Eye Opener: Massive winter storm threatening 90 million Americans — from New Mexico to Maine
A massive winter storm is threatening 90 million Americans — all the way from New Mexico to Maine. Also, the FDA may soon authorize a vaccine for kids as young as 6 months. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener.news.yahoo.com
Stay in! Winter storm creates messy travel, power outage threat Thursday
ROANOKE, Va. – Snow, sleet and freezing rain have begun making their presence felt in southwest and central Virginia. Weather update with Jeff HaniewichJeff's Thursday afternoon weather update (2/18/21) We're talking ice and sleet accumulations along with a warm up? FutureTracker - 9 a.m. ThursdayThe longer that snow or sleet holds on, the lesser your chance for power outages will be. This will be in the form of rain and/or freezing rain. Tips for freezing rain and power outagesFor those that do lose power, it may take some time for it to come back on.
Significant winter storm to bring treacherous travel, power outages Thursday
FutureTracker - 5 a.m. ThursdayWarmer air a few thousand feet above will move in from the southwest and make freezing rain the dominant precipitation type through at least midday Thursday. Assuming that freezing rain is the dominant precipitation type most of the day Thursday, here’s how to prepare for outages. Higher totals will be possible in areas hit hardest by Saturday’s storm, delaying recovery from both damage and power outages. Snow/sleet totals for late Wednesday night and Thursday morningKeep in mind this would come before any freezing rain. While this may not lead to power outages, it will certainly make for icy and messy travel.
Next two days to be the calm before *another* winter storm
ROANOKE, Va. – Watch the video below for Jeff’s 9;50 p.m. weather update:Jeff's 2.16.21 forecast update Winter storm watches are in effect from tomorrow evening through Thursday PM. High temperature forecast for Tuesday, 2/16/2021Next Winter StormCome late Wednesday night and Thursday, we’re tracking yet another wintry mess. High pressure to the north will keep cold air trapped at the surface, while a storm system rises from the south. FutureTracker - midnight ThursdayWe may start with just enough cold air above to create snow and sleet in areas near and north of US 460. By late Thursday night and Friday morning, our storm system will have moved to the northeast.
Record winter storm kills at least 4, millions without power
Record winter storm kills at least 4, millions without power At least four people have died in weather-related incidents as a massive storm brought snow, sleet and rain to the southern Plains and across the Northeast. Omar Villafranca has more.cbsnews.com
Download our app! Winter storm to make things messy at times Sunday
The winter storm we’ve been forecasting is on top of us as we write up this article. The most snow accumulation will be from areas like Blacksburg, Roanoke and Lynchburg to the north. Snow accumulation forecast for Sunday 1/31/2021As snow accumulation drops farther south, the potential for ice goes up. That’s especially the case the closer you get to the North Carolina-Virginia line. That’s especially the case during the first half of the day.
Heads up! Next winter storm to bring mix of snow, ice Sunday
Ice AccumulationThis is going to be the biggest winter storm system that we’ve dealt with this season. Despite that, as a general rule with this storm, we expect more snow farther north and less snow/more mix farther south. AdWinter storm likely Sunday, 1/31/2021When looking at timing, this starts before sunrise Sunday and lingers into the early-to-mid afternoon before taking a break. That mix is most likely farther south, with more snow expected farther north. Temperature above the surface by around midday SundayThis makes forecasting snow totals very difficult Sunday.
Deep South winter storm to miss us to the south Monday
ROANOKE, Va. – After a sunny and chilly weekend, we start Monday out quite chilly with temperatures in the 20s and 30s. For some of us, the ice scraper will get a little bit of work in before heading out for the day. Frost alert for Monday morning, 1/11/2021Clouds continue to increase throughout the day, keeping our temperatures only in the 40s by the afternoon. Hourly planner for Monday, 1/11/2021These clouds are in association with a storm that’s dumped snow on parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi since Sunday. However, it’s possible that we see some flurries or light snow showers in parts of the New River Valley around midday.
