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national weather service: rainfall from harvey could reach 50 inches in some spo


college park, maryland (ap) — national weather service: rainfall from harvey could reach 50 inches in some spots, highest ever recorded in texas.






water ‘is swallowing us up’: houston floods as harvey drops 50 inches of rain


'the breadth and intensity of this rainfall is beyond anything experienced before,' the national weather service said of the massive flooding that has inundated texas in the wake of hurricane harvey






national weather service: cedar bayou, texas, records 51.88 inches of rain from


houston (ap) — national weather service: cedar bayou, texas, records 51.88 inches of rain from harvey; new continental u.s. record.






40 inches of rain in texas? it's happened before


in the aftermath of hurricane harvey, parts of texas could get pummeled by 40 inches of rain by the time the storm is over. paul lewis, a meteorologist in the national weather service’s houston/galveston office, said the houston metro area already had received 5 inches of rain by saturday afternoon...






winds could hit 60 mph friday along county coastline


a powerful pacific storm could generate 50- to 60-mph winds along the san diego county coastline on friday, and drop one to two inches of rain by the time the system moves off to the east late saturday, the national weather service said. rainfall could reach 2.5 inches in the mountains.  forecasters...






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the devastation wrought by hurricane harvey is already apparent, even though forecasters say the storm may be only half done dumping rainfall totals measured in feet over the texas and louisiana coasts. in possibly the most starkly worded national weather service announcement imaginable, the agency...






bay area forecast: potent storm to deliver rain, strong winds


rainfall totals for most bay area cities through saturday range from .5 to 1.25 inches, according to the national weather service. higher elevations could see anywhere from 2 to 4 inches.






harvey could have deep impact on texas oil, us economy


massive flooding caused by tropical storm harvey along texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger u.s. economy. the storm's remnants left much of houston underwater on sunday, and the national weather service says it's not over yet: some parts of houston and its suburbs could end up with as much as 50 inches (1.3 meters) of rain.






storm brings record rainfall, gusts up to 199 mph and flooding to northern calif


northern california was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. the dramatic gusts were recorded high in the sierra nevada, where alpine meadows had the 199-mph gust, according to the national weather service. biggs recorded 184 mph....






bay area storm: how much rain fell, and how much more is expected?


friday, rainfall estimates between a half-inch to 1.25 inches are expected in most bay area cities, and between 2 to 3 inches in higher elevations, according to the national weather service.






tropical storm harvey breaks record for rainfall on u.s. mainland


tropical storm harvey continued to deluge southeast texas with rain and surging floodwater tuesday, breaking the record for the most extreme rainfall on the u.s. mainland. since harvey made landfall friday night as a hurricane, some areas of houston have seen up to 50 inches of rain — more than...






national weather service: hurricane harvey is 'beyond anything experienced'


the national weather service issued an alarming statement sunday. the national weather service released a terrifying statement sunday on the situation in southeastern texas, calling the wreckage of hurricane harvey “unprecedented” and “beyond anything experienced.”this event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced. follow orders from officials to ensure safety. #harvey pic.twitter.com/ijpwley1h8— nws (@nws) august 27, 2017residents of houston are being advised to take to their roofs in order to avoid flooding. officials have asked residents to not leave their homes. there are reportedly no safe exit routes in houston.for our friends in tx, if experiencing life-threatening flooding, move to a higher floor with windows or to the roof. #harvey pic.tw






western louisiana in crosshairs as harvey moves back to land


lake charles, la. (ap) — western louisiana residents braced for more wind and water wednesday as tropical storm harvey headed their way after dumping record rainfall on texas. national weather service meteorologists expect the deadly storm to make another landfall early wednesday in southwestern louisiana, after it lingered over texas for days before meandering back […]






notable tropical weather to rake texas since 1900


tropical storm harvey intensified thursday into a hurricane and steered for the texas coast. a look at other tropical weather systems that have has hit texas since 1900, with details on death and damages. the national weather service did not start naming storms until the 1950s. dollar figures have not been adjusted for inflation.






national weather service: hurricane harvey is 'beyond anything experienced'


the national weather service issued an alarming statement sunday unheard of from a federal agency. the national weather service released a terrifying statement sunday on the situation in southeastern texas, calling the wreckage of hurricane harvey “unprecedented” and “beyond anything experienced.”this event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced. follow orders from officials to ensure safety. #harvey pic.twitter.com/ijpwley1h8— nws (@nws) august 27, 2017per the associated press, the houston fire department said that it has responded to more than 2,5000 emergency calls as of midday sunday. another 1,000 calls were still awaiting aide.residents of houston are being advised to take to their roofs in order to avoid flooding. officials have asked resi






bay area forecast: will outdoor easter plans get rained out?


