Millions of Americans across the Midwest and Northeast are currently under “winter weather advisories.” NBC’s Hallie Jackson lays out why the National Weather Service uses these terms to label bad weather and breaks down the difference between an “advisory” and a “warning.”
A fast-paced storm that will spawn severe weather across the southern United States will also have a snowy side as cold air clashes with the northern flank of the system. AccuWeather meteorologists say that although it is not foreseen to be a significant snowstorm, it could cause headaches for travelers and disruptions to the daily routines of millions of residents. It has been a topsy-turvy start to February across the Midwest with temperatures dipping below zero across most of Minnesota, Wisco
- Fox News
Heavy rain, severe storms and snow are expected this week from a storm system that will develop across central states before it heads east.
Forty-five years ago, to the day, a historic blizzard rocked the Northeast, leaving Boston and surrounding suburbs paralyzed for a week.
- The Courier & Press
The National Weather Service is using the adjective "dynamic" to describe the storm system that will move into the Tri-State on Wednesday.
- The Post-Crescent
Heavy, wet snow and other wintry weather is on the way for central and northeast Wisconsin Wednesday night into Thursday.
The cold on Mount Washington in New Hampshire on Friday was producing a wind chill of -108F (-77C).
- The Week
What caused the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey?
Many more victims are likely to be discovered in Turkey and Syria, the World Health Organisation says.
Turkey's deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake was so strong that its energy could power New York City for more than 4 days, seismologist says
The energy released by the earthquake was 32 petajoules, Januka Attanayake told the New York Times, equivalent to nearly 8 million tons of TNT.
There’s a part of America located on the West Coast that’s essentially one giant storage area, filled with millions of square feet of things sitting and waiting to be distributed to the rest of the country. I’m referring to Southern California’s Inland Empire. While this region may be booming to some, that comes at a high price; the L.A. Times reports on the environmental impact of these mammoth buildings and the millions of trucks that traverse the region’s roads to and from the ports.
- Statesman Journal
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Oregon's high mountain passes from Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
- LA Times
The homes in Canyon Country were yellow-tagged by a Santa Clarita city building inspector. Residents can still access their homes but cannot sleep there.
- Miami Herald
A local man looked into the backyard and “did a double take,” officials said.
Forecasters say the parade of winter storms put a major dent in the drought, which could impact the seasonal spring warmup and wildfire risks this summer.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Devil’s Cigar” is one of the world’s rarest mushrooms, officials said.
- Miami Herald
“Anyone ever seen or caught anything like this?”
- USA TODAY
'Like we woke up to hell': Over 11,000 dead in quake-battered Turkey, Syria; baby rescued after being born under rubble: Updates
The death toll continued to rise in Turkey and Syria as a frantic search for earthquake survivors pressed on. Amid the horror came small victories.
- The Weather Network
Is this it, Canada? Climate data shows who can expect even more snow this winter season.
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries (RIL) has nudged India’s ambitious hydrogen mission ahead.
- USA TODAY
After cold temperatures hit the Northeast and an ice storm landed in Texas last week, some areas in the US have milder weather in Tuesday's forecast.