Weather Talk

Chief: Tornado damage in Baker

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps said a tornado hit the Bakerfield area of Baker this morning - leaving behind lots of damage.

Three separate weather systems leave soggy mess in California

After nearly a week of devastating winds and rain the West Coast is getting a bit of a break from the dangerous weather this morning, but more could be on the way.

Newest data on changing conditions in the Arctic

There is an almost haunting beauty to the barren fields of snow and ice that stretch for miles across the arctic, but scientists say the picture there is changing. The landscape is slowly, but steadily, melting away.

Much of country in a grip of extremely warm weather

If you're having a tough time getting into the holiday spirit because it's just too hot, you're not alone.

Google Maps lets you check out ski slopes before planning a trip

Google's original mission was to organize all the data in the world. Lately, the company's Maps unit has been very busy, seemingly mapping out just about every corner of the world. The latest: Ski slopes.

Bopha grows stronger as it draws close to Philippines

The Philippines waited in darkness late Monday for the arrival of a menacing typhoon that grew even stronger as it closed in, heightening fears that it could be even worse than a 2011 storm that killed more than 1,200 people.

Why were no hurricane watches or warnings issued before Sandy landfall?

As Hurricane Sandy approached landfall along the coast of the northeastern U.S. in late October, the National Hurricane Center declined to issue hurricane watches and warnings for the New York and New Jersey coasts.

NOAA: Busy 2012 hurricane season continues decades-long high activity era in the Atlantic

Today marks the end of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season, one that produced 19 named storms, of which 10 became hurricanes and one became a major hurricane. The number of named storms is well above the average of 12.

November 29: Last chance to register for FEMA assistance

Louisiana residents only have one more day to register for FEMA assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

Holiday weather travelcast

Over the river and through the swamp...

FEMA's answer for NY storm victims: Put 'em back in their homes

In the aftermath of one of the worst weather systems to hit the Northeast, finding adequate shelter is the big concern.

Red Cross donations top $130 million for Sandy relief

The American Red Cross continues to see an outpouring of donations in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The relief agency had raised $131 million as of Monday morning, up from $117 million on Friday.

IRS warns of possible scams related to Hurricane Sandy relief

The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Message on a pumpkin: A Hurricane Sandy experiment gains returns

With no customers on the Monday of Hurricane Sandy, and more pumpkins than they knew what to do with, the folks at Shelley's Garden Center decided to try something.

Pace of storm recovery in N.Y., N.J. leave some 'frustrated, emotionally drained'

The outward signs of recovery were everywhere Monday across the Northeast nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck: Power restored to tens of thousands, bridges and tunnels reopened, and limited train and ferry service up and running.