On the latest edition of "AccuWeather LIVE," we discussed when hurricane season would ramp up.
To kick things off, Mark Mancuso showed the massive Saharan air layer traveling over the Atlantic Ocean. The stunning video illustrated Saharan dust pushing from east to west across the tropical Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season. Violeta Yas explained what this means for hurricane development.
Justin Povick then presented the projected weekend forecast. Following Povick's presentation, Adrienne Green focused on potential tropical developments.
Wrapping up Shark Week, Jim Dickey checked in with Greg Skomal, a shark specialist from the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries. They chatted about the increase in seal population in New England and what that means for the shark population in the area.
For further coverage on Shark Week, we talked about whether the odds of shark attacks are higher or if the media is paying closer attention. Andrew Baglini also discussed this year's shark attacks.
The first blizzard of 2015 for the eastern United States slammed areas from Long Island, New York, to Bangor, Maine, Monday into Tuesday.
As it became obvious on Saturday that a major blizzard was going to hit the Northeast, the track and size of the storm became critical as to which areas would be hit the hardest.
Communities across the Northeast have endured heavy snow and fierce winds amid the first blizzard of 2015 with the storm continuing to churn over New England.
Lingering midwinter cold and additional rounds of snow will add to difficulties for cleanup and those without power after the Blizzard of 2015.
The blizzard pounding the New England region of the U.S. will continue to impact more of Atlantic Canada.
People may think blizzards are about heavy snow, but it's more about wind, blowing snow and visibility, and parts of the Midwest and Northeast are more susceptible to the wrath of these conditions.
Washington, D.C. (1922)
25.0 inches of snow -- biggest snowstorm on record.
Florida had three-day freeze -- lowest ever in January with 8 degrees at Mason; 11 million boxes citrus damaged, $10 million loss.
Southwestern 1966 Oswego ()
Start of five-day blizzard with a total snow accumulation of 102 inches; 50 inches of it fell on the 31st. Bennetts Bridge got 54 inches.