Wind, snow & rain for the valley this week
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- The Weather Network
It’s the middle of winter, but one rogue system near Hawaii could try to become the earliest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the eastern Pacific.
- Tacoma News Tribune
A wall of water 60 feet high could hit some coastal areas of Washington state.
Researchers like David Holland, an atmospheric scientist at New York University, are in a race to understand the fate of a massive glacier in West Antarctica that has earned a disquieting nickname: "The Doomsday Glacier."Why it matters: Studies show the Thwaites Glacier (its official name) could already be on an irreversible course to melt during the next several decades to centuries, freeing up enough inland ice to raise global sea levels by at least several feet.Get market news worthy of your
- Daily Paws
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- USA TODAY
A winter storm was forecast to bring a miserable mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the Southeast on Friday and into early Saturday.
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
- The Post-Crescent
A fireball lit up the sky above Wisconsin on Thursday morning. More than 100 sightings were reported across the Midwest
Hundreds of people across the Midwest reported seeing a “fireball event,” according to the International Meteor Organization.
- The Progress-Index
The National Weather Service now thinks a maximum three inches could fall from the skies onto Petersburg and environs
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At least 400,000 homes and businesses could be impacted.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
More snow in Cincinnati this weekend. Also, what's the weather like in Nashville for the Bengals game?
In Cincinnati, cold temperatures and the chance of more snow is on the horizon starting Friday. Nashville is expected to be cold, but clear.
- 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.”
- Austin American-Statesman
On Thursday comes a wintry mix "that gradually spreads across the remainder of South Central Texas during the day into the evening," forecasters say.
- The Dispatch
While remnants from last week's winter storm still remain, Davidson and Randolph counties prepare for a second round of frozen precipitation.
Dmitry Kokh, a Russian underwater and wildlife photographer, has shared once-in-a-lifetime photos of polar bears that took over an island. The island in question is Kolyuchin Island, located in the Chukchi Sea. This remote part of the Russian arctic used to be home to a meteorological station, but humans have long since abandoned it. Now, … The post Polar bears took over an abandoned island and moved into empty houses appeared first on BGR.
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
Between 2 and 3 inches of snow is expected in the Salisbury area. Accomack and Northampton counties in Virginia are predicted to see 4 inches.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Yes, we said beet juice. Plus: how quickly should you clean your car after driving on salt-brined roads?
- The Daily News
The Jacksonville area is expected to see ice and freezing rain -- and maybe even a little snow, too.
- WDSU - New Orleans
New Orleans area under Winter Weather Advisory. Here's what you need to know.
- The State
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency as a second severe storm in less than a week bears down on the Columbia area.
- USA TODAY
Sleet, snow and bitter cold temperatures continued to sweep across a wide swath of the South and East on Thursday.