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- 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.”
- CBS News
The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 1 at Rio Road just outside of Carmel-by-the-Sea due to the fire.
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
- Raleigh News and Observer
Yes, we said beet juice. Plus: how quickly should you clean your car after driving on salt-brined roads?
- Charlotte Observer
Treacherous driving conditions developed in the Charlotte region when a mix of rain, sleet and snow fell. Over 2 inches of snow were reported in some areas, NWS says.
In Fairfield Township, Pennsylvania, Christina Eyth rescued an unidentified animal that has wildlife experts stumped.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
- Washington Post
PITTSFORD, Vt. - At Factory Direct Homes here in central Vermont, Tony Flanders stepped through the front door of a gray double-wide mobile home and pointed at the living room window to his left. A thin coating on the glass helps make homes more energy efficient, he explained, and the double-wide show model is better protected from cold than base versions.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. "It's all about insulation," sa
- USA TODAY
A section of California's famous Highway 1 was closed Saturday morning due to a fire near the Pacific Ocean.
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.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
Grab your blankets and crank up the heat, South Florida. The coldest temperatures of the season are expected to push into the region late this weekend, meaning Broward and Palm Beach residents could see temperatures in the lows 40s, and wind chills, in the most extreme realistic cases, in the mid 30s. A dip in the jet stream is being followed by a blast of arctic air, and it’s making its way ...
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
The snowfall could be the first accumulation of the season for Indianapolis.
- 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.
Image Source: Getty / Faba-Photography It's not always easy to know whether your dog is cold, so you may be wondering: how cold is too cold for your furry friend? As temperatures drop in the fall and winter, it's important to know when it becomes dangerous for your dog to be outside during chilly weather, whether they are playing in the snow or out for a brisk walk.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Is this rescue a dog or coyote? You be the judge.
- The Desert Sun
The advisory is in effect for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
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- Las Cruces Sun-News
Patricia Barger explained that today’s problem for pollinators is tomorrow’s problem for people.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The sounds are heard when temperatures turn brutally cold.
- American City Business Journals
Here's what the soon-to-be owners of Cheswick power plant plan to do with the property after it closes
When the Cheswick Generating Station stops operating at the end of March, Allegheny County's final coal-fired power plant will be getting a new owner that will transform the facility and its three sites in and around Springdale and Cheswick. Charah (NYSE: CHRA) announced Thursday it would acquire Cheswick, along with a landfill and wastewater treatment facilities on separate parcels, from utility GenOn after the plant closes for good March 31.