As Tropical Storm Cindy neared landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border, two men were spotted kayaking through flooded streets in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Wednesday, June 2. The storm brought heavy winds and rain there and was expected to drop 15 inches of rain across southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. NOTE: No audio.
As Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday morning, a waterspout formed off St. George Island, Florida. Emergency officials did not report any serious injuries or significant property damage as the storm continued to travel through the Florida Panhandle.
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration forecasters said the Atlantic Ocean's 2017 hurricane season will likely be above normal, with 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes and two to four major storms.
Three views of Tuesday's close-call tornado near Tybee Island, as recorded by Jammy McCall at the Savannah Beach and Racquet Club on Tybee Island, Justin Knapp from the Back River and Nick James on Tybee Island.
Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system that move through part of the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday has killed at least three people, including two in Illinois. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that survey teams would catalogue damage and determine the number of tornadoes that touched down in Illinois.
A tornado impacted NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans on Tuesday. This video shows the storm in the morning, and at this time, only minor injuries had been reported and NASA employees and other tenants had being accounted for. The facility will be closed Wednesday as tornado recovery is underway.
The Sacramento River flooded a road southwest of Chico on Tuesday, leaving drivers who tried to cross stuck in the water. If you come up to a flooded roadway, don't attempt to cross it. Stay put and call 911.
Traffic cam video confirms slick highways as a blizzard warning is in effect for parts of the Sierra, a rarity and the first issued in the past nine years, said Scott McGuire, a forecaster for the National Weather Service based in Reno, Nevada.
Above average temperatures are expected this winter in the southern part of the United States, the Rockies and Hawaii as well as western and northern Alaska and northern New England. But some areas will see below average temperatures.
John-Paul Plewa leaves his Rosewood Drive home by kayak to begin his commute to work. More than a week after Hurricane Matthew first hit the area, some residents have managed to stay in their homes despite ongoing flooding.