Thursday, January 18, 2018

Weather News

After floods and snow, bitter cold disrupts life on East Coast (w/video)

After floods and snow, bitter cold disrupts life on East Coast (w/video)

BOSTON — Frigid temperatures, some that could feel as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region attempted to clean up from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coa...
Published: 01/05/18
Florida winter lingers for Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs

Florida winter lingers for Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs

TARPON SPRINGS — Winter has closed schools and roads in Florida. But it won’t stop what is often called the largest Epiphany celebration in the Western Hemisphere.Thousands will gather Saturday in Tarpon Springs to cheer on a group of teenage boys pl...
Published: 01/05/18
Fish and plant farmers alike push back against Winter Storm Grayson

Fish and plant farmers alike push back against Winter Storm Grayson

The cold has been unrelenting. One day after delivering Tallahassee’s first measurable snowfall in decades, Winter Storm Grayson’s push north flung Arctic air toward Florida, sending overnight temperatures in the Tampa Bay area below fre...
Published: 01/04/18
Updated: 01/05/18
It’s so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

It’s so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

MIAMI BEACH — It’s so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees. Temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit early Thursday in parts of South Florida, according to the National Weather Service in Miami. That’s ...
Published: 01/04/18
Cold shelters: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando

Cold shelters: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando

TAMPA BAY AREA SHELTERSThese cold shelters will be open Thursday and Friday nights for bay area residents. Pasco County shelters will be open through Saturday night, while Pinellas and Hillsborough counties have not yet decided to stay open through t...
Published: 01/04/18
Massive storm roars into East Coast; record cold to follow

Massive storm roars into East Coast; record cold to follow

HARTFORD, Conn. — A massive winter storm roared into the East Coast on Thursday, dumping as much as 18 inches of snow from the Carolinas to Maine and unleashing hurricane-force winds that closed schools and offices and canceled thousands of flights....
Published: 01/04/18
Forecast: Freeze warnings, frost and dry air take hold across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Freeze warnings, frost and dry air take hold across Tampa Bay

It’s downright cold in Tampa Bay.In Hernando County, a deputy had enough snow on her patrol car to fashion a small snowman on her hood. In Clearwater, people used credit cards to scrape ice from their windshields before frigid morning commutes. In T...
Published: 01/04/18
While storm blasts Southeast, it could have been worse in Tampa Bay

While storm blasts Southeast, it could have been worse in Tampa Bay

Winter is here, Florida. The brutal winter storm that lashed the eastern United States did not spare the southernmost continental state on Wednesday. Snow fell on Tallahassee for the first time in three decades. Icy roads reached as far south as La...
Published: 01/03/18
Updated: 01/04/18
On bombogenesis and why winter is coming to Florida ... but a ‘winter hurricane’ is not

On bombogenesis and why winter is coming to Florida ... but a ‘winter hurricane’ is not

The frigid low-pressure storm riling up the East Coast is very real. It can be blamed for the 75-car pileup in Buffalo, N.Y., the snow in Tallahassee and the deep chill across Tampa Bay.But a "winter hurricane" it is not. Nor is it really a "snow hur...
Published: 01/03/18
Forecast: Now that skies have cleared, frigid temperatures will reign across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Now that skies have cleared, frigid temperatures will reign across Tampa Bay

The rain may have finally broke this afternoon, but the un-Florida-like chill is still here.And it’s just going to get worse.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area Wake-up temperatures started in the low 40s this morning, accom...
Published: 01/03/18