Nearly 80 million people are under a winter weather alert throughout the nation as Houston saw 14 reported tornados while northern Texas saw snowfall. NBC News' Maggie Vespa reports the snowfall expected in the Ohio River Valley and New England and Angie Lassman supplies the forecast.
A fast-paced storm that will spawn severe weather across the southern United States will also have a snowy side as cold air clashes with the northern flank of the system. AccuWeather meteorologists say that although it is not foreseen to be a significant snowstorm, it could cause headaches for travelers and disruptions to the daily routines of millions of residents. It has been a topsy-turvy start to February across the Midwest with temperatures dipping below zero across most of Minnesota, Wisco
- Fox News
Heavy rain, severe storms and snow are expected this week from a storm system that will develop across central states before it heads east.
- The Hill
Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, recorded the coldest wind chill in the history of the United States on Saturday morning when an arctic air mass hit New England.
Forty-five years ago, to the day, a historic blizzard rocked the Northeast, leaving Boston and surrounding suburbs paralyzed for a week.
Record-low temperatures chilled New England on Friday, leading to a cold-weather phenomenon that's rarely seen in the United States. A handful of folks in Burlington, Vermont, caught sight of a funnel over Lake Champlain Friday afternoon, but this was no waterspout. The funnel instead drew in steam fog, also referred to as sea fog, creating what is referred to as a "steam devil." These foggy funnels occur during periods of cold weather much like the Arctic blast that New England recently experie
- The Post-Crescent
Heavy, wet snow and other wintry weather is on the way for central and northeast Wisconsin Wednesday night into Thursday.
- Fresno Bee
Snowfall totals from this storm could reach 30 inches at elevations about 8,000 feet.
Turkey's deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake was so strong that its energy could power New York City for more than 4 days, seismologist says
The energy released by the earthquake was 32 petajoules, Januka Attanayake told the New York Times, equivalent to nearly 8 million tons of TNT.
- LA Times
Such a quake would be 'so powerful that it causes widespread damage and consequently affects lives and livelihoods of all southern Californians,' a report says.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Devil’s Cigar” is one of the world’s rarest mushrooms, officials said.
- LA Times
The homes in Canyon Country were yellow-tagged by a Santa Clarita city building inspector. Residents can still access their homes but cannot sleep there.
- ABC News
Thousands of Texas customers could be waiting days for power to be restored after last week's freeze
It may feel like spring in Texas, but some of the state's most populated regions are still reeling from last week's freezing temperatures. More than 350,000 customers were without power in Texas on Friday due to the massive ice storm that brought freezing rain and sleet to much of the South, which weighed down power lines and trees. The destruction caused by the inclement weather prompted Texas.
- USA TODAY
Homeowners around the Outer Banks or in St. Augustine, Florida, are just some of those along the East Coast feeling the slow power of sea-level rise.
- Raleigh News and Observer
It looks like something out of “The Neverending Story.” But it may be just a large pig released illegally into the woods.
- Kansas City Star
At first, he didn’t quite recognize the fish he reeled in. But now he’s going to have it mounted.
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries (RIL) has nudged India’s ambitious hydrogen mission ahead.
- Miami Herald
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake and 7.5 magnitude aftershock flattened buildings, killing and injuring thousands.
- Associated Press
Like thousands of other Austin residents, Darin Murphy began a sixth day Monday with no power in his home, wrapping his head around the city's latest demoralizing update: Getting the lights fully back on may take another week. Making any plans has been difficult — and downright infuriating — for nearly 20,000 customers who still had no electricity Monday nearly a week after a deadly ice storm crippled the Texas capital and brought down power lines under the weight of fallen and frozen tree limbs. Schools finally reopened, but noisy generators rattled before dawn and outdoor extension cords running 100 feet (30 meters) or longer became lifelines between neighbors who had power and those who didn't.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Drone footage captured by Reuters gave a bird's-eye view of Hatay's landscape littered with mounds of rubble from collapsed buildings, while others stood precariously on an angle with long cracks and fissures slashing across their facades.Rescue teams worked early on Tuesday to reach people trapped in the rubble of buildings in southern Turkey as the death toll in the country from Monday's (February 6) earthquake continued to rise. The magnitude 7.8 quake hit Turkey and northwest Syria, toppling entire apartment blocks, wrecking hospitals, and leaving thousands more people injured or homeless.Nearly 8,000 people have been rescued from 4,758 buildings destroyed in the tremors a day earlier, Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said in its latest statement.
- Sacramento Bee
Here’s what’s to expect this week in weather.