In an event that appears to be straight out of a climate change powerpoint, southern Louisiana has been hit with unprecedented flooding over the past several days, leading the federal government to declare a state of “major disaster” for several parishes.
If weather advisories give you the unshakeable impression that someone is shrieking at you about pollen counts and flash flood warnings, you’re in good company. And so, to appease the public, the National Weather Service will quiet down — that is, they’ll stop typing in all caps.
Weather experts have predicted that a potentially historic cold snap will make its way across the East Coast and Ohio Valley this weekend, with temperatures plunging to 30 degrees below average. That is a big disappointment, because I was hoping to have some sex on Valentine’s Day and I don’t like being nude if I’m…
It is snowing in New Hampshire. Like, so hard.
Have you ever contemplated how a Tyrannosaurus rex would tackle the task of shoveling snow? I must admit that I haven’t given it much thought, even under the influence. But now that we have this video, the world can behold an industrious—if rather effete—dinosaur, a Sisyphus for the blizzard-bound.
A Wisconsin woman found frozen to death on Sunday morning in Milwaukee has been identified as 21-year-old Elizabeth Luebke. According to reports, Luebke left a house party after having an argument with her friends, venturing outside in shorts and a tank top on a night when temperatures were well below zero.
Sing it with me now: Everyone’s talkin’ ’bout Staaar War/Everyone’s talkin’ ’bout Star Waaar. And a weather reporter in the U.K. used her forecast to incorporate a remarkable (perhaps Emmy-worthy) series of clever Star Wars puns.
It’s currently December 9. And, uh, has anybody seen our snow?
The Weather Channel has released the list of 2015-2016 winter storm names and, while some blizzies are stuck with classic titles like “Hera” and “Olympia,” others are getting a modern twist. Batten the hatches, everyone: winter storm Yolo is on its way.
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.
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.
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.
How cold is it? Well, it was so cold that Pittsburgh's National Aviary had to keep its penguins indoors this week.
Does the winter already suck where you live? This story might make all that snow and ice it a teeny bit more bearable.
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.
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.
This Jude Redfield aka Bones Redfield, a "skinny meteorologist" working at the Fox affiliate WDRB in Louisille, Kentucky is really something.
A couple on vacation captured the moment lightning hit dangerously close to them as they tried to take a selfie.
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.
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 …