Northern Lights Seen Across the U.K. in Rare Show

The sight, which usually involves a trip to a snowy outpost, could be seen in the south of England.

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In the Los Angeles Area, Snow Up High, and Flooding Down Below

Residents braced for more fallout on Saturday after heavy rains and wind caused damage at lower elevations overnight.

#california, #floods, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #national-weather-service, #rain, #santa-barbara-calif, #weather

California Braces for Rare Blizzard Conditions

Officials have warned residents to prepare for dangerous weather through the weekend.

#california, #floods, #national-weather-service, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Snow Knocks Out Power in the Midwest, as Los Angeles County Braces for a Blizzard

Most of the power outages were reported in Michigan, where ice is the main concern. In Southern California, officials have asked residents to prepare for dangerous weather.

#california, #michigan, #minnesota, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snow to States From California to the Upper Midwest

Nearly all of the United States is experiencing some form of notable weather this week — ice, snow or unseasonably warm temperatures.

#california, #midwestern-states-us, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #winter-season

Millions Across U.S. Brace for Coast-to-Coast Winter Storm

The storm is expected to interrupt travel plans across the country and possibly bring down power lines, forecasters said.

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In a First, a Woman Issues a Thunderstorm Watch, Officials Say

The National Weather Service has issued thunderstorm and tornado watches for decades, but one had never been sent by a woman, until Wednesday.

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Mount Washington Records Coldest Wind Chill Ever: Minus 108 Degrees

The air temperatures at the region’s highest peak went as low as minus 47 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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Why Hasn’t It Snowed Yet in New York City?

If there is still no measurable snowfall by Sunday, it would be the longest stretch of winter without snow since 1973.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #national-weather-service, #new-york-city, #rain, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

As California Faces Storms, Extreme Winds Cause Power Outage in Sacramento

More than 300,000 customers in the region lost electricity on Saturday night. A powerful storm system across the state on Monday could bring more flooding and outages.

#california, #floods, #national-weather-service, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #rain, #sacramento-calif, #weather

North and Central California Could See Rain and High Winds for Days

Here is a day-by-day look at what to expect.

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Powerful Storm Threatens California With More Flooding: Weather Updates

After several damaging storms swept through the state in recent weeks, residents face another deluge.

#california, #floods, #landslides-and-mudslides, #national-weather-service, #rain, #rivers, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

California Braces for Yet More Rain

Emergency responders and residents have endured several powerful storms in recent weeks. Wednesday brings another.

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As Forecasts Grow Ominous, Winter Storm Forces Millions to Brace for the Worst

Much of the country faces dangerous conditions, including heavy snow, strong winds and steep temperature drops. In Buffalo, meteorologists warned of a “once-in-a-generation storm.”

#buffalo-ny, #cold-and-cold-spells, #great-lakes, #kentucky, #national-weather-service, #snow-and-snowstorms, #texas, #weather, #wind

Tornado Forecast: 40 Million People at Risk of Severe Weather Across the South

A regional tornado outbreak is possible Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the lower and mid-Mississippi Valley, forecasters warned.

#alabama, #arkansas, #jackson-miss, #memphis-tenn, #national-weather-service, #tornadoes, #weather

In Buffalo Area, Two Feet of Snow on the Ground and More Expected

A storm lasting through the weekend is underway on the eastern coasts of Lakes Erie and Ontario.

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Great Lakes Storm Brings Snowfall and Possible 20-Foot Waves

Michigan saw up to a foot of snow in some areas, and Wisconsin was getting up to six inches from the storm.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #great-lakes, #lake-michigan, #lake-superior, #lakes, #national-weather-service, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #wind, #wisconsin

Fairview Fire Rages in Southern California, As Storm Threatens to Bring Floods

A storm threatens to bring heavy rain and strong winds to the state’s largest wildfire, creating a recipe for a compound disaster in Southern California.

#cal-fire, #california, #fires-and-firefighters, #floods, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #national-weather-service, #rain, #riverside-county-calif, #weather

‘Oppressive’ Heat to Peak in the Northeast

Cities from New England to Washington, D.C., could set or tie daily heat records on Thursday.

