Cold front moving in this evening
It was a snowy start to meteorological winter across the mountains of California Thursday as a winter storm tracked across the state, and AccuWeather forecasters say that more snow is on the way. The storm arrived in Northern California late Wednesday and continued throughout Thursday, delivering much-needed rain to the lower elevations. San Francisco International Airport measured 0.71 of an inch of rain on Thursday, nearly half of the 1.58 inches of rain that fell in all of November. A yardsti
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It's little rest for the weary for travelers in California trying to get over the passes in the Sierra Nevada as a second storm is barreling through the Golden State just hours after a first storm blasted the mountains with feet of snow and wind gusts reaching as high as 99 mph.
- The State
South Carolina has already seen some chilly days in recent weeks, but what can the state expect through February?
- USA TODAY
A "rogue wave" hit the Viking Polaris earlier this week – when the Antarctica cruise was heading to Ushiaia, Argentina, travel company Viking said.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Storms are expected to drop eight inches to a foot of snow in the mountains and foothills above 3,000 feet between Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
- The Coloradoan
Here's a look at top wind gusts around the state and what's causing the latest wind storm.
On Saturday, much of Western Washington woke up to a fresh dusting of snow from a system that passed through overnight.
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Twitter video from a doorbell camera shows the moment a bright meteor or fireball streaks across dark Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, skies on Thursday evening.
- CBS News
It is oozing at a speed of less than 50 yards per hour, meaning it takes about two hours to move the length of a football field.
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- The Columbus Dispatch
The resurgence of bobcats in Ohio is a positive indication of the recovery of forested ecosystems.
- Associated Press
A former coal-fired power plant in New Jersey was imploded Friday, and its owners announced plans for a new $1 billion venture on the site, where batteries will be deployed to store power from clean energy sources including wind and solar. The move came as New Jersey moves aggressively to adopt clean energy, including its push to be the East Coast leader in offshore wind energy. Starwood Energy demolished the former Logan Generating Plant, with the head of New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities pushing a ceremonial button; the actual explosives used in bringing the structure down were triggered by a licensed demolition contractor.
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Weather in the West will remain active throughout the weekend, with several rounds of rainfall and mountain snow complicating travel across some impacted areas.
- Tacoma News Tribune
“To all you Clark Griswolds out there, we know you love decorating for Christmas but this is a step too far!”
- Town & Country
From the transport to the catering to the light fixtures, green credentials have been factored into every aspect of the ceremony.
- Associated Press
Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague on farmers, wildlife and the environment. The animals root out rows of freshly planted peanuts and corn, leaving huge ruts that must be smoothed before the field can be replanted -- weeks after the best planting time.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
There are far cheaper and more secure options to find new water for Arizona than desalinating ocean water from the Sea of Cortez.
- Out Traveler
Researchers have located a 68-mile-wide crater left by a giant asteroid they believe may have devastated a very different planet over three billion years ago.
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Scientists say it's not possible to forecast how long the eruption at Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano will last. David Phillips of the Hawaii Volcano Observatory notes that the previous eruption in 1984 lasted a little over three weeks. (Dec. 2)