Sunny skies return this afternoon along with breezy and cold conditions.
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- Tacoma News Tribune
A wall of water 60 feet high could hit some coastal areas of Washington state.
- 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.
A potent storm brought snow and ice to parts of the Southeast and mid-Atlantic on Friday and Friday night, affecting a narrow zone around the Atlantic coast this time. Amid airport issues and closed roads, major travel disruptions along portions of the Interstates 85 and 95 corridors of Virginia and the Carolinas are expected to continue on Saturday morning. "It's already below freezing, it's already pure freezing rain, so it looks like this is a textbook event to overperform in terms of the ice
- 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.”
- 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?
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
- The Progress-Index
The National Weather Service now thinks a maximum three inches could fall from the skies onto Petersburg and environs
- 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.
- The Daily News
The Jacksonville area is expected to see ice and freezing rain -- and maybe even a little snow, too.
- 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.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
The snowfall could be the first accumulation of the season for Indianapolis.
- USA TODAY
Sleet, snow and bitter cold temperatures continued to sweep across a wide swath of the South and East on Thursday.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
- The Desert Sun
The advisory is in effect for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
- The State
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency as a second severe storm in less than a week bears down on the Columbia area.
TOKYO (Reuters) -An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted southwestern Japan early on Saturday morning, injuring 13 people, the authorities and local media said. No tsunami warning was issued after the quake struck with an epicentre 45 km (30 miles) deep at 1:08 a.m. (1608 GMT on Friday) off the coast of Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said. The quake caused shaking in Oita and Miyazaki prefectures that measured 5+ on Japan's seismic intensity scale, which has a maximum of 7, the agency said.