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Polar Vortex: Another On The Way

Polar Vortex: Another On The Way

By Ellisha Rader Mannering February 25, 2014

Have you had enough of the cold and snow yet? If you thought the last Polar Vortex and cold spells were bad, get ready for round two. Although many areas of the country are experiencing warm weather with highs in …

Record Low Temps Expected From Hercules Record Low Temps Expected From Hercules

With winter upon us, it is inevitable that the season will bring storms, ice, snow, and all-around chaos at some point during its allotted months. And 2013 is no exception. Mother Nature has mixed up a large helping of significant …

Winter Storm Hercules Set to Pound Northeast Winter Storm Hercules Set to Pound Northeast

The first winter storm of 2014 didn’t wait long before sweeping into the midwest and northeast areas of the United States. The storm, named Hercules, is predicted to hit between Wednesday and Friday, according to USA Today, with the heaviest …

Icebound Russian Ship set to be Rescued By Saturday Icebound Russian Ship set to be Rescued By Saturday

A Russian ship carrying 74 passengers has been stranded in the icy water mass of Antarctica since Tuesday. Strong winds through the ice-covered water caused The MV Akademik Shokalskiy to become trapped near Stillwell Island, far south of Hobart, Tasmania. …

You Can Make Your Own 'Snow' With Science You Can Make Your Own 'Snow' With Science

Are you one of the many people around the world who had to go another year without a white Christmas? Those of us in the weather dominator-controlled state of Kentucky know it all too well as it snows a lot …

Are winter tires worth the cost? Are winter tires worth the cost?

Winter is here, and for most of the country the roads are slick, icy and full of snow. Is it worth it to buy snow or winter tires? Many drivers who live in icy snowy winters use all-season tires throughout …

Winter Tire Alternatives: Green, but Effective? Winter Tire Alternatives: Green, but Effective?
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As earlier reported by us, it is catching on that winter tires damage our lungs and heart more than they protect us from slipping on the highway. While this may be true, it is still pretty obvious that we need …

Snow in Cairo: Yes, You Read That Right Snow in Cairo: Yes, You Read That Right

In wacky weather news, Cairo was slammed with a winter storm today, leaving over a foot of the white stuff all over the city. Jerusalem also received the storm’s wrath, as more than three feet of snow was dumped out …

Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos
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Google is treating Google+ users to some holiday fun with the latest app update for Android. You can bring up any photo in Google+ and shake your device to make it snow. A second shake will let you share the …

Ice Storm Hits Majority of the U.S. Ice Storm Hits Majority of the U.S.

A major storm has hit the largest part of the western U.S. Thursday, and continues to wreak havoc on this country – causing flight cancellations, traffic accidents, school closings, and overall treacherous conditions that are expected to last through the …

Thanksgiving Storm Expected in Northeast Thanksgiving Storm Expected in Northeast

Thirteen people have tragically died from a winter storm that threatens to spread across the Northeast, and unfortunately just in time for Thanksgiving. The southern part of the United States has experienced cold rain as well as ice through the …

Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Plans Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Plans
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(image) Winter storm Boreas has already dumped up to a foot of snow in western and southwestern Oklahoma as it makes its trek across the US. The massive storm has caused mass flooding, car crashes, hundreds of flight cancellations, road …

Western Winter Storm Extends to Texas, Heads East Western Winter Storm Extends to Texas, Heads East

A deadly winter storm system that began in Southern California has extended to Texas and Oklahoma after sweeping through Arizona and New Mexico late last week. The rain set records in parts of Arizona. The 1.60 inches that fell on …

South Dakota Blizzard Devastates Livestock South Dakota Blizzard Devastates Livestock

South Dakota has recently experienced a horrible blizzard, which is affecting the cattle and many farmers in the state. While much of the country is still having summer or early fall-like temperatures, South Dakota has been hit early with the …

N.Y.: 3 Feet Of Snow Blankets Northern Part Of State N.Y.: 3 Feet Of Snow Blankets Northern Part Of State
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It’s rare to see snow in May, but New York received 3 feet of snow over the Memorial Day weekend. The AP reports that Whiteface Moutain, a ski mountain on the New York border with Vermont, was hit with 3 …

1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago 1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter …

Nemo Blizzard To Blanket the Northeast in Snow Nemo Blizzard To Blanket the Northeast in Snow

Forecasts for a potentially “historic” winter storm in New England have not improved since yesterday’s winter storm and blizzard watches. More severe warnings have been issued for a wider swath of the Northeast, including New York City. The U.S. National …