CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon has your 10 p.m. First Alert Weather forecast for Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.
- The Weather Network
A powerful surge of Arctic air diving south will bring some communities their coldest air in years.
- Sacramento Bee
Rain is forecast to fall across the Sacramento Valley this weekend. Plus, heavy mountain snow could affect mountain travel.
Pacific storms will once again reach the West Coast of the United States after a hiatus over the last couple of weeks. AccuWeather forecasters say that the upcoming storms won't pack quite the same punch as storms in early January. A change in the weather pattern will bring more of a west-to-east flow in the jet stream, which will usher in a string of quick-moving storms from the Pacific Ocean. In general, the storms will deliver moderate amounts of rain and mountain snow compared to the extreme
- Idaho Statesman
Video of the release shows the furry creature peeking up at the conservation officer before scampering off through the snow.
- The Bulletin
Get ready for cold weather this weekend
Thousands of frustrated Texans shivered in homes without power for a second day Thursday, most of them around booming Austin, and fading hopes of a quick fix stirred grim memories of a deadly 2021 blackout after an icy winter storm across the southern U.S.
An adventurous Texan decided to take his fanboat on the ice-covered road of North Texas. Earlier this week, a winter storm swept across the state of Texas. According to the Dallas Morning News, North Texas got an inch and a half of sleet on Tuesday and freezing rain on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity, and thousands of flights have been canceled. Texas’ roads are also in a state of disarray, with plenty of roads impassable by car.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Who remembers the December 2013 winter storm that coated Fort Worth in 4 inches (!) of sleet, causing what became known as “cobblestone” ice on roads?
- Sacramento Bee
The herd caused traffic delays for drivers as they crossed multiple roads.
- Fox Business
Four months after Hurricane Ian, homeowners and business owners are still struggling to remove boats that traveled several miles during the storm.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The scenic highway has been closed from just south of Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County to Lime Creek in Monterey County for weeks.
Arctic blast threatens negative-50ºF temperatures in New England, while Texas power grid is again sputtering
Rising temperatures offered some hope Friday for frustrated Texans days after they lost power — and in many cases heat — in a deadly winter storm, while a new wave of frigid weather rolling into the Northeast led communities to close schools and open warming centers. Wind chills in some higher elevations of the Northeast could punch below minus 50º (minus 45º Celsius) as an Arctic front swept in from Canada, forecasters said. In Texas, officials in Austin compared damage from fallen trees and iced-over power lines to tornadoes as they came under criticism for slow repairs and shifting timelines to restore power.
- LA Times
A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported Wednesday at 4:11 p.m. Pacific time in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Sacramento Bee
Weather app forecasts showed snow in the Sacramento area.
Isaac Ortman started sleeping in his Minnesota backyard as a fun activity during the pandemic. The Boy Scout hopes to continue sleeping outside through college.
Unless you are immortal, the next few weeks offer the only chance you’ll have to see Comet ZTF (C/2022 E3). The newly discovered chunk of ice and rock will glow green in the nighttime sky in the first few weeks of February, and it won’t be back near Earth for 50,000 years—if it ever returns at all.
If you're thinking of buying, selling or investing in real estate, forget what you've read about the "housing market." The housing market is actually 50 different housing markets, and if you're...
- Fox News
Massive green energy company reports nearly $1 billion in losses, calls for 'further governmental action'
Siemens Gamesa, one of the largest global providers of wind turbines, reported Thursday that it had lost a staggering $967 million over the course of just three months.
- 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.
- Naples Daily News
The Naples City Council increased beach parking prices to $4 an hour. By October, the cost will go up to $5.