Crews were already working hard Friday night removing trees that had collapsed as a result of the strong winds.
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There is an increased risk of fire danger from strong winds in the Central Texas area with gusts of up to 50 mph expected.
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Muslim communities seem finally to be waking up to the reality of mental illness and the acute need to address it.
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The National Weather Service is forecasting a major winter storm arriving from the west over the weekend and issues a Winter Storm Watch.
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The man who authorities say held hostages inside a Texas synagogue on Saturday demanded the release of a Pakistani woman who is imprisoned nearby on charges of trying to kill American service members in Afghanistan. The hostage incident ended Saturday night with the hostages safe and the man holding them dead, authorities said. The woman whose freedom was sought, Aafia Siddiqui, is serving an 86-year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan in 2010 on charges that she sought to shoot U.S. military officers while being detained in Afghanistan two years earlier.
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Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted
The massive eruption under the Pacific ocean was just 40 miles away from Tonga. Footage on social media shows people fleeing the waves.
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When Tom Horn and his son, Logan, started seeing a piebald buck on trail cameras, the then 11-year-old made it a goal to harvest the unique animal.
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Weather Channel personality known for being in the worst storms tweeted in-car video on the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway.
The storm will start as snow, but gradually change to rain
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Up to 6 inches of snow is possible for south central Pennsylvania, according to AccuWeather.com.
- The Hill
Four states on the East Coast have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large snowstorm expected to hit Southern and Eastern states Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia all declared a state of emergency on Friday in advance of the storm.Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service (NWS) will remain in effect for multiple states into Monday.The snowstorm is expected to bring "...
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Winter storm Izzy could bring measurable snow to northern Ohio Sunday night into Monday.
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The latest computer models show a winter storm bringing snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain to central Pennsylvania on Sunday.
- The State
Drivers are asked to please stay home if you don’t absolutely have to be out on the roads.
- The State
Here are the latest winter weather predictions for the Columbia and Lexington areas.
- The Daily Beast
via TwitterA tsunami slammed into the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday after an underwater volcano eruption sent waves barreling as far away as Oregon.The incredible eruption was captured on satellite imagery and could be seen from space. “Perhaps the most violent, explosive volcanic eruption ever observed on satellite,” meteorologist and atmospheric scientist Matthew Cappucci tweeted. “Plumes to 100,000 feet, an outward explosion of gravity waves, an enormous mass of pyrocumulonimbus/
Up to 80,000 people could be affected after tsunami waves caused "significant damage" to Tonga.
A tsunami advisory was issued for coastal California and nearby regions on Saturday, January 15, after an underwater volcano eruption occurred near Tonga hours prior.Footage filmed by Pacifica resident Savannah Peterson shows sea foam and waves crashing along the beachfront on Saturday morning.“I regularly shoot wave footage here but I have never seen anything like this tsunami,” Peterson told Storyful.The National Weather Service forecast tsunami waves of one to three feet, which may also coincide with high tide. Low-lying areas such as harbors and shallow waters were expected to see minor to moderate flooding, the agency said.Tsunami warnings were also issued for areas in the pacific, including Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Credit: Savannah Peterson via Storyful
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Track the snow, wintry mix and rain hour by hour for Monday.
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Winter advisories issued for Monroe County. What to expect as winter storm moves into area.
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Winter storm on the way: Latest timing, accumulations expected