Mix of sun and clouds with unseasonably warm temperatures.
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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
- Tacoma News Tribune
A wall of water 60 feet high could hit some coastal areas of Washington state.
- 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, meteorologists warned.
- 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.
- NBC News
A plane briefly left the runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Friday night as winter weather hit parts of the southeast, officials said.
- Democrat and Chronicle
With temperatures plunging during the next few days, many car owners are asking: How often should I start my car to warm it up?
As the calendar gets deeper in January and eventually February, AccuWeather forecasters warn that winter isn't going anywhere anytime soon. A large portion of the United States is going into an extended deep freeze, potentially sending temperatures to the lowest levels they have been in years. But how low does the temperature have to be for certain things like your smartphone or road salt to stop working? Road salt is a staple for most winter maintenance deicing programs, but at a specific tempe
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
The snowfall could be the first accumulation of the season for Indianapolis.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Daily News
The Jacksonville area saw ice and snow overnight from the winter storm.
- 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.
- Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The National Weather Service canceled the region's winter storm warning, freeze warning and wind chill advisory.
- The Desert Sun
The advisory is in effect for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
- The Weather Network
Frigid temperatures are locked in place across southern Ontario and Quebec as a wintry pattern takes hold through the end of the month.
- Redding Record Searchlight
It hasn't rained since Jan. 7 and no more rain is forecast for the next seven days.
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.
Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.
- Good Morning America
Another storm is barreling through the South Friday, bringing freezing rain, sleet and snow to some areas already hit hard by winter weather. A winter weather advisory has even been issued for Pensacola, Florida, where freezing rain could leave a layer of ice behind. Heavy ice and snow are expected for the Carolinas and Virginia.