How to Watch “Moses Storm: Trash White” and save on HBO Max
Moses Storm’s hour-long visual standup comedy special premieres today on HBO Max. From executive producer Conan O’Brien comes “Moses Storm: Trash White.”“Moses Storm: Trash White” showcases Storm’s unique flavor of storytelling. Presented on a hand-built stage set, this hilarious and personal HBO Max comedy special details the quick-witted performer’s experience growing up poor in America. From dumpster diving to toilet paper theft, “Moses Storm: Trash White” takes viewers on a touchingly outrageous journey accented by air-tight punchlines. Where to watch:You can stream “Moses Storm: Trash White” with an HBO Max subscription.mlive.com
Solar storm: NASA predicts it will impact Earth before Christmas, could bring Northern Lights
A solar storm that erupted on the sun on Dec. 20, might cause disruption before Christmas, 2021 as NASA warned of an incoming “impact” that could cause radio disruptions and GPS issues, reports say. According to a report by Space.com, the solar storm may boost northern lights displays around the north pole, citing a Dec. 22 statement by the U.K. Met Office space weather forecasting center.mlive.com
Forget about a white Christmas; New data shows another cranked up, warm storm
All of the latest data show a similar scenario with a strong storm center moving into western Lake Superior Christmas Eve. Storm forecast from Christmas Eve Day to late Christmas Day. It’s going to be a green and warm Christmas Eve. Temperatures on Christmas Eve will be in the 40s and 50s for at least the southern half of Lower Michigan. The cooler air will be moving in throughout Christmas Day, but morning will still be mild by Christmas standards.mlive.com
Timeline and locations of 60 mph winds expected to rip through Michigan
Here is where we expect the highest wind gusts and what time you can expect the gusts. But the biggest feature is the rapid deepening of the low pressure will occur as the storm crosses Lower Michigan. A patch of 50 mph wind gusts will move across the southern third of Lower Michigan tonight. The second patch of 50 mph gusts will be more widespread across most of Lower Michigan. The southwest corner, including Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Muskegon will have strongest gusts between 45 mph and 50 mph.mlive.com
Coast Guard diver recovers body from car above Niagara Falls
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew braved poor visibility and frigid rapids to reach a car partly submerged in water near the brink of Niagara Falls, in New York, then lowered a rescue swimmer on a hoist who pulled out the woman trapped inside.news.yahoo.com
Taiwan rushes to contain sudden cane toad invasion
Toads are a symbol of prosperity and good fortune in Taiwan, but the unexpected discovery of an invasive species has officials and environmentalists scrambling to contain their spread. With flashlights in hand and shielded by protective gloves, dozens of volunteers from the Taiwan Amphibian Conservation Society worked through the night searching rice fields and vegetable plots for their quarry -- the cane toad.news.yahoo.com
The Northeast is lashed with strong winds and heavy rain from the season's first nor'easter
The first nor'easter of the season blasts the Northeast with fierce winds and heavy rain. Peak winds could top 50 miles per hour and 3-6 inches of rain is expected to fall. Mola Lenghi reports from Long Beach, NY.news.yahoo.com
Severe weather threatens millions across the nation
Residents on the East Coast are now bracing for the season's first nor'easter, as severe weather threatens tens of millions of Americans from the Pacific Northwest to New England. CBS news lead national correspondent David Begnaud reports on the impact of a record-breaking bomb cyclone on the West Coast, and CBS news meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins Elaine Quijano on CBSN to discuss the severe weather across the nation this week.news.yahoo.com
Record-breaking bomb cyclone lashes West Coast
The San Francisco Bay Area is recovering from what’s being called the strongest storm to hit the region in more than 25 years. Record rain, howling winds and mudslides caused widespread damage from southern California to the Pacific Northwest. David Begnaud reports.news.yahoo.com
