Meteorologist Mike Haddad takes a look at the next storm, moving in Sunday evening.
A giant wave capsized a boat off the coast of Oregon as a rescue crew attempted to save a stranded mariner on Friday, February 3, authorities said.Video released by the US Coast Guard (USCG) shows a student rescuer in training jumping into choppy surf six miles west of the mouth of the Columbia River, it said.As the rescuer swims towards the boat, a giant wave crashes onto it, capsizing it and sending the boater tumbling into the water.The USCG said multiple units responded to a mayday call from a disabled 35-foot vessel Sandpiper, which was taking on water on Friday morning.The rescue swimmer, a student of the Advanced Helicopter Rescue School, was deployed to the water where twenty-foot waves and extremely high windspeeds were reported, the USCG said.The boater was rescued by the swimmer after the wave hit and both were hoisted to safety. The boater was taken to hospital with minor injuries.Astoria Police Department later said they had arrested the boater, who they named as 35-year-old Jericho Labonte.Police said Labonte had posted a video of himself on Facebook earlier that week placing a dead fish on the front porch of the Goonies’ house. Labonte was wanted for wanted on charges of theft, endangering another person, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and criminal mischief. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful
Wind speed and weather data has been used to track its possible path.
- The Weather Network
A 30-degree temperature rebound is on the way for much of Eastern Canada in the coming days, but it comes at a catch.
- Associated Press
Eyes were locked on the Carolina skies Saturday as a suspected Chinese spy balloon ended its weeklong traverse over the U.S. when it drifted over the Atlantic Ocean and was shot down by a fighter jet. In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a crowd lining the beach boardwalk cheered as a missile from an F-22 fighter struck the balloon. “That's my Air Force right there, buddy!" a person exclaims just after the missile's impact, in a video taken by tourist Angela Mosley.
The cold on Mount Washington in New Hampshire on Friday was producing a wind chill of -108F (-77C).
Other wild winter weather in the Northeast included sea smoke and steam devils.
- Fox Weather
A polar air mass that swept over Canada helped form icicles and snow-capped rocks at the base of Niagara Falls on Friday.
- Fox Weather
Unfathomable cold from polar vortex: New Hampshire sets coldest US wind chill record at -108 degrees
Mount Washington recorded a national wind chill record of 108 degrees below 0 on Saturday, while the actual temperatures were negative 47 degrees with a wind speed of 89 mph.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
An elderly Arizona couple and their dog were rescued Thursday after spending two nights trapped in snow and ice. Here's what to know about winter driving.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide successfully split hydrogen and oxygen from seawater, offering new hope for cheaper and more accessible renewable energy for coastal regions.
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.
- The State
Does SC still have any chance for snow the rest of the winter? Here’s what Farmer’s Almanac predicts
Several states have been pummeled by snow and ice this winter — not so much for South Carolina. What does Farmer’s Almanac say about the rest of the season?
AccuWeather meteorologists are tracking one final storm that is expected to bring rain and heavy mountain snow to California in the short term before a change in the weather pattern brings drier weather with occasional bouts of Santa Ana winds next week. This storm approached the coast of California on Saturday and is expected to unload a significant amount of snow in the Sierra Nevada through the day on Sunday, along with low-elevation rain. Compared to a storm at the end of this past week, thi
- LA Times
One California water manager says Colorado River reservoirs aren't likely to refill. Scientists agree that the region needs to plan for a drier future.
- The Guardian
The fight to save the birds’ habitat ignites old frustrations over California’s engagement with tribal communities
- KFSN – Fresno
The National Weather Service says a possible meteor fell in Merced County overnight!
- Fox Weather
Storm system to deliver heavy rain to the Golden State and snow to the intermountain West through the weekend.
- Fox Weather
The FOX Forecast Center said a building ridge of high pressures is expected to lead to temperatures that could be 10 to 20 degrees above normal.
- KGO – San Francisco
A Level 1 storm arrives this afternoon and evening with gusty winds and rain as travel to Tahoe will be difficult to impossible. Here's what to expect.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio's weather lot is predicted to be cool and very stormy for the upcoming spring and the Farmers' Almanac says snow might even be possible in April.