Cold weather continues overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, with temperatures falling down into the single numbers and teens. We’ll start sunny Wednesday, but clouds will be on the increase as we get ready for our next storm system. We are in an active pattern, and there are actually two more storms forecast in the next five days. As has been the case so much this winter, it looks like the next couple of storm systems will be warm enough that any precipitation changes over to rain. Some snow will arrive after the evening commute Wednesday, but it’s quickly going to mix with rain. This means accumulations will be on the order of a coating to perhaps an inch or two, with the higher amounts coming closer to New Hampshire. The odds of Boston seeing even an inch of snow are very small right now — it’s more likely the city will see a coating. In spite of the lack of snow, it will be slick because of the freezing rain overnight Wednesday. That is really the biggest issue, … [Read more...] about David Epstein: Two big storms are coming, but they won’t bring much snow
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How many camels does it take to tow a car? One – and no, it’s not a joke. A video that has gone viral shows a massive Bactrian camel somehow rescuing a car that’s stuck in the snow. Not only is this the craziest thing you’ll see all day, it also might be the most absurd clip you see all year. It was recorded in the Russian city of Saratov, which was recently hit with ferocious snow blizzards and, according to reports, many roads and motorways had snow banks taller than a person. It’s therefore little surprise that many drivers have found themselves stuck and in desperate need of help. Typically you’d expect to see 4x4s towing out cars that are stuck in thick snow, but the Russians do things a little different. That’s evidently why the owner of this camel decided it possessed more than enough strength to save this Lada Niva that, despite its off-roading prowess, was definitely not going anywhere. Despite what you may think, camels aren’t … [Read more...] about This Russian Camel Managed To Pull A Lada Out Of The Snow!
DRIVING in the snow is dangerous enough - especially if your car isn't insured and you have an accident. Here are the insurance rules around using your motor in adverse weather, and a few tips for checking if you're covered. Is my car insured in the snow? Your car insurance will still be valid if you take it out in the snow — but be warned. If your insurers believe you have negligently put your car in harm's way then any claim could be questioned. So if you take a risk and try to travel in heavy amber or red weather warnings and end up in an accident, you may be scuppered. Kevin Pratt, consumer affairs expert at MoneySuperMarket, told The Scottish Sun : "Your insurance cover should remain valid whatever the weather, but don’t take that as a green flag to drive without giving heed to the red alert for snow. "Simply knowing you’re going to get a payout shouldn’t mean you take undue risks. “If your insurance company can prove contributory … [Read more...] about Is my car insured in the snow? Here is how to find out if you’re covered to drive in adverse UK weather conditions
Aleanna Siacon and Matthew Dolan Detroit Free Press Published 6:07 PM EST Nov 25, 2018 Michigan and other areas across the Midwest are bracing for heavy snow and dangerous conditions that had already caused a number of reported airport delays and road closures by Sunday. Parts of Michigan were expected to see some snowfall starting Sunday evening. The incoming winter storm is expected to bring 5 to 8 inches of snow to parts of Michigan starting later Sunday into Monday, according to an urgent warning published by the National Weather Service. The bulk of the snowfall is expected to land well north of metro Detroit. Places like Howell and Flint are under a winter storm warning and could see as much as 8 inches of the white stuff. But the city of Detroit, which is only under a lesser storm advisory, should plan for 1 to 2 inches of snow. Still, just north of the city in places in and around Pontiac could see between 4 and 6 inches. Those in Ann Arbor as … [Read more...] about Midwest storm brings heavy snow, triggers airport delays
Most of us probably love a hot summer but when the temperature gets a bit too much you night just want to stand beside the open door of a freezer to cool down. But at a spa hotel in Shepherd’s Bush you can go even further than that and step into a room which is effectively like a giant freezer. The Snow Paradise at K West Hotel & Spa, in Richmond Way, is a cabin chilled to the icy sub-zero temperature of -10C to -15C and filled with the finest natural real snow made from air and water. It is the closest you might get in west London to the Finnish tradition of hot and cold therapy where people alternate between a sauna and then rolling around in the snow outside or a plunge in icy waters. Read More Where to keep cool in and not far from west London At K Spa’s Wet Spa you might enjoy a bit of time in the steam room or sauna and then when the heat gets a bit too much, pop into The Snow Paradise cabin for a blast of its icy temperature. It is recommended, though, that you … [Read more...] about The snow-filled spa room you might not know exists in west London