Meg McNamara Has Your Thursday Afternoon Forecast
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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.
An Arctic air mass responsible for the lowest temperatures of the season so far in parts of the Midwest and East will run its course this weekend, but more waves of frigid air will follow, along with threats of snow and slippery travel conditions, AccuWeather meteorologists say. Energy demands will remain high due to the extreme cold, and motorists and airline passengers should anticipate periodic delays from snow and icy conditions in the weather pattern. "This is typically the coldest time of
- 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.
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
- Charlotte Observer
He was found in an area so rugged, rescuers could not land their helicopter.
- Daily Paws
We don't deserve dogs, but we're glad they're here.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
Thru-hikers hoping to stop or resupply at Tuolumne Meadows may need to come up with another plan.
- The Progress-Index
The National Weather Service now thinks a maximum three inches could fall from the skies onto Petersburg and environs
- 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.
- Car and Driver
Our Tesla Model 3's climate could stay at 65 degrees for almost two days, losing about 2.2 percent charge per hour, and just a few hours less than a gas car.
As the calendar gets deeper in January and eventually February, AccuWeather forecasters warn that winter isn't going anywhere anytime soon. A large portion of the United States is going into an extended deep freeze, potentially sending temperatures to the lowest levels they have been in years. But how low does the temperature have to be for certain things like your smartphone or road salt to stop working? Road salt is a staple for most winter maintenance deicing programs, but at a specific tempe
- 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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At least 400,000 homes and businesses could be impacted.
- The Dispatch
While remnants from last week's winter storm still remain, Davidson and Randolph counties prepare for a second round of frozen precipitation.
- Tallahassee Democrat
A cold front moving through the Tallahassee area Thursday and Friday will bring high rain chances both days followed by freezing low temperatures.
- The Desert Sun
The advisory is in effect for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.