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After a very cold and snowy March, spring weather is about to arrive in earnest across the U.S.
A massive storm, roughly equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, is lashing the western Aleutian Islands in Alaska.
These five charts capture the record warm and dry year of 2012 throughout the lower 48 states.
As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.
A wild weather weekend may be in store for much of the Plains and Midwest, as rain comes with threat of tornadoes.
Citing record heat & drought, NOAA said the U.S. has experienced its most extreme weather on record so far in 2012.
A NASA satellite image clearly shows the record 2012 U.S. drought in the form of unhealthy, thirsty vegetation.
New data shows that the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record in many places across the U.S.