000 acres, but … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: Mid-Season Review

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist One week after the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, September 10, the tropics remain fairly active in both the Atlantic and Pacific Basins.  After a record number of eight named storms formed in the … Continue reading

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El Nino Still Expected to Develop in Fall 2012

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist The Climate Prediction Center released its latest El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) forecast last week stating that an El Nino Watch remains in place as conditions are favorable for El Nino development within the next 6 months.  The … Continue reading

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Supercell Causes Heavy Damage to Oklahoma Community

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist Severe storms rattled through the Southern Plains Sunday afternoon, causing heavy damage to at least one Oklahoma town in Bryan County.  Calera, OK saw numerous downed trees and powerlines, including structural damage to several homes.  … Continue reading

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Joplin, MO Remembers the Devastation One Year Later

CNN Meteorologist Sarah Dillingham Just one year ago today, the residents of Joplin, MO saw unimaginable devastation as an EF5 tornado ripped through their town on a Sunday afternoon.  The tornado, which packed winds of over 200 mph, reached up … Continue reading

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Arizona Wildfires Staying Alive

CNN Meteorologist Sarah Dillingham Wildfires continue to blaze across parts of Arizona after having started as early as May 10.  Firefighters are continuing to struggle with containment of the two largest fires near Phoenix, the Sunflower and Gladiator fires, as … Continue reading

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