After slamming portions of the north-central and western USA with brutal cold and heavy snow Wednesday, the worst of the wintry weather shifts southward Thursday. The biggest concern: an ice storm forecast to develop from Texas to the Ohio Valley. The icy mix will spread Thursday from part of northern Texas to northern and western Arkansas, central Kentucky and southern Ohio on Thursday night and early Friday, according to AccuWeather meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.
A deadly storm pushed east across the United States Tuesday, threatening flight cancellations on Thanksgiving Eve, one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Weather forecasters said high winds and low clouds likely will trigger delays at New York’s three airports, as well as airports in Boston, Washington and Baltimore beginning Tuesday afternoon and lasting as long as 36 oras, NBC News iniulat.
One-third of the nation is in moderate or worse drought, with the worst of the drought staying to the west of the Missouri River.
The “Drought Monitor” report, released on Thursday, had good news for the Midwest – the so-called “flash drought” is showing signs of easing. In Iowa, where conditions were the worst in the region, 20 percent of the state is in moderate drought. This is down from the 42 percent reported in September.
Gayunman, further to the west, the news wasn’t as positive.
The calendar says the start of winter is still a little more than four weeks away. But it will look and feel like it this weekend.
A strong storm bringing winds, much colder temperatures and a decent chance of rain, snow or a mix of the two will begin pushing through Las Cruces, the state and region today. The National Weather Service in Santa Teresa has issued a wind advisory for Las Cruces from 4 am. until 11 pm. ngayon. Sustained east-to-southeast winds are expected to range from 30 sa 40 mph and gusts could reach 50 mph.
A violent storm system pounded the Midwest on Sunday with tornadoes, malakas na hangin at malakas na pag-ulan, pagpatay sa hindi bababa sa anim na mga tao, injuring dozens and collapsing homes and other buildings.
National Weather Service officials confirmed that several tornadoes touched down in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
These days, residents of Wichita Falls aren’t just witnessing the effects of drought — some say they can actually taste it. As local reservoirs dip to about 30 percent of their capacity, water quality has degraded with a rising concentration of dissolved solids.
Severe thunderstorms delivered a frightening, and in at least one case tragic, Halloween across the nation’s midsection Thursday as torrential rains flooded Central Texas, brought threats of tornadoes in several states and knocked down power lines that led to a 9-year-old Tennessee boy’s death.