#boston-mass, #hartford-conn, #heat-and-heat-waves, #national-weather-service, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-city, #newark-nj, #northeastern-states-us, #philadelphia-pa, #weather

California’s McKinney Fire: Two More Die, Bringing Total to Four

The fire, which began Friday in the Klamath National Forest in Siskiyou County, Calif., has burned more than 56,000 acres and prompted evacuations for thousands of people.

#california, #deaths-fatalities, #fires-and-firefighters, #global-warming, #klamath-national-forest-calif, #medford-ore, #national-interagency-fire-center, #national-weather-service, #newsom-gavin, #rain, #siskiyou-county-calif, #weather, #wildfires

Another Major Heat Wave Sweeps Central and Northeast U.S.

After deaths in the Pacific Northwest, parts of the central United States will see record-breaking temperatures, with the Northeast broiling on Thursday.

#heat-and-heat-waves, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #southwestern-states-us, #summer-season, #texas, #weather

More Flooding Is Expected in Kentucky

Rain was expected to douse parts of eastern Kentucky on Monday, days after dozens of people were killed in flash floods.

#appalachian-region, #floods, #kentucky, #national-weather-service, #rain, #weather

Heat Advisories and Warnings Are in Place for 100 Million Americans

Record temperatures are possible again on Wednesday as an unrelenting heat wave streches to more of the country.

#arkansas, #heat-and-heat-waves, #louisiana, #national-weather-service, #oklahoma, #southern-states-us, #texas, #weather

Tornado in Northern Michigan Kills One and Damages Homes and Businesses

Nearly two dozen people were injured, officials said. Trees and power lines were blocking roads in Gaylord, a city of about 4,000.

#gaylord-michigan, #michigan, #national-weather-service, #tornadoes

Andover Tornado Tears Through Kansas near Wichita

No fatalities were reported in the city of Andover, near Wichita, but up to 1,000 structures may have been affected, officials said.

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New Mexico Wildfire Leaves 2 Dead and 200 Structures Damaged

The victims, an older couple who had tried to evacuate, were found Wednesday inside a burned home in the village of Ruidoso, N.M., the authorities said.

#evacuations-and-evacuees, #national-weather-service, #new-mexico, #weather, #wildfires

Severe Storms Are Again Expected Across the Midwest and the South

Meteorologists said thunderstorms could produce damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the Midwest and the Mississippi Valley, a day after tornadoes injured nearly two dozen people in Texas.

#floods, #little-rock-ark, #louisville-ky, #mississippi, #national-weather-service, #tennessee, #tornadoes, #weather, #wind

Fire Chief Killed While Responding to Nebraska Wildfire

Chief Darren Krull of the Elwood Volunteer Fire Department died in a car crash during a fire that has scorched some 30,000 acres in two days.

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Severe Weather in the South: What to Know About the Forecast

Parts of Texas were hit by fast-moving storms on Monday. More than nine million people were under an enhanced risk for severe weather on Tuesday, meteorologists said.

#alabama, #florida, #fort-worth-tex, #georgia, #national-weather-service, #severe-weather, #south-carolina, #texas, #tornadoes, #weather

Lack of Hydrogen and Helium Led to Fewer Weather Surveying Balloon Trips

Disruptions to supplies of hydrogen and helium have led the National Weather Service to cancel routine launches at some sites.

#balloons-aeronautics, #global-warming, #helium, #hydrogen, #national-weather-service, #new-england-states-us, #shortages, #weather

California’s Drought Is Worse Than We Thought

Our tools for managing water in the West are growing more inaccurate.

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Powerful Storm Kills at Least 2 in Florida Panhandle

At least two others were injured, the authorities said. The damage came a day after a tornado destroyed buildings and left several injured in Arkansas.

#florida, #florida-panhandle, #georgia, #national-weather-service, #tornadoes, #weather

Possible Tornado Strikes Northwest Arkansas

The storm system, which was expected to continue moving across the South on Wednesday, destroyed buildings including an elementary school gymnasium.

#arkansas, #national-weather-service, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #springdale-ark, #tornadoes, #weather

80-Car Pileup on Pennsylvania Highway Leaves 6 Dead

Several tractor-trailers were involved in the chain-reaction crash this week on Interstate 81, about 50 miles northeast of Harrisburg, Pa.

