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- WYFF - Greenville Videos
Winter storm on the way: Latest timing, accumulations expected
The storm will start as snow, but gradually change to rain
- The Daily Beast
via TwitterA tsunami slammed into the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday after an underwater volcano eruption sent waves barreling as far away as Oregon.The incredible eruption was captured on satellite imagery and could be seen from space. “Perhaps the most violent, explosive volcanic eruption ever observed on satellite,” meteorologist and atmospheric scientist Matthew Cappucci tweeted. “Plumes to 100,000 feet, an outward explosion of gravity waves, an enormous mass of pyrocumulonimbus/
A tsunami advisory was issued for coastal California and nearby regions on Saturday, January 15, after an underwater volcano eruption occurred near Tonga hours prior.Footage filmed by Pacifica resident Savannah Peterson shows sea foam and waves crashing along the beachfront on Saturday morning.“I regularly shoot wave footage here but I have never seen anything like this tsunami,” Peterson told Storyful.The National Weather Service forecast tsunami waves of one to three feet, which may also coincide with high tide. Low-lying areas such as harbors and shallow waters were expected to see minor to moderate flooding, the agency said.Tsunami warnings were also issued for areas in the pacific, including Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Credit: Savannah Peterson via Storyful
An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, triggered a rare Tsunami advisory for the Northern California coast.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Experienced surfers would consider the waves reaching the West Coast barely high enough to qualify as swells.
- LA Times
Officials did not expect major flooding but warned that the situation — caused by a volcano erupting near the South Pacific nation of Tonga — posed dangers to swimmers, surfers and boats.
- Charlotte Observer
Weather Channel personality known for being in the worst storms tweeted in-car video on the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway.
- York Daily Record
Three to six inches of snow is possible for south central Pennsylvania, according to AccuWeather.com.
- The Hill
Four states on the East Coast have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large snowstorm expected to hit Southern and Eastern states Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia all declared a state of emergency on Friday in advance of the storm.Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service (NWS) will remain in effect for multiple states into Monday.The snowstorm is expected to bring "...
FOX 35 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Jayme King spoke with FOX Weather about the potential impacts to Central Florida.
- WGAL - Lancaster/Harrisburg
The latest computer models show a winter storm bringing snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain to central Pennsylvania on Sunday.
- The News Leader
New reports are showing that the Shenandoah Valley will most likely be seeing some snow come Sunday.
Tucker Carlson repeatedly interviewed a man he described as a disabled veteran. The FBI is accusing the same man of organizing an Oath Keepers militia to aid the Capitol insurrection.
Thomas Caldwell was indicted Thursday on charges of seditious conspiracy and faces up to 20 years in prison.
- Charlotte Observer
“Widespread black ice” is also possible early Monday, Jan. 17.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Winter storm Izzy could bring measurable snow to northern Ohio Sunday night into Monday.
- Lohud | The Journal News
Here's what to expect as a brutally cold couple of nights hit the region, followed by a significant snowfall.
- CBS News
"A Tsunami is occurring," the National Tsunami Warning Center said.
- USA TODAY
A potent winter storm is forecast to wallop tens of millions of people across the central, southern and eastern U.S. with snow, ice, wind and rain.
- USA TODAY
Hundreds of packages were stolen out of cargo containers in downtown Los Angeles, leaving the train tracks cluttered with garbage and packages.