The Central Coast saw the biggest waves of the year on Thursday, January 18, 2018 — and they were expected to get even bigger than the ones shown here at Morro Bay Harbor. The big surf was caused by a 967-millibar storm with hurricane-force winds.
Dramatic videos show the destroyed homes, mangled cars on the beach and destruction after deadly mudslides in Montecito near Santa Barbara. On Jan. 10, the death toll stood at 17, with at least 17 people still missing.
A supermoon was observed across the world on New Year’s Day, January 1, with video here showing the supermoon rising over Reno, Nevada. This video was captured by a Nevada Seismological Laboratory camera overlooking Lake Tahoe.
Warmer or colder than average ocean temperatures in one part of the world can influence weather around the globe. Watch this Ocean Today video to see how this works. For more information visit: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/ninonina.html
Officials are urging San Luis Obispo County residents to be wary of fire danger on the Central Coast, as dry, hot weather hits the area and strong winds blow through. Get a look at the wild winds in this video.
Hurricane Irma has maximum sustained winds of 175 mph, NOAA says. Hurricane warnings are in effect for the Leeward Islands, and Irma is also expected to affect Puerto Rico and the British and U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday, September 5, 2017. Here's a look at the monster storm's projected path.