“This sounds like a parody of a newspaper assignment,” one of our friends said of our plans to ascend Mount Washington. (At least our editors would be warm.)
Heavy snowfall. Face-freezing temperatures. Around the globe, another winter phenomenon was in full force: rescuing people and animals from icy waters.
A backlog of flights has resulted in multiple delays, and frustrated passengers are taking to social media to complain.
The winter storm that barreled from Florida to Maine and cloaked the East Coast in snow has moved on, but frigid air — and plenty of icy, then slushy, messes — will linger for days.
The storm, which dropped sleet or snow as far south as Florida, was expected to produce blizzard conditions as it moved up the Eastern Seaboard.
Bomb cyclones have been referred to as “winter hurricanes.” Our science reporter explains how they really work.