EF-3 Tornado has been confirmed by the National Weather Service from yesterday afternoon's storms. The EF-3 tornado was located in the Pasadena/Deer Park area and was on the ground for a whopping 18 miles! At its widest point, it was over a half mile wide! It had peak wind gusts of 140 mph on the Enhanced Fujita Scale! Fortunately, things are calm and quiet tonight with less wind and mostly clear skies. It will be chilly though with most areas dipping into the 30s. Thursday looks sunny and cool with high temps in the 50s. Friday we'll climb to around 60 with a few clouds. Pattern flips once again for the weekend and next week as waves of rain & a few storms are forecast to push through. Make sure to have the FOX 26 weather app downloaded to keep up with the latest weather!
- Sacramento Bee
Rain is forecast to fall across the Sacramento Valley this weekend. Plus, heavy mountain snow could affect mountain travel.
Pacific storms will once again reach the West Coast of the United States after a hiatus over the last couple of weeks. AccuWeather forecasters say that the upcoming storms won't pack quite the same punch as storms in early January. A change in the weather pattern will bring more of a west-to-east flow in the jet stream, which will usher in a string of quick-moving storms from the Pacific Ocean. In general, the storms will deliver moderate amounts of rain and mountain snow compared to the extreme
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
An elderly Arizona couple and their dog were rescued Thursday after spending two nights trapped in snow and ice. Here's what to know about winter driving.
- The Bulletin
Get ready for cold weather this weekend
An adventurous Texan decided to take his fanboat on the ice-covered road of North Texas. Earlier this week, a winter storm swept across the state of Texas. According to the Dallas Morning News, North Texas got an inch and a half of sleet on Tuesday and freezing rain on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity, and thousands of flights have been canceled. Texas’ roads are also in a state of disarray, with plenty of roads impassable by car.
Thousands of frustrated Texans shivered in homes without power for a second day Thursday, most of them around booming Austin, and fading hopes of a quick fix stirred grim memories of a deadly 2021 blackout after an icy winter storm across the southern U.S.
- Fox Weather
Hurricane-force wind gusts will peak as high as 140 mph. Temperatures will plunge to life-threatening values, with the wind chill dropping to nearly 110 degrees below zero.
Arctic blast threatens negative-50ºF temperatures in New England, while Texas power grid is again sputtering
Rising temperatures offered some hope Friday for frustrated Texans days after they lost power — and in many cases heat — in a deadly winter storm, while a new wave of frigid weather rolling into the Northeast led communities to close schools and open warming centers. Wind chills in some higher elevations of the Northeast could punch below minus 50º (minus 45º Celsius) as an Arctic front swept in from Canada, forecasters said. In Texas, officials in Austin compared damage from fallen trees and iced-over power lines to tornadoes as they came under criticism for slow repairs and shifting timelines to restore power.
- Sacramento Bee
Weather app forecasts showed snow in the Sacramento area.
- The Weather Network
A 30-degree temperature rebound is on the way for much of Eastern Canada in the coming days, but it comes at a catch.
Isaac Ortman started sleeping in his Minnesota backyard as a fun activity during the pandemic. The Boy Scout hopes to continue sleeping outside through college.
- Sacramento Bee
Travel delays are expected.
- Fox Weather
Second snow survey reflects a boost from atmospheric rivers. The manual survey recorded 85.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent of 33.5 inches, which is 193% of average for this location on February 1. Sean de Guzman, Manager of the Snow Surveys and Water Supply Forecasting Unit for California Department of Water Resources (CA DWR), joined FOX Weather to talk more about the survey.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide successfully split hydrogen and oxygen from seawater, offering new hope for cheaper and more accessible renewable energy for coastal regions.
- Robb Report
Here's how rising temperatures around the world will affect your future ski holidays.
- Kansas City Star
“It’s becoming Kansas City’s first true waterfront,” said the developer bringing a new entertainment venue atop the Kansas River.
- Hillsdale Daily News
Fire Engineer Matt Halleck — a training officer in Hillsdale — said there's not much firefighters can do to extinguish electrical vehicle fires.
- The Hill
If you’ve never seen a green comet in the sky, this is your chance. Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) will make its closest approach to Earth on Thursday night before it sails towards Mars. The icy celestial object, discovered by astronomers Bryce Bolin and Frank Masci last year with the Zwicky Transient Facility telescope, will pass…
- Naples Daily News
The Naples City Council increased beach parking prices to $4 an hour. By October, the cost will go up to $5.
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper's dashboard camera Tuesday caught a tractor-trailer sliding on ice that stopped when it hit an Interstate 40 cable.