The buzzword of the week has been the polar vortex that sent temperatures plummeting to record lows across many part of the country. On the latest edition of AccuWeather LIVE, our meteorologists took a look at the incoming warmup that will replace the frigid, Arctic air.
Jim Dickey took a look at how the cold weather can adversely impact health. Andrew Baglini also explained how we calculate our RealFeel® temperatures, after some Plains locations saw them dip into the 70s below zero.
Bernie Rayno and Evan Myers hosted their weekly "By the Numbers" segment and answered some of our fans' questions and comments from the week.
Host Mark Mancuso also took a look at fan questions and comments, as well as some of the best fan-submitted photos from the past week.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
Cool weekend weather is in store for the Northeast after rain and thunderstorms dampen the region on Friday.
New England (1925)
Widespread early snow in New England -- 24" northern VT and NH -- highways blocked on weekend-- football played in deep snow.
Early season snowfall dropped up to 12" on Webster County, WV; 9" at Staunton, VA; 1" at Dulles Airport, 0.3" in Washington, DC and 2.1" at Philadelphia. Whitened the ground throughout MD, Northern VA, Eastern WV, Eastern PA, NJ, NY and S. New England. Philadelphia broke 84 year low temperature record in mid-afternoon. Snow as far south as Richmond, VA (earliest on record). World Series Game in Baltimore postponed.
St.Augustine, FL (1989)
16.08" of rain fell.