The Washington, D.C., region is under a Winter Storm Watch ahead of a Jan. 16 storm expected to bring snow, sleet and rain to the area. Here’s what you need to know about road conditions and the impact on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
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- The Providence Journal
Forecasters are watching the possibility that a storm could bring snow, gusty winds and coastal flooding to Southern New England Friday into Saturday.
- Naples Daily News
Severe weather and a tornado confirmed by the NWS moved through Southwest Florida early Sunday morning, leaving behind power outages and storm damage.
A winter storm is forecast to dive southward across the Rocky Mountains early this week to produce a wide swath of several inches of snow along with teeth-chattering conditions. This storm will likely cause slippery travel conditions in cities such as Denver and reduced visibility across some major highways. "A stationary front extending southward from southwestern Canada will bring rounds of snow to the northern and central Rockies into Tuesday night," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alyssa Smit
- Miami Herald
Baby, it’s cold outside. Like hot chocolate and churros cold.
As waves of cold air continue to bring bone-chilling conditions into the north-central and northeastern United States, one or more storms from Canada will bring the chance for snow to over 50 million people over the coming days and even another major winter storm that could impact the East Coast by this weekend. The combination of a southward dip in the jet stream, that is unleashing cold air from central Canada to the north-central and northeastern U.S., and a series of disturbances from the no
- The Weather Network
Drop it like it's (not) hot.
- Democrat and Chronicle
With temperatures plunging during the next few days, many car owners are asking: How often should I start my car to warm it up?
- Akron Beacon Journal
Winter weather advisory in effect through 7 p.m. for most of northern Ohio; up to 6 inches of snow expected
Power outages were reported in downtown Akron as well as cars stuck on Akron city streets. Up to 6 inches of snow is expected.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Two Summit County communities saw 19 inches of snow fall in latest storm. Here are some snowfall totals from across the region.
The government in Turkmenistan has announced that it plans to close the Gates of Hell. The burning gas crater has been on fire for the past several decades, following an incident with a Soviet drilling operation in the early 1970s. Now, the government appears to be looking for ways to put it out. The Turkmenistan … The post This gas crater has been on fire for 50 years – now there’s a plan to extinguish it appeared first on BGR.
Situated more than 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, at the very top of Alaska, is Utqiagvik - formerly known as Barrow - the northernmost city in the United States. It sits on a promontory between the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, with no roads connecting it to the rest of the state. On Jan. 22, the town's roughly 5,000 residents experienced the sun's rays for the first time since mid-November when the sun set for the final time in 2021. Saturday, it finally rose above the horizon for about 50
- USA TODAY
Hundreds remained evacuated from the California coast as a wildfire burned up from a canyon near Big Sur, shutting part of the Pacific Coast Highway.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Bitter cold to invade Wisconsin; low temperature overnight Tuesday in Wausau could hit minus 23; Milwaukee expected to hit minus 8
The coldest air of the winter is set to sweep across Wisconsin beginning Monday night and continuing into Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Akron Beacon Journal
The National Weather Service warns road conditions could quickly deteriorate Monday afternoon before the snow moves out of the region.
- The Week
Planes and ships bring aid to tsunami-ravaged Tonga
- FTW Outdoors
A Southern California conservation worker recently encountered what might be described as the king of kingsnakes.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The advisory will last through Wednesday evening.
Chicagoans were treated to an unusual icy spectacle this month as frigid waves of cold air moved across the region. Sightings of ice pancakes could be seen covering much of the Chicago shoreline on Lake Michigan. This time of year, which is notoriously known for bitterly cold air across the northern United States, these ice pancakes, or other peculiarities like ice bites or ice balls, can appear on bodies of water such as rivers, lakes or oceans. As the UK Met Office explained, "they require spe
- Tacoma News Tribune
The advisory is in effect through noon Wednesday.
The Greek islands were completely covered in snow on Sunday, in what locals are calling a once-in-a-lifetime weather event. The last time this amount of snow fell on the Cyclades was decades ago.