Daily Archives: January 28, 2022

Northeast braces for “bomb cyclone” winter storm

CBS News – Jan 27, 2022

Parts of the Northeast are likely to face a major winter storm this weekend that threatens the region with snow and hurricane-force winds. CBS News Philly meteorologist Llarisa Abreu joins “CBS News Mornings” with the latest forecast.

Justice Breyer’s retirement and the future of SCOTUS

GBH News– Jan 27, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, and President Joe Biden has promised to nominate a Black woman in his place. Laurence Tribe, Harvard professor emeritus, speaks with Jim Braude about Breyer’s legacy, and what his absence will mean on the Supreme Court.

Millions Bracing For Dangerous Winter Storm

NBC News = Jan 28, 2022

More than 60 million people are bracing for a dangerous winter storm that’s barreling up the East Coast. Several governors have declared states of emergency ahead of expected hurricane-force winds, whiteout conditions and flooding in coastal towns.

Georgia bracing for arctic air

11Alive – Jan 28, 2022

Georgia is in for a temperature drop.

Bridge collapses near Pittsburgh

ABC News– Jan 28, 2022
No one was seriously injured or killed, but at least 10 people suffered minor injuries. The bridge was 52 years old and the structure was listed as “poor” during its last inspection four months ago.

Scituate warning coastal residents ahead of nor’easter

WCVB Channel 5 Boston – Jan 27, 2022

Officials in Scituate are asking residents to consider relocating ahead of a powerful nor’easter expected to bring strong winds, heavy snow and the potential for minor to moderate coastal flooding.

New Hampshire Seacoast nor’easter forecast: Blizzard warning for Saturday

WMUR-TV Jan 28, 2022

A blizzard warning is in effect at the coastline, where heavy snow and gusty winds are expected for much of the day Saturday.

Video: Historic, impactful blizzard heading toward Massachusetts

WCVB Channel 5 Boston – Jan 28, 2022

Cindy Fitzgibbon has a look at the timing for the approaching blizzard, how much snow is projected across Massachusetts, and the hurricane-force winds associated with it.

City of Boston declares snow emergency ahead of storm

WCVB Channel 5 Boston – Jan 28, 2022

A snow emergency goes into effect Friday night for the city of Boston, Mayor Michelle Wu announced Friday.

Tropical Storm Ana Devastates Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar as Hundreds of Thousands Displaced

LatestLY – Jan 28, 2022

At least 75 people have died, and lakhs displaced in Southern African countries as Tropical Storm Ana lashed the continent. Torrential rains lashed Malawi and Mozambique before the storm made landfall in Madagascar. 48 people have died in Madagascar as of Thursday while Mozambique reported 18 killed and 11 had died in Malawi. Madagascar announced a state of emergency as infrastructure was crippled and rescue teams struggled to cope with the scale of disaster.