While the weekend is expected to end with rain in Portland, Oregon, the stage is set for a snowstorm to start the new week and disrupt travelers and residents.
<p>The best winter weather photos from across the globe.</p>
Rare snowfall in Las Vegas caused a sizable drop in public school attendance on Thursday.
People across the Ohio, Tennessee and middle and lower Mississippi valleys are being put on alert for fast-moving severe thunderstorms that can contain dangerous tornadoes into Saturday night.
The severe weather increases the potential for widespread and lengthy power outages
Winds gusting to 50 kilometers (32 miles) per hour have toppled trees and walls in Italy, causing at least three deaths.
Snow in Flagstaff, Arizona is not uncommon. But Thursday's snow was historic.
Heavy snow in southwestern Colorado has closed schools and prompted a warning for people to shovel their roofs. The Durango Herald reports that children in and around Durango got a second straight day off from school Friday because of the storm still hitting the area. Wolf Creek Ski Area, known for its big snowfall amounts, says the storm has brought 29 inches (74 centimeters) of snow over the last two days.
A full-fledged winter storm is in the cards this weekend for the Upper Midwest, while drenching rains will pound the South, threatening localized flooding and tornadoes, forecasters said.
Bitter cold blanketed most of northern Nevada with record lows in some areas a day after a rare snowfall in Las Vegas, forcing the closure of dozens of schools on Friday and delaying the opening of government offices. In northeast Nevada, the temperature dropped to minus 19 degrees Fahrenheit early Friday near Elko in the mountains around Lamoille and minus 14 at Deeth, the National Weather Service said.
"When is this crazy icy wind going to end?" asks a San Jose Reddit user. Bone-chilling temperatures and blustery conditions have gripped the Bay Area (and actually all of California) for at least two weeks. Stepping outside lately can make you feel as if you've been hit by an arctic blast — at least that’s what it feels like for Californians who basked in 75 degrees last February "Usually at this time, I'm wearing summer dresses," shares one...
Bluebonnets are a staple of life in Texas. Every spring, people of all ages can't hide their collective excitement when the Texas wildflowers starts blooming (primarily in the central and southwest regions of the state). And this year, they're making a big comeback. How big? Thanks to increased rain during October of 2018, the flower is likely to bloom earlier in the season than usual. In addition, the overall 'bloom-line' could hit its highest...
Car crashes and heavy snow have closed part of Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona, an important corridor for commerce. The Arizona Department of Transportation said Friday it had closed eastbound lanes near Benson and has no estimated reopening time. Westbound lanes remain open.
Less than a week after Los Angeles experienced its first snow day in years, Angelenos will be able to hang up their winter coats and pull out their swimsuits.&nbsp;
Lingering cold air is keeping Southern California frigid following a storm that dropped snow at elevations rarely seen in the Los Angeles region.&nbsp;
Snow in the hills outside Los Angeles, move over. There’s a new freak weather event in town.
Imposing shots of Arctic air are a common event across the Prairies during the winter months -- but for those in Saskatchewan who may be feeling like it hasn't quite been this cold in a long, long time: you're not entirely wrong.
<p>The best photos from this week's weather events around the world.</p>
As winters grow warmer in North America, thirsty ticks are on the move.
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. But once postal workers in Lincoln, Neb., trudge through snowfall from the winter storm that covered their town earlier this week, they’ll have nowhere to put the mail they’re delivering. A snowplow wiped out 28 blocks of mailboxes along Normal Blvd., leaving locals wondering what to do next. City officials told ABC’s...
Weekend severe thunderstorms can pack a punch with damaging winds, large hail and dangerous tornadoes from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee and Ohio valleys.&nbsp;
Snowfall at the Flagstaff airport beats all-time daily record set more than a century ago. The National Weather Service says the airport has received 31.6 inches as of Thursday evening. The record of 31 inches was set in 1915.
<p>A view of winter weather throughout the United States.</p>
Towns in Siberia's coal-producing Kemerovo region have been covered in black snow during February 2019.
The hurricanes that pounded Puerto Rico in 2017 may give scientists clues to how the world will respond to climate change and increasingly severe weather.&nbsp;