| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In July 1911, a two-act, 11-day heat wave called upon the northeastern United States, killing more people in New England than any other weather-related event. How many died? It's hard to say. Did the heat or a the heart attack kill the victim? State...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Much of the U.S. is about to get pretty cold again.
A huge dome of arctic air will send temperatures plummeting across parts of the Midwest and Northeast early this week in a deep freeze reminiscent of early January's "polar vortex."
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold.
Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization.
Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events.
Still, for many hundreds of years,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A deadly storm that is working its way through the Southeast is expected to become a nasty Nor’easter that is turning holiday travel into a morass and threatening the iconic Thanksgiving Day Macy's parade with its fabled, but vulnerable, large...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:27 AM
The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list.
A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:08 PM
NEW YORK -- East Coast residents sick of a long, snowy winter reveled in warmer temperatures that reached 45 degrees in some areas -- until they realized the sky was falling.
Well, not the sky, precisely, but it may have seemed that way: Chunks of ice...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:43 PM
NEW YORK, Feb 19 (Reuters) - New Yorkers got a reprieve from the relentless winter weather on Wednesday only to find that the season's wrath created a fresh menace of large chunks of snow and ice falling from skyscrapers to the sidewalks below....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Unlike the Denver Broncos, winter in the Northeast just won’t quit.
A day after the Broncos fell to the Seattle Seahawks in a 43-8 Super Bowl blowout, another kind of blowout began in the region on Monday. Snow was again falling with worsening...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
With parts of the nation buried beneath several inches of snow and ice, holiday travel got off to a rough start as scores of flights were delayed or canceled, yet several East Coast cities enjoyed record highs on the first full day of winter.