The California Department of Transportation says they've had to close a section of Route 33 due to major storm damage. Caltrans gives a look at the downed power lines and earth below the roadway washed away.
A giant wave capsized a boat off the coast of Oregon as a rescue crew attempted to save a stranded mariner on Friday, February 3, authorities said.Video released by the US Coast Guard (USCG) shows a student rescuer in training jumping into choppy surf six miles west of the mouth of the Columbia River, it said.As the rescuer swims towards the boat, a giant wave crashes onto it, capsizing it and sending the boater tumbling into the water.The USCG said multiple units responded to a mayday call from a disabled 35-foot vessel Sandpiper, which was taking on water on Friday morning.The rescue swimmer, a student of the Advanced Helicopter Rescue School, was deployed to the water where twenty-foot waves and extremely high windspeeds were reported, the USCG said.The boater was rescued by the swimmer after the wave hit and both were hoisted to safety. The boater was taken to hospital with minor injuries.Astoria Police Department later said they had arrested the boater, who they named as 35-year-old Jericho Labonte.Police said Labonte had posted a video of himself on Facebook earlier that week placing a dead fish on the front porch of the Goonies’ house. Labonte was wanted for wanted on charges of theft, endangering another person, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and criminal mischief. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful
- The Weather Network
A 30-degree temperature rebound is on the way for much of Eastern Canada in the coming days, but it comes at a catch.
- Sacramento Bee
Rain is forecast to fall across the Sacramento Valley this weekend. Plus, heavy mountain snow could affect mountain travel.
New Hampshire's Mount Washington may reach its coldest temperatures since 1885, with officials projecting 46 degrees below zero and wind speeds close to 135 mph
The National Weather Service said the windchill on Mount Washington on Friday reached -108 degrees Fahrenheit, potentially breaking a US record.
Wind speed and weather data has been used to track its possible path.
Other wild winter weather in the Northeast included sea smoke and steam devils.
- Associated Press
Eyes were locked on the Carolina skies Saturday as a suspected Chinese spy balloon ended its weeklong traverse over the U.S. when it drifted over the Atlantic Ocean and was shot down by a fighter jet. In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a crowd lining the beach boardwalk cheered as a missile from an F-22 fighter struck the balloon. “That's my Air Force right there, buddy!" a person exclaims just after the missile's impact, in a video taken by tourist Angela Mosley.
- Fox Weather
Unfathomable cold from polar vortex: New Hampshire sets coldest US wind chill record at -108 degrees
Mount Washington recorded a national wind chill record of 108 degrees below 0 on Saturday, while the actual temperatures were negative 47 degrees with a wind speed of 89 mph.
- Fox Weather
A polar air mass that swept over Canada helped form icicles and snow-capped rocks at the base of Niagara Falls on Friday.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
An elderly Arizona couple and their dog were rescued Thursday after spending two nights trapped in snow and ice. Here's what to know about winter driving.
- The State
Does SC still have any chance for snow the rest of the winter? Here’s what Farmer’s Almanac predicts
Several states have been pummeled by snow and ice this winter — not so much for South Carolina. What does Farmer’s Almanac say about the rest of the season?
Researchers at the University of Adelaide successfully split hydrogen and oxygen from seawater, offering new hope for cheaper and more accessible renewable energy for coastal regions.
Rain has returned to the Bay Area after a short 16-day dry spell. Stronger storms and gusty winds are expected this weekend.
- Fox Weather
Storm system to deliver heavy rain to the Golden State and snow to the intermountain West through the weekend.
- Sacramento Bee
Travel delays are expected.
- KFSN – Fresno
The National Weather Service says a possible meteor fell in Merced County overnight!
- Democrat and Chronicle
During Rochester winters, many car owners may be asking: How often should I start my car to warm it up?
- The Guardian
The fight to save the birds’ habitat ignites old frustrations over California’s engagement with tribal communities
- Hillsdale Daily News
Fire Engineer Matt Halleck — a training officer in Hillsdale — said there's not much firefighters can do to extinguish electrical vehicle fires.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio's weather lot is predicted to be cool and very stormy for the upcoming spring and the Farmers' Almanac says snow might even be possible in April.