Staci Stevens' boat business in St. James City, Florida, went from recreational to recovery after Hurricane Ian crashed onshore in late September. Now, the only fishing being done is by cranes fishing badly-damaged boats out of her marina, which has become a boat emergency room. Florida's Fish & Wildlife Commission says there are more than 700 derelict boats along the Gulf Coast, but only two-thirds have been removed. Correspondent Omar Villafranca reports.
- The Weather Network
A powerful surge of Arctic air diving south will bring some communities their coldest air in years.
- Sacramento Bee
Rain is forecast to fall across the Sacramento Valley this weekend. Plus, heavy mountain snow could affect mountain travel.
- The Jackson Sun
West and Middle Tennesseans can expect the Ice Storm Warning to remain valid through Thursday morning and are cautioned to limit travel at all costs.
- Idaho Statesman
Video of the release shows the furry creature peeking up at the conservation officer before scampering off through the snow.
Pacific storms will once again reach the West Coast of the United States after a hiatus over the last couple of weeks. AccuWeather forecasters say that the upcoming storms won't pack quite the same punch as storms in early January. A change in the weather pattern will bring more of a west-to-east flow in the jet stream, which will usher in a string of quick-moving storms from the Pacific Ocean. In general, the storms will deliver moderate amounts of rain and mountain snow compared to the extreme
- The Bulletin
Get ready for cold weather this weekend
An adventurous Texan decided to take his fanboat on the ice-covered road of North Texas. Earlier this week, a winter storm swept across the state of Texas. According to the Dallas Morning News, North Texas got an inch and a half of sleet on Tuesday and freezing rain on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity, and thousands of flights have been canceled. Texas’ roads are also in a state of disarray, with plenty of roads impassable by car.
- Hillsdale Daily News
Fire Engineer Matt Halleck — a training officer in Hillsdale — said there's not much firefighters can do to extinguish electrical vehicle fires.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Who remembers the December 2013 winter storm that coated Fort Worth in 4 inches (!) of sleet, causing what became known as “cobblestone” ice on roads?
- Sacramento Bee
The herd caused traffic delays for drivers as they crossed multiple roads.
- LA Times
A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported Wednesday at 4:11 p.m. Pacific time in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The scenic highway has been closed from just south of Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County to Lime Creek in Monterey County for weeks.
If you're thinking of buying, selling or investing in real estate, forget what you've read about the "housing market." The housing market is actually 50 different housing markets, and if you're...
- USA TODAY
Lake Erie's water levels have gone down from record highs but how low will the water levels go? Here's an outlook for the rest of 2023.
The City of Pittsburgh announced Wednesday that the Charles Anderson Memorial Bridge will close “immediately” to vehicle traffic for repairs.
- Business Insider
Prospective EV-buyers shouldn't lean on range to decide on going electric. They should dive into other variables, like ease of charging and cost.
- Associated Press
Honda and the U.S. government are urging owners of about 8,200 older vehicles not to drive them until dangerous air bag inflators are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday issued a “Do Not Drive” advisory for the 2001 through 2003 vehicles with Takata inflators that have a high possibility of exploding and hurling shrapnel in a crash. The safety agency says the risk to drivers and passengers is dire because the so-called “Alpha” inflators have a 50% chance of exploding in a crash.
The prolonged storm, which has featured an icy mix of precipitation, has resulted in repeated rounds of winter weather over Texas since Monday
Unless you are immortal, the next few weeks offer the only chance you’ll have to see Comet ZTF (C/2022 E3). The newly discovered chunk of ice and rock will glow green in the nighttime sky in the first few weeks of February, and it won’t be back near Earth for 50,000 years—if it ever returns at all.
Tesla's Cybertruck is the object of endless speculation. Sci-fi vehicle, some enthused fans of Tesla and CEO Elon Musk say. Since its introduction in November 2019 at a promotional event in Los Angeles, the Cybertruck has captured the hearts of Tesla fans.