The danger of the deadly asmospheric river storms hasn’t passed yet. All that rain helped sprout a carpet of lush vegetation across the state which will dry out in spring and become wildfire fuel.
The NWS in Portland/Gray, Maine, said an unusual phenomenon for its area of responsibility is possible Friday night as the tropopause could dip below the peak of Mount Washington, the highest summit in the northeastern U.S.
The World Meteorological Organization reports fishermen first used the term El Niño off the coast of South America to describe the unusually warm water temperatures before Christmas.
The firefighter was listed in critical condition.
A dramatic video shows a couple racing with their dogs to outrun a tornado in Texas, jumping into nearby ditchwater. "Scariest moment of our life," they said.
In the Drina River of Eastern Europe, a combination of bad weather and a build-up of waste in riverside landfills led to an significant accumulation of garbage.
The footage shows several members of a family blowing bubbles using a bubble gun and straws. The bubbles are seen to instantly freeze.
A demonstration was conducted on a mountain in Switzerland.
The climate patterns created by the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) could allow for more heavy rain events to impact California.
Three people escaped a potentially deadly situation on Friday when they were rescued from a car that was teetering precariously over the edge of a cliff in Santa Cruz County, California.
Storm after storm has been slamming into the Golden State since the end of December.
Storm damage was reported in nine states, with Alabama appearing to be the hardest hit during the severe weather outbreak.
At least nine people have died after 35 tornadoes touched down across the southern part of the U.S. on Thursday. FOX Weather's Nicole Valdes joined LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow from Selma, Alabama with a look at the clean-up efforts.
The California storms -- pummeling the state for more than two weeks - are the most deadly natural disasters in modern history.
A daycare worker said she hovered over infants as the tornado approached Selma, Alabama. She's thankful that only one baby received a cut on her forehead and cheek.
California has experienced six atmospheric rivers in recent weeks and is bracing for as many as three more, with the wild weather set to continue for at least another week. Meanwhile, the rising Salinas River is putting Northern California communities at risk. Flooding could cut off the Monterey Peninsula from the mainland. People in low-lying areas near the river were ordered to evacuate and the Monterey County sheriff warned that the peninsula could be turned into an "island." More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video
Tornado-warned storms producing "damaging winds and hail" moved through the Southeast Thursday, causing injuries in parts of Alabama, according to the National Weather Service.
From the San Francisco Bay Area down to Los Angeles, Californians had little time to rest between assessing damage from the last storm and preparing for the next.
The man was on a trail at around 11,000 feet elevation when the avalanche occurred Monday, according to a storm report by the National Weather Service office in Las Vegas.
A winery proprietor said, "let's keep it coming," when talking about the historic atmospheric river-fueled parade of storms slamming the Golden State.