Interstate 64 was closed between Reidland and Cadiz, Kentucky, due to heavy snowfall. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear activated the Kentucky National Guard to assist stranded motorists.
A change in the weather pattern will turn off arctic air invasions and allow the March sun to go to work over much of the central and northeastern United States next week.
Heavy rain will soak the Gulf Coast and expand into the Southeast early this week, perhaps bringing isolated flooding but also helping to battle the drought.
While daylight saving time was started in the United States primarily for the sake of conserving energy, some argue that it's no longer necessary.
People across the Midwest and Northeast will be bundling up as the first week of March comes to a close due to a southward push of arctic air.
The explosion was one of five such incidents in the borough late Wednesday into Thursday, according to the NYFD Twitter feed.
Pensacola, FL (1954)
2.1" of snow, greatest 24 hour snowfall in city's history, also greatest single storm total.
East Coast (1962)
Great Atlantic Coast Storm caused over $200 million damage from New England to Florida. Major shoreline erosion from Long Island to North Carolina from 40 foot waves, 70 mph winds. Deep snow piled up in Virginia Mountains. Big Meadows/Blue Ridge Mts. (6th-7th) had 42.0" of snow, greatest 24 hour snowfall.
Winnipeg, Manitoba (1983)
Severe ice storm in the city and over southern Manitoba. Winnipeg International Airport closed until the 8th and several TV towers collapsed.