A Stormy Monday

Alberto weakens a bit as it moves over land but the severe weather continues over the South.

Almost on cue, Alberto made landfall over Florida Monday with winds topping 60 miles an hour, kicking up angry waves and dangerous rip currents. As predicted, the storm pounded the panhandle with torrential rains. But even with the forecast calling for severe wet weather, plenty of residents were still thrown by the storm’s intensity. Alberto’s outer bands stretch all the…

Alberto Arrives

The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is bearing down on the Gulf Coast.

Subtropical storm Alberto is getting stronger strength as it creeps toward the Gulf Coast. Usually, storm surges are one of the chief concerns, but forecasters say this storm will be mostly a rain event. Up to 12 inches could fall in some parts of Florida, prompting locals to ready as many sandbags as possible. The storm has already disrupted local…

Southern Snowstorm

Severe winter weather has paralyzed parts of the eastern seaboard.

The white-out conditions started in the southeast, many typically warmer climates hammered by a brutal winter storm. Precipitation and bone-chilling temperatures created a dangerous mix that could mean days of recovery. The snow and frigid temperatures paralyzed cities and towns.Thousands of flights have been canceled, and state and local governments are closed. The system is now making its way north,…

Harvey Preparations

Preparations are underway in southeast Texas ahead of what could be a major storm.

Tropical Depression Harvey is currently hundreds of miles from the U.S., but the storm is on the move and is expected to re-strengthen into a major tropical storm once again. Forecasters say there is potential for Harvey to become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall this weekend. The Galveston-Houston area is expected to get hit Friday or Saturday…

Anticipating Cindy

Communities across the U.S. Gulf coast are dealing with the effects of incoming tropical storm Cindy.

  The National Hurricane Center is warning that tropical storm Cindy has been strengthening in the center of the Gulf of Mexico and it is now expected to produce heavy rains that could cause life-threatening flash flooding across parts of the Gulf coast. Reports now indicate Cindy is currently packing maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. But, the…

Snow Arrival

Preparations are underway as a massive snow storm gets ready to pound the Northeast.

  The Northeast is bracing for a major winter storm as cities such as Boston, New York and Philadelphia could get hit with a lot of snow. Nearly two feet of snow is expected to fall, which could shut down major cities from Washington, D.C. to Boston. Coastal areas in New England could also see flooding due to the storm….

Wild Weather Weekend

Powerful storms slammed various parts of the country, hitting some states with heavy rain, high winds, and snow.

  A powerful nor’easter  has made its way up the east coat, bringing heavy winds, rain and snow to the Northeast. Wind took down trees in Pennsylvania, while coastal regions are trying to defend their shorelines from beach erosion. The storms in the north come after deadly tornadoes swept across the Southeast, hitting parts of Georgia especially hard. The storm…

Winter Weather Worries

A big storm brings several feet of snow to the East Coast and flooding concerns to the West.

  Snow storms hit both coasts of the United States, forcing millions of people to dig out from the wintry mess. An ensuing rainstorm has raised flooding concerns in the Sierra mountains in California and Nevada, where evacuations have been ordered and some have been rescued. Along the East coast, snowstorms led to traffic deaths in several Southern states. The…

Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Myrtle Beach residents and businesses assess damage of storm

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – Residents and business owners in Myrtle Beach are in full recovery mode this afternoon as they are picking up the pieces that Hurricane Matthew left in its path over the weekend. “I’m going to try to open up by tomorrow morning,” said Claudio Oviedo, owner of McAdoos Beach Bar on Ocean Blvd. “It will be safe…

Hermine Hits

Hurricane Hermine has made landfall.

Strong winds and heavy rain, and minor flooding marked the arrival of Hurricane Hermine along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The storm made landfall overnight as a Category One hurricane but was downgraded back to a tropical storm several hours later. Several states are expected to be impacted by Hermine, including the Carolinas later today and the Northeast on Saturday.