November 9, 2011 |
If you have weekend plans to visit Nome, Alaska , you might want to check the weather report. What's being called an epic storm has roared across the Bering Sea, slamming into western Alaska. Nome, on Norton Sound in the Bering Sea, is about 160 miles from the U.S.-Russian border. A winter storm warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday, and a coastal flood warning is in effect until 6 p.m., the National Weather Service said. The Associated Press reports that storm surges of up to 10 feet are expected.
December 21, 2012 |
The first major winter storm of the season continued to pound its way through the Midwest across the Great Lakes on Friday, creating travel chaos just in time for the holiday travel weekend. More than 1,000 airline flights have been canceled in the past days and roads have been made hazardous by snow, ice and winds. At least eight people have died because of storm-related conditions. The storm, working its way eastward, first made an impact in the Rockies and then plowed through the nation, dropping more than a foot of snow on Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 20, 2010 |
Southern California residents can expect scattered showers and chilly weather Wednesday as the remnants of a winter storm linger across the region before giving way to a warmer weekend, forecasters said. A low-pressure area that dropped rain on Tuesday is expected to produce scattered showers and up to a couple of inches of snow between 3,000 and 4,000 feet in area mountains, according to the National Weather Service. "Everything is pretty light," agency weather specialist Bonnie Bartling said of the expected rain and snow.
November 20, 2012 |
Recent storms dropped 2 inches of rain on Yosemite National Park , bringing snow to elevations above 8,000 feet and reviving one of the park's best-loved features: its waterfalls. Yosemite and Bridal Veil falls , which thunder in spring when swelled with runoff from winter snow pack, dried up in mid-October. It has been one of the driest years on record for Yosemite and the driest winter since 2007, according to a news release. "After such a dry period, seeing the waterfalls flowing again is spectacular," Park Superintendent Don Neubacher said in a statement.
February 8, 2013 |
More than 3,000 flights have been canceled and train service has been suspended Friday as a large winter storm started to bear down on a swath of the Northeast from New Jersey to Maine. The winter storm is predicted to bring high winds, plenty of snow -- 2 to 3 feet predicted for Boston and New York City -- and a big headache for travelers. "This one doesn't come along every day. This is going to be a dangerous winter storm," Alan Dunham, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Taunton, Mass., told the Weather Channel . "Wherever you need to get to, get there by Friday afternoon and don't plan on leaving.
March 7, 2013 |
A late-winter storm that has made life miserable for parts of the Midwest and the mid-Atlantic region continued north on Thursday, threatening a region that has seen its share of storms in recent months. The current storm, which largely spared the nation's capital but hit hard parts of Virginia and Maryland, was in New Jersey, where it dropped rain and snow. It was expected to move its sloshy way up through to New England, where snow and heavy winds were expected to bring more power outages.