January 27, 2015, 9:59 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Low pressure systems and already chilly temperatures made for ideal blizzard conditions.
January 3, 2014, 1:42 p.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Despite its size, winter storm Hercules isn't a 'crippling snowstorm' according to the National Weather Service.
December 27, 2013, 3:47 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Antarctica's unusually high sea-ice extent this year has played havoc with the most recent research season.
December 18, 2013, 12:30 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The vehicles will measure weather and road conditions, sometimes by noting whether the plow's antilock brakes activate or if its windshield wipers are on.
February 26, 2013, 2:01 p.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
The same blizzard is expected to arrive in Chicago and Detroit in the evening of Feb. 26, bringing as much as 6 inches of snow.
December 27, 2012, 11:22 a.m. by Catie Leary
After sweeping through the Midwest the day after Christmas, a winter storm is expected to dump two feet of snow in the Northeast.
February 3, 2012, 1:44 p.m. by Brett Israel, OurAmazingPlanet
A blizzard in Colorado and potential tornado conditions in the Southeast are in the forecast.
January 18, 2012, 4:27 p.m. by Brett Israel, OurAmazingPlanet
Cold air from Alaska has combined with a low-pressure system to bring nearly a year's worth of snow to the Emerald City.