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REPORT: Parts Of America Will Be 'Unsuited For Outdoor Activity' Thanks To Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - The old adage, "it's not the heat, it's the humidity," will come into play more often a...

Record January Temperatures Leave Confusing String Of Highs And Lows

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: The first month of 2014 is over, leaving behind a nation blowing hot and cold. While the polar vortex brought...

Another Snowstorm Clobbers U.S.

AP | KATHY MATHESON and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, ...

Americans Are Total Wimps These Days

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — We've become weather wimps. As the world warms, the United States is getting fewer bitter cold spells like the one that gripped m...

Polar Air Shatters Century-Long Records

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

ATLANTA (AP) — Fountains froze over, a 200-foot Ferris wheel in Atlanta shut down, and Southerners had to dig out winter coats, hats and gloves they...

'Polar Vortex' To Blast Frigid Air Over U.S., Shatter Records

AP | CARSON WALKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The weather warnings are dire: Life threatening wind chills. Historic cold outbreak. Bitter cold temperatures. Winter is n...

Top 10 Snow-Related Excuses for 2013

Paul Yeager | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green
Paul Yeager

With all of the recent storms, roughly 63 percent of the U.S. is covered in snow. And since we're quickly heading to the time of year when the most snow falls, here are the top 10 ways to use snow as an excuse to not do something.

Good News Regarding El Nino

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. national weather forecaster said on Thursday the much-feared El Niño weather phenomenon is unlikely to appear before the...

Parts Of U.S. To Get Snowy Winter

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Snow lovers living in the U.S. Northeast and Rocky Mountains are going to love this coming winter, according to AccuWeather.com. ...

U.S. To Get A Reprieve From Hot Temperatures

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approach...

U.S. Heat Wave Kills Over 30 As Temperatures Cool Slightly

AP | BRETT ZONGKER and KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

NEW YORK — The heat that blanketed much of the U.S. will begin easing up this week as temperatures approach normal from the Midwest to the East ...

Seriously, When Will The Heat End?

Posted 07.06.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer After an unusually oven-like June, the beginning of July has been sweltering, too. The he...

'They Need Help': East Coast Swelters As Power Outages Continue

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Across the eastern U.S., people are struggling through a third day of sweltering heat with no electricity. Their groceries ...

22 Dead As Storms Knock Out Power To Parts Of East Coast

AP | JESSICA GRESKO and MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — From North Carolina to New Jersey, nearly 1.8 million people still without electricity were asking the same question Monday evening...

Tropical Storm Debby Forms In The Gulf

AP | Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2012 | Green

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Debby formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, interfering with oil and gas production and putting officials on alert fo...

What Sort Of Weather Can You Expect This Weekend?

AP | By WEATHER UNDERGROUND | Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

-- Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, February 24, 2012. A storm system in the Midwest and its associated cold front will tap into gulf moistu...

From Basking In Balmy Weather To Coping With Deadly Blizzards

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green

TOPEKA, Kan. — Holiday travelers were breathing a sigh of relief Wednesday after a storm that dumped up to 15 inches of snow and forced the clos...

Weekend Weather: Cold And Wet Across Much Of U.S.

AP | By WEATHER UNDERGROUND | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

-- Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, October 28, 2011. Wet and active weather will develop from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee...

Lee's Remnants Cause Twisters, Flooding In South

AP | BILL POOVEY | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Disorganized yet deadly, the leftovers from Tropical Storm Lee spread farther inland Tuesday, soaking much of the East Coas...

Hurricane Irene Could Affect Millions Of People In The U.S.

AP | By MITCH WEISS | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

By MITCH WEISS, Associated Press NAGS HEAD, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with fierce winds and rain Friday, with the storm ...

East Coast Prepares For Hurricane Irene

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

By MITCH WEISS and MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press BUXTON, N.C. -- Thousands were fleeing an exposed strip of coastal villages and beaches off No...

Hurricane Irene Marks First Big U.S. Threat In Years

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

MIAMI (AP) -- Emergency officials from Florida to the Carolinas were closely watching Irene Tuesday as the first hurricane to seriously threaten the U...

WATCH: How To Stay Cool In Heat Wave

Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

It's official: heat wave 2011 is in full force. And if you're out and about in this scorching summer weather, it's inevitable that you're going to fin...

U.S. Heat Wave Shows No Signs Of Ending: 'The Trend Is Not Our Friend'

AP | By MURRAY EVANS | Posted 09.16.2011 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY -- As temperatures climbed into the 90s Sunday in Steele, N.D., a small window air conditioner in Paul and Betty Smokov's ranch home jus...

Heatwave Gripping Half Of U.S. Expected To Last For Days

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A third day of unseasonable heat blistered the eastern half of the country Thursday, making tornado cleanup miserable in Ma...