April Storm Blankets Portions of Northeast With More Snow

While parts of Pennsylvania received up to 8 inches of snow on Monday, areas across central and upstate New York may see more than a foot before the storm moves out Tuesday.

#binghamton-ny, #boston-mass, #catskill-ny, #massachusetts, #new-york-state, #northeastern-states-us, #pennsylvania, #poconos-pa, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #spring-season, #weather

Storm Expected to Bring Heavy, Wet Snow to Central New York

Though there is uncertainty about the storm’s track, a forecaster said “pretty impactful weather” could knock out power and make for sloppy commutes.

#boston-mass, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-state, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #winter-season

California’s Drought Is Worse Than We Thought

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

#army-corps-of-engineers, #california, #drought, #global-warming, #national-weather-service, #rain, #sierra-nevada-region-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #university-of-california-berkeley, #water, #western-states-us, #wildfires

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

Snow Squall Leads to 50-Car Pileup on Pennsylvania Highway

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

#deaths-fatalities, #pennsylvania, #pennsylvania-state-police, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

‘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

Vermont, Dressed in Snow

For a longtime aerial photographer, snowfall in the Green Mountain State offers a fresh palette of possibility.

#appalachian-region, #drones-pilotless-planes, #photography, #seasons-and-months, #snow-and-snowstorms, #travel-and-vacations, #vermont

Why Do We Watch the Weather on TV While It Is Happening Just Outside?

The strange allure of watching someone else stand in the blizzard.

#hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #snow-and-snowstorms, #television, #weather, #wind

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.

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

A Tenacious Winter Storm Now Has the Northeast in Its Sights

Buffalo could receive a foot of snow on Friday, but New York City is expected to be spared the worst. Icy conditions may make commutes difficult in Boston and Portland, Maine.

#ice, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-state, #snow-and-snowstorms

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

Winter Storm Is Set to Bring Snow Across the U.S.

New Mexico, Texas and other areas unaccustomed to snow, ice and freezing wind chills are bracing for days of frigid weather.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #rain, #snow-and-snowstorms, #united-states, #weather

In Vermont, a Town Saved a Mountain, and a Mountain Saved a Town

After the Ascutney ski resort in Vermont closed because of erratic snowfall and mismanagement, it threatened to take with it the nearby town of West Windsor. The community took the situation into its own hands.

#alpine-skiing, #global-warming, #nonprofit-organizations, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #skiing, #snow-and-snowstorms, #travel-and-vacations, #trust-for-public-land, #vermont

Deep Chill Sets In as Northeast Emerges From Heavy Snow and Harsh Winds

With snowplows and shovels, parts of Massachusetts and New York were clearing away piles of snow amid frigid wind chills.

#airports, #automobiles, #boston-mass, #delays-transportation, #northeastern-states-us, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #wind

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.

#airports, #boston-mass, #cold-and-cold-spells, #national-weather-service, #new-england-states-us, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #snow-and-snowstorms, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #weather, #wind

Here’s When a Storm Is Considered a Blizzard

The National Weather Service defines a blizzard by three criteria: blowing or falling snow, winds of at least 35 miles per hour, and visibility of a quarter mile or less for at least three hours.

#snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

East Coast Braces for Snow Again

A winter storm watch was in effect from eastern North Carolina up to New England. Meteorologists said that slight changes in the storm’s track could shift snow totals drastically.

#coast-erosion, #connecticut, #delaware, #east-coast-us, #interstate-95, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-city, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #wind

Heavy Snow Strands Motorists in Greece and Turkey

In areas more used to dealing with extreme heat, blizzard conditions caused chaos on roads and at airports.

#athens-greece, #greece, #istanbul-turkey, #rescues, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #turkey

Unusual Ice and Snow Storm Hits the Carolinas and Virginia

A Delta flight skidded on a runway and roads remained dangerous on Saturday as the storm brought eight inches of snow to some places.

#north-carolina, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #south-carolina, #virginia, #weather

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

Winter Snow Storm Updates: States Brace for Dangerous Conditions

The storm, which brought snow to the South, was expected to chug along the Appalachians and into the Northeast on Sunday. In the Carolinas, power failures were likely from damaging ice.

