Beyond The Forecast

How Much Rain Fell During Historic Southeast Flooding?What does a '1,000 year rain event' mean? What's an atmospheric river? How does an area see more than two feet of rain in just a few days? Here's a look at the science behind the flood in South Carolina
'Going Nuts' From An Abundance Of AcornsIt appears that this is a "mast year" meaning there is a bumper crop of acorns.
Hurricane Joaquin Staying Away; Improving Weather In SightNew England won't see much of an impact from Joaquin as bursts of sun become more common.
Hurricane Joaquin: Moving Out To Sea, But Raw Weekend AheadDamp and windy all weekend, though Joaquin continues to move out to sea.
Hurricane Joaquin: Confidence Growing For Out-To-Sea TrackConfidence continues to increase for an out-to-sea track for Hurricane Joaquin.
Hurricane Joaquin: Encouraging Trend, But Staying WaryIt is looking likely that the storm will miss us, but even a close pass could bring coastal flooding, erosion, and other issues.
Hurricane Joaquin Track Still Not CertainThere remains considerable uncertainty with the track of Joaquin.
Chances Increasing Hurricane Joaquin Will Make East Coast LandfallJoaquin has been sitting just north of the Bahamas feeding off of some very warm ocean waters and as of this morning, strengthened into a hurricane.
Tracking Hurricane Joaquin: An East Coast Hit?Everyone from North Carolina to New England should pay extremely close attention to Hurricane Joaquin.
Torrential Rain Wednesday; Flood Watch Posted
Feast Or Famine: Big Rain Event To Break The DroughtFor the last several months it's all been about exceptionally dry conditions. But we may make up the entire rainfall deficit over just a few days this week. Here's a look at the first big storm system of the season.
Soaking Rain & Coastal Flooding On The Way