Storms and Hurricanes

Spring Arrives, And So Does a ‘Significant Storm’

Spring Arrives, And So Does a ‘Significant Storm’

Spring will start late Thursday at 11:50 p.m. EDT but the weather in some parts of the country will be anything but spring like, the National Weather Service said.
“A significant storm system will bring a plethora of weather impacts to the central United States into Friday,” the agency said.
Heavy snow and gusty winds will cause hazardous travel and driving conditions from the Rockies to portions of the northern Plains. Meanwhile, …

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Ice, Damaging Winds to Much of the U.S.

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Ice, Damaging Winds to Much of the U.S.

A powerful winter storm has over 25 million people under winter weather alerts from the Rockies to the southern Plains to the Midwest.
The storm will shit to the Northeast by Friday and “the effects of this system will be far-reaching,“ the National Weather Service said in a statement.
Meteorologists expect a band of snow and ice north of the storm track to create hazardous travel conditions.  Severe thunderstorms, damaging winds, and …

Winter Storm Leaves 100,000 Homes and Businesses Without Power, Causes Extensive Flight Delays

Winter Storm Leaves 100,000 Homes and Businesses Without Power, Causes Extensive Flight Delays

Snow, sleet, and ice.   These were words uttered by dozens of local television and radio weather forecasters in the Midwest and Northeast Monday as a winter storm moved through those regions.
In a few areas, those forecasters had to add, “Danger of downed power lines” as high winds in Ohio toppled trees and telephone poles and left thousands without electricity.
In eastern North Dakota, officials had to issue a travel advisory for …

Winter Storm to Bring ‘Significant Travel Hazards’ from Arizona to Minnesota

Winter Storm to Bring ‘Significant Travel Hazards’ from Arizona to Minnesota

A “potent” winter storm is moving across the Plains and Upper Midwest this weekend, promising to upend holiday travel, the National Weather Service said Saturday.
Storm warnings and advisories are in effect for 15 million people from Arizona to Minnesota, with winter storm warnings for some areas from Colorado to Minnesota.  The storm could bring 8” to 16” (20 cm to 40 cm) of blown snow from Northern Nebraska to Northern …

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Storm Promises to Trip Up Travel Home This Weekend

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Storm Promises to Trip Up Travel Home This Weekend

A bomb cyclone will travel across much of the country starting with snow, rain, and high winds in the West.  As the storm tracks east, it will bring blizzard conditions to the Northern Plains mid week and snow and wind in the Plains and upper Midwest on Friday.
The storm became a bomb cyclone Tuesday thanks to its incredibly fast rate of intensification.
From there, the storm is forecast to continue moving …

Thanksgiving Travel ‘Very Difficult’ as Winter Weather Strikes Much of the U.S

Thanksgiving Travel ‘Very Difficult’ as Winter Weather Strikes Much of the U.S

Two major storms have made it impossible for some to travel over the river and through the woods on Thursday, which is a holiday in the United States.
More than 55 million people are expected to – or at least had hoped to –  travel in the course of the holiday weekend.
“Widespread winter weather, flash flood and wind watches, warnings and advisories are currently in effect from the National Weather Service …

Holiday Travel ‘Difficult to Impossible’ as Major Winter Storm Strikes

Holiday Travel ‘Difficult to Impossible’ as Major Winter Storm Strikes

Just as millions of Americans were preparing to start off to their holiday destinations, a powerful winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow over parts of the Rockies.
The National Weather Service has announced winter storm warnings and advisories from Oregon to Arizona and a flash flood watch from north of Anaheim to the border with Mexico.
“Travel will be very difficult to impossible, including Wednesday and Thanksgiving,’’ it said. …