U.S. Weather Prediction Center News

Skies Go Gray Over Florida, Gulf of Mexico on African Dust Blobs

Summer brings long hot days and afternoon thunderstorms across the U.S. Now you can add African dust to the mix. Two large blobs of dust blown off of Africa’s Sahara Desert are on their way to North America, driven by …

Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off Georgia into warm waters, gaining strength and threatening offshore oil and natural gas production. The patch …