Snow falls across East Tennessee; crews working to clear roads

Snow fell in much of East Tennessee Sunday morning collecting on grassy surfaces and some roadways. KCSO is off of their snow plan and will resume answering calls as normal. The Sheriff is reminding all motorist to still use caution for potentially slick bridges and overpasses....


Frigid nights, black ice to follow southern US snowstorm through midweek

Following the storm that dropped up to 2 feet of snow and cut power to hundreds of thousands into Monday, frigid nights will set the stage for difficulties for those without a means for heat and motorists venturing on icy roads. Areas from North Georgia and northernmost South Carolina to eastern Tennessee, eastern Kentucky, central and western North Carolina, southern West Virginia, central Virginia and southern Maryland were hit with heavy snow and/or ice from the most recent storm...


Next major storm to bring mostly rain to southern, eastern US

The next major storm for the southern and eastern United States, currently scheduled from Thursday, Dec. 13, to Sunday, Dec. 16, is likely to bring rain and not snow or ice to many locations that were hit and others that were missed by the storm this past weekend. Dry weather is in store for much of the eastern two-thirds of the nation until the latter part of the week in the South Central states and much of the Northeast until the weekend....


Geminid meteor shower to dazzle onlookers Thursday night with up to 120 meteors per hour

Thursday night will feature hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky as the Geminid shower reaches its peak. “The Geminids are usually the strongest meteor showers of the year and meteor enthusiasts are certain to circle Dec. 13 and 14 on their calendars,” the American Meteor Society said. The chilly winter weather may deter some people from heading outside this week to look for the Geminids, but those that brave the elements will be rewarded with up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour...


Why your blood pressure can spike when it's cold outside

Bundling up during the colder months will not only prevent you from shivering, but it’ll help keep your blood pressure down. Lower temperatures narrow the blood vessels, which elevates blood pressure, since higher pressure is then required to push blood through the now-narrowed arteries and veins....



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    What is a meteotsunami?

    When intense storms move over open water, they can generate a wall of water known as a meteotsunami, an uncommon event that can cause damage along the coast of bodies of water.These events can be difficult to predict and can range from small, almost undetectable waves of water to larger waves that can inundate coastal areas...