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Weather Update: Saturday’s Forecast – August 17th, 2019

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) – Very Hot And Dry Weekend Ahead! Lots of sunshine returning again for Saturday.  It will be very hot for the afternoon...

East Ridge apartment catches fire from a lightning strike

(EAST RIDGE, Tenn) - A busy weather night sends emergency crews out in full force. And it helped start a fire. An East Ridge apartment complex...

Hurricane heads toward Hawaii as tropical storm churns in Pacific

A Category 1 hurricane was heading toward Hawaii early Tuesday morning, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu said. Hurricane Erick was expected to...

Heat wave across central U.S. prompts health warnings

St. Louis, Missouri — Extreme heat warnings are posted across the central U.S. Temperatures feel well over 100 degrees. Public health officials are warning people...

Brace for more killer heat waves, Red Cross warns

United Nations — Warning that heat waves are "one of the deadliest natural hazards facing humanity," the head of the International Federation of Red Cross...

Alaska hit with record high temperatures and wildfires

Three cities in Alaska experienced record high temperatures on July 4th as several agencies warned Friday of high fire risk in the Upper Yukon...
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Here’s how to protect yourself from lightning strikes

Two campers on the Blue Ridge Parkway survived strikes this weekend.

Summer storms prompt lightning safety awareness

HAMILTON CO. Tenn. (WDEF) - With constantly changing summer weather occurring Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management is reminding residents that  June 23-29, 2019 is...

Severe storms bring tornadoes and flooding across the U.S.

Atlanta — Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States. Fierce winds...

Mesmerizing wave-like clouds spotted over mountain in Virginia

Seven weird weather phenomenons When Amy Hunter looked up at the overcast sky over Virginia's picturesque Smith Mountain, what she saw looked like a surreal...

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