Ice-cold temperatures will hover around freezing point this week as severe cold paves way for a snow blast at the end of the month. Met Officer forecasters see the mercury plunging to lows of -1C over the next seven days with the chill remaining in the low single-digits every night and reaching just over the 5C mark in daylight hours. The freezing conditions will lead the way for snowfall , which looks set to blast some regions of the isles on Friday, January 28. WXCharter meteorologists say snow will be first seen in Scotland before moving south to northern England, according to the Sun Online . East Anglia is predicted to be hit with wintry showers early on January 29, before parts of the country between Aberdeen and Hampshire will then see snow on Sunday January 30. Snow is expected to blast the UK by the end of January ( Image: PA) The looming arctic chill follows the trend of recent days after the Met Office warned of -5C conditions amid blanketings of … [Read more...] about UK weather: Sub zero freeze to last all week with -1C chill before snow plume hits
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A strong winter storm brought heavy snow to parts of the Southeast on Sunday and was expected to leave about a foot of snow in parts of the Northeast, knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers as dangerous ice coated highways in the Carolinas. In the South, where some governors declared states of emergency on Friday, areas such as central Mississippi and central North Carolina had already received more than nine inches of snow, while portions of Alabama and Tennessee had a mixture of snow and freezing rain, the National Weather Service said . “This storm is going to be pretty significant in terms of generating travel impacts, outages and things of that nature,” said Rich Otto, a meteorologist with the Weather Service. In Georgia, about 46,000 customers were without power on Sunday afternoon, according to PowerOutage.us , which aggregates data from utilities across the United States. South Carolina had nearly 78,000 customers without power, and North Carolina … [Read more...] about Northeast Braces for Storm After Heavy Snow in the South
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for January 16 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A winter storm making its way through the Southeastern portion of the United States has left hundreds of thousands of people without power. Across the Southeast, there were more than 200,000 power outages reported across the region as of Sunday afternoon as a result of the winter storm, according to PowerOutage.us . North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said that over 41,000 homes and businesses were without power during a press conference at noon, and said that shelters are open around the state for people who don't have power or heat. WINTER SYSTEM BRINGS HEAVY SNOW, ICE, SEVERE WEATHER TO THE EAST Vehicles navigate hazardous driving conditions along Interstate 85/40 as a winter storm moves through the area in Mebane, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. ( AP Photo/Gerry Broome) In one portion … [Read more...] about Southeast winter storm leaves hundreds of thousands without power
Published 3 hours ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing A winter storm is bringing heavy snow and ice to parts of the US and Canada, with millions under weather warnings. Thousands of flights have been cancelled, and power cuts have been reported in some south-eastern states. Virginia, Georgia, and North and South Carolina declared states of emergency. The US National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm would hit much of the eastern third of the country over the next two days, with more than 1ft (30cm) of snow expected in some areas. The huge storm system is approaching the eastern US from the Midwest. Snow and ice could result in "dangerous travel, power outages, and tree damage", the NWS warned. There were also forecasts of possible coastal flooding in some areas, including New York city and parts of Connecticut, with warnings that roads and infrastructure could … [Read more...] about Millions under weather alerts as major winter storm hits US and Canada
Published 15 February 2021 Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Texas is known for its sprawling deserts and excruciating heatwaves - but right now, it's blanketed in a thick layer of ice. The state is seeing some of its coldest temperatures in more than 30 years, with some areas breaking records that are more than a century old. Parts of Texas hit 0F (-18C) on Sunday, and weather warnings are going to stay in place through the week. So why is this normally boiling state suddenly freezing over? According to the US National Weather Service (NWS), this is down to an "Arctic outbreak" that originated just above the US-Canada border, bringing a winter snow storm as well as plummeting temperatures. Cold air outbreaks such as these are normally kept in the Arctic by a series of low-pressure systems, the NWS said. However, this one moved through Canada and spilled out into the US … [Read more...] about US cold snap: Why is Texas seeing Arctic temperatures?
Published 18 February 2021 Share close Share page Copy link About sharing As a blast of winter weather hits Texas and other southern US states, we have rounded up some of the top tips for keeping safe. When working out what to wear in freezing temperatures, experts say the answer should always be "layers". This is because several thin layers of clothing trap heat more effectively than a single bulky item. It also means you have the option of removing excess clothing if you start feeling overheated. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says when venturing outside, people should wear a tightly-woven coat, along with inner layers of light warm clothing, and gloves, a hat, a scarf and waterproof boots. But it's best to stay indoors and maintain a warm temperature in the house, particularly if you are over the age of 65. Extreme cold can cause water pipes to freeze … [Read more...] about Texas weather: How to stay safe in freezing conditions