Storms and Hurricanes

‘Long Duration’ Winter Storm to Bring Snow and Ice to Northeast

‘Long Duration’ Winter Storm to Bring Snow and Ice to Northeast

Yet another major winter storm is heading for the Northeast, as other parts of the country recover from brutally cold temperatures that left millions without power or heat.
The weather system will bring additional flight delays and cancellations following a week during which hundreds of thousands of travelers have been stranded where they are. Road conditions in much of the country remain hazardous and drivers are urged to stay off the highways …

At Least 14 Dead as Winter Storm Upends Travel and Power

At Least 14 Dead as Winter Storm Upends Travel and Power

Thousands of flights across the United States were cancelled and hundreds more delayed as record-setting cold weather along with snow and ice pounded the central and southern parts of the country.
At least 14 people in four states are dead as a result of the record-setting deep freeze, including a ten-year-old boy who fell through ice and three people who were killed by a tornado associated with the storm in North …

Punishing Storms Bring Snow, Record Cold Temperatures From Coast to Coast

Punishing Storms Bring Snow, Record Cold Temperatures From Coast to Coast

Powerful winter storms struck large parts of the country over the weekend, from the Pacific Northwest to the Mid-Atlantic. Winter storm warnings and ice storm warnings were in effect over the weekend from Seattle to Southern New Jersey, with many areas reporting dangerously low temperatures.
Hundreds of thousands lost power as snow and ice blanked the northwest, knocking down trees and wreaking havoc on roads and highways.
Portland, Oregon, was the hardest …

The End is Near for Europe’s Deep Freeze

The End is Near for Europe’s Deep Freeze

The deep freeze that has enveloped much of the European continent over the past week is finally coming to an end.  Much of region reported sub-freezing high temperatures, although one country, Greece, enjoyed spring-like weather.
Air travel was largely unaffected given the coronavirus pandemic-induced drop in flights and increase in travel restrictions there.
Germany, which has been experiencing the coldest February since 2012, has seen temperatures plummet as low as -16° F …

Fast-Moving ‘Freight Train’ Winter Storm Hammers Northeast

Fast-Moving ‘Freight Train’ Winter Storm Hammers Northeast

Days after a blizzard struck much of the northeastern United States, leaving up to 35” (89 cm) of snow in some areas, a second winter storm was blasting the region with heavy snow and accumulations of up to 10” (25 cm) of the white stuff.
“It’s going to be coming in like a freight train,” said Steven DiMartino, the head of a private meteorology company based in New Jersey, on a forecast …

Brrr! Every U.S. State to See Dangerously Low Freezing Temperatures

Brrr! Every U.S. State to See Dangerously Low Freezing Temperatures

If you think the weather has been wild thus far, fasten your seatbelt as it’s going to be a cold and bumpy ride next week.
The National Weather Service is predicting that every state in the Union wlll see temperatures below 32° F (0° C).
“It is still looking more and more like much of the nation will be dealing with very cold temperatures leading into the second week of February,” the …

Forecast Calls for Cancelled Flights and More Snow

Forecast Calls for Cancelled Flights and More Snow

Most activity in the Northeast along the I-95 Corridor came to a standstill Monday thanks to a mammoth winter storm, and many areas are expected to see snow continue to accumulate for much of Tuesday as well.
Hundreds of flights have already been cancelled in and out of airports in the region. Travelers are advised to check with their airlines before heading to the airport and most airlines are offering travelers the …