'Superstorm' Sandy was over western Pennsylvania Tuesday morning, moving toward the Great Lakes. Some spots may see a foot of rain, and waves on Lakes Michigan and Huron could reach 35 feet.
Hurricane Sandy could dump 10 inches of rain along the coast and a foot of snow in the Appalachians. It could also bring a strong storm surge and tropical-force winds.
Tropical-force winds, with hurricane-force gusts, could stretch from coastal Virginia to Boston by early Tuesday, latest forecasts show. Hurricane Sandy is still expected to combine with a nor'easter, into a 'Frankenstorm.'
A Frankenstorm? The National Hurricane Center computer models are forecasting a track that shows Hurricane Sandy heading toward Delaware.
In the blame game for this winter's anticipated high heating costs, some point a finger at Obama, and others the oil industry. But energy analysts say expected cold weather is the major culprit.
AccuWeather is forecasting above-normal snowfall from the southern Appalachians to southern New England. The biggest storms, it says, will take place in January and February.
For super-warm 2012 to end up as an average year in the lower 48 states would require an astonishing, and record-breaking, cold snap over the final four months. That's not in the forecast.
Hurricane Isaac was only a Category 1, but its storm surge and slow pace led to inland flooding and reversed the Mississippi for 24 hours. Scientists are working to better forecast these effects.
As the system moved south, forecasters started to realize this was not just an ordinary summer thunderstorm. The last time a derecho hit the US was in 2009, in the Plains states.
Klan Highway. The Ku Klux Klan wants to join Georgia's 'Adopt-A-Highway' program. Does the Constitution support the KKK bid for a 'Klan Hiwghay'?