November 16, 2017

If you define the start of winter as the arrival of the first snow, what's the earliest winter has arrived at the weather station nearest you? 

 

May 4, 2017

A sprawling storm system brought severe weather, tornadoes, and flooding to parts of the United States and blizzard conditions to others.

March 1, 2017

A strong storm system named Doris brought hurricane-force wind gusts to parts of England.

February 14, 2017

Heavy rains in the first part of February 2017 raised water levels in California's Oroville Reservoir past capacity, and erosion of the spillways led to evacuations for communities below the dam.

January 11, 2017

Lake effect snows like the events that buried parts of Michigan and New York in mid-December might actually become more common as the U.S. climate warms, at least for a while. This post explains the paradox.

December 29, 2016

As cold air filtered into the United States over the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine turned on burying nearby locations.

May 18, 2016

One reason the Fort McMurray area was at high risk for an early-season forest fire was that April snow cover was well below average in much of western North America.

April 28, 2016

Every summer, Greenland's ice sheet melts when temperatures warm up. This year, however, saw the start of the ice melt season begin in April, much earlier than normal. 

March 11, 2016

For the third winter in a row, temperatures were well above normal for much of Alaska, leaving Alaskans to wonder, where's winter?

February 3, 2016

Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.

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