Unprecedented Spring Flooding Possible Nationwide

Unprecedented Spring Flooding Possible Nationwide

FLASH: Weather forecasters say stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this Spring for most of the nation, US officials said Thursday. More than 200-M Americans are at risk for some kind of flooding, with 13-M of them at risk of major inundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its Spring weather outlook […]

Winter Accounts for 21% of Car Accidents, Drivers Welcome Spring

Winter Accounts for 21% of Car Accidents, Drivers Welcome Spring

By Maxine Reiman Winter weather-related automobile accidents are a yearly concern for drivers across the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), winter-weather accidents account for more than 1.2 million or 21% of all crashes. On average, these accidents are responsible for roughly 5,000 deaths and more than 418,000 injuries each year. Illinois is […]

Pineapple Express Storm Covers California with Snow and Rain

Pineapple Express Storm Covers California with Snow and Rain

A Pacific storm system known as the “Pineapple Express” threatened to dump up to 8 ins of rain and 8 ft of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said Wednesday. “The Pineapple Express is no joke,” said a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center in College […]

Major Snow Storms Hitting Central and Eastern US

Major Snow Storms Hitting Central and Eastern US

Major Snow Storms Hitting Central and Eastern US A major storm will combine snow and increasing wind to create a swath of blizzard conditions from the High Plains Saturday night to part of the Mississippi Valley on Sunday and the Great Lakes region Monday. While millions of people who had few problems heading to their […]

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities

Hurricane Florence’s Effect on Commodities $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USO,$UNG Thursday’s US economic data included: CPI, Export Sales, Jobless Claims and followed by EIA Gas Storage. But the the Main headline is Hurricane Florence bearing down on the east coast, and a major tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, it is 1 that has a 50% chance of forming into […]

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast People across the East Coast are preparing for a major Nor’Easter to hit the region. Heavy rain, intermittent snow and high winds with gusts exceeding 50 mph are expected as the storm moves up the Eastern seaboard, beginning in New York on Thursday evening. The Governor of […]

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season Above-average hurricane activity is expected this season, according to a new report from the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University. “The probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the United States coastline and in the Caribbean is above-normal due to the forecast for an above-average season,” the report […]

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California Southern California cleaned up Saturday after its biggest storm in 5 years unleashed a waves of rain and snow that killed at least 3 people and triggered flooding, mudslides, high winds and power outages, officials said. Vital highways and railways were shut down and sinkholes opened on […]

California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years

California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years

California Now 60% Drought-Free For The 1st Time in Many Years More than 60% is officially drought-free, State officials reconsider mandatory conservation measures. After many, many years of brown lawns, and millions of dead trees, California has reached a point where most of the state is officially drought-free. The state’s snowpack is now at 193% […]

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding Australian insurance companies exposed to deadly storms that struck the east coast at the weekend. It is just Monday, and so far, insurance companies have received more than 11,000 claims with estimated insured losses of $38-M. There was more severe damage on Sydney’s northern beaches, some […]

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas Heavy storms roared across the Houston area Friday evening causing multiple roads closing and evacuations because of the floodwaters. In Galveston, torrential rain came down on the area as the swirling winds as severe weather moved through the area. The waters continue to rise in and around […]