Blogs Snow & Ice

Weird Winter Continues with Western Storms

  • Published: Jan 20th, 2012

Winter storms are hitting the West Coast, while much of the country remains milder and drier than average.

Seattle Sees Nearly a Year’s Worth of Snow in One Storm

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2012

With a major snowstorm hitting the Pacific Northwest, a look at the Seattle area's snowfall history.

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.

Winter Brings Drought Relief to California

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2011

After a very wet winter, California declares its three-year drought emergency over, but long-term water challenges remain.

Northeast Snowfall Trends

  • Published: Mar 24th, 2011

Explore the past three decades of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic snowfall history, and compare that with projections for the end of the century.

Globe Stayed Warmer Than Average in February, NOAA Reports

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2011

According to a new global climate analysis released today, 2011 continues to show unusually warm conditions worldwide…with some notable exceptions.