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Another Snowstorm Hits the Urban Northeast

Another Snowstorm Hits the Urban Northeast | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nation's capital and giving students another day off...
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The storm stretched 1,000 miles between Kentucky and Massachusetts but was expected to hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston, creating a perilous commute home for millions of motorists.

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Stagnant weather pattern could bring record-breaking heatwave to Northwest U.S.

Stagnant weather pattern could bring record-breaking heatwave to Northwest U.S. | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
The extreme heat could be long-lasting, with the potential to span multiple days into late next week.
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An abnormally early heatwave is in the forecast for the Pacific Northwest this weekend, which may bring record breaking highs — or at the very least multiple days of uncomfortable and potentially hazardous daytime and nighttime temperatures.

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Denver weather: More severe weather possible, including "an isolated tornado or 2"

Denver weather: More severe weather possible, including "an isolated tornado or 2" | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
More severe weather is possible in Denver on Thursday as the city and surrounding areas pick up after a wild evening of heavy rain, hail and even reports
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Forecasters are calling for a high near 87 degrees in the city with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m.

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Strong to severe storms possible Tuesday afternoon as front approaches :: WRAL.com

Strong to severe storms possible Tuesday afternoon as front approaches :: WRAL.com | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Morning showers could give way to afternoon thunderstorms across central North Carolina on Tuesday as a massive cold front moving toward the state interacts with a warm front.
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Raleigh, N.C. — Morning showers could give way to afternoon thunderstorms across central North Carolina on Tuesday as a massive cold front moving toward the state interacts with a warm front.

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6.4-magnitude quake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

6.4-magnitude quake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami alert | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
A powerful 6.4-magnitude undersea earthquake struck western Indonesia, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no tsunami alert.
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The quake hit at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles) at 5:37 pm (local time) close to Pulau Siberut, part of the Mentawai Islands, off the west coast of vast Sumatra island, said the USGS.

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Drone footage reveals bird's-eye view of an icy Hudson River

Drone footage reveals bird's-eye view of an icy Hudson River | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
This drone video reveals a frigid and icy Hudson River.
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Drone footage captured on Sunday reaveals a unique perspective of the Hudson River, which separates Manhattan from New Jersey and well — it's looking pretty frigid. At least it doesn't appear to be as frozen as the East River was on Friday.

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Photos show the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Marcia

Photos show the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Marcia | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
As Tropical Cyclone Marcia smashed its way through central Queensland, mass damage was reported in the hardest hit areas.
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In the town of Yeppoon and the city of Rockhampton, where residents bore the full force of the Category 3 storm, trees were wrenched from the ground and thrown across roads and backyards, houses and surf clubs had their roofs torn off and water ways swelled with the massive storm surge.

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Watch Tropical Cyclone Marcia make landfall in Queensland

Watch Tropical Cyclone Marcia make landfall in Queensland | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia made landfall on Friday along the coast of central Queensland, causing damage, but not resulting in a catastrophe as feared.
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It's so cold out that Niagara Falls has partially frozen over

It's so cold out that Niagara Falls has partially frozen over | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
It's not stopping the tourists.
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The image shows the American side of the famous falls on Tuesday when temperatures dropped to 6 degrees Fahrenheit around the Great Lakes. The American side of the Niagara Falls is much more likely to freeze than the more iconic shoehorn-shaped Canadian side.

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Train of Storms to Bring Midwest, Northeast Unrelenting Snow Into Next Week

Train of Storms to Bring Midwest, Northeast Unrelenting Snow Into Next Week | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
A train of storms will bring round after round of snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast this weekend into early next week.
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The storms will bring episodes of snow every 12-24 hours or so from northern Minnesota, upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey and New England.

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Pictures from the worst winter storms in New York City history

Pictures from the worst winter storms in New York City history | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that a snow hitting Monday could be 'one of the largest snowstorms in the history of this city'.
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New York Braces for Blizzard Amid Warnings of Closings and Hazards

New York Braces for Blizzard Amid Warnings of Closings and Hazards | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
The storm is expected to begin with flurries late Monday morning and gather force as the day goes on, bringing high winds, low visibility and “treacherous” road conditions.
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New York Preps For Historic Storm

New York Preps For Historic Storm | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
On the heels of Winter Storm Iola, millions in the New York region are gearing up for round two with Winter Storm Juno.
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Northeast, Mid-Atlantic Severe Weather Kills 2; More Than 250,000 Still Without Power

Northeast, Mid-Atlantic Severe Weather Kills 2; More Than 250,000 Still Without Power | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

The severe weather system responsible for more than a dozen tornadoes that created damage across the Midwest Monday moved into the Northeast Tuesday, killing two people and knocking out power across the region.

