Titan, now in color!; Auroras may abound; Rising river in Illinois poses flood peril; Storms to get more destructive; Snow storms batter Greece; Winter carnival in northern Ontario faces snow shortage; Tsunami death toll more than 162,000; Body recovered at avalanche site
Titan, Now In Color!: Astronomy Picture of the Day has chosen a color view from Titan that “gazes across a suddenly familiar but distant landscape on Saturn’s largest moon.” The image to the right [Courtesy: ESA, NASA, Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer Team (LPL)] links to a large version and further explanation.
Auroras May Abound: SpaceWeather.com’s aurora alert continues: Two coronal mass ejections headed toward Earth could spark strong auroras when they arrive on Jan. 17. The clouds were blasted into space by M8- and X2-class explosions above giant sunspot 720 on Jan. 15.
Rising river in Illinois poses flood peril: Flooding on the Kankakee River is expected to peak by Friday and last for a week, the National Weather Service predicted Sunday.
Tsunami Update: Indonesia raises tsunami death toll by 5,000: Death toll at more than 162,000. Aid link is in the top right of this page
Avalanche Update: One body recovered at site of Friday avalanche in Utah
Top 100 Streaming Webcams Update: The new Top 100 streaming webcams page now reflects data through Jan. 16.
Top 5 WXnation.com city weather and webcam pages visited on Sunday: 1. Vancouver 2. Boston 3. New York City 4. Pittsburgh 5. Reno … See the top 20 so far this month in the center column of our home page.