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10 Best Videos from this Past Week’s Weather

18 Mar 2017, 7:26 am

I will admit, I cheated!
The eagles are just in photo form, but as the best photo from the past week– it had to make the cut!

Also, there are more than 10 videos, but once you start– each one is better than the last!

10. Record Finish

Mitch Seavey not only set the record for fastest time to finish the Iditarod, he was also the oldest winner of the Last Great Race on Earth.

The now 3-time winner beat his son (former record holder) by almost 3 hours.

Iditarod Finish

Mitch Seavy shattered Iditarod speed records crossing the finish line Tuesday. He is now the oldest & fastest Champion.

Posted by WeatherNation on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

9. We Could Learn from the Animals

The otters at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago enjoyed a little snow this past week!
And talk about cute!

Otters Playing in the Snow in Chicago

Otters at Play!What do you do with some extra snow on the ground in Chicago? Well, just take it to the Shedd Aquarium for the otters to enjoy! – Video: Shedd Aquarium via Storyful

Posted by WeatherNation on Friday, March 17, 2017

Or this fox in Tennessee playing in what could be the first snow of his entire life!

Snow Fox

This just might be this little fox's first time seeing snow! He looks pretty

Posted by WeatherNation on Saturday, March 11, 2017

8. Cold Returned to the Northeast

Following a stretch of record warmth cold returned to the northeastern U.S. setting the stage for one massive Nor’easter to blanket the region in snow.

And thanks to a whole lot of wind and cold, one New York town near Lake Ontario saw a thick coat of ice on just about everything!

Frozen Landscape

Take a look at this frozen landscape! Cold temperatures helped to freeze the lake waves that came ashore in New York.

Posted by WeatherNation on Sunday, March 12, 2017

7. Nor’easter Takes Over the Northeast

While the Big Apple only picked up a few inches of fresh snow, other parts of the northeast saw almost 4 feet of snow!

NY Fresh Snowfall

Plenty of dogs were out playing and enjoying the fresh snowfall on Tuesday morning, from the recent Nor'easter that moved through the area Monday

Posted by WeatherNation on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Who doesn’t love a good time lapse of a major snow storm?

Connecticut Blizzard

The snow quickly pilled up in Avon, Connecticut Tuesday as heavy snow and strong winds impacted the region. – Video: alexsauerbrunn/Instagram

Posted by WeatherNation on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

6. Travel Nightmare

Though the worst of the snow stayed out of coastal cities, blowing snow still made for tricky travel from the Great Lakes to the Northeast.

Semi Jackknifed Caught on Camera in Boston

Watch as the moment a tractor trailer truck spun out and jackknifed on Boston’s Zakim Bridge is caught on camera. – Video: Massachusetts DOT

Posted by WeatherNation on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Dude! Where’s my car?
But on a more serious note, how do you even start to dig out of this one!?

Extreme Snow Piles in Saranac Lake, NY

Try to guess what's under that snow! Hint: they have four wheels and aren't going anywhere anytime soon!

Posted by WeatherNation on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

More than 9,000 flights were cancelled as the massive Nor’easter tore up the eastern seaboard.

Plane Deicing in Chicago

Deicing was underway at Chicago O'Hare on Monday. Travelling to the Northeast? Double and triple check for flight delays as heavy snow starts settling

Posted by WeatherNation on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

5. It’s All Fun and Games

Police officers around the region took advantage of the snow to have a little fun with all of the kids who stayed home from school while some roads remained impassible.

North Bergen, NJ

Significant amounts of snow fell in the northeast back on Tuesday, enough snow fell in New Jersey for kids and local police to have some fun!

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, March 16, 2017

4. Western Flooding

Unfortunately this is just the start of the flooding across the western states.

A near record snowpack in many areas, combined with warm temperatures and rain means runoff will be at an all time high this spring.

WA Flooding

Warm weather is helping to melt snow out west causing flooding.

Posted by WeatherNation on Friday, March 17, 2017

3. No Diving

I’m not sure that this counts as the shallow end of the pool, but with form like that– it looks like he knows what he’s doing!

That’s one way to enjoy about 3 feet of fresh snow!
Maybe this SUNY student was getting ready for warmer waters on spring break?

Plattsburgh, NY Snow Plunge

Brrr! As a blizzard moved through northeastern New York, this brave soul took a plunge into several feet of snow back on March

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, March 16, 2017

And as long as we are on the topic of stupid things to do in the snow— Don’t be this Guy!

Don't Be This Guy

Are you this guy? Please don't be this guy! – Video: Fairfax County Police Department

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, March 16, 2017

2. Moose on the Loose

Spring-like temperatures continue in Colorado, but that didn’t stop this guy from hitting the slopes!

Though terrifying, the moose isn’t showing signs of anger– meaning we get this amazing video without anyone getting injured in the process.

1. Slow-mo Snow Blow

It’s hard to watch our week’s top video without yelling at your computer screen!
Passengers waiting for a train in New York  were blasted by snow as the Amtrak pulled into the train station.
Again, this was a crazy storm!

For WeatherNation, and waiting for my train behind the wall — Meteorologist Jeremy LaGoo

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