In this week's episode:
-Old man winter in full force: A powerful storm system gears up to pound much of the eastern U.S.; James Spann says major winter weather is possible from Kansas all the way to New England, while severe weather could break out further south;
-When the snow is taller than people: We talk with motel manager Lori Oliver in Redfield, New York, where 12 feet of snow has fallen, and more is forecast;
-The Enhanced Fujita Scale: Brian Peters looks at the updated damage scale designed to give a more accurate indication of tornado wind speeds, by talking with Dr. James McDonald, one of the people who helped lead the effort to revise the scale;
-First use of the Enhanced Fujita scale -- we talk with Jim Ladue, a National Weather Service meteorologist who surveyed damage from deadly tornadoes that swept through central Florida just one day after the new scale took effect;
-Two inches of snow falling in the Gulf of Mexico? Bill Murray recalls when that and other wild weather happened along the Gulf Coast during This Week in Weather History;
-Brian Peters' shocking secret revealed -- Brian makes an astonishing confession to David Black, unaware that David was secretly recording him;
Join James Spann, Kevin Selle, Brian Peters and David Black...
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