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Hawaii Just Got Hit By A July Snow Storm (Seriously)

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 07.20.2015 | Weird News

July snowstorms are weird enough. July snowstorms in Hawaii boggle the mind. But that's what happened at the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Isla...

Relax, New Jersey, That Is Not A Tsunami Out There

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green

Is that a tsunami? I haven't the foggiest. Onlookers in Sea Girt, New Jersey, captured photos of a surreal bank of fog on Sunday, which formed ...

With Lack of Snow in Southcentral Alaska, Iditarod Officials Consider Moving Restart North to Fairbanks

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Race marshal Mark Nordman said the committee is considering the move, though he said Tuesday the race "isn't even close to making that decision."

2014 Was the Warmest Year on Record for Much of