Extreme Weather

The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado had touched down around 11:20 a.m in the Los Angeles suburb of Montebello.
The storm system is taking aim at the Northeast after causing widespread damage leaving thousands without power.
Huge snowfall left some residents homebound in Southern California mountain communities, and they could be snowed in for another week.
Other wild winter weather in the Northeast included sea smoke and steam devils.
Temperatures across the region plummeted to double-digit negatives, with extreme wind chills making things feel even colder.
A powerful storm system took aim at the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, spawning a tornado that caused damage east of Houston.
Storm-battered California is getting more wind, rain and snow, raising flooding concerns, causing power outages and making travel dangerous.
“It was far worse than anything I had envisioned or seen on television. Roofs are just gone and trees look like toothpicks," said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey.
The tornado shredded the walls of homes, toppled roofs and uprooted trees in Selma, Alabama, a city etched in the history of the civil rights movement.
At least 17 people have died in the storms battering the state. The figure is likely to rise.