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Several of the accidents turned deadly, with at least five fatalities reported, according to the Associated Press.
Two of the deaths occurred on Interstate 95 as part of a 55-vehicle pileup near Baltimore. The accident began when a fuel tanker slid off the road and exploded.
Another blast of arctic air surged into the north-central US over the weekend with temperatures plunging well below zero F.
The leading edge of the Arctic air raced southward across the Plains on Saturday, causing the temperature in northern Texas to drop by nearly 30 degrees in a matter of minutes.
Once over the United States, the core of the cold focused on the northern Plains with dozens of cities experiencing temperatures below -20 F on Sunday. Aberdeen, South Dakota, was one of the coldest cities across the region, dropping to a bone-chilling -37 F.
This marks only the second time in living memory that snow has fallen in the desert. The only previously known occurrence was on Feb. 18, 1979.
The first full day of winter was unusually warm around the North Pole with temperatures on Thursday approaching the melting point (32 F/0 C). This is the equivalent of nearly 40 degrees Fahrenheit above normal.
This extreme temperature occurred in complete darkness as this part of the world does not experience any sunlight around the time of the December solstice.
Severe smog in China, which has been dubbed an "airpocalypse," resulted in school closures and hundred of flight cancellations this week. The smog is affecting 460 million people, ABC News reported.
Beijing and 21 other cities issued red alerts due to the severe air pollution, according to China's Ministry of Environmental Protection. The red alert is the most serious level of China's four-tiered warning system for air pollution.
To combat the pollution, construction sites and certain factories were expected to be shut down in Beijing and the city of Tianjin.
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Ahead of a sweep of October-like air, heavy, damaging thunderstorms will march across the midwestern United States on Thursday afternoon and night.
La antigua estación meteorológica con la que contaban, fue destruida tan pronto se comenzaron a registrar las primeras ráfagas del huracán María en septiembre del pasado año.
After two years of careful planning, the Topsail, NC dream wedding of Kerriann Otano and Dane Suarez was disrupted by Hurricane Florence. However, a community's response made sure the couple still had a day to remember.
Sizzling sunshine, light winds and very warm and humid air will persist and make for uncomfortable conditions for those dealing with ongoing flooding and increasing numbers of people beginning to clean up after flooding from Florence.
AccuWeather, a global leader in digital media and weather-related big data, donated a new meteorological station to a local chapter of the American Meteorological Society in Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria destroyed their old equipment.
A former tropical depression will bring needed rainfall, but also a flood risk to the southwestern United States and southern High Plains into Friday.
About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in floodwaters from Florence in North Carolina. Health and environmental concerns have been raised as flooded power plants, industrial sites, and animal-manure lagoons may leak toxic waste into drinking water.
La científica Ada Monzón advirtió a millones de puertorriqueños del 'monstruo' que era el huracán María con educación y apostando a la resiliencia.