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Winter Storm Causes Hundreds of Flight Cancellations in Chicago

More than 460 flights were canceled Saturday morning at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
Tags: Weather, News, Uncategorized, Chicago, Illinois, Onetime


Winter Storm Wallops Midwest and Is Expected to Worsen as It Moves East

The storm complicated travel and busted plans for the three-day weekend across much of the country.
Tags: Weather, News, Great Lakes, Snow and Snowstorms, East Coast (US, Great Plains (US, Wallops Midwest


SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Sat Jan 19 13:01:01 UTC 2019

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Sat Jan 19 13:01:01 UTC 2019.
Tags: Weather


Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million in Midwest and Northeast

The storm was forecast to deliver a punishing mix of heavy snow, strong winds, and frigid temperatures over the weekend.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Wind, Midwest, Snow and Snowstorms, Northeastern States (US, Midwestern States (US


Brace for the Polar Vortex: It May Be Visiting More Often

A researcher says that as the climate changes, “winter is shortening, but you’re getting these more intensive periods in that shorter winter.”
Tags: Weather, News, Polar Vortex, Global Warming, Winter (Season


Winter Storm Will Cover the Midwest and Head Towards New England This Weekend

Authorities closed Omaha's Eppley Airfield after a Southwest Airlines plane slid
Tags: Weather, News, Uncategorized, Omaha, Southwest Airlines, New England, Midwest, Eppley Airfield, Onetime


Major Winter Storm Threatens Millions in Midwest and Northeast

The storm was forecast to deliver a punishing mix of heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures over the weekend.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Wind, Midwest, Northeast, Snow and Snowstorms, Northeastern States (US, Midwestern States (US


Further reading: Hot Books for Cold Days

Chilled to the bone? Warm up by dipping into one of these books — set in blazing hot summers, during heat waves, even in the desert.
Tags: Weather, News, Books and Literature


Snowman Gets Spectacular Revenge on Unworthy Adversary Who Tries to Drive Over It

You know what they say about seeing just the tip of the iceberg. Well, sometimes that applies to snowmen, too — at least, that’s the lesson an unlucky vandal learned this week after attempting to take down a 9-foot-tall snowman in Petersburg, Kentucky. Area resident Cody Lutz built the giant snowman, christened Frosty Stumps, with…
Tags: Weather, News, Uncategorized, Viral, Cody Lutz, Petersburg Kentucky Area




Britain experiences coldest night of winter so far

Yellow warnings for snow and ice in place after temperature plunges as low as -10.7CThursday night was the coldest of the winter so far as temperatures plunged to as low as -10.7C (12.7F).The low was recorded by the Met Office at Aboyne in Aberdeenshire, beating the previous mark of -10.5C (13.1F) recorded on 3 January in Braemar. Continue reading...
Tags: Weather, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Britain, Met Office, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, Braemar Continue


After days of downpours, a final push for storm systems moving through Southern California

After days of downpours, the final round in a series of storms that have drenched Southern California caused rock slides and flooding and other problems Thursday, prompting several water rescues, snarling traffic and causing some injuries. But the extended run of wet weather also has helped to replenish the region’s water supplies, bathing the soil and vegetation in hills and canyons. The storm systems have brought impressive rainfall totals, with some Orange County cities, for example, seeing m...
Tags: Weather, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Orange County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Santa Ana, Calabasas, Orange County Fire Authority, San Gabriel River, Widor, Pico Rivera, Mulholland Highway


Total lunar eclipse Sunday January 20 will be 'Super Blood Wolf Moon'

Starting Sunday evening, Jan. 20, 2019, North and South America will have a chance at seeing 2019's only total lunar eclipse, from start to finish. Our Earth, Moon and Sun line up on Sunday night for the only total lunar eclipse of of the year. Catch it if you can. And especially because it's a “supermoon.” That's when the moon is closer to Earth, and therefore looks larger and more bright than it normally does. Weather in much of the United States during the eclipse is expected to make fo...
Tags: Europe, Weather, Post, Astronomy, Space, Science, News, Africa, Ap, Earth, United States, Moon, South America, North, Eclipse, Rice University


Massive tree falls on LACCD board trustee’s Burbank home

A majestic, ancient oak tree can be a beautiful sight, but it can also be an instrument of destruction, as Los Angeles Community College District Board Trustee Scott Svonkin and his family learned Wednesday night in Burbank. KTLA5 reported that a three-story-tall oak tree on Myers Street was uprooted after days of rain and came crashing down on the structure. Firefighters told the family Wednesday night that the home wasn’t safe to inhabit, and as workers began removing the massive oak tree, Svo...
Tags: Weather, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Local News, Samuel, Burbank, Jennifer, San Fernando Valley, KTLA, Tom Bradley, California State University Northridge, Pasadena City College, Santa Anita Park


The U.S. Government Was Supposed to Tell Us How Hot 2018 Was Today, But, the Shutdown

If you’re wondering exactly how warm it was in 2018, you may have to wait for the U.S. government to start functioning again.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Science, Climate, Policy, Government Shutdown


