Tsunami Death Toll Soars To 114,000; New Warning Sends People Scrambling; Tsunami Could Hit U.S. West Coast; Animals’ Sixth Sense; S. Calif. Hit By Twister, Flooding, Sinkhole; Storm Knocks Stations Off Air; Snow To Sierra, S.W. Colo.; Indiana Flooding Concerns; Canada’s WX Top 10; New Year’s Webcam Streams; Meteor Shower Peaks Jan. 3; Space Station Weight Loss
- Tsunami Death Toll Soars To 114,000: Aid efforts encounter chaos
- Fresh Tsunami Warning Sends People Scrambling in India, Sri Lanka
- Scientists: Tsunami Could Hit West Coast
- Tsunami Adds to Belief in Animals’ ‘Sixth Sense’
- Images and Videos
- Current World Quakes List (List also in lower left column of this page)
- Much more on the tsunami/earthquake in yesterday’s entry below.
Deadly Storms In West: West Coast Storms Leave 7 Dead, 2 Missing
San Diego: Wild Weather Wreaks Havoc Around County: 55-mile-per-hour winds knocked down the upper half of KSON’s 460-foot transmitter. The shards of metal landed in a police vehicle impound lot. KSON, one AM station and a low-powered UHF station were knocked off off the air, NBC 7/39 reported.
Northern California: Reprieve From Rain Is Brief As Storms To Continue Through New Year’s: “The roads are going to be a mess,” said Don Noxon, forecaster for the National Weather Service’s Sacramento office.
Storm Brings More Snow To Sierra: Storm sent torrents of water through a storm channel in the lower level of a Las Vegas Strip casino parking structure.
Weather News: Melting Snow, Rain Bring Flooding Concerns To Indiana: The National Weather Service says the likelihood of flooding depends on how fast the snow melts and how much rain Indiana gets in the next few days.
World Of Webcams: Webcast to Show Crowds Streaming in Times Square: For six hours, starting from when the ball lights up on top of One Times Square until 15 minutes after it drops at midnight, viewers will get to choose from three live streams. The initiative is a collaboration among the Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment, Clear Channel Entertainment TV and MSN.
Space News: Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Jan. 3
Top 5 WXnation.com city weather and webcam pages visited on Wednesday: 1. Los Angeles 2. Reno 3. San Diego 4. Las Vegas 5. Phoenix … See the top 20 so far this month in the center column of our home page.