Strong storm batters drought-stricken California
A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees, cutting power to 380,000 utility customers and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of the state. (Oct. 25)news.yahoo.com
High winds pummeled Bay County’s shoreline, leading to flooding and property damage
BAY CITY, MI - The storm that recently swept over mid-Michigan caused some headaches, especially for those who live along the Saginaw Bay shoreline. The sustained, strong winds coming straight out of the northeast caused the bay to come ashore and both rivers to rise quickly,” Ryan Manz, Bay County Emergency Management Coordinator, said in a Friday, Sept. 24 email to The Bay City Times. Properties along the Huron Bay shoreline, along the Kawkawlin River near the bay and along the Saginaw River in Bay City saw the largest impacts from the storm, Manz said. However, Manz said that wind speeds are typically higher along the shore with a north or northeast wind coming down from the Saginaw Bay. Despite the heavy winds and rapidly rising waters during the storm, Bay County did not see any significant infrastructure damage.mlive.com
The damage in Ida's wake
Rescue workers are surveying the damage Hurricane Ida left behind in southern Louisiana -- and finding that the storm left entire communities devastated. Winds that reached 150 miles per hour when the hurricane made landfall tore through trees, power lines and buildings.news.yahoo.com
Lake County prosecutors say Palatine man choked ex-girlfriend unconscious, tied her up during sexual assault
After hearing the alleged details of the kidnapping and sexual assault of the woman at a Lake Barrington-area business, a judge ordered Ryan Storm, of Palatine, held in lieu of $3 million bail.chicagotribune.com
School’s out: Ann Arbor Public Schools students given ‘virtual snow day’ Tuesday
ANN ARBOR – Remember snow days? In a time when students remain in virtual classrooms, a snow day might not be as glamorous as it once was. Still, students in Ann Arbor Public Schools are in luck because Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Kerr Swift has declared Tuesday a snow day. Snow totals from the overnight storm are expected to exceed half a foot across Southeast Michigan, with some areas getting up to 10 inches. Those sledding hills might get busy.
Metro Detroit road crews out in full force ahead of winter storm
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Snow emergencies are being issued across Metro Detroit as cities anticipate heavy snowfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Local 4 spoke with Craig Bryson with the Oakland County Road Commission. AdUnlike any other winter, with so many people working from home, clearing the roads ahead of rush hour traffic was different this year. So it’s a little bit surreal,” Craig Bryson said. In Wayne County, road crews were called in at 2 a.m. on Monday morning.
Crews in Metro Detroit prepare for substantial snow ahead of winter storm
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Snow emergencies are being issued across Metro Detroit as cities anticipate heavy snowfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Crews are already hard at work making plans to clear and salt the roads. Local 4 spoke with the Oakland County Road Commission. If you’re on the road and you see a snow plow make sure to give the driver some space. Pull over to the side of the road if you can so they can move around you, officials said.
Live weather radar: Snow in Michigan
DETROIT – A powdery trace to two or more inches of snow will fall by the end of breakfast Sunday morning. Track the live radar in the video player above. Have a smart TV? Watch the weather radar on your TVIf you have a smart TV (Apple, Roku, etc. ), you can go to the WDIV Local 4 Detroit channel and stream the live weather radar right there on your TV.
Live weather radar: Snow in Michigan
DETROIT – Snow is headed for Metro Detroit once again. Track live radar in the video player above. Have a smart TV? Watch the weather radar on your TVIf you have a smart TV (Apple, Roku, etc. ), you can go to the WDIV Local 4 Detroit channel and stream the live weather radar right there on your TV.
