New storm predicted this week

Just what the region needs after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy: more high winds. The National Weather Service predicted Sunday that a nor’easter that could include gusts of up to 55 mph is likely to reach the area by Wednesday and could compound the havoc brought by last …





Another storm headed toward weather-beaten NY, NJ

By By JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press – 7 hours ago  NEW YORK (AP) — Just what New York and New Jersey need after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy: more high winds.The National Weather Service predicted Sunday that a Nor’easter that could include gusts of up to 55 mph is likely to reach the area by [...]





O&R Prepares For Storm As Severe As Irene

Preparation is intensifying  across Rockland County today for what the latest forecasts say could be a major storm event at least as destructive as Hurricane Irene. OR declared a company-wide Storm Watch Thursday to get ready for Hurricane Sandy. The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting the almost-certain arrival of tropical-storm conditions with gale-force winds, very [...]





Fall weather beautiful, but look out for sneaky storms

The leaves are changing colors and the temperature outside is refreshing. In short, it’s a simply gorgeous time of year. But let’s not be completely lulled to sleep by nature’s autumn beauty. Many do not realize it, but fall has the potential to bring some …





Severe weather threat targets Tulsa area Saturday afternoon, evening

The Tulsa metropolitan area will see heavy rain, with the possibility of damaging hail and high winds Saturday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service and News on 6 Chief Meteorologist Travis Meyer.The storms will arrive in the late afternoon or early evening, perhaps as early as 5:00 p.m. but more likely around [...]





Severe weather likely to skip the Anderson area

ANDERSON — It’s going to rain all day in Anderson. But a severe weather system in Alabama and Georgia today that could cause tornadoes will likely skip the area as it migrates to the north and east over the next 24 hours. Bryan McAvoy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Greer, said such [...]





Severe weather threatens region with heavy winds, rain

WASHINGTON – Heavy winds and rain whipped through the region Tuesday afternoon, downing trees and causing outages throughout the WTOP listening area. Flash flood and tornado warnings were also issued by the National Weather Service, but were later canceled. At its peak, tens of thousands were without power, but by …





2 tornadoes hit Queens and Brooklyn, NY

High winds also caused damage in upstate New York, according to reports.According to media reports, the storms were part of a system that moved east from the Great Plains, where four people were killed in Oklahoma on Friday.The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down Saturday morning in Queens as a line of strong [...]





Tornadoes hit NYC; violent storm tears through DC

NEW YORK (AP) — Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York City, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington, D.C., area and flooded New England streets turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up for many East Coast residents on Sunday. No serious injuries were reported when a [...]