#floods, #ice, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #northeastern-states-us, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #rain, #snow-and-snowstorms, #southern-states-us, #weather, #winter-season

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

Why There’s a Snowplow Driver Shortage

An upheaval in the labor force has affected the transportation sector, creating shortages of snow-clearing professionals as winter storms pummel the United States.

#american-assn-of-state-highway-and-transportation-officials, #bozeman-mont, #east-coast-us, #jefferson-county-colo, #labor-and-jobs, #national-academies-of-the-united-states, #snow-and-snowstorms, #transportation-research-board, #winter-season

‘Superload’ Lumbers Across Pennsylvania, as Big as Two Whales

A mammoth tractor-trailer is hauling a tank from a decommissioned nuclear training site for disassembly near Pittsburgh. Top speed: 30 m.p.h.

#automobiles, #pennsylvania, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #trucks-and-trucking

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

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

#airlines-and-airplanes, #des-moines-iowa, #east-coast-us, #georgia, #interstate-95, #iowa, #kansas-city-mo, #kentucky, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #missouri, #national-weather-service, #new-york-city, #north-carolina, #north-dakota, #philadelphia-pa, #rain, #snow-and-snowstorms, #south-carolina, #virginia, #washington-dc, #weather

This Winter, Snow Can Help Us Learn to Stop

For all the problems it can cause, snow is a respite from the speed of the modern world. 

#nashville-tenn, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Body of Virginia Man Who Abandoned Vehicle in Snowstorm Is Found

Jacob Whaley, 34, was discovered just over 200 yards from where his family had originally estimated he would be.

#deaths-fatalities, #snow-and-snowstorms, #virginia

Heavy Snow Kills 21 at Murree Hill Station in Pakistan

Stranded in their cars on snow-covered roads, some in the mountainside town of Murree froze to death and others died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

#ahmed-sheikh-rashid, #islamabad-pakistan, #kashmir, #khan-imran, #snow-and-snowstorms, #travel-and-vacations

New York Gets Its First Major Snow of the Season

The city was expected to receive up to five inches of snow, part of the second winter storm to hit the East Coast this week.

#delays-transportation, #east-coast-us, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #northeastern-states-us, #snow-and-snowstorms

Here’s How Climate Change and Covid Are Transforming Skiing

There’s less snow and stricter rules, but skiers are adjusting in surprising ways.

#alpine-skiing, #avalanches, #backstrom-ingrid, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cross-country-skiing, #freestyle-skiing, #global-warming, #mountains, #olympic-games, #snow-and-snowstorms, #united-states-ski-team, #wildfires, #winter-season

Winter Storm Expected to Blanket the Northeast in Snow

Significant snowfall could create perilous driving conditions for the Friday morning commute.

#snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

How to Stay Safe if You’re Trapped in Your Car During a Snowstorm

Safety experts offer advice on how people can keep warm and collected if they are stranded for hours on the road. Their top tip? Be prepared.

#automobiles, #content-type-service, #rationing-and-allocation-of-resources, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

I-95 Near Washington, D.C., Is Closed After Deadly Snowstorm

Drivers reported being stranded for hours as part of the interstate, one of the country’s busiest travel corridors, was shut down after accidents involving several tractor-trailers.

#interstate-95, #maryland, #national-weather-service, #new-jersey, #north-carolina, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #tennessee, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #virginia, #washington-dc, #weather

Winter Storm Knocks Out Power Across Southeast

Hundreds of thousands were without electricity on Monday, and federal government offices in the Washington, D.C., area were closed because of the storm.

#appalachian-region, #delaware, #georgia, #maryland, #national-weather-service, #new-jersey, #north-carolina, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #tennessee, #virginia, #washington-dc, #weather

After Catastrophic Fire, Colorado Fights a New Hazard: 10 Inches of Snow

A snowstorm brought relief to fire crews battling massive fires. But those whose homes survived were struggling against new threats — from cold and ice.

#boulder-colo, #colorado, #fires-and-firefighters, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Snow Closed the Highways. GPS Mapped a Harrowing Detour in the Sierra Nevada.

