This Is the Most Excited You'll Ever See a Baby About Weather 

Watch this video and witness a child acquire a lifelong love of meteorology—or set on a course towards a future as a hype woman. One or the other. » 2/16/15 11:50am 2/16/15 11:50am

At Least You're Not Doing This Blizzard Shit in a Petticoat

Cold comfort, perhaps, but this should make you feel slightly better: At least you aren't struggling through this winter weather in Gilded Age costume. » 1/26/15 7:50pm 1/26/15 7:50pm

How to Prepare Your Mom If You Are About to Get Blizzard-Slammed

There's a real doozy of a blizzard barreling toward the northeast. Consequently, many residents of the eastern seaboard received very urgent calls from their mothers this morning, asking about their commuting plans and battery stockpiles and wool socks and canned goods. » 1/26/15 1:00pm 1/26/15 1:00pm

Here Is a Woman Dressed as the Abominable Snow Monster Walking Her Dog

Does the winter already suck where you live? This story might make all that snow and ice it a teeny bit more bearable. » 12/08/14 10:00pm 12/08/14 10:00pm

This Snow Is Some Real-Deal Little House on the Prairie Shit

It's pretty damn chilly across America right now. But it's Western New York that's really getting slammed, with feet and feet and feet of snow stacking up until everybody's backyard looks like The Long Winter. This is what happens when nobody remembers to check those muskrat nests. » 11/18/14 7:15pm 11/18/14 7:15pm

Enthusiastic 7-Year-Old Gives the Best Damn Weather Forecast

On Halloween, Chicago's WGN-TV invited local second grader Charlie Hale to give forecast. Little do they know that Charlie Hale is one charismatic, gesticulating 7-year-old son of a gun who would go on to give an unforgettable performance. » 11/02/14 8:30pm 11/02/14 8:30pm

Local Meteorologist Delivers the Weather As a Green Screened Skeleton

The Polar Vortex Is Coming Back Next Week

After giving us an exceedingly cold and snowy winter, the Weather Gods are blessing Chicago and other parts of the Midwest/Northeast with unseasonably cool weather later this week. Think mild and pleasant mid-September temperatures, rather than hot and humid mid-July ones. » 7/14/14 5:20pm 7/14/14 5:20pm

Study Shows Hurricanes With Female Names Don't Get Taken Seriously

A new study making the rounds today claims that hurricanes with female names kill more people than storms with male names because people are less inclined to believe that something with a feminine name can kill them and therefore less likely to take seriously the storm's threat. While "Proven By Science: Sexism Can … » 6/02/14 5:40pm 6/02/14 5:40pm

Watch A Poor Canadian Man Get Stuck in A Massive Snow Drift

In a video that history will forever remember as "Jumpin' Jesus," a man from Newfoundland found out the hard way just how unforgiving Mother Nature can be. » 4/02/14 9:30pm 4/02/14 9:30pm

'Dressing Optimistically' Trend Proves Winter Has Driven Us All Insane

After months and months of uncomfortably cold temperatures, historical amounts of frozen precipitation, and dreary grey skies, a new fashion trend has finally emerged: dressing for spring even though it's really fucking cold outside. Which is also a sign that winter has finally caused us to completely lose our shit. » 3/27/14 4:30pm 3/27/14 4:30pm

Cats Can Predict the Weather, Says Really Old Book

Are you tired of lousy weather reports delivered by cheesy so-called weathermen who promise sunny skies only to leave you stranded at the beach in a torrential downpour? Looking for a more reliable source for accurate weather predictions? Well, look no further than your favorite house cat. (I'll wait. He's probably… » 2/18/14 10:30pm 2/18/14 10:30pm

Fifth Grader Explains His Superstitious Ritual for Invoking a Snow Day

"First," says Lucas Heiberger, "you put three ice cubes in each toilet of your house." The New York City fifth grader was interviewed this morning for NBC News' storm coverage, during which he revealed his "formula" that he believes helps get school cancelled for a snow day. » 2/13/14 12:20pm 2/13/14 12:20pm

Worst Winter Ever Leads to East Coast Snow Boot Shortage

As you probably know, this winter fucking sucks. Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. Snow Momma hosted by Wilmer Valderrama. For most of America, the past few months has been a bleak constant stream of blizzards, cold weather, sunless days and seasonal affective disorder. But wait! It's not over yet! Winter is hanging around… » 2/10/14 3:45pm 2/10/14 3:45pm

Entire Nation Is Sick and Tired of This Bullshit Winter Weather

According to freeloading rodents Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck, America has six weeks of winter left. And honestly? I'm not sure we're going to make it. It's been so cold for so long that The Shining is starting to look like a documentary. Will this stupid frigid weather ever end? » 2/04/14 11:00am 2/04/14 11:00am

How to Stay Warm When Nature Clearly Wants You To Freeze To Death

Judging by Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, every news headline, and the feeling of morbid, animal fear I felt when I put my face close to the window, it's ball-shriveling, ovary-freezing, nose-blackeningly cold outside today. So how the fuck are you supposed to dress? Elaborately. » 1/07/14 11:10am 1/07/14 11:10am