<p>A storm will track and strengthen over the north-central United States and produce a swath of heavy snow and gusty winds on its northwestern flank.</p>
<p>Surging temperatures combined with soaking rainfall will elevate the risk for flash flooding and ice jams in the northeastern United States early next week.</p>
NASA has reported global surface temperatures to be the second hottest on record in 2017 since record-keeping became possible in 1880. This is coming off a year that was also the most expensive wildfire season in the United States.
The key highway along the California coast has been cleared of debris and is a few days from reopening while the search is widening from three people still missing after a massive mudslide, authorities said Friday.
<p>A state of emergency was declared as ice jam flooding along the Houstatonic River forced evacuations and caused damage to buildings in Kent, Connecticut, this week.</p>
Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation's largest — and usually coldest — state.
<p>Thunderstorms capable of localized severe weather will erupt from Texas to Oklahoma and Missouri Sunday evening before moving eastward into Monday.</p>
<p>With only a few periods of showery weather in store for Southern California this coming week, the threat of additional mudslides will remain low.</p>
Erik Solheim cites ‘huge decline’ in world’s reefs but says shift from coal and new awareness of plastic pollution are good news.
Mexican authorities said there were no immediate reports of damage and ruled out a tsunami risk from an earthquake that struck in the Gulf of California on Friday.
2017 was once again one of the hottest years on record, ranked as the second warmest by NASA and third warmest by NOAA.
A windstorm threw parts of Europe into chaos. At least six people in three countries died as a result of the storm, which brought snow and “hurricane-force” winds blowing 90 mph.
<p>The best photographs of amazing weather events this week.</p>
A seasonably cool second half of January is in store for the Pacific Northwest, with parts Olympics and Cascades expected to receive some of the most snow on Earth over the next five days. On top of the impressive snowfall, intense waves in the Pacific Ocean will lash the coast from Washington state to Northern California.
The Orlando area woke up to the coldest temperatures Thursday morning since 2010, according to the National Weather Service.
DURHAM, N.C. — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters.At least 15 people died, including a baby in a car that slid off an icy overpass outside...
Adapting to snow on the road is a long, cold process. Plowing away the polar vortex.
Coast Guard vessels broke up ice on the Connecticut River, near Essex, on January 18.This video shows the 65-foot small harbor tugs Cutter Hawser and Bollard taking part in the Coast Guard’s effort to clear the river of ice jams, which NBC said they had been doing for several days. In Haddam, Connecticut, the sheets of ice measured up to 10 feet in diameter, and posed major risk of flooding. Credit: Coast Guard Cutter Hawser via Storyful
Meteorologist Heather Tesch looks at the forecast for the next potential winter storm that will cross the country next week.
Meteorologist Heather Tesch looks the snow cover map from Wednesday, which showed snow in all 50 states.
Meteorologist Heather Tesch looks at the forecast for the last of the arctic cold sweeping the nation.
Frigid temperatures, snow and more winter weather.
A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping...
Life in this Siberian village, where temperatures plunged to as low as -88F this week, is constant negotiation with the cold.
Answer: it’s complicated. Writing in the Wall Street Journal in 2016, Danish commentator Bjørn Lomborg, who has questioned many of the risks of climate change, claimed that warming temperatures will “reduce the number of cold days and cold spells. That will cut the total number of cold-related deaths.” It sounded plausible. But since then, it’s been clear that cold snaps can still be very deadly: Frigid temperatures in the Eastern United States this month led to more than two dozen deaths.
One internet user called the dark days in the Russian capital “Hillary’s revenge.”
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.'Day Zero' - the date taps are due to run dry - has crept forward to April 22 as city authorities race to build desalination plants and drill underground boreholes.Almost two million tourists flock to Cape Town every year, travel and tourism accounting for an estimated 9 percent or 412 billion rand (US33 billion dollars) of South Africa's economic output last year, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.
Rain expected later this week could hamper the cleanup process for crews trying to remove tons of debris and mud from Montecito and surrounding areas, after mud flows killed 20 people and destroyed more than 100 homes last week.
Winter Storm Inga sweeps across southern and eastern states, bringing difficult travel conditions from Texas to New England.
Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday.In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow — students routinely go to...