Just days away from spring, a powerhouse snowstorm will bury parts of the Northeast overnight Wednesday as sleet, wind and plunging temperatures pave the way for a treacherous morning commute, forecasters said.
The storm that hit the Chicago area overnight Tuesday dropped up to 6 inches of snow — moving this season into third place for snowiest on record.The flakes had been falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour, and was expected to be gone by late Wednesday morning, forecasters said.
The weather phenomenon known as a haboob howled through northwest Texas on Tuesday night, kicking up major dust and creating some striking images.The intense dust storm carried wind up to 55 mph and reduced visibility as it ripped through the city of Lubbock around 8 p.m. local time (9 p.m.
The nation's capital looked set to be spared snow brought by a winter storm heading towards the East Coast on Wednesday - but instead faced thunderstorms later in the day.A pocket covering south-central Pennsylvania down into northern Virginia and over Washington, D.C.
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Millions of Americans faced a rough morning commute Wednesday as forecasters warned up to two inches of snow would be falling by dawn in some areas.A huge band of the country was under a winter storm warning by 4 a.m. ET - stretching from central Illinois to northern New York and Maine.
Spring may be a little more than a week away, but winter still has unfinished business.A storm that has already caked parts of the northern Rockies in snow was expected to push across the Midwest and into the Northeast late Tuesday, forecasters said.
A late-winter storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of additional snow on the northern Rockies — including Montana, where the governor has declared a flood emergency — before pounding the Northeast later this week.
Like a frozen waterfall, a wall of ice more than 40 feet high stretches down to the high-tide line on Otter Cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, in this time-exposure photo made Thursday at Acadia National Park in Maine.
It's official: The series of winter storms that have plagued the nation since December and have even lifted our level of misery, also acted like a drag on the economy in many regions of the U.S., a Federal Reserve survey showed Wednesday.