EXTREME WEATHER

  • February 8, 2013  

    Parts of the Northeast and New England prepared to be blanketed by a potentially record-breaking blizzard. The storm, commonly referred to as "Nemo," may cover some areas with three feet of snow. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Bernie Rayno of AccuWeather about how the storm formed and if it will hit areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, subzero temperatures in parts of the Northeast and Midwest caused 15 states to issue wind chill warnings. Also, the U.S. Air Force vowed to put an end to all sexual misconduct within its ranks. It received some 800 reports of inappropriate behavior in 2012 alone. Continue reading

  • October 30, 2012   BY Rebecca Jacobson 

    Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to a post-tropical storm on Monday after it made landfall on the New Jersey coast. But the super storm packed a punch, leaving 8.1 million homes and businesses without power, closing transportation. The damage is currently estimated at $20 billion and rising. These photos show the aftermath. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012  

    An early spring followed by 19 frost events killed Michigan’s cherry crop and farmers’ livelihoods this year. Climatologists say that these shifting seasons could mean more hard years for cherry farmers in the future. Hari Sreenevasan reports as part of our Coping with Climate Change series. Continue reading

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