‘Soil movement’ after rains prompts evacuations in Hollywood Hills

HOLLYWOOD — Soil movement near a home under construction in the Hollywood Hills Thursday prompted the evacuation of several workers from the site as well as some neighborhood residences. Firefighters went to the 1800 block of North Stanley Avenue about 9:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. “A visible, unknown amount of soil has moved from beneath a large hillside home under construction,” said Brian Humphrey of the LAFD. “Though the situation is described as static, and Depart...
Tags: Weather, News, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Disneyland, Local News, Knott, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles Fire Department, Santa Anita Park, Encino, LAFD, Mudslides, Top Stories LADN, Brian Humphrey


Climate Change’s Giant Impact on the Economy: 4 Key Issues

Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present.
Tags: Weather, News, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy


Northbound 101 Freeway closed at 10 due to tunnel flooding

The northbound 101 Freeway is closed Thursday morning at the I-10/Seventh Street interchange near downtown due to flooding in the tunnel. Traffic is being diverted onto the eastbound 10 Freeway. Related Articles Santa Anita Park racing rained out, but track open for wagering Heavy rain brings flash-flood threat, high surf, mudslide danger to burn areas Mudslide damages Encino house and guest house, 14 other homes under v...
Tags: Weather, News, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Disneyland, Local News, Southern California, 101 Freeway, Knott, Seventh Street, Santa Anita Park, Encino, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Snowed-in Nuns Refuse to Leave Mountain Monastery Despite Being Cut Off From the World for Days

The nuns say they've got enough food and fuel, and want to stay put
Tags: Weather, News, Uncategorized, Austria, Onetime


How to Think About the Costs of Climate Change

Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present.
Tags: Weather, News, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy


Heavy rain brings flash-flood threat, high surf, mudslide danger to burn areas

LOS ANGELES — The last and strongest of three storms to hit Southern California this week slid into the region Thursday, generating periods of heavy rain, which could trigger street flooding and shallow mud and debris flows in several areas previously denuded by wildfires, National Weather Service forecasters said. The rain could unleash mudslides and debris flows “in and near recent burn scars across Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. These include the Hill, Sherpa, South, Ston...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Disneyland, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County, Nws, Santa Barbara, Malibu


UK weather: Met Office warns of ice and snow across eastern regions

Arctic weather front will affect coastal strip between Northumberland and SuffolkThe Met Office has issued a new warning for snow and ice for much of eastern England as the unusually mild start to January is brought to an end with an Arctic weather front.The warning covers a strip of England’s east coast from Northumberland to Suffolk, where up to 3cm of snow is forecast in some places later on Thursday and into Friday. The snow will be confined to coastal areas before dying out, the Met Office ...
Tags: Weather, UK, England, Scotland, UK News, Met Office, Northumberland, Suffolk, SuffolkThe Met Office


‘Pretty rare in January’: Seattle just set a record for warm temperatures

This has been the warmest first half of January recorded in Seattle, according to the National Weather Service.
Tags: Weather, News, Seattle, Local News


1 injured and road closed after small rockslide in Malibu

A small rockslide injured one person and forced a road closure in Malibu on Wednesday night, Jan. 16. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials were called to the scene of the rockslide near a tunnel on Malibu Canyon Road at about 6 p.m., said Capt. Ron Haralson with county fire. One patient, who was inside their car during the rockslide, was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Malibu Canyon Road was closed from Piuma Road to Pepperdine University, as county public works official...
Tags: Weather, News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Malibu, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles County, Woolsey, Pepperdine, Encino, Malibu Canyon Road, Piuma, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Piuma Road


Don’t believe your windshield wipers: Despite storms, Southern California water conservation is still needed

As rain continues to pelt Southern California, signs of an abundance of or even too much water are everywhere: Roads are flooded, reservoirs are filling and the wait time for Radiator Springs Racers at the damp Disneyland Resort has been less than a half hour. But as residents of burn areas evacuate and even heavier rain is forecast for Thursday, those who watch the state and local water supplies note that while the drought is technically over, the need to conserve water is not. Related Articl...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, Los Angeles, Water, Drought, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, California Highway Patrol, Jerry Brown, Disneyland Resort, CHP, Local News, Riverside County


Strong Weather Front Batters Middle East With Sandstorms, Hail and Rain

The winter's first snow also fell on the Syrian capital Damascus
Tags: Weather, News, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime


Heavy Rain and Snow Hitting California Set Off Accidents and Highway Closures

A series of storms have hit this California this week with rain and mudslides
Tags: Weather, News, California, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime


'Wet Sidewalk Effect' Solves Mystery of Rain on Saturn's Moon Titan

Scientists have found evidence of seasons on the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan, thanks to observations akin to sunlight reflecting off of wet pavement.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Astronomy, Space, Science, Nasa, Saturn, Titan, Cassini, Space Weather


Photos: See how the rain storm impacted Southern California

A family braves the rain for a stroll on the San Clemente Pier in San Clemente on Monday, January 14, 2019. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG) Lucas Feduska, 6, of Buena Park, plays in the snow with family along Hwy 38, north of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino National Forest on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds With a break in storms moving through Southern Californ...
Tags: Weather, Boston, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway, Southern California, San Bernardino, Anaheim, Sun Valley, Grapevine, Costa Mesa, Irvine


Take care outside today, America

Nationwide icy weather's coming, reports the Weather Channel, with Winter Storm Harper tumbling over the west coast and up east already covered in bullshit.
Tags: Weather, Video, News, America