While some countries bask in warmth and sunshine, others will be at risk for flooding and severe weather this spring.
Ontario and Quebec will face the risk of flooding this spring as an active weather pattern spreads rain and snow across the region.
Conditions may evolve to not only bring thunderstorms but also the potential for locally severe weather to parts of the south-central United States this week.
Florida's Gov. Rick Scott announced he will be directing the state transportation agency to implement fixes to improve the state’s hurricane evacuation routes, as well as improving fuel supplies.
Repeated downpours will elevate the risk of flash, urban and river flooding along a 1,500-mile-long swath of the central United States into midweek.
Relentless rounds of rain from the lower Red and Mississippi river valleys to the central Appalachians will elevate the risk of both small stream and river flooding into the end of February.
Amid the brutal cold in PyeongChang, strong winds postponed events and forced spectators to evacuate while Tropical Cyclone Gita tore across Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga.
There is the potential for flash and small stream flooding to escalate to river flooding from Arkansas to West Virginia and Pennsylvania by the middle of next week.