Buses, cars, people - just plain stuck as snow, sleet and ice covered roadways and knocked down trees across the region, turning the evening commute into a seemingly endless nightmare.
Yet another snowstorm hit the Northeast from Wednesday through early Thursday.
Train equipment froze, cars sputtered, schools canceled classes as a bitter blast of below-zero temperatures gripped the Northeast. The gasp-inducing cold — temperatures reached into the minus-30s with wind chill factors even colder
The coming year will be an important one for space weather as the Sun pulls out of a trough of low activity and heads into a long-awaited and possibly destructive period of turbulence. Many people may be surprised to learn that the Sun, rather tha
The freezing conditions that have blasted Britain are being blamed on a series of weather patterns that are bringing Arctic temperatures to much of western Europe, California and even Australia.
We have compiled a representative sample of snapshots from across Europe to show just why all those hoping for a strong holiday retail season in Europe will be very disappointed.
A powerful snowstorm socked the upper Midwest on Saturday with as much as 20 inches of snow, forcing authorities to close roads across five states as heavy winds made for treacherous driving conditions. The snowstorm was expected to be followed b
But although it may seem like an alien mothership, this incredible picture is actually an impressive thunderstorm cloud known as a supercell.
The National Weather Service issued an advisory Wednesday night that a "record low" overnight temperature of 58 was recorded at Los Angeles International Airport.
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FEMA: US evacuations may be required for Earl. RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal officials say evacuations may be required in the U.S. if Hurricane Earl tracks too close to the East Coast. Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate said
Hurricane Earl is expected to answer to karma by repairing all of the damage it did last time. It is expected to by followed closely by another, stupider storm called Hurricane Randy.
Hurricane Alex made landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast as a powerful Category 2 storm Wednesday, spawning tornadoes in nearby Texas, forcing evacuations in both countries and whipping up high waves that pushed crude onto beaches.
Aircraft can accidentally punch holes in clouds, leaving a trail of snow or rain in their wake. Turboprop and jet aircraft that climb or descend under certain atmospheric conditions can inadvertently trigger what's known as cloud seeding.
June 4, 2010: Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that's new to human history. To make preparations, authorities in Washington DC are holding a meeting: The Space Weather Enterprise Forum at the National Press Club on June 8th.
A laser has been used to generate small clouds on demand in lab, and real-world experiments suggest this could be a way to call down rain when it's needed.
A laser has been used to generate small clouds on demand in lab, and real-world experiments suggest this could be a way to call down rain when it's needed. People have experimented with cloud seeding for decades in the hope of boosting rainfall
A slow-moving winter storm smacked the Northeast on Friday, unleashing heavy snow, rain and hurricane-force winds as it knocked out power to more than a million homes and businesses, turned Maine beachfront streets into rivers and piled on the misery
The UN climate panel faces a new challenge with scientists casting doubt on its claim that global temperatures are rising inexorably because of human pollution. In its last assessment the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said the evidence
Three hundred plow trucks are lined up to combat an afternoon rush-hour snowstorm in Georgia, including traffic-congested Atlanta. In Mobile, Ala., kids are poised for a rare snowball fight. And fat flakes are already falling in Blountstown, Fla.
Washington, D.C., and neighboring Montgomery County, Md., may have just lived up to its reputation as "wimpy" weather warriors -- suspending snow plow operations as a blizzard bears down on the region. Or maybe not.
On Tuesday, Punxsutawney Phil will emerge from a little enclosure under an outdoor stump in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name to let us know if he sees his shadow, which will doom us to six more weeks of winter.
High-energy bursts of gamma rays typically occur far out in space, perhaps near black holes or other high-energy cosmic phenomena. So imagine scientists' surprise when they found these powerful gamma ray flashes happening on Earth,
When your Jeep spins lazily off the mountain road and slams backward into a snowbank, you don't worry immediately about the cold. Your first thought is that you've just dented your bumper. Your second is that you've failed to bring a shovel. Your thi
New Hampshire's Mount Washington has lost its distinction as the site of the fastest wind gust ever recorded on Earth. The concession came 3 days after the World Meteorological Organization reviewing extreme weather and climate data turned up
To help highlight the immense destruction that befell Haiti as a result of the recent earthquake, satellite imaging company GeoEye has teamed up with Google to produce a plug-in for Google Earth that allows users to view shots of Port au Prince taken
A very interesting commentary on our climate for the past 300,000 years.
A powerful earthquake of 7.0 magnitude rocked Haiti just before 5 p.m. Eastern time
Mark and Barbara Willard were at home in Wickford, England two weeks ago checking the weather forecast on the Internet before packing for their trip to Orlando — sunny and 70 degrees. On Saturday afternoon they had the hoods on their brand new coa