Lexie O'Connor has your latest weather forecast.
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.
- The Hill
Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, recorded the coldest wind chill in the history of the United States on Saturday morning when an arctic air mass hit New England.
- 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.
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.
Many more victims are likely to be discovered in Turkey and Syria, the World Health Organisation says.
- Statesman Journal
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Oregon's high mountain passes from Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
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.
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.
- The Week
What caused the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey?
- 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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Devil’s Cigar” is one of the world’s rarest mushrooms, officials said.
- Fox Weather
More than 7,200 have died in Turkey and Syria following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake Sunday and dozens of powerful aftershocks. It was the worst earthquake to hit that region in over 100 years.
- USA TODAY
'Like we woke up to hell': 7,700 dead in quake-battered Turkey, Syria; baby rescued after being born under rubble: Live 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.
Rescue efforts are ongoing following the earthquake which struck on Monday morning.
- Sacramento Bee
Here’s what’s to expect this week in weather.
- Miami Herald
“Anyone ever seen or caught anything like this?”
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Drone footage captured by Reuters gave a bird's-eye view of Hatay's landscape littered with mounds of rubble from collapsed buildings, while others stood precariously on an angle with long cracks and fissures slashing across their facades.Rescue teams worked early on Tuesday to reach people trapped in the rubble of buildings in southern Turkey as the death toll in the country from Monday's (February 6) earthquake continued to rise. The magnitude 7.8 quake hit Turkey and northwest Syria, toppling entire apartment blocks, wrecking hospitals, and leaving thousands more people injured or homeless.Nearly 8,000 people have been rescued from 4,758 buildings destroyed in the tremors a day earlier, Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said in its latest statement.