Trees succumbing to the weight of the historic, late-October snowfall are doing more than causing thousands of power outages. The trees are striking homes and starting fires, evident by the images below.
Downed tree limb catches fire on a power line in York, Pa., Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of AccuWeather.com Facebook Fan Kristi M.
A tree branch lands on a home in Norwalk, Conn. Video is courtesy of YouTube user WeatherNut27, who captured the resulting damage in the picture below.
AccuWeather.com has gathered a collection of other pictures and videos from the weekend's historic snowstorm in this news story.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
The Northwest is dealing with yet another record-challenging heat wave to close out July. While relief will come next week, this heat wave will not be the last of the summer.
Life-threatening heavy rainfall will continue to focus on northeastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar into Monday before a drier weather pattern sets in.
Heat and humidity remained in control over the much of the country during the last week of July.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
A blue moon, which occurs only once every few years, is set to grace skies Friday night.
New York City, NY (1996)
No 90 degree reading in Central Park in all of June and July - the first time on record this has happened.
Kanata, Ontario, Canada (1996)
A severe thunderstorm downed electrical wires and trapped people in their cars and a bus for 1-2 hours. Amazingly, nobody was injured.
Scituate, MA (1769)
Hail fell 12" deep and remained on the ground for 30 hours.