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Rare May Snowstorm Annihilates Records in Midwest

  • Published: May 3rd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm shattered snowfall records in three states, while bringing the threat of more flooding.

Twin Cities Narrowly Escape Record May Snowstorm

  • Published: May 2nd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm narrowly missed Minneapolis-St. Paul, dumping more than a foot of snow outside the cities.

Winter is Coming: Texas, Midwest Bracing for Cold

  • Published: May 1st, 2013

A powerful cold front is ushering in record-breaking cold and snow from Colorado to Texas, and the Midwest.

Winter Is Finally Releasing Its Chilly Grip on the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

After a very cold and snowy March, spring weather is about to arrive in earnest across the U.S.

Ferocious Storm Set to Explode in North Atlantic

  • Published: Jan 25th, 2013

A weak storm is set to explode into a monster over the N. Atlantic, with hurricane force winds.

Monster Storm Lashing Outer Reaches of Alaska

  • Published: Jan 16th, 2013

A massive storm, roughly equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, is lashing the western Aleutian Islands in Alaska.

Heat and Threat of Wildfires Blaze on in Australia

  • Published: Jan 11th, 2013

One of the worst heat waves on record in Australia has led to massive dust storms and wildfires.

5 Charts Help Illustrate 2012 As Warmest Year on Record

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2013

These five charts capture the record warm and dry year of 2012 throughout the lower 48 states.