Feb 20, 12:36 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By J.E. Reich 02/20/19 AT 11:47 AM Less than 24 hours after descending upon the Plains states, Winter Storm Petra has 117 million people nationwide under some type of winter weather advisory alert, with 20 million in the Southeastern corridor under advisory for flooding or flash flooding. The National Weather Service released a report Tuesday detailing the destructive path of Petra's storm system, which was expected to last until Thursday with no signs of letting up. The NWS advisory has now been extended until Friday. The storm, which dropped in the Plains states, is currently passing through the Midwest and the Mid-Atlantic regions and will conclude after reaching the Northeast.According to the report, a low-pressure system stemming from the Gulf of Mexico "is gathering strength," with a trajectory set for the Ohio Valley and Great … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Petra: Which Areas Are Expected To See Snow, Ice, Freezing Rain?
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Feb 19, 2:19 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By J.E. Reich 02/19/19 AT 12:59 PM A winter storm delivering snow, sleet, and ice across the United States is set to pummel everywhere from the High Plains to the Northeast and expected to affect roughly 90 million people, with 20 million facing possible flash flooding in the Southeastern states. Winter Storm Petra is expected to pick up on Tuesday night and last until Thursday, according to a forecast issued by the National Weather Service.The heaviest snowfall will initially barrel through the Southern Plains to the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic, taking place between Omaha and the Twin Cities, with some areas expected to brace for at least 9 inches of snow. Winter weather advisories have been set for states between Kansas and Pennsylvania, including cities like Wichita, Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Petra Set To Pummel 90 Million Nationwide With Snow, Ice
Updated 2:50 pm PST, Sunday, January 20, 2019 In this Dec. 21, 2018 photo, Parker Alley, 7, flies a at Four Winds-Cuatro Vientos Park, in the Westwood neighborhood in Denver. Large areas of Denver overhauled to sustain an exploding population now are so built up and paved over that residents rapidly are losing contact with nature. Excluding the undeveloped area around the airport, nearly half the land in Denver's city limits is now paved or built over — up from less than 20 percent in the mid-1970s, a Denver Post analysis of city and federal data found. And that figure could approach 70 percent by 2040. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP) less In this Dec. 21, 2018 photo, Parker Alley, 7, flies a at Four Winds-Cuatro Vientos Park, in the Westwood neighborhood in Denver. Large areas of Denver overhauled to sustain an exploding population now are so ... more Photo: RJ Sangosti, AP … [Read more...] about Green space disappearing from the ‘city within a park’
Chicago (AFP) – Parts of the United States were digging out Saturday from winter storms that media reports said led to at least seven deaths, while warmer regions braced for potential flooding during the New Year’s travel period.Hardest hit were parts of the northern Plains, the upper Midwest, and a southwestern region from Arizona to western Texas. As storm clouds moved east, they were set to bring heavy rain and probably flooding to the Gulf Coast, and both rain and freezing rain to New England. Flight tracker FlightAware reported more than 129 flight cancellations and 1,006 delays Saturday — down from more than 500 cancelations and 5,700 delays on Friday — as the winter storm hit north-central and Midwestern states with up to 12 inches (30 centimeters) of snow. In the southwestern state of New Mexico, forecasters called for up to 18 inches, with temperatures far below normal, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. Southeastern states braced for a … [Read more...] about US winter storms kill seven: media
Dec 27, 12:37 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 12/26/18 AT 11:34 PM Multiple thunderstorms accompanied by tornadoes are expected to pass over the central part of Texas through Wednesday night, continuing into early Thursday morning.The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for south-central Texas on Wednesday afternoon, which was set to expire 2 a.m. CST Thursday (3 a.m. EST).“Storms will continue to increase this evening, initially across the Edwards Plateau. Damaging winds and some severe hail will be possible, but a few tornadoes will also be possible, especially as storms encounter richer moisture and stronger low-level shear toward the Hill County/I-35 general vicinity later this evening into the overnight,” the watch added.The area under the watch extended 95 statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles west-northwest of Austin, Texas, to … [Read more...] about Tornado Watch Texas: San Antonio, Other Cities See Hailstorm, Rainfall, Power Outages