| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:47 PM
MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. — I wanted to walk to the top of the tallest mountain in the Northeast.
It would have been four miles and a head-pounding elevation gain of more than 4,000 feet, but that didn't scare me. Neither did the common claim that...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Two independent companies hired to investigate the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair released their findings on Thursday.
The Indiana State Fair Commission hired Witt Associates and Thornton Tomasetti to investigate the stage’s rigging and...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Easter Bunny brought us a record warm March this year in South Dakota, surpassing the previous record March average temperature in 1910 by .1 degree F. This year, the average temperature statewide was 46.4F. At the same time, South Dakota recorded its...
| Dec 13, 2011
Is there a day or week in January or February after which we can say the average temperature is likely to start increasing?
Based on 1981-2010 climatological normals, Chicago's coldest time of the year runs...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released its winter outlook indicating potential conditions for the U.S. and the northern Plains.
The indications are increased chances for below average temperatures and increased chances...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:19 PM
Santa might have a little problem landing his sleigh on dry rooftops and bare ground this Christmas.
No snow is predicted between now and into next week, according to the National Weather Service.
A brown Christmas is not as unusual as one might...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:31 AM
There’s a chance for an isolated snow shower or two overnight tonight but at this time it doesn’t seem like it will be a lot. Model data is showing overall about .04 inches of precip falling overnight. Only .02 or less of that will fall as...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The following are the top five local weather events in 2011 as voted on by the staff of the Blacksburg National Weather Service Office. You'll notice nearly all of the events were storm related, specifically tornadoes.
1. (Tie): The April 27th-28th...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:36 PM
We anticipated that Sunday would be a breezy day, but the latest model runs are supporting very high winds across the Hoosier state. Because of this, the NWS has issued a WIND ADVISORY starting Sunday at 7 AM and continuing until 7 PM. A HIGH WIND WATCH...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 3:19 PM
South Florida was expected to be socked with near freezing temperatures on Wednesday morning, the coldest in almost a year, prompting shelters to open, growers to take protective measures and residents to turn up the heat.
“We're not in Buffalo,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The likelihood of El Nino strengthening this fall and winter fell from about 70 percent to 55 percent in a climate forecast released Thursday.
While some indicators show the climate phenomenon has been developing in recent months, others favor more...