Daywatch: CPS calls for ‘cooling off’, affordable housing reform proposed in Chicago and project to block Asian carp moves forward
In Chicago, the storm blanketed the area with the most snowfall it has seen in 5 years. Although the city may be able to dig out of the snow with the help of mild temperatures through Thursday, forecasters are saying that the weekend is expected to bring the lowest temperatures of the season.chicagotribune.com
Atmospheric river storm nails California: Here’s what it means
An atmospheric river storm is drenching California, dumping snow on the state and creating dangerous mudslides. Evacuations were ordered Thursday in wildfire burn areas prone to mudslides as an atmospheric river storm pumped drenching rain into Southern California while blizzard conditions buried the Sierra Nevada in snow. Watch the video above for an explanation of what’s happening. Read further: Atmospheric river storm drenches California, snow piles high
Cook County could get another 3 inches of lake effect snow, forecasters issue winter weather advisory
The storm that moved through the Chicago area from Monday night through Tuesday evening left 4 to 6 inches of snow in much of the Chicago area, with totals up to about 8 inches in a few areas because of faster rates of snowfall from Lake Michigan moisture, according to the weather service. The storm left the most snow at O’Hare, 6 inches, since a Nov. 25-26, 2018, storm, according to the weather service, which was still compiling information about the storms Wednesday morning.chicagotribune.com
Metro Detroit weather: Here comes the cold -- and a weekend storm to monitor
Becoming partly cloudy and noticeably colder Wednesday night, with lows in the low teens (-11 degrees Celsius). Becoming partly cloudy Thursday night, with lows again in the low teens (-11 degrees Celsius). Mostly clear Friday night, with lows back down into the low teens (-11 degrees Celsius). AdCloudy Saturday night, with lows in the low 20s (-5 degrees Celsius). I’ll continue to monitor things through the week and keep you updated both here in my daily weather article, and on Twitter (@PGLocal4).
Storm remains ‘on track’ to bring 6 inches of snow Monday evening, Tuesday morning
The season so far has only totaled 8.6 inches at O’Hare, where the official climate data is tracked. Snowfall for the season is about 8 inches below the average at this point, so this one storm could catch up the area, Castro said.chicagotribune.com
First major winter storm to hit Chicago area this week: Snow and ice Tuesday through Wednesday, then maybe another round on New Year’s Eve.
The storm late Tuesday is expected to see its worst winds, which could reach up to 25 mph, heading into Wednesday morning, but it should be followed by warmer air. “So the threat of icing should diminish during the day for most of the area,” according to the weather service.chicagotribune.com
Powerful storm threatens 90 million and could impact holiday travel
Powerful storm threatens 90 million and could impact holiday travel The storm could affect holiday travel from the Northern Plains to the Gulf of Mexico and New England. CBS New York weathercaster Lonnie Quinn has the holiday forecast.cbsnews.com
Michigan winter weather advisory: Several inches of snow expected Monday-Tuesday
Snowfall totals expectedAs far as total snowfall is concerned, there will be a steady gradient of diminishing snow totals from east to west. Here’s how I see those totals breaking down:The far east side should receive 2 to 4 inches of total snow. Remember that the Local4Casters weather app has everything you need to prepare you for the two days ahead -- including live radar and a road conditions product. If you’re one of the few who doesn’t have the nation’s best weather app, what are you waiting for? Highs will generally be near 40 degrees (4 to 5 degrees Celsius), with lows generally in the mid to upper 20s (-4 to -2 degrees Celsius).
Intense wind brings down trees, causes mass power outages across Metro Detroit
METRO DETROIT – Strong winds Sunday brought down trees and caused mass power outages across Metro Detroit. MORE: Metro Detroit weather: Wind Advisory now in effectAs of 6:40 p.m. Sunday, more than 195,000 DTE customers are without power. The outages are spread across Metro Detroit with a large number near West Bloomfield. Ryan Stow, with DTE, said there have been about 1,000 downed power lines across Metro Detroit. DTE crews are assessing damage, and making repairs and restoring power, in areas where it is safe to do so.
Local artist creates replica of S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald
DETROIT – Today marks the 45th anniversary of one of the most famous Great Lakes shipwrecks: the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald. S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975 with the loss of the entire crew of 29. When launched on June 7, 1958, it was the largest ship on North America’s Great Lakes, and remains the largest to have sunk there. One local man decided he wanted to pay his respects to the victims lost on the vessel. According to a Los Angeles Times obituary, Edmund Fitzgerald, who died in 1986, was a civic leader in his hometown of Milwaukee.