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A teenager on a church camping trip was killed, and four others injured, early Tuesday morning when storms pushed a tree onto the campers in Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest, Allegheny National Forest public affairs officer Ruth Sutton told The Weather Channel. 

Fifteen-year-old Alexis Turner, of New Brighton, Pennsylvania, was killed by the falling tree at Minister Creek Campground, Warren County Coroner Jerry Border confirmed to the Associated Press.

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‘F*cking A**hole': Conservatives go berserk after Bill Nye links Texas floods to climate change

‘F*cking A**hole': Conservatives go berserk after Bill Nye links Texas floods to climate change | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

A seemingly innocuous Twitter post from scientist Bill Nye linking historic flooding in Texas to climate change sent conservatives into a frenzy this week.  “Billion$$ in damage in Texas & Oklahoma. Still no weather-caster may utter the phrase Climate Change,” Nye wrote.

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A seemingly innocuous Twitter post from scientist Bill Nye linking historic flooding in Texas to climate change sent conservatives into a frenzy this week.

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Surprise: The world just had its warmest winter on record

Surprise: The world just had its warmest winter on record | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
The 2014-15 winter was the warmest on record for Earth, while the year has begun with a record-warm start, according to NOAA.
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Although this might come as a shock to residents of the Northeast who are still digging themselves out from record amounts of snow, new data shows the winter of 2014-15 — defined as the period from December to February — was the warmest on record for Earth.

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Volcano eruption in Chile evacuates thousands

Volcano eruption in Chile evacuates thousands | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

One of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.

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The Villarica volcano erupted around 3 a.m. local time, according to the National Emergency Office, which issued a red alert and ordered evacuations. Local media showed images of the volcano bursting at the top, glowing in the dark amid heavy smoke and rivers of lava. About 3,500 people have been evacuated so far, including tourists, said Interior and Security Minister Rodrigo Penailillo.

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17 Famous Landmarks Getting Lit Up By Bolts Of Lightning  

17 Famous Landmarks Getting Lit Up By Bolts Of Lightning   | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Epic strikes captured in the blink of an eye.
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A Chinese philosopher once said, "If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees." That was before we had skyscrapers.

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Frigid Friday: Tens of millions in US see coldest morning of the year

Frigid Friday: Tens of millions in US see coldest morning of the year | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Friday morning was the coldest morning of the winter so far for tens of millions of Americans, with longstanding records being broken from the Midwest, into the Tennessee River Valley, and eastward to the East Coast.

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COOL PHOTO: Front of Jeep frozen in time at Vidant

COOL PHOTO:  Front of Jeep frozen in time at Vidant | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
The ice sculpture was discovered in the visitor's parking lot at Vidant Medical Center Tuesday afternoon.
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Boston plows toward snowiest season on record with two more storms on the way

Boston plows toward snowiest season on record with two more storms on the way | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Over five feet of snow has fallen in Boston since Jan. 27, and the season has sky-rocketed into ninth place in just two weeks. Of course, more is on the way.
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The next storm — one that is forecast to swing through to New England between Saturday and Monday — could turn out to be the more severe of the two, though uncertainty is high at five days out

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Flood Warning issued for Snoqualmie River through Sunday

Flood Warning issued for Snoqualmie River through Sunday | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

A flood warning has been issued for the Snoqualmie River after heavy rains on Friday started a quick rise in river levels. 

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NYC Times Square Snow Storm Juno Live Cams - EarthCam

NYC Times Square Snow Storm Juno Live Cams - EarthCam | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

NYC Times Square Snow Storm Juno Live Cams

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Winter Storm Juno: Northeast Snowstorm Imminent; Blizzard Conditions Forecast in 7 States

Winter Storm Juno: Northeast Snowstorm Imminent; Blizzard Conditions Forecast in 7 States | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Winter Storm #Juno will bring blizzard conditions to a region with more than 25 million residents.

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Winter Storm Juno: Tracking Hour By Hour

Winter Storm Juno: Tracking Hour By Hour | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Areas of New England, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. could see up to three feet or more of snow Monday and Tuesday from Winter Storm Juno.
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