People in the neighborhoods hardest hit by tornadoes in Texas are not being allowed back to survey the damage this morning. Resident Ronna Cotten said she was told that she can't re-enter her subdivision to "check to see if we have any belongings left" for at least two days, maybe as many as seven.
The National Weather Service says at least 16 tornadoes touched down and those who have seen the scope of the damage firsthand say it is surreal and extensive. This morning Victor Blackwell has the latest on the aftermath and the missing from Granbury, Texas.
READ MORE: 7 still missing from deadly Texas tornadoes
Wednesday evening at least 10 tornadoes touched down in North Texas. Six people are reported dead, and dozens more are injured. It is estimated that about 120 homes were damaged.
A massive landslide in Washington has destroyed one home and threatens more than a dozen others, an official and CNN affiliates in the Seattle area reported Wednesday.
One home has only about 10 feet of its backyard left after the slide on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, CNN affiliate KIRO reported. That home's resident was able to escape, said Ed Hartin, fire chief at Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue.
No injuries have been reported.
The landslide cut access to 17 homes, and residents have been taken out by boat, Hartin said. Others area homes also were evacuated.
Spring may be just hours away, but the chill is here to stay in some parts of the United States.
Blowing snow forced the closure of many roads and highways from North Dakota to Minnesota. In the Northeast, snow, ice and rain turned roads in the New York City area into slick, slippery messes overnight. Boston is meanwhile bracing for up to six inches of snow today and the New England Mountains could see up to a foot of snow.
Alison Kosik is live in Concord, New Hampshire with more on the late winter blast on "Early Start" this morning.
A storm that set snowfall records in Chicago arrived in Washington, D.C. early Wednesday. It has triggered over 1,000 flight cancellations to and from airports in its path.
Just west of the nation's capital, it could dump up to 20 inches of snow but may turn into a mix of rain and snow as it nears the Atlantic Ocean, the National Weather Service said.
The federal government has closed offices for Wednesday. Emergency personnel will be expected to work as well as those equipped to work from home. D.C. schools will also be closed.
Washington suburb Arlington, Virginia, has readied snow plows and trucks in case of major snowfall.
Airlines have canceled flights to and from Washington's Dulles airport ahead of the storm's arrival. United has canceled 650 flights nationwide, most of them involving Dulles, U.S. Airways 350 and American 20.
This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Shannon Travis reports on the latest in how the winter storm is wreaking havoc on travel.
READ MORE: Snow storm that plastered Chicago reaches DC
If you grab a sled in North Dakota Tuesday, you might be able to ride it through the upper Midwest all the way to the nation's capital. But it would be wiser to avoid road travel for a day or two.
A corridor of winter weather is paving its way across the Ohio Valley, dumping heavy show from Minneapolis and Chicago all the way to the District of Columbia and Baltimore, according to a National Weather Service bulletin Monday.
Blowing snow impaired motorists' visibility in North Dakota Monday, as plows cleared roads and tow trucks retrieved stranded vehicles. There were no serious injuries in accidents, police said.
This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Shannon Travis has the latest preps in Washington D.C. in advance of the snow storm.
Read More: Frosty swath brings snow from Dakota to D.C.
CNN's Jen Delgado on a storm that resulted in one man's home being surrounded by tumbleweeds.
A historic blizzard which hit the Midwest is the the second major storm to hit the region in less than one week. People have been killed, one on an icy road in Kansas. The other at a home in Oklahoma – where the roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.
Winter Storm Warnings are in effect as far as Illinois, as this massive system tracks north and east with Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Michigan next on its hit list.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James joins "Early Start" by phone to discuss the latest developments in this historic blizzard that is hiting the Midwest.
James says, “We are fortunate that we’ve got a great crew of people out working with us, and they’ve been out on the road for quite some time to keep things as clear as possible, but we’re monitoring the situation." He adds, "We’re doing everything we can. We’ve got a great group of citizens who are heading our warnings, at least so far, and trying to stay off the roads, stay at home, and that helps quite a bit. We’ll get through this.”
(CNN) - Exposure to subfreezing temperatures has left at least three people dead in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois, according to authorities.
The National Weather Service forecasters urged caution early Friday as they warned "bitterly cold conditions" were expected to continue across much of the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast into the weekend.
Widespread light snow showers were expected across the upper Great Lakes region and across the Ohio Valley before moving later in the day across the eastern United States, according to the weather service.
Forecasters at the National Weather Service predicted 1 to 4 inches of snow for areas in the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic regions on Friday with the Carolinas and Tennessee Valley getting freezing rain beginning early in the morning.
The snow was expected to move later in the day into the eastern United States. It was not good news in portions of New York and New Jersey, where homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in places such as Staten Island and Far Rockaway, Queens, lacked basic utilities needed to restore heat.
With temperatures plummeting, warming centers were opened in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other areas, according to various emergency management officials.
This morning on "Early Start," meteorologist Jennifer Delgado reports live from Nashville, TN on the bitter cold gripping the nation.
The bitter cold blast that is gripping much of the country is not expected to go away anytime soon.
In New York City, people looked as though they were mummified on the street, wrapped in as many layers as possible. Temperatures plunged into single digits this week.
Even for late January, the cold is a bit much. Some ski resorts in New Hampshire are clocking wind chills at -84 below zero. Authorities say three people have already died from exposure to the frigid temps.
This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on the latest in the cold snap.