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Dogs Joyous After Two Feet of Snow Falls on Watertown1m43s

Dogs Joyous After Two Feet of Snow Falls on Watertown

Residents of Watertown were getting their shovels out on Saturday, January 26, after more than two feet (25.5 inches) of lake effect snow fell on the town over two days, as reported by the National Weather Service in Buffalo. This footage shows whiteout conditions in the town on Friday, followed by dogs playing in the snow on Saturday. The weather service said Watertown residents could expect another two to four inches of snow on Saturday, and up to seven inches on Sunday. Credit: Jeffry Weldon via Storyful

Two Feet of Lake Effect Snow Blankets New York's Watertown59s

Two Feet of Lake Effect Snow Blankets New York's Watertown

Residents of Watertown were getting their shovels out on Saturday, January 26, after more than two feet of lake effect snow fell on the town over two days, as reported by the National Weather Service in Buffalo. This footage shows snow piled up outside a front in Watertown late on Friday. The weather service said Watertown residents could expect another two to four inches of snow on Saturday, and up to seven inches on Sunday. Credit: @phatmoongoddess via Storyful

Sun Shines on South Erie County After Lake Effect Snow Pummels Area1m35s

Sun Shines on South Erie County After Lake Effect Snow Pummels Area

The sun peaked through the clouds over North Boston, in New York’s Erie County, on Saturday, January 26, after a band of “lake effect” snow dropped 16.3 inches on the town in a 24-hour period. Hank Jr Breukelman set out in his plow on Saturday morning to clear some snow away, and shared this footage showing heavy accumulations in North Boston. According to local meteorologists, 17.2 inches of snow fell on Buffalo Airport, about 17 miles north of North Boston, breaking a record set in 1915. Credit: Hank Jr Breukelman via Storyful

Flooding Leaves Mounds of Ice on Neighborhood Streets in Vermilion26s

Flooding Leaves Mounds of Ice on Neighborhood Streets in Vermilion

Flooding on the Vermilion River carried large chunks of ice onto neighborhood streets in Vermilion, Ohio, on January 24. The flooding was caused by an ice jam in the Vermilion river, according to local media. A flash flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service on the same day, warning of rising water. The previous day, January 23, eleven people and three dogs were rescued from their homes near the river bank, local news reported. Credit: Steve Manheim via Storyful

Ice Jams Swell Pemigewasset River, Cause Flooding in Plymouth8s

Ice Jams Swell Pemigewasset River, Cause Flooding in Plymouth

Ice jams along the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire caused water levels to rise, leading to flooding along Holderness Road in Plymouth on Friday, January 25. Officials closed the road, which runs past the Plymouth State University Ice Arena. Plymouth State Athletics said the Plymouth State Women’s Ice Hockey game with JWU Providence Athletics, scheduled for Friday evening, had been postponed due to the flooding. Credit: @GunnarConsolWx via Storyful

Blowing Snow Creates Eerie Drive on I-29 Near Fargo16s

Blowing Snow Creates Eerie Drive on I-29 Near Fargo

Blowing snow and temperatures of between minus six and minus four degrees Fahrenheit created treacherous driving conditions with low visibility on Interstate 29 near Fargo, North Dakota, on January 24. This video shows snow drifting in thin bands across the road as the wind whips up other snow, creating a fog-like effect. The Minnesota Department of Transportation warned drivers to slow down and take extra caution as blowing snow created drifts in the road. Credit: Carol Bauer via Storyful

Heavy Snowfall Covers Town in North Algeria4m22s

Heavy Snowfall Covers Town in North Algeria

A winter storm sweeping Algeria brought snow to several areas of the country on January 24, according to local news reports. Air Algerie suspended a number of flights due to the heavy snowfall, Radio Algerie reported. This footage shows snow blanketing the northern city of El Ouricia. Credit: Abdulrahim Staifi via Storyful

Algerian City Covered in Snow As Winter Storm Hits6m49s

Algerian City Covered in Snow As Winter Storm Hits

A winter storm sweeping Algeria brought snow to several areas of the country on January 24, according to local news reports. Air Algerie suspended a number of flights due to the heavy snowfall, Radio Algerie reported. This footage shows snow blanketing the northern city of Setif. Credit: Adel Kousa via Storyful

Thousands of Students March in Brussels for Climate Change Action16s

Thousands of Students March in Brussels for Climate Change Action

Students in Brussels marched past the European Parliament in a protest over climate change on January 24. Greenpeace said 32,000 young people took part in the protest, which called on lawmakers to take more action on climate change. This footage shows people marching near Avenue des Arts in Brussels, Belgium. Credit: @JetaBejtullahu via Storyful

Stunning Drone Footage Shows Saudi Arabia's Zahwan Mountains2m01s

Stunning Drone Footage Shows Saudi Arabia's Zahwan Mountains

Drone footage shared on January 15 captures some stunning aerial views over the distinctive terrain of the Zahwan Mountains, in Saudi Arabia. The mountain range is located in Jazan province, southwest Saudi Arabia, and is a popular tourist attraction in the country. Credit: hassan_alhresi via Storyful

