This mobile home which also served as a day care facility in rural Lincoln County, Miss., is believed to have been destroyed by a possible tornado, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, as severe weather affected south Mississippi. (The Daily Leader, via AP)

Tornados in South, snow, sleet in East; record heat in West

A treacherous mix of falling snow, sleet and freezing rain turned Tuesday morning commutes to misery for many returning from a long holiday weekend in the Northeast, one day after suspected twisters tore through parts of the South.

Chilean reporter Belen Sanchez braves the cold to interview guests arriving to the Alexander Wang Fall 2016 show during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in New York. With temperatures continuing to drop throughout the day Saturday, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers to stay safe and warm by limiting time outdoors, reporting heat and hot water conditions to 311, and checking in on vulnerable friends, relatives and neighbors.  (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

As teeth-chattering temps move in, officials urge caution

Police said weather was a factor in a deadly pileup in Pennsylvania that saw dozens of vehicles — tractor-trailers, box trucks, cars and SUVs — tangled together across three lanes and the snow-covered median of Interstate 78.

This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to the deck of Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside.

Snowblower sales hit a wall at Schaefer's Indiana Turf once winter hit and the snow didn't.

Without the snow business is slow

Schaefer’s Indiana Turf saw a strong start to the season with snowblower sales, but once winter hit it was missing the key ingredient – snow.

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Update on a mild winter

Last weekend, high temperatures were in the 50s, and it looks like Tuesday will be just as warm!

Commuters crowd a platform between piles of snow in the elevated Broadway Junction subway station, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard trudged into the workweek Monday amid slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

East Coast commuters dodge mounds of snow to get to work

East Coast residents clobbered by the weekend blizzard trudged into the workweek Monday amid slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalks after some cities got an entire winter’s snow in two days.