Weather Articles

Winter Storm Sparta: Snow, Ice In the Midwest and Northeast; Icy Conditions in North Carolina (FORECAST)

By Jon Erdman
March 1, 2015

Turning the calendar to March brings another winter storm.

Winter Storm Thor Will Bring Snow, Ice From Southwest to the Midwest and East (FORECAST)

By Linda Lam
March 1, 2015

Right behind Winter Storm Sparta another system will bring a wintry mess from the Southwest to the Rockies, Midwest and East this week.

Winter Storm Sparta Kills 1; Massive Pileup in Missouri Shuts Down Interstate

March 1, 2015

Winter Storm Sparta is dropping heavy snow across thousands of miles in the U.S. this weekend.

Winter Weather Watch 2014-2015: Winter Storm Sparta and Another Winter Storm

By By Tom Niziol
February 28, 2015

Our team of meteorologists, led by winter weather expert Tom Niziol, brings you the latest discussion on winter weather threats across the country.

Winter Just Won't Quit: Another Cold Blast Brought Record Cold Temperatures

By Chrissy Warrilow
February 28, 2015

The relentless parade of arctic blasts continued this week.

Another Winter Storm Will Bring Snow, Ice From Southwest to Northeast

By Linda Lam
February 28, 2015

Right behind Winter Storm Sparta another system will bring a wintry mess from the Southwest to the Rockies, Midwest and Northeast into next week.

Boston Seasonal Snow Tops 100 Inches, Nears All-Time Record

By Jon Erdman
February 28, 2015

We list and track the notable snow records New England is chasing this season.

Winter Storm Sparta Barrels Through Plains, Midwest and Northeast (PHOTOS)

February 28, 2015

Even with March approaching, the winter weather isn't over.

Are 70 Degree Days In Your Future?

By Linda Lam
February 28, 2015

A look at when some cities in the Midwest and Northeast usually start to see temperatures in the 70s and 80s.

Major Thunderstorms Flood Miami Streets

February 28, 2015

Parts of Miami, Opa-Locka and Hallandale, Florida saw up to 6 inches of rain Saturday after major thunderstorms flooded the area, leaving entire neighborhoods underwater.

15-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down U.S. Highway 75 North of Dallas

By Zain Haidar
February 27, 2015

Details are sparse, but a pileup involving 15 vehicles shut down U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa, Texas.

Falling Ice Chunks Destroy Car in Portland, Maine

By Zain Haidar
February 27, 2015

Portland resident Adam Sousa finds his car destroyed by massive chunks of ice after leaving it parked under the Old Port building.

Rare Hole Punch Clouds Take the South by Storm

By Zain Haidar and Jonathan Erdman
February 27, 2015

These beautiful hole punch clouds are amazing viewers in the South.

Photographer Rescues Tennessee Woman Frozen to the Ground

By Zain Haidar
February 27, 2015

Photographer and Tennessee resident Keith Sheldon was out taking pictures last Friday when he found a woman frozen to the ground.

High-Speed Llama Chase Caught on Camera

February 27, 2015

Residents couldn't believe what they were seeing for nearly an hour.

Nantucket's Waves Are Turning to Slush in Extreme Cold

By Zain Haidar
February 27, 2015

Temperatures are so low in Nantucket that waves are rolling in as slush.

Fisherman Finds a Deadly Souvenir from WWI

By GeoBeats
February 27, 2015

A fisherman dragged up a dangerous relic from World War I recently.

Winter Storm Sparta Snarls Traffic in Dallas-Fort Worth

By Zain Haidar
February 27, 2015

As Winter Storm Sparta moves through North Texas, drivers are finding themselves stuck on major highways.

The Wildest Photos from Winter 2014 -2015

By Nicole Bonaccorso
February 27, 2015

This record-setting winter has left us with some pretty stunning photos.

Smart Phone + Magnets = THIS

February 27, 2015

An experiment he never expected.

Featured Blogs

Crunch Time Ahead for California Drought Relief

By Dr. Jeff Masters
February 27, 2015

Californians are watching anxiously to see if a “Miracle March” or “Awesome April” salvages the worst snowpack season on record thus far in parts of the Sierra Nevada. In many ways this winter resembles 2013-14, when the “Ridiculously Resilient Ridge” just offshore steered wet systems well north of California.

Devastating Drought Conditions and Annoying People

By Shaun Tanner
February 4, 2015

The drought in California has been pretty devastating and at least some of the people of California seem to be happy about it.

The RRR ‘Ridiculously Resilient Ridge’ Returns to California

By Christopher C. Burt
January 9, 2015

After a very wet first half of December hopes were high that the beginning to the end of California’s years-long drought might finally be at hand. However, virtually no rainfall has fallen across the state since December 18th and none is forecast until at least January 18th. Yet again, a month-long mid-winter dry spell has befallen the state.

Meteorological images of the year - 2014

By Stu Ostro
December 30, 2014

My 9th annual edition.

2013-14 - An Interesting Winter From A to Z

By Tom Niziol
May 15, 2014

It was a very interesting winter across a good part of the nation from the Rockies through the Plains to the Northeast. Let's break down the most significant winter storms on a month by month basis.

What the 5th IPCC Assessment Doesn't Include

By
September 27, 2013

Melting permafrost has the potential to release an additional 1.5 trillion tons of carbon into the atmosphere, and could increase our global average temperature by 1.5°F in addition to our day-to-day human emissions. However, this effect is not included in the IPCC report issued Friday morning, which means the estimates of how Earth's climate will change are likely on the conservative side.