Snow Blankets Setif City in North Algeria11s

Snow Blankets Setif City in North Algeria

A winter storm sweeping Algeria brought snow to several areas of the country on January 24, according to local news reports. Air Algerie suspended a number of flights due to the heavy snowfall, Radio Algerie reported. This footage shows snow blanketing the northern city of Setif. Credit: Anes_ Se via Storyful

Heat-Stressed Joey Rescued by Aussie Farmer as Drought Continues54s

Heat-Stressed Joey Rescued by Aussie Farmer as Drought Continues

Jake Lacey was shocked when a joey began to grab and kick him while he was working on his family’s cattle station 175km north of Broken Hill, New South Wales, on January 23. When he offered the young roo some water Mr Lacey realised the joey was just thirsty due to the unusual heat. “I was fixing a windmill and in the shade of the water tank next to it was this Joey,” Lacey, 29, told Storyful. “It came and grabbed me trying to kick me a few times but didn’t have the strength. “I then got some water for it and it drank straight away. The video is actually of its 5th cup of water from me. “I got the windmill fixed so water went into the trough.” The Broken Hill region was among other areas in NSW worst affected by drought conditions. Lacey, who is a fourth-generation grazier, said temperatures for the area during January ranged from 40 to 48 degrees Celsius. He added that his property hadn’t seen significant rainfall in over two years. “It’s been hot here. Around 40C to 48C this week. The drought been going on for so long which hasn’t help anyone here in the western division,” he said. “We haven’t had any good rain here in over two years, so everyone here is doing it hard,” he said. A number of animals had been spotted struggling with dry, hot conditions experienced across the country over summer. Credit: Jake Lacey via Storyful

Inveraray Harbour Freezes Up as Cold Snap Bites in Scotland39s

Inveraray Harbour Freezes Up as Cold Snap Bites in Scotland

Ice and snow greeted residents of Inveraray, Scotland, on the morning of Tuesday, January 22, with the town’s harbour and the loch it sits on freezing over. Elsewhere in Scotland, Glasgow Airport tweeted that operations had been temporarily suspended to clear heavy snow from the runway. The airport later said that flight operations had resumed. Later that morning, the Met Office issued a yellow warning for ice, effective until 4 pm on Wednesday. Credit: Mikey Johnstone via Storyful

Thin Ice 'Sings' as Skaters Glide Across Frozen Lake in Norway30s

Thin Ice 'Sings' as Skaters Glide Across Frozen Lake in Norway

Skating on thin ice may be a risky hobby, but it sure does make for a lovely acoustic experience, as a video posted on Instagram on January 20 shows. The video, posted by Hans K Aspenberg, shows a number of people skating on the frozen Femsjoen lake in Norway, creating magical sounds as their skates move across the ice. “Notice the full moon. Turn up the volume for the sound of the singing ice,” Aspenberg wrote alongside the beautiful footage. Skating on such thin ice is dangerous, and careful advance planning is vital. Factors such as temperature and atmospheric conditions must be considered before stepping out onto the ice, according to one practitioner interviewed by National Geographic. With the risk of falling through into freezing water, skaters generally go in groups, for safety. Credit: Hans K Aspenberg via Storyful

Niagara Falls Turns Icy During Winter Storm43s

Niagara Falls Turns Icy During Winter Storm

Freezing temperatures in Ontario and the US northeast brought snow and ice to Niagara Falls on January 21. A winter storm in recent days turned the northeast into a deep freezer, according to CNN. National Weather Service warned of dangerously cold wind chills and advised people to prevent frostbite and hypothermia by dressing in layers and covering exposed skin. “Brutal” cold temperatures were expected to continue in the northeast in coming days. Credit: Ally Hindman via Storyful

Freezing Weather Turns Niagara Falls into Stunning Winter Wonderland1m40s

Freezing Weather Turns Niagara Falls into Stunning Winter Wonderland

Freezing temperatures in Ontario and the US northeast caused ice to form at Niagara Falls on January 22. A winter storm turned the northeast into a deep freezer, according to CNN. NWS New York warned of dangerously cold wind chills and advised people to prevent frostbite and hypothermia by dressing in layers and covering exposed skin. “Brutal” cold temperatures were expected to continue in the northeast in coming days. Credit: Niagara Falls Hotels via Storyful

Snowstorm Temporarily Grounds Flights at Glasgow Airport40s

Snowstorm Temporarily Grounds Flights at Glasgow Airport

A snowstorm blanketed Scotland’s Glasgow Airport on the morning of Tuesday, January 22, grounding flights for about an hour and a half before airport crews cleared the runway. The airport tweeted at 9:22 am that operations had been temporarily suspended to clear heavy snow from the runway. At 10:42 am, the airport said operations had resumed. Traveler Maria Francké shot this footage of the snowfall aboard her plane at 10:08 am. She said her flight took off at 11:15 am. Later that morning, the Met Office issued a yellow warning for ice, effective until 4 pm on Wednesday. Credit: Maria Francké via Storyful

