Latest from Matthew Cappucci

Meteorologist photographs stunning cloudburst over Florida from plane

The isolated storm highlights the challenges of predicting rain.
  • Jun 15, 2021

Tropical system to drench Gulf Coast, while Tropical Storm Bill zips toward Newfoundland

A half-foot or more of rainfall is possible between coastal Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle this weekend
  • Jun 15, 2021

Historic heat wave brings 100-degree heat to 40 million people in western U.S.

Records are toppling as the extreme heat reinforces a devastating drought.
  • Jun 15, 2021

Oklahoma glider pilot flies around landspout tornado

The pilot described the funnel as "not that threatening."
  • Jun 14, 2021

Extreme, record-setting heat wave underway in West as drought intensifies

Temperatures in some places could flirt with 120 degrees, exacerbating drought concerns and bolstering the odds of a dangerous and deadly fire season.
  • Jun 14, 2021

Tropical storm threat lurks in Gulf while depression forms off Carolina coast

Tropical Storm Bill could form off the East Coast by Monday night, and a second storm could form in the Gulf by the weekend.
  • Jun 14, 2021

No severe tornadoes hit the U.S. this May for first time on record

There weren’t any twisters rated more than a 2 on the 0-to-5 scale for tornado damage.
  • Jun 12, 2021

Lake Mead reaches lowest level on record amid exceptional drought

It's the least amount of water present in the lake since the 1930s.
  • Jun 11, 2021

Dangerous storms, violent winds predicted over Northern Plains on Thursday

Gusts over 70 mph are expected in the Dakotas.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Record heat forecast to bake Southwest next week, amid worsening drought

Phoenix, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City face a long duration, punishing heat event.
  • Jun 10, 2021