Weather Articles

Winter Storm Thor: Snow, Sleet, Ice Mess In South, Midwest, East (FORECAST)

By Linda Lam
March 3, 2015

Another system will bring a wintry mess from the Rockies to the Midwest, South and East this week.

Chile's Villarrica Volcano Erupts; 3,500 People Evacuated

By Associated Press
March 3, 2015

Here's the latest on a volcanic eruption that forced thousands to evacuate.

Boston Could Break Its All-Time Record Seasonal Snow This Week

By Jon Erdman
March 3, 2015

Will snow the first week of March send Boston's seasonal snow to record territory?

Winter Storm Thor Complicates Midwest Morning Commute

March 3, 2015

Winter Storm Thor has entered its second phase and is bringing snow and ice to the Midwest and Northeast.

Incredible Backyard Creation You Need to See

March 3, 2015

You'll wish you thought of this yourself.

Winter Storm Sparta Blamed for 6 Deaths on Dangerous Roads

March 2, 2015

Winter Storm Sparta dumped snow across thousands of miles, spanning from the Southern Plains to the Northeast.

Winter Storm Thor Causes Drivers to Spin Out in the Southwest

March 2, 2015

Winter Storm Thor unleashed heavy snow in the Southwest along with needed rain and mountain snow in California.

Record-Breaking Cold Likely in the First Week of March

By Chris Dolce
March 2, 2015

The cold from January and February will carry over into early March for some cities.

Reporter Sleds Face-First Into Giant Snowman (VIDEO)

March 2, 2015

WYFF News 4’s Myra Ruiz encounters a few obstacles during her sledding lesson.

Ohio State Police Release Scary Video of Trooper Nearly Getting Hit By Semi to Remind Drivers to Move Over

March 2, 2015

An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and a man narrowly miss getting hit by semi truck that barrels toward them.

Lower 48's Only Ice Runway Is Clear for Landing

By Zain Haidar
March 2, 2015

Planes are landing at the continental U.S.' only ice runway on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.

French Alps Rockslide Strands Thousands of British Skiers

By Sean Breslin
March 2, 2015

Several vacationers who were stuck at resorts voiced their displeasure with the situation on social media over the weekend.

Heart-Breaking Photos Show Stranded Polar Bears Floating on Ice

By Zain Haidar
March 2, 2015

University of Genoa researcher Marco Gaiotti is passionate about photography and used his training to capture these stunning photos of polar bears on melting ice.

In the Dead of Winter, Hell, Michigan, Is Up for Sale

By Carolyn Williams
March 2, 2015

Frigid Hell, Michigan, is on the market for just under $1 million, and it could be yours.

Hailstorm Hits Southern California; Huntington Beach and Long Beach Turn White

By Sean Breslin
March 2, 2015

You have to see these images of hail falling on Southern California.

Winter Storm Thor Starts March Off With An Icy Mess (PHOTOS)

March 2, 2015

Winter weather continues into March as Winter Storm Thor moves eastward.

Japan Volcano Creating New Land Mass That's Merging With Nishinoshima Island

By Sean Breslin
March 2, 2015

A new island is being created before our eyes, and it's fascinating to watch.

Ominous Shelf Cloud Hovers Over Sydney, Australia (Photos)

By Sean Breslin
March 2, 2015

When they saw it, they thought the Mothership had arrived.

Winter Storm Sparta Brings Snow, Ice From Rockies to the Northeast (RECAP)

By Jon Erdman
March 1, 2015

Sparta delivered a long swath of snow and ice as the calendar flipped from February to March.

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

March 1, 2015

Even with March approaching, the winter weather isn't over. Check out these images from Winter Storm Sparta.

Featured Blogs

Bitter and Balmy: Local Highlights from an Astounding February

By Dr. Jeff Masters
March 2, 2015

This year millions of Americans experienced either the warmest or coldest February for their locations, with records in some cases going back more than 100 years. A number of cities had their coldest average temperature for any month on record—truly stunning in a climate that’s running close to a record-high global air temperature. Meanwhile, February proved to be the warmest winter month ever documented across a huge swath of the West.

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

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.