Snow Falls Over Paris as Cold Front Moves Over France1m00s

Snow Falls Over Paris as Cold Front Moves Over France

A cold air mass from Iceland crossed France on January 22, bringing with it heavy snowfall that caused traffic disruption in several regions, including Paris. The Eiffel Tower announced that it would be closed due to the weather. Between two and five centimeters of snow was expected to fall across north-central France, French media reported. Credit: Holly Rose of Leotie Lovely via Storyful

Snow Falls at Louvre in Paris as Cold Front Crosses France44s

Snow Falls at Louvre in Paris as Cold Front Crosses France

Snow fell across Paris on January 22, causing traffic disruptions as a cold air mass from Iceland crossed France. This video shows the Tuileries Garden in front of the Louvre, recorded from the roof of the Musee d’Orsay across the Seine. The Eiffel Tower announced that it would be closed due to the weather. Between two and five centimeters of snow was expected to fall across north-central France, including the Paris region, on January 22, French media reported. Credit: Claudine Hemingway via Storyful

Eiffel Tower Closes as Snow Falls on Paris31s

Eiffel Tower Closes as Snow Falls on Paris

The Eiffel Tower was closed on January 22 due to snowfall across Paris. Traffic disruptions were reported in the French capital due to the snow, which was caused by a cold air mass from Iceland crossing France. Between two and five centimeters of snow was expected to fall across north-central France, including the Paris region, on January 22, French media reported. Credit: Gaëlle Vantalon via Storyful

Snow Falls at Arc de Triomphe as Cold Spell Hits Paris58s

Snow Falls at Arc de Triomphe as Cold Spell Hits Paris

Snow fell across Paris on January 22 causing traffic disruptions as a cold air mass from Iceland crossed France. This video shows the snowfall on the Champs Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe visible in the background. The Eiffel Tower announced that it would be closed due to the weather. Between two and five centimeters of snow was expected to fall across north-central France, including the Paris region, on January 22, French media reported. Credit: Avenue des Champs-Élysées via Storyful

Cop Blares Disney Hit From Patrol Car While Enforcing Emergency Snow Parking15s

Cop Blares Disney Hit From Patrol Car While Enforcing Emergency Snow Parking

A police officer in Sommerville, Massachusetts, had an unusual way of enforcing emergency parking measures on January 19. A video shared to Twitter by Dan Kissam shows what is described as a Somerville PD car driving through the street, blasting Let It Go (the hit song from Disney’s Frozen) from its speaker system. “Just the Somerville PD going down the street to enforce snow emergency parking, blaring out ‘Let It Go’ along the way,” Kissam captioned the video, which had over 70,000 views at the time of writing. Credit: Dan Kissam via Storyful

Drone Footage Captures Winter Storm in Vermont3m44s

Drone Footage Captures Winter Storm in Vermont

A winter storm blanketed St. Albans, Vermont, as the region continued to cope with severe weather on January 20. As seen in this drone video, captured by Armand Messier, a severe snowstorm pelts down on the city causing low visibility and dangerous driving conditions. The National Weather Service issued a warning for “dangerously cold wind chills” in the Vermont area, with the potential to cause “frostbite and hypothermia.” The Weather Channel reported that the snowstorm caused significant train and flight delays in Vermont. The storm was responsible for a number of deaths in the northeast of the country, while hazardous roads caused car crashes and power outages that affected hundreds. The severe weather was predicted to continue throughout the week, NWS stated. Credit: Armand Messier / northernvermontaerial.com via Storyful

Tow Boat Struggles Through Thick Mississippi River Ice Near Clarksville34s

Tow Boat Struggles Through Thick Mississippi River Ice Near Clarksville

Tow boats on the upper Mississippi River struggled to move barges through thick ice near Clarksville, Missouri, according to video sent to Storyful by Robbie Dail on January 21. “Just thought people would like to know how the river boats system is and how valuable it is to America,” said Dail, a tow boater. “More tonnage of grain flowed then any semis could ever haul; 15 barges loaded is same as 870 semis loaded in tonnage wise.” Credit: Robbie Dail via Storyful

Kids in Hingham Make Best of Icy Weather With Driveway 'Ice Rink'41s

Kids in Hingham Make Best of Icy Weather With Driveway 'Ice Rink'

A winter storm hit the New England area on Sunday leading to icy conditions which a couple of kids in Hingham, Massachusetts took to their advantage on January 21. Whit Matthews shared a video on Twitter of his children ice skating on his driveway. “No backyard rink, no problem. Ice’d in but making me the best of it in #hingham,” Matthews tweeted. A winter storm brought snow, sleet and ice to the New England area on January 20 followed by bitter cold temperatures. Credit: Whit Matthews via Storyful