#harrisburg-pa, #national-weather-service, #pennsylvania, #roads-and-traffic, #schuylkill-county-pa, #snow-and-snowstorms, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

What to Do When There Is a Tornado Warning

A tornado warning demands instant action. Here’s what to do if one comes your way, and how you can prepare in advance.

#accidents-and-safety, #automobiles, #content-type-service, #mobile-homes-and-trailers, #national-weather-service, #tornadoes, #weather

New Orleans Tornadoes Leave a Path of Destruction

At least one person was killed, and many houses were destroyed.

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Texas and the Southeast Brace for Tornadoes and Heavy Rain

Severe weather, bringing several inches of rain and damaging winds, was expected to begin Monday afternoon in Texas and then move over Louisiana and Mississippi on Tuesday, forecasters said.

#alabama, #floods, #louisiana, #mississippi, #national-weather-service, #oklahoma, #rain, #tennessee, #texas, #tornadoes, #weather, #wind

Weather Conditions Continue to Fuel Texas Wildfire

As the Eastland Complex kept burning in central Texas, a new fire emerged on Sunday.

#eastland-county-tex, #fires-and-firefighters, #fort-worth-tex, #national-weather-service, #wildfires

As Crews Battle Texas Wildfires, Officials Brace for More

Weather conditions forecast for Sunday could raise the risk of more fire danger.

#eastland-county-tex, #fires-and-firefighters, #national-weather-service, #texas, #val-verde-county-tex, #weather, #wildfires

‘Impressive’ Winter Storm to Sweep the U.S. Through Saturday

Winter weather alerts were issued from Arizona to Maine. The Northeast will see the most snow, with some places expecting about a foot, meteorologists said.

#east-coast-us, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #national-weather-service, #new-england-states-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #southern-states-us, #weather

At Least 6 Killed as Powerful Storms Rampage Across Iowa, Officials Say

The National Weather Service said a preliminary examination of photos and videos from around Winterset, Iowa, suggested damage from a tornado with wind speeds between 136 and 165 miles per hour.

#deaths-fatalities, #des-moines-iowa, #iowa, #madison-county-iowa, #national-weather-service, #tornadoes, #weather, #wind, #winterset-iowa

N.Y.’s Push for Weather Alerts in More Languages Highlights Greater Need

The storm hit the city’s immigrant communities hard, and the New York attorney general called this week for severe weather alerts to be sent in more languages. Advocates say deeper changes are needed.

#english-language, #hurricane-ida-2021, #james-letitia, #national-weather-service, #new-york-city

Winter Storm Brings Snow and Ice to Much of the Northeast

Parts of New England may see a foot of snow while dangerous ice accumulations in the Southern Plains and the Mid-Atlantic could cause power outages, meteorologists said.

#boston-mass, #east-coast-us, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

A Winter Storm Will Dump Snow and Ice From Texas to Maine

Parts of New England may see a foot of snow while dangerous ice accumulations in the Southern Plains and the Mid-Atlantic could cause power outages, meteorologists said.

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Enormous Winter Storm Begins to Sweep Across U.S.

Heavy snow and ice were expected across a wide swath of the country. At least three governors had declared states of emergency.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #midwestern-states-us, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Powerful Winter Storm Brings Whipping Winds and Heavy Snow to the Northeast

Forecasters called it a “bomb cyclone” and predicted that the Boston area would be hit particularly hard.

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Big Sur Sees Wildfire From Palo Colorado Canyon

A late-season blaze that started on Friday grew to 1,500 acres in the scenic region of California.

#big-sur-calif, #cal-fire, #carmel-calif, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #fires-and-firefighters, #national-weather-service, #salinas-calif, #santa-cruz-calif, #wildfires

Winter Storm Latest: Thousands Left Without Power

On Monday, parts of Pennsylvania and New York State were expected to see the brunt of a winter storm that killed at least two in the South over the weekend.

#appalachian-region, #national-weather-service, #new-york-state, #northeastern-states-us, #pennsylvania, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #southern-states-us, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #weather, #wind

U.S. South and Northeast Brace for Winter Storm That Pounded the Midwest

Dangerous ice was expected to hit the Carolinas, and up to a foot of snow was predicted from Tennessee to upstate New York and Vermont.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #national-weather-service, #snow-and-snowstorms, #wind

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow From the Dakotas to the East Coast

‘There’s more uncertainty than usual,’ one forecaster said.

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