Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson provides the latest information on wildfires being intensified by gusting winds.
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- Tacoma News Tribune
A wall of water 60 feet high could hit some coastal areas of Washington state.
- The Post-Crescent
A fireball lit up the sky above Wisconsin on Thursday morning. More than 100 sightings were reported across the Midwest
Hundreds of people across the Midwest reported seeing a “fireball event,” according to the International Meteor Organization.
- Good Morning America
The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcanic eruption last week caused widespread damage to the Pacific Island nation of Tonga, with a huge mushroom plume engulfing the kingdom and nearly 50-foot tsunami waves crashing ashore, devastating local villages. The volcano's second eruption triggered a tsunami that was felt around the world. The Tongan government issued its first official communication via partially restored communications networks on Jan. 18, calling the eruptions and subsequent tsunamis an “unprecedented disaster.”
- The Weather Network
It’s the middle of winter, but one rogue system near Hawaii could try to become the earliest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the eastern Pacific.
Researchers like David Holland, an atmospheric scientist at New York University, are in a race to understand the fate of a massive glacier in West Antarctica that has earned a disquieting nickname: "The Doomsday Glacier."Why it matters: Studies show the Thwaites Glacier (its official name) could already be on an irreversible course to melt during the next several decades to centuries, freeing up enough inland ice to raise global sea levels by at least several feet.Get market news worthy of your
- Daily Paws
We don't deserve dogs, but we're glad they're here.
- USA TODAY
A winter storm was forecast to bring a miserable mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the Southeast on Friday and into early Saturday.
Parts of the Southeast and mid-Atlantic are bracing for a storm that will bring snow and ice from Friday evening to Saturday morning. The storm will affect a narrow zone, one that centers around the Atlantic coast this time, with the likelihood of major travel disruptions along portions of the Interstates 85 and 95 corridors of Virginia and the Carolinas, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. Winter weather advisories, winter storm and ice warnings were in effect for dozens of counties from South Car
- Charlotte Observer
He was found in an area so rugged, rescuers could not land their helicopter.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
- The Progress-Index
The National Weather Service now thinks a maximum three inches could fall from the skies onto Petersburg and environs
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
It’s the same county where a devastating wildfire burned more than 32,000 acres in 2011.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
More snow in Cincinnati this weekend. Also, what's the weather like in Nashville for the Bengals game?
In Cincinnati, cold temperatures and the chance of more snow is on the horizon starting Friday. Nashville is expected to be cold, but clear.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Is this rescue a dog or coyote? You be the judge.
- Austin American-Statesman
On Thursday comes a wintry mix "that gradually spreads across the remainder of South Central Texas during the day into the evening," forecasters say.
Dmitry Kokh, a Russian underwater and wildlife photographer, has shared once-in-a-lifetime photos of polar bears that took over an island. The island in question is Kolyuchin Island, located in the Chukchi Sea. This remote part of the Russian arctic used to be home to a meteorological station, but humans have long since abandoned it. Now, … The post Polar bears took over an abandoned island and moved into empty houses appeared first on BGR.
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
Between 2 and 3 inches of snow is expected in the Salisbury area. Accomack and Northampton counties in Virginia are predicted to see 4 inches.
- WDSU - New Orleans
New Orleans area under Winter Weather Advisory. Here's what you need to know.
- The Daily News
The Jacksonville area is expected to see ice and freezing rain -- and maybe even a little snow, too.
- The State
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency as a second severe storm in less than a week bears down on the Columbia area.