Chicago finally gets snow
Ruben Torres shovels snow from in front of an office building along Golf Road on Dec. 30, 2020, in Schaumburg. Torres said it was his first time working out in the snow and that with the mix of snow and then rain, "My jacket is wet and the snow is very heavy." (Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune)chicagotribune.com
Slick spots possible Thursday after Wednesday’s wintry slop
ROANOKE, Va. – Following Wednesday’s combination of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow, parts of the area are under a Freezing Fog Advisory. A Freezing Fog Advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. for most areas south of U.S. 460. pic.twitter.com/ZODgoDUHDI — Chris Michaels (@WSLS_Michaels) December 17, 2020Aside from that, slick spots will be possible during the morning commute. What we're tracking by Christmas of 2020This is traditionally where the better chance of a White Christmas is anyways. Historical odds of a White Christmas in all five zonesRarely do we have one inch of snow on the ground on Christmas Day.
Snow, ice to cause slippery roads, scattered power outages Wednesday
FutureTracker - 2 p.m. WednesdayThe backside of our system moves through later on, producing another mix of snow, freezing rain, sleet and rain. This may be your best chance of light snow accumulation in parts of the New River Valley. We still think the bulk of snow accumulation will be farther north. Snow accumulation forecast for Wednesday, 12/16/2020Ice is still a concern for a large part of the area, given the fact that there’s a layer of above-freezing air just a few thousand feet up. Higher totals will be possible in parts of the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Significant winter storm featuring snow, ice coming Wednesday
ROANOKE, Va. – * Winter Storm alerts are in effect for a large portion of the 10 News viewing area. Regardless, an impactful and significant winter storm is likely in parts of our area Wednesday due to snow and ice. TimingThis event starts between 5 and 7 a.m. Wednesday south of U.S. 460 as a combination of snow and ice (snow closer to 460 and ice farther south). More snow will accumulate closer to I-64, with totals dropping off farther south. Ice accumulation forecast for Wednesday, 12/16/2020At 0.25″ of ice accretion, damage starts to happen.
Double Whammy: Soaking rain Monday comes before wintry mess Wednesday
A winter storm is likely by Wednesday with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain all on the table. If it tracks farther north, then we get a mixed bag of every type of precipitation. How different types of precipitation formGiven recent forecast data, snow and freezing rain begin as soon as sunrise Wednesday. FutureTracker - midday WednesdayThe farther north you go, the more snow you get because that’s where the coldest air hangs on longest. Then, you start to see the sharp cutoff in snow totals going farther south and east, where more mixed precipitation is likely.
Looking back at one of our snowiest days on record two years ago
ROANOKE, Va. – Those born after December 9, 2018 have yet to experience an actual snowstorm in our area. On December 9, 2018, however, all of the pieces came together to give us one of our snowiest days on record. Snow totals of a foot to a foot and a half were common across the area, with Roanoke seeing its snowiest day on record . Snow totals from December 9, 2018A reconstructed map of snow totals from across the area shows that some spots were close to two feet of snow with this one particular storm. The key difference was the potent storm system that was bringing up Gulf moisture to ride over that cold air.
New winter storm dumping another two feet of snow in Boston
New winter storm dumping another two feet of snow in Boston Boston officials say it's not just the new snow raising concerns, but it's that it comes on top of the huge accumulation after two previous storms. Nearly five feet has fallen in just over two weeks, and plows have already removed enough of it to fill 90 football stadiums. Jericka Duncan reports from Boston.cbsnews.com
Severe winter storm heading to Northeast
Severe winter storm heading to Northeast For the third time in the last three weekends, Boston is looking at a forecast for a major winter storm. The city is expecting up to another two feet of snow in three days. Eric Fisher, chief meteorologist of CBS Boston station WBZ-TV, takes a look at the conditions.cbsnews.com
2/7: Severe winter storm heading to Northeast; What's the right amount to tip?
2/7: Severe winter storm heading to Northeast; What's the right amount to tip? For the third time in the last three weekends, Boston is looking at a forecast for a major winter storm; and, tipping etiquette is getting a lot more complicated thanks to technology that provides suggested tipping amounts.cbsnews.com
Massive winter storm slams Midwest, Northeast
Massive winter storm slams Midwest, Northeast Millions are waking up to heavy snow and freezing rain as another snowstorm sweeps across New England. This time, it's the farthest-reaching storm of the season, stretching from Chicago to Boston. Don Dahler reports from Manhattan.cbsnews.com
Why winter storm didn't pack as much punch as forecasters thought
Why winter storm didn't pack as much punch as forecasters thought While a large blizzard is still pounding parts of New England, it wasn't as powerful as expected in New York City, New Jersey or Pennsylvania, prompting a meteorologist from the National Weather Service to issue an apology. WBBM meteorologist Megan Glaros joins "CBSN" with more on how the models changed.cbsnews.com