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Polar plunge: Record low temperatures roll into Midwest, East behind snowstorm
High winds and brutal cold greeted brave souls armed with shovels digging out Monday from up to two feet of snow across a wide swath of the nation.
Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche
A 22-year-old resident of Colorado has died after sustaining critical injuries during an avalanche last week in New Mexico. University of New Mexico Hospital spokeswoman Alex Sanchez confirmed the death Monday in Albuquerque. Relatives identified the deceased skier as Corey Borg-Massanari. The other victim has been identified as 26-year-old Matthew Zonghetti of Massachusetts.
Harvey victims rebuffed by FEMA finally receive some financial relief
Nearly a year and a half after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, many are still far from a full recovery. The city has received more than $1 billion in federal funds for long-term housing recovery.
Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold
The Northeast and Midwest were socked with a sudden drop in temperatures, setting off a new wave of woes: bitter wind chills, frozen car engines, canceled flights.
Thousands without power as freeze follows deadly storm
Utility crews braved bitterly cold temperatures and high winds Monday as they restored power to thousands of homes and businesses who had the lights knocked out during a weekend storm. More than 10,000 people still were without electricity Monday afternoon, with temperatures in many places at or below zero.
Greenland’s ice is melting four times faster than thought
New science suggests Greenland may be approaching a dangerous tipping point, with implications for global sea-level rise.
Washington State unveils plan to better prevent, respond to wildfire
The state is months away from wildfire season, but Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz has proposed a plan to strengthen the ways that Washington can prevent and respond to wildfires. Franz released the 10-year plan last week as part of her $55 million budget request to the Legislature to improve the state's firefighting abilities in the face of climate change and more residents moving into fire-prone areas.
Cold weather cripples NYC, leads to mass delays at airports
Single-digit temperatures and blustery winds brought New York and the surrounding area to a freeze on Monday.
Massive ice disk stops spinning, is rescued by paddleboarder
You may have recently read about that colossal spinning ice disk that recently turned up in Maine—the one that appeared larger than a neighboring multi-level parking structure? It stopped spinning.
Flash flood watch issued for Northern California burn area
Another Pacific storm moving into Northern California has prompted a flash flood watch for communities hit by last year's devastating wildfire.
Tornado tears through Alabama town, destroying homes
A tornado roared through central Alabama on Saturday, destroying several homes and leaving families trapped in their basements.
Tornado damages Florida air base hit by hurricane
Buildings on a Florida air base were damaged by an apparent tornado according to base officials. Tyndall Air Force Base posted a message on its official Facebook page that said the tornado struck early Saturday evening.
Can She Keep Miami Beach Above the Rising Sea?
Scientists research and politicians make laws, but bureaucrats like Susanne Torriente are where the rubber meets the (raised) road.
In Photos: California storms
Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup
A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation issued the news of the pileup near Ste. Genevieve on its Twitter page around 4 p.m. Saturday. The department says the interstate was blocked because of the crash, which included a responding firetruck. Motorists were urged to find an alternate route. There was no immediate word on injuries.
Aftershocks still jarring Alaska seven weeks after ferocious earthquake
Seven weeks after an intense 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook Alaska, intense aftershocks are still menacing the state. Miraculously no one died or was injured in the Nov. 30, 2018, calamity but there have been more than 7,800 recorded aftershocks since the quake struck about seven miles north of the state’s most populous city of Anchorage. Although many are too slight to notice, 20 have had magnitudes of 4.5 or greater, reported The Associated...
Climate change adversely alters California wildlands
Summer had not yet arrived, but already the hillside on the edge of Los Padres National Forest was the color of toast. Even a brilliantly sunny day couldn't dress up the dull palette of invasive grasses that had transformed the slope into a dried-up weed patch. 
Little-known Bay Area town recorded nearly 10 inches of rain
A wet week resulted in impressive rainfall totals around the Bay Area, with valleys recording upwards of two inches on average and mountainous areas more than four inches. One little-known spot received 9.52 inches in four days. The unincorporated town of Venado is tucked under a lush canopy of redwoods in the mountains of Sonoma County, 10 miles west of Healdsburg. Few people even realize this formerly booming timber town exists — it's now...
In photos: Winter weather across the globe
<p>The best winter weather photos from across the globe.</p>
Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Pa. Ahead Of Winter Storm
There will be speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, including buses on most interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Do wild animals hate being cold in winter?
And why are so many dogs wearing snow boots? Yes, I am a bit chilly, why? While the weather outside may indeed get frightful this winter, a parka, knit hat, wool socks, insulated boots and maybe a roaring fire make things bearable for people who live in cold climates. But what about all the wildlife out there? Won’t they be freezing? Pets are often suited up with protection from the cold.
In Photos: Australia Heat Wave
<p>An extreme heat wave has hit Australia causing temperatures to soar.</p>
Major winter storm to bring snow to Northeast
Dangerous weather bringing ice and rain is causing a messy commute for millions across the U.S. On the way: An even bigger storm could dump snow from the Rocky Mountains to New England. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones reports, then Dylan Dreyer takes a closer look at the forecast.
Massive storm, strained airports expected to snarl weekend travel
The storm is expected to cause major travel headaches at airports nationwide with the government shutdown, now in day 28
Week in Weather: 41 photos from around the world
The best photos from this week in weather.