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WATCH: Lightning Bolt Strikes Water Just Yards Away From Men

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.01.2016 | Weird News

Two men in Australia had a terrifyingly close call when a lightning bolt struck the water just yards from where they were standing. Video post...

Street Dancing Flash Mobs, Snow Angels + More: Scenes from Snowzilla 2016

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.25.2016 | New York
Paula Froelich

Before Jonas melts completely and the spell is gone - l present New York City as not many outsiders get to see it: a well lit winter wonderland with n...

You Will Never Love Anything As Much As DC's Panda Loves Snow

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.25.2016 | Weird News

It's snowing, and it's cold, and LET'S GO PLAY IN IT! Tian Tian woke up this morning to a lot of snow, and he was pretty excited about it. #Blizz...

These Are The Craziest Images From The East Coast Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

As a deadly blizzard continues to batter the east coast and Mid-Atlantic on Saturday, some people braved the icy conditions to document a storm affect...

East Coast Snowstorm Traps Drivers On Highways For Hours

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

Hundreds of motorists were stranded for hours over Friday night as a deadly winter storm raged on the East coast, affecting more than 85 million ...

Southern States Brace After U.S. Floods Kill At Least 31 People

Reuters | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2016 | Crime

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Severe Weather Death Toll Reaches 25 As New Tornadoes Hit Texas

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.28.2015 | Green

DALLAS, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Seven people died in the greater Dallas area as a storm system brought tornadoes and flooding on Saturday, increasi...

Alabama Tornado Adds To Christmas Storm Woes

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.26.2015 | Green

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Deadly Tornadoes Touch Down In Mississippi, Arkansas

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.24.2015 | Politics

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A storm system forecasters called "particularly dangerous" killed at least six people as it swept across the...

Lighthouses Battered by 20 Foot Waves

Tom Gill | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel
Tom Gill

November in the Great Lakes region of the United States is a time of transition - warm to cold, lush to bare, colorful to dull. The changes in tempe...

When the Bough Breaks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.

People With Disabilities Left Behind During Katrina Tell Their Stories

Jordan Melograna | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Jordan Melograna

What you probably won't hear about very much in the coverage looking back at Katrina is the enormous impact this disaster had on people with disabilities. They, too, were disproportionately affected, but just not because of Mother Nature.

Cold And Snow Predicted By Old Farmers' Almanac

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.16.2015 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with ...

Incredible Time-Lapse Video Shows The Raw Power Of A Microburst

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.14.2015 | Science

It's called a wet microburst -- but when you see it on video like this, there's nothing "micro" about it. This time-lapse footage captu...

Volunteers Join Emergency Personnel To Repair Florence After Devastating Storm

HuffPost Italy | Lisa Di Giuseppe | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact

A vicious storm burst through the city of Florence, Italy, on Saturday evening, flooding home basements and felling hundreds of trees. The after...

2 Dead After Circus Tent Collapses In New Hampshire

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green

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'State Of Disaster' Declared After Typhoon Soudelor Slams Saipan

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

Saipan endured severe damage after Typhoon Soudelor passed through the island late Sunday night with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour&nbs...

Severe Weather

Tom Gill | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Tom Gill

While I'm by no means a storm chaser, I'll certainly take any opportunity that comes my way to photograph a storm. I've seen quite a few interesting...

Mexican Coast Braces For Hurricane Blanca

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Blanca weakened to a category 2 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday but it is forecast to strengthen as it ...

Dangerous Tropical Storm Lashes The Carolinas

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green

(Recasts with quotes and latest storm advisory) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9 (Reuters) - Emergency official...

Caught on Tape: Top Surfer Braves Biggest Waves at Puerto Escondido, Mexico in Recent History

The Surf Channel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
The Surf Channel

While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.

Damaged Goods

Beth Whitley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Sometimes, in trying to explain the impact that Rett Syndrome has had on our lives, I have referred to myself and my husband as "damaged goods." People don't respond to this very well.

That Scary Thing Around the Corner

Terri Britt | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

This is what we do to ourselves. We get caught in the fear of what's around the corner and get frozen. But if we'd simply trust and take those first few steps, we would realize there is nothing to fear except the tricks our minds play on us!

Fight Cold-Weather Blues and Blahs With a Wintervention

Mary Buchan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Buchan

I've never understood why so many coats and raincoats are beige or gray or black. Who wants to blend in when it's bleak outside? Think of colors that brighten your mood and pull them into your wardrobe and your work environment. A bright scarf. A green plant. A polka dot pattern. You might be surprised how far a pop of color can go.

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.