A look at road conditions across Central Virginia during the winter storm at noon on Monday
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- Tacoma News Tribune
A wall of water 60 feet high could hit some coastal areas of Washington state.
- 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.”
- 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 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.
Parts of the Southeast and mid-Atlantic are bracing for a storm that will bring snow and ice from Friday into Saturday morning. The storm will affect a narrow zone, one that centers around the Atlantic coast this time, with the likelihood of major travel disruptions along portions of the Interstates 85 and 95 corridors of Virginia and the Carolinas, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. Winter weather advisories, winter storm and ice warnings were in effect for dozens of counties from South Carolina
- Charlotte Observer
He was found in an area so rugged, rescuers could not land their helicopter.
- Daily Paws
We don't deserve dogs, but we're glad they're here.
- 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.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
It’s the same county where a devastating wildfire burned more than 32,000 acres in 2011.
- 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.
- The Daily News
The Jacksonville area is expected to see ice and freezing rain -- and maybe even a little snow, too.
- 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.
- WDSU - New Orleans
New Orleans area under Winter Weather Advisory. Here's what you need to know.
- App.com | Asbury Park Press
Scientists are monitoring slowdowns in Atlantic ocean currents they say will raise sea levels along the Jersey Shore.
- 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.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At least 400,000 homes and businesses could be impacted.
- 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.
- USA TODAY
Sleet, snow and bitter cold temperatures continued to sweep across a wide swath of the South and East on Thursday.