Tag: Winter weather

‘Never Trump’ GOPers Wants Committee To Investigate Russia And Trump

Democrats in Congress have long argued that the ongoing intelligence committee investigations into Russia’s interference in the presidential election and the Trump campaign’s ties to the Kremlin are unlikely to get to the bottom of the issue. Now a group of “Never Trump” Republicans are planning to pressure GOP leaders to establish a bipartisan select…

Flights, School Canceled As Winter Storm Hits Northeast

Airlines canceled thousands of flights on Monday as the Northeast braced for a fast-moving winter storm expected to hit parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut with up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The storm, Stella, began hitting the East Coast from Washington, D.C., to New York with ice and…

Spicer: Trump To Donate Salary At End Of Year

President Donald Trump will allegedly donate his presidential salary to an undetermined charity at the end of the year, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during a Monday press briefing. In November, Trump promised to forgo the $400,000 salary, telling 60 Minutes that “I’m not going to the take the salary.” However, federal…

National Weather Service Warns Of Powerful Northeast Snowstorm

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for northern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and New York starting Monday evening, as a powerful late-winter nor’easter approached, threatening to dump up to 18 inches of snow in some areas, with parts of Massachusetts possibly getting up to two feet of snow on Tuesday. Much of…

8 Found Alive In Italian Hotel Hit By Avalanche [VIDEO]

Search crews reported early Friday that eight people, including two children, have been found alive inside an Italian mountain hotel that was hit by an avalanche a day earlier, killing at least two. A search was underway for at least 25 missing people at the Rigopiano hotel in central Italy. The avalanche came after a…

Widespread Ice Storm Coats Midwest This Weekend

A major ice storm plus freezing rain will make for dangerous conditions across the Midwest this weekend, stretching as far as Texas and Washington, D.C. One motorist has already been killed by the storm, which is expected to lay down a glaze of ice up to an inch thick that will make travel difficult and…

Massive Winter Snow Storm Hits D.C. [VIDEO]

After just an inch of snow Wednesday night, Washington, D.C., traffic was plunged into traffic chaos by a small storm system. Wednesday’s untreated roads led to icy conditions, with more than 100 area accidents and drivers at a standstill for nine hours. Even President Obama’s motorcade slid on the roads, making his evening commute stretch…

Snow and ice pummel parts of the US in latest winter storm

Nearly one in four Americans were under storm warnings and hundreds of thousands were without power Wednesday as the winter blast that wreaked havoc across the nation’s midsection roared into the Northeast. Heavy snow and a blast of bone-chilling rain grounded flights, shuttered schools, snarled traffic, and cut off electricity in homes and businesses from…

Monster Storm: Get Ready For Winter Storm Janus

Winter Storm Janus is poised to pack a massive punch in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England with as much as a foot of snow in some parts of the Northeast. “It’s a major winter storm for the northeast,” said The Weather Channel’s winter weather expert Tom Niziol. “This is truly a nor’easter.” Janus will…

Northeast Getting Blasted by Blizzard – First Snowstorm Of 2014

WATCH LIVE NEWS ON THE STORM More than 900 flights for Thursday have already been canceled as the Northeast prepares for a storm system that will unload as much as a foot of snow and have sub-zero wind chills. The weather “will lead to whiteout conditions making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel,” said the…

Weather: Ice Storm Freezes South, Midwest

It may have been hitting the 80s in Texas earlier this week, but that’s about to change: the Lone Star state braced Thursday night for an ice storm that has already dumped as much as two feet of snow on parts of the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for most of…

Power Outages Big Fear As Storm Bears Down On DC

After pummeling the nation’s midsection with heavy snow, a late-winter storm made its way Wednesday to the nation’s capital, where residents braced for the possibility of power outages. As the storm closed in, the federal government said its offices in the Washington, D.C., area would be closed Wednesday. Many major school systems around Washington and…

Storm Promises Messy, Dangerous Commute In Midwest

A major snow storm that shuttered airports in Missouri, stranded truckers in Illinois and buried parts of Kansas in knee-deep powder was promising a messy and possibly dangerous commute Friday morning as it crawled northeast. Wind gusts of 30 mph were expected to churn-up snow that fell overnight in southern Wisconsin, where forecasters were warning…