Meteorological winter arrives with a roar in North America
December 2, 2019, 4 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Early December snowstorms wreak havoc weeks ahead of the winter solstice.
NYC to clear snow-covered roads with salt stored in salt-shaped building
January 22, 2016, 2:08 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The lauded structure is bustling with activity as a whopper of a winter storm approaches.
Why winter storm Juno will be so snowy
January 27, 2015, 9:59 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Low pressure systems and already chilly temperatures made for ideal blizzard conditions.
Major blizzard visible from space
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.
Blizzard traps Antarctic research ship
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.
Smart snowplows aim to make winter roads safer
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.
21 inches of snow? Blizzard buries Kansas record
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.
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