Why the east side of an approaching hurricane is always strongest
Here’s a look at Hurricane Zeta as it moved through New Orleans on Oct. 28-29, 2020. In this video we take a look at why the east side -- or right side on a map -- is always the strongest side of the hurricane. Read more: Zeta barrels northeast after battering storm-weary coast
Hurricane Delta now Category 2, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan
Fishermen pull in a boat before the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Puerto Juarez, Cancun, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane Tuesday on a course to hammer southeastern Mexico and then continue on to the U.S. Gulf coast this week. (AP Photo/Victor Ruiz Garcia)MEXICO CITY – Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm Tuesday while on a course to hammer Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and then continue on to the U.S. Gulf Coast later in the week. From Tulum to Cancun, tourism-dependent communities still soaked by the remnants of Tropical Storm Gamma could bear the brunt of Delta. Delta increased in strength 80 mph, more than doubling from a 60 mph storm at 2 pm EDT Monday to 140 mph at 2 pm EDT Tuesday.
Watch live: Tracking Tropical Storm Beta
Watch a live tracker of Tropical Storm Beta as it makes landfall in Texas. Watch live here:Read more: Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall, brings flooding to TexasStorm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O’Connor, Texas. Early Tuesday, Beta was 35 miles (56 kilometers) north northwest of the city with maximum winds of 40 mph (64 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm was moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (4 kilometers) and is expected to stall inland over Texas.
Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring
HOUSTON – As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. Rain from Beta was already coming down Monday in the Houston area. Earlier predictions of up to 20 inches (51 centimeters) in some areas were downgraded Monday to up to 15 inches (38 centimeters). Forecasters and officials reassured residents Beta was not expected to be another Hurricane Harvey or Tropical Storm Imelda. Harvey in 2017 dumped more than 50 inches (127 centimeters) of rain on Houston, causing $125 billion in damage in Texas.
2 tropical storms, Paulette and Rene, form in the Atlantic
MIAMI Tropical Storm Rene was menacing the Cabo Verde islands on Tuesday after forming off the coast of West Africa. The Atlantics earliest known 17th named storm, Rene breaks the previous record of Rita, which formed Sept. 18, 2005. It was one of two storms that formed Monday; Tropical Storm Paulette took shape earlier in the day in the central Atlantic, far from land. Rene was centered about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south-southeast of Santo Antao with top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kmh), and moving west at about 15 mph (24 kmh). Paulette, meanwhile, had maximum sustained winds were 50 mph (85 kph) with modest strengthening expected over the next few days.
Tropical Storm Omar forms as Nana approaches Central America
MIAMI Tropical Storm Omar formed off the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Nana approached the coast of Central America, the U.S. National Hurricane Center reported. Nana was moving west at 18 mph (30 kph) on a path that could damage Central America on Wednesday and Thursday. The National Hurricane Center later said the entire coast of Belize had been placed under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch. The National Hurricane Center expects Tropical Storm Omar to be short-lived. Omar was 225 miles (365 kilometers) east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and moving east-northeast at 15 mph (24 kph).
Deaths, worries about assistance mount after Hurricane Laura
Rakisha Murray cries in relief as she arrives to see her mother's home undamaged, after she returned from evacuation with her mother and other family in Lake Charles, La., in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Federal and state officials are on the ground to help residents with home repairs and hotel stays. Nineteen deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; half were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators. More than 67,000 people in Louisiana have registered for assistance from FEMA so far, according to Edwards' office. In Lake Charles, many people were staying outside town.
LIVE TRACKING: Hurricane Laura blasts Gulf Coast with wind, rain, wall of water
Watch live satellite tracking and forecasting of Hurricane Laura. Laura pounded the Gulf Coast for hours with ferocious wind, torrential rains and rising seawater as it roared ashore over southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday, threatening the lives of people who didn’t evacuate. Hours after landfall, Laura was still a Category 2 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph (175 kph). Louisiana took the brunt of the damage when the Category 4 system barreled over Lake Charles, an industrial and casino city of 80,000 people. The hurricane’s top wind speed of 150 mph (241 kph) put it among the most powerful systems on record in the U.S.Read more here.
Florida braces for tropical storm Colin
Florida has declared a state of emergency in 34 counties as heavy rains, strong winds and serious flooding threatens most of the coastline. With wind gusts already up to 60 mph, residents are preparing themselves for the storm. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud joins CBSN with the latest.cbsnews.com