Public safety officials warned that alternate routes offered by apps like Google Maps and Waze don’t always take into account hazards to drivers.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #automobiles, #california, #computers-and-the-internet, #geography, #global-positioning-system, #google-inc, #google-maps, #maps, #mobile-applications, #navigation, #nevada, #plumas-county-calif, #reno-nev, #roads-and-traffic, #sierra-nevada-region-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #transportation-department-calif, #truckee-calif, #washoe-county-nev, #waze-mobile

Travel Delays Are Expected After Record Snow Tapers in Western U.S.

Though the worst of the week’s winter storms appears to be over, travel delays and extreme cold are expected to continue.

#sierra-nevada-region-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #western-states-us

Winter Storm Shuts Down 81 Miles of an Interstate in the Sierra Nevada

A sprawling storm system pummeled the West, making travel in some cases “outright impossible,” a National Weather Service meteorologist said.

#california, #cold-and-cold-spells, #nevada, #roads-and-traffic, #seattle-wash, #sierra-nevada-region-us, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #western-states-us

Winter Storms Threaten to Disrupt Travel in the Northwest

Parts of Oregon and Washington were also bracing for single-digit temperatures as the Southern United States recorded temperatures more than 25 degrees above normal.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #oklahoma, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash, #snow-and-snowstorms, #texas, #washington-state, #weather

Heavy Rain and Snow Are Expected Over Much of California

The state was blanketed by a variety of weather warnings, with more than five feet of snow predicted for parts of the Sierra Nevada.

#california, #drought, #floods, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #national-weather-service, #rain, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

After Warm Start to Snow Season, Colorado Resorts Look for Relief

Record high temperatures have left mountain resorts across the state reliant on artificial snow. Winter storms predicted for this week could change that.

#colorado, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #shutdowns-institutional, #skiing, #snow-and-snowstorms, #winter-season

Yes, There’s a Blizzard Warning in Hawaii. No, It’s Not That Weird.

The National Weather Service said roughly a foot of snow was expected to fall on the Big Island summits. “We do get snow there pretty much every year,” one local meteorologist said.

#floods, #hawaii, #hawaii-the-big-island, #honolulu-hawaii, #mauna-kea-volcano-hawaii, #national-weather-service, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather

Snowstorm Leaves 61 Stranded in Remote U.K. Pub

A crowd had gathered on Friday night to listen to Noasis, an Oasis tribute band. On Sunday night, patrons, band members and staff members were still stuck.

#great-britain, #nicola-townsend, #noasis, #oasis-music-group, #snow-and-snowstorms, #storm-arwen, #tan-hill-inn, #weather, #yorkshire-england

A Cross Country Skiing Trip Through Maine’s Wilderness

An effort to conserve the state’s 100 Mile Wilderness has created one of the best lodge-to-lodge cross-country ski routes in the United States.

#appalachian-mountain-club, #content-type-service, #cross-country-skiing, #maine, #mountains, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #snow-and-snowstorms, #travel-and-vacations

87 Rescued From ‘Near-Whiteout’ Conditions During Utah Ultramarathon

The runners were participating in a 50-mile race when they were caught in 12 to 18 inches of snow in the Wasatch Mountain range north of Salt Lake City.

#falls, #marathon-running, #rescues, #running, #snow-and-snowstorms, #ultramarathon-running, #utah

Glacier Blood? Watermelon Snow? Whatever It’s Called, Snow Shouldn’t Be So Red.

Researchers are starting to investigate the species that drive alpine algal blooms to better understand their causes and effects.

#algae, #alps-mountains, #french-alps, #frontiers-in-plant-science-journal, #glaciers, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #mountains, #research, #snow-and-snowstorms, #your-feed-science

Save Snow Days!

Haven’t kids lost enough this year?

#bowman-jamaal, #children-and-childhood, #e-learning, #education-department-nyc, #new-york-city, #new-york-state, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #snow-and-snowstorms, #teachers-and-school-employees

Lockdowns Cut South Asia Smog. They Could Fill Reservoirs, Too.

Coronavirus restrictions reduced pollution that makes snow melt faster, which could help water supplies for 300 million last longer this year.

#air-pollution, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #proceedings-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences, #reservoirs, #snow-and-snowstorms, #south-asia

Colorado Snowstorm Knocks Out Power to Thousands and Snarls Travel

The storm, which brought heavy, wet snow to parts of Colorado and Wyoming, resulted in road closings, canceled flights and downed trees and power lines.

#colorado, #denver-colo, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #wyoming