ABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — The fire danger in parts of the West, especially in parts of California is looking quite significant. A major offshore wind event is coming to California and extreme southern Oregon. Red flag warnings and fire weather alerts have been posted for large parts of the state including, […]

ABCBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Meteorologists are expecting warmer and drier weather this winter for much of the U.S., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday in its 2020 winter outlook. The La Niña ocean-atmosphere phenomenon is forecast to continue, which forecasters say will bring a drier and warmer-than-normal winter from California […]

Kuzma/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Amy Cooper, the woman charged with calling 911 and falsely accusing a Black man of threatening her in New York’s Central Park, appeared in court via video Wednesday to signal she is prepared to plead guilty and resolve her case through community service. Amy Cooper was caught […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Hurricane Sally is taking aim on the Gulf Coast where it’s expected to bring coastal flooding and dangerous storm surge. Sally is expected to crawl very slowly across the northern Gulf of Mexico over the next 24 hours and will make landfall some time Wednesday morning […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Gulf Coast is on alert for Sally Monday morning. Sally is a tropical storm Monday morning with winds of 60 mph and is about 120 miles east-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Sally does not look very symmetrical at the moment with most of […]

ABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) –Tropical Depression 19 officially strengthened into Tropical Storm Sally Saturday afternoon. Sustained winds were at 40 mph, and it is moving west at 7 mph with the center about 35 miles south-southeast of Naples, Florida. This sets a new record for the earliest 18th-named storm of the […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Hundreds of fires continue to burn in the western U.S. Thursday morning, from Texas to Alaska, but widespread windy weather is ending for the West. However, there are a few spots worth monitoring as red flag warnings have been issued for parts Washington, Oregon and California. […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Laura is an even stronger storm now compared to Tuesday with winds gusting at 110 mph which is just short of being a Category 3 major hurricane. Laura is expected to intensify to Category 4 with winds of 130 mph later Wednesday. Landfall is still expected […]

ABC NewsBy KARMA ALLEN and MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Residents in Galveston and Port Arthur, Texas, were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Laura strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is forecast to make landfall Wednesday night as a major Category 3 hurricane with winds of up to 115 mph in […]

ABC NewsBy EMILY SHAPIRO and DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches northeastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina on Monday. Hurricane warnings have been issued for parts of the Carolinas and tropical storm alerts stretch from Florida to New […]

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