A real-time tool that helped track Hurricane Ian’s path toward Florida, and then its second landfall in the Carolinas, will now monitor Tropical Storm Nicole as it strengthens and moves toward the United States.
At a Glance
Hurricane Nicole is forecast to make landfall in Florida tonight.
Hurricane, storm surge and tropical storm alerts have been issued in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Coastal flooding, strong winds, flooding rain and tornadoes are expected along the Southeast coast.
Flooding rain, strong winds and a few tornadoes are possible in the rest of the East Friday into early Saturday.
The city of St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, declared a state of emergency on January 17 as the province was battered by a blizzard that brought high winds and driving snow.
Environment Canada said “intense winds and record-breaking snowfall” bore down on Newfoundland on Friday. A total of 76.2 centimeters (30 inches) of snow was recorded at St John’s International Airport on Friday, shattering the previous record of 68.4 centimeters (about 27 inches) that was set in April of 1999, according to the weather service.
Parts of Britain could be in line for a white Christmas, with a cold snap starting this week.
The Met Office has forecast ice and freezing temperatures for Monday, and some parts of the country already had two inches of snow on Sunday night.
A yellow weather warning was in place for parts of the country on Monday, with the Met Office warning that temperatures would plummet “widely below zero”, leading to icy stretches on the roads and up to 2cm of snow.
The lowest minimum temperature was recorded at Kinbrace in the Scottish Highlands, where the mercury dropped to -3.6C.
A cross-country storm is set to bring enough snow to shovel and plow along a stretch of about 2,000 miles from the Colorado Rockies to Down East Maine with a wintry mix and rain to the south and pockets of ice along the way.
Anticipated snow totals continue to rise for Northern parts of New Jersey where a winter storm warning has been issued for Sunday until Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The winter storm warning is in effect for Sussex, Warren and Morris counties from 4 a.m. Sunday to 1 a.m. Tuesday. Those locations could see heavy mixed precipitation with snow totals anywhere from 5 to 11 inches, the National Weather Service reported late Saturday afternoon.