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Deadly Texas Outbreak May Mark End of Tornado Drought

Deadly Texas Outbreak May Mark End of Tornado Drought

  • Published: May 16th, 2013

Tornado season resumes after a long pause as at least 10 twisters left six dead and dozens injured in North Texas.

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.

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.

A Record Lack of Rain in Drought-Stricken Nebraska

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.

Image of the Day: Massive Storm Strikes Alaska (Again)

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2012

A massive storm is buffeting the Alaskan coast with strong winds & heavy rain, and has taken on a textbook appearance.

Image of the Day: Avalanche Lilies on Mount Rainier

  • Published: Aug 25th, 2012

Researchers examine the relationship between flowers and their pollinators on Washington's highest mountain.