the amount of precipitation sunday might not cancel any easter egg hunts, as predicted rainfall totals range between .15 to .35 inches, according to the national weather service.






storm harvey’s rainfall likely linked to climate change: un


the volume of rainfall from tropical storm harvey is probably linked to climate change associated with global warming that increases the amount of moisture in the atmosphere, the u.n. weather agency said on tuesday. the slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to texas, killed at least ni...






bay area forecast: strong, late-season storm on the way


rainfall totals for the bay area through sunday range from a half-inch to one-and-a-half inches, according to the national weather service.






hurricane harvey heads toward texas coast: nhc


hurricane harvey was heading toward texas, with devastating, life-threatening flooding expected near the coast because of heavy rainfall and storm surge, the u.s. national hurricane center said in its latest update on thursday. the center of harvey was about 300 miles (480 km) south-southeast of por...






several rivers expected to flood as rain continues battering illinois


an onslaught of weekend precipitation around illinois has prompted a slew of flood warnings, weather officials said sunday. of towns where national weather service observers measured rainfall, 24-hour totals measured before 8 a.m. sunday ranged from as high as 4.5 inches in ottawa, lasalle county,...






long island weather: 6 to 10 inches of snow, winter storm watch for thursday


the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch for thursday on long island, with up to 6 to 10 inches of snow expected -- perhaps more in some spots.






long island weather: blizzard warning for suffolk, 10-14 inches predicted


the national weather service has issued a blizzard warning for suffolk for thursday, calling for 10 to 14 inches of snow. in n au, forecasters are calling for as much as 8 to 12 inches.






tropical storm harvey adds to texas floods as trump set to visit region


heavy rain continued to pour tuesday on southeastern texas where tropical storm harvey has already caused catastrophic flooding in one of the largest cities in the united states. the national weather service expected the storm to drop 25 to 50 centimeters of rain before it finally moved out of the r...






long island storm watch: 6-10 inches of snow thursday, nws says


the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch for thursday on long island, with up to 6 to 10 inches of snow expected -- perhaps more in some spots.






now comes the storm: 8 to 12 inches of snow expected in twin cities


up to 18 inches could in the southwestern part of the state, including fairmont and mankato, the national weather service said.






now comes the storm: 4-12 inches of snow expected in twin cities


up to 18 inches could fall southwest of the metro, including in fairmont and mankato, the national weather service said.






updated forecast calls for 8 to 12 inches of snow in twin cities


up to 18 inches could in the southwestern part of the state, including fairmont and mankato, the national weather service said.






4-12 inches of snow in forecast for twin cities, but stay tuned


up to 18 inches could fall southwest of the metro, including in fairmont and mankato, the national weather service said.






8-12 inches of snow in forecast for twin cities, but stay tuned


up to 18 inches could fall southwest of the metro, including in fairmont and mankato, the national weather service said.






nasa tracks harvey's rainfall, safeguards james webb telescope


nasa is monitoring the heavy rainfall from tropical storm harvey, which caused severe flooding across texas and louisiana and has kept the space agency's johnson space center in houston closed.






long island weather: winter storm means messy morning commute


a winter storm warning has been issued for eastern suffolk county, with 4 to 7 inches of snow now predicted, the national weather service said. a winter weather advisory remains in effect for the rest of the island, with 3 to 5 inches of snow expected.






california sees some of highest temperatures ever recorded amid heat wave


the heat wave hitting southern california this week is one for the record books. temperatures topped 100 in the valleys and 120 in the low desert. death valley hit 127 — seven degrees shy of the hottest day ever recorded on the planet. the national weather service said temperatures in some low...






long island weather: winter storm watch for thursday


the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch for thursday on long island, with up to 6 to 10 inches of snow expected -- perhaps more in some spots.






harvey could have deep impact on texas oil, us economy


massive flooding caused by harvey along texas’ refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state’s oil and gas industry and the larger u.s. economy. the storm’s remnants left much of houston underwater on sunday, and the national weather service says it’s not over yet: some parts of houston and its suburbs could […]






long island weather: blizzard warning for suffolk, 10-14 inches predicted


the national weather service has issued a blizzard warning for suffolk county for thursday, calling for 10 to 14 inches of snow. the warning is in effect from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m.