The New Zealand Ministry Of Civil Defense and Emergency Management has issued a Tsunami threat warning following a 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast.
The warning, released via social media and the EQNZ website, instructs folks in the region to “Stay off beaches and shore areas. Do not go sightseeing.” and “People in coastal areas should stay out of the water. Stay off beaches and shore.”
We have issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory in all New Zealand coastal areas including the Chatham Islands Continue reading
Poor visibility is being blamed for a massive multi-vehicle pileup Saturday morning that closed both the east and westbound lanes of I-78 in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania.
At least 60 vehicles were involved in the crash as frigid temperatures dipped below 15 degrees. As many as 3 fatalities were reported, however the exact number is unconfirmed.
“There were multiple vehicles and multiple injuries,” LeBron said, adding that he could not confirm early reports of fatalities. Continue reading
The National Weather Service is warning of a “historic blizzard” that may hit Amarillo, Lubbock and other parts of the Texas Panhandle this weekend, generating a staggering 15 inches of snow.
The Panhandle could receive 6 to 15 inches of the white stuff, with higher amounts possible in other areas of the region.
High winds could drive wind chill factor as low as 10 below zero and cause snow drifts several feet high. Continue reading
The Dallas police headquarters was ambushed by someone in an armored van early Saturday.
The shooting prompted a pursuit involving dozens of police vehicles. The gunman is currently in a standoff with police after being cornered along Interstate 45.
Unconfirmed reports indicated that more shots had been fired at that location. Continue reading
Aaron Hernandez‘s murder trial has been canceled for a second straight day after two more feet of snow fell on Boston.
On Friday, the jury took a fieldtrip to the home of Hernandez and the murder scene, and that was the last official day of court proceedings as the weather has made it nearly impossible for travel to and from the courthouse.
New England and New York state are enduring the third winter storm in less than two weeks. Continue reading
Love Field, Dallas, Texas, is on “security hold” Saturday night putting in limbo an untold number of inbound flights. Planes have been advised to avoid landing at the Northwest Dallas airport.
Southwest Airlines released a brief statement,
Our top priority is safety. Once cleared by security we will work diligently to get our passengers safely to their destinations as quickly as possible. Continue reading
The National Guard will assist Buffalo with snow jammed roadways which stranded hundreds of vehicles.
150 soldiers manning seven Bobcats, 10 dump trucks and five humvees, will clear road and free vehicles.
The soldiers will come from the 152nd Engineer company in Buffalo and the 827th Engineer Company in Horseheads. Continue reading
A string of power lines came down during intense flooding in Phoenix, Arizona.
The flooding has closed both directions of Interstate 17 at Durango, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
A Saint Louis Labor Day lightning storm put the spotlight on something very strange streaking across the night sky.
Anchor, Shirley Washington, was explaining that a meteorologist would be giving updates on the severe weather when something shoots across the screen. The flying object is illuminated by flashes of lightning and then, in the blink of an eye, it was gone..
A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1015 PM MST/1015 PM PDT/ for central Mohave County… At 819 PM MST…radar indicated widespread moderate rain with several thunderstorms producing heavy rain from along the Colorado River across Kingman to Peach Springs. These showers and thunderstorms were moving north.
There have been several reports of impassable roads in Golden Valley and Kingman. Locations impacted include… Kingman…Golden Valley……Peach Springs…Chloride…Windy Point Campground…Packsaddle Campground…Dolan Springs…Valentine and Diamond Creek campground. Precautionary/preparedness actions…
Flash flooding is expected in washes…low water crossings and on roads. To escape rising water…move to higher ground. Never try to cross a flooded Road or enter a flood channel. Turn around…dont drown! Report flooding to the Las Vegas National Weather Service via facebook or twitter. Lat…Lon 3495 11463 3504 11464 3508 11461 3511 11465 3513 11458 3518 11457 3534 11459 3548 11468 3562 11465 3571 11471 3583 11333 3518 11333 Jh 802 PM PDT sun Aug 3 2014 The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… south central Clark County in southern Nevada… * until 1100 PM PDT * at 754 PM PDT…