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Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, Nebraska and Minnesota Industrial Plants Produce Snow
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Radar and satellite imagery showed industrial plants making snow in the Midwest.Warm, moist air from the plants rising into colder clouds allowed the localized snow to form.This is not the first time this phenomenon has been observed. Industrial power plants produced snow in Indiana, Kansas and the Cleveland metro area Tuesday as a blast of cold air engulfed the Midwest. Heat and steam fromindustries near downtown Cleveland enhanced a localized snowband, which satellite and radar imagery showed...
The Weather Channel App, Reimagined. Here's What You Need to Know.
Apr 21, 2024
Download the all-new app from the on your Android device, the App Store on your iOS device or from . Weather is something that impacts us all.Mostpeoplecheck weather apps often for the latest updates to help in daily planning and making better decisions based on weather. However, the amount of mobile informationweprocess in a day, and the amount of time we spend on our mobile devices,has become overwhelming: emails, texts, news, theweather – but what if an app could lighten...
Southern California Rain Kills 1; Evacuations Ordered at Burn Areas
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance One person was killed in Burbank, California, Thursday in a collision on a wet Interstate 5.A Southwest Airlines plane skidded off a runway Thursday morning atHollywood Burbank Airport.Evacuations have been ordered at burn scars where debris flows could occur. Heavy rain in California has killed at least one person, trapped people in their cars in San Diego and triggered several mudslides that forcedthe closure of numerous roadways. Burbank police reported the death a person involved in a...
Why the Deck Is Stacked Against the South During a Winter Storm
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance The South accounts for only 1 percent of the total amount of salt used during anygiven winter in the United States.Few southern states have the fleets of snow plows that clear the roads relatively quickly up north. When wintry weather strikes the South, it can trigger panic for local officials and millions of residents because Southern statesaren't as well-equipped to handlesnow and ice as their northern neighbors. Becausemajor snowstorms are less common in the South than in...
Rain from Winter Storm Diego Blamed for Fatal Crash in Texas
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Two men died in a multi-vehicle crash in Harris County, Texas.Rain forced a ground stop and flight delays at Bush International Airport. Rain from Winter Storm Diego is being blamed for a fatal crash Friday on the Sam Houston Tollway near Houston. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said on Beltway 8 near Wallisville Road. The highway was closed in both directions at the height of rush hour. The rain made Friday evening , the Houston Chronicle reported....
Heavy Rain From Warm Side of Diego Leads to Deadly Crash, Water Rescues in Texas
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Two men died in a multi-vehicle crash Friday. The crash is being blamed on the heavy rains. High water rescues were reported near Houston Friday night. Many roadways and highways in eastern Texas were impassable at times due to flooding. Heavy rainsfrom the warm side of Winter Storm Diego have triggered deadly flash flooding in Texas and prompted severalwater rescues. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said in a multi-vehicle crashon Beltway 8 near Wallisville Road in northeastHarris...
Former NFL Linebacker Isiah 'Butch' Robertson Killed in Limo Crash in Rainy East Texas
Apr 21, 2024
Isiah Robertson visits with guests during the NFLPA Dallas Healthy Huddle launch with Monarch Dental on August 18, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images for Smile Brands Group, Inc.) At a Glance The former two-time All-Pro NFL linebacker was killed on a rainy, rural highway 50 miles southeast of Dallas.Robertson was reportedly driving his limo too fast for the rainy conditionson Texas Route 198. Rainy conditionsin East Texas Thursday night contributed toalimo crash that killed former two-time All-Pro NFL...
Winter Storm Diego Leaves More than 200,000 Without Power Across Southeast
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance More than 200,000 customers have lost power in the Southeast.States of emergency were declared in Virginia, North Carolina and Oklahoma. Virginia Gov.Ralph Northam urged residents Fridayto prepare for possible wintry mixNorth Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned residents to 'hunker down' as the worst of Winter Storm Diego approached. Wide swaths of the Carolinas and parts of Georgia woke up to power outages Sunday morning as Winter Storm Diego continued to dump snow and ice across the Southeast....
Warmer Side of Winter Storm Diego Triggers Flooding, High Winds, Tornado
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Charleston, South Carolina, experienced street flooding downtown. An EF1 tornado caused damage in Florida's Pasco County. The warmer side of Winter Storm Diego brought heavy rainfall, strong winds and thunderstorms to many parts of the Southeast over the weekend. South Carolina Roads and low-lying areas of downtown Charleston were as rain coincided with high tide, the Post and Courier reported. River flooding was the worry in the Midlands part of the state. A flood warning remained in...
Northern California Dog Waits Nearly a Month For Owners' Return to Home Destroyed by Camp Fire
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Madison was there waiting when his owner was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week.An animal rescuer first spotted the male Anatolian shepherd several days after the fire broke out on Nov. 8.The rescuer left food and water for the skittish dog until the owners could return home. A dog that survived the catastrophic Camp Firein Northern California reportedly waited at the ruins of its property for nearly a month until its...
Researchers Develop a 10-Minute Test to Detect All Types of Cancer
Apr 21, 2024
Killer T cells surround a cancer cell. (National Institutes of Health) At a Glance The test can distinguish between DNA from cancer cells and DNA from healthy cells.It was up to 90 percent accurate in tests of 200 samples.The test has detected four types of cancer, but researchers expect it to work for any form of the disease. Researchers from the University of Queensland have developed an inexpensive test that can detect traces of cancer in the bloodstream in as...
Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser Erupts for a Record 30th Time This Year
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser erupted for a 30th time this year.The geyser's 30th eruption in 2018 set the record for the most active year on record.Steamboat's 2018 surpassed the 29 eruptions documented in 1964. On March 15, 2018,Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser erupted for the first time since 2014. The geyser has eruptedover and over since then and now some nine months later, just set the record for its most active year on record. The Steamboat Geyser erupted...
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