winter weather

A motorist digs a path for his car Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, to enter an unplowed side street in the Bronzville neighborhood of the South Side of Chicago. A winter storm that blanketed the Chicago area overnight with up to 18.5 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Winter storms affect more than 150M Americans across 25 states

Millions of Americans are, once again, being ordered to stay inside their homes. This time, however, it’s due to massive winter storms. On Monday, the U.S. National Weather Service and several news outlets reported 150 million Americans across 25 states are facing some kind of storm warning.

A damaged vehicle sits among debris after a deadly tornado tore through Brunswick County, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. North Carolina authorities say multiple people are dead and others were injured after a tornado ripped through Brunswick County, leaving a trail of heavy destruction. (Emily Flax/Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

3 dead, 10 injured after tornado hits N.C.

Three people are dead and 10 are injured after a tornado demolished several homes in North Carolina. The tornado hit late Monday night in Brunswick County, in turn, leading the local fire department to deploy search and rescue teams.