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Winter Storm Slams the Pacific Northwest

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2012

A major winter storm is affecting the Pacific Northwest with high winds, heavy snow and rain, and frigid temperatures.

Potentially Crippling Snowstorm for Seattle, Portland

  • Published: Jan 17th, 2012

A major winter storm is on tap for the Pacific Northwest, bringing paralyzing amounts of snow to the Seattle area, and welcome snow to Northwestern ski areas.

Warming Arctic May Be Causing Cooler Winters in Eastern U.S., Europe

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2012

A new study finds a link between a rapidly warming Arctic and cooler winters in the eastern U.S.

High Temperature Records Set in the Plains

  • Published: Jan 6th, 2012

It's January. It's not supposed to be 70 degrees plus in South Dakota, right? A wintertime heat wave just proved that notion false.

Mother Nature on Steroids

  • Published: Dec 28th, 2011

2011 was no ordinary year as Mother Nature slammed Americans with one deadly weather event after another.

Texas on Pace for Warmest, Driest Year on Record

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2011

This year is on track to be the warmest and driest year in Texas history, while the winter is off to a snowless start in parts of the Northeast.

Plains Blizzard Winds Down; Philippines Storm Becomes Deadliest of 2011

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2011

As a fierce blizzard winds down in the Plains, the death toll from Tropical Storm Washi rises in the Philippines.

Tropical Storm Washi Triggers Disastrous Flooding in Philippines

  • Published: Dec 19th, 2011

A tropical cyclone traversing an unusual path took the southern Philippines by surprise, killed at least 900 from flash flooding.