Winter weather

People walk through a snowstorm in downtown Jackson, Mich., Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It might seem counterintuitive, but the dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the U.S. thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic. Get used to it. The polar vortex has been wandering more often in recent years. It all started with misplaced Moroccan...
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FILE-In this Jan. 29, 2014 aerial file photo, abandoned cars at I-75 headed northbound near the Chattahoochee River overpass are piled up in the median of the ice-covered interstate after a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, for Atlanta, a city known for its ability to grind to a halt even in relatively light snowfalls. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
January 28, 2019 - 10:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as "snow jam," another winter storm is bearing down on the city — just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl 53. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a...
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Chicago's lakefront is frozen over Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The National Weather Service had a wind chill warning in effect until 12 p.m. Friday for counties in northwestern and north central Illinois. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 25, 2019 - 3:59 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An arctic blast spread painful cold across the Midwest on Friday, closing schools, opening warming centers and even intimidating ice fishermen in a taste of the even more dangerous weather expected next week. Forecasters called it a replay of the "polar vortex" that bludgeoned...
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A runner and his dog brave frigid conditions while making their way east across the Stone Arch Bridge, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Minneapolis. The National Weather Service issued a wind child advisory overnight Thursday for Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas and several other states. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 6:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Upper Midwest is about to plunge into a deep freeze. The National Weather Service says the wind chill factor could dip to 40 to 50 degrees below zero (40 to 45 below zero, Celsius) in parts of Wisconsin and Minnesota and to 30 to 35 below (34 to 37 below, Celsius) in the...
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Meredith Davis scrapes off her car as snow and freezing rain arrived on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
January 23, 2019 - 10:42 am
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of schools are closed across the Midwest and Detroit's main airport is seeing hours-long delays as a major snowstorm crawls across the region. The National Weather Service issued weather advisories and warnings across several northern U.S. states on Wednesday, from the...
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Ice crystals cover glass in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 22, 2019 - 6:56 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow. The storm comes on the heels of the snow, frigid air and strong winds that hit the...
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A man walks past the Grand Palais monument during snowfall in Paris, Tuesday Jan.22, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 22, 2019 - 9:30 am
PARIS (AP) — France's national weather agency Meteo France said Tuesday that a large part of the country is on alert for dangerous levels of snow and ice and urged people to limit their movement. The area includes 24 departments in northern and central France, and in the Paris area. Meteo France...
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Marvin Hooks wears a face mask to protect him from the cold as he walks on North Street in Pittsfield, Mass., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern U.S. Monday with falling temperatures replacing the weekend's falling snow. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
January 21, 2019 - 8:53 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. The National Weather Service had forecast that temperatures would be more than 20 degrees below normal across the Northeast, with wind gusts up...
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January 21, 2019 - 4:53 pm
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a body found in the Neuse River is that of a truck driver missing since a winter storm in December. The state Highway Patrol tells WRAL-TV that the body of 29-year-old Richard Odell White Jr. of Elizabethtown was found Saturday near a boat landing...
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January 20, 2019 - 6:44 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Frigid temperatures and high winds will mean bone-chilling conditions in the Mid-Atlantic region into Monday. The National Weather Service has issued wind chill advisories for Delaware, nearly all of Maryland, all but the southeastern corner of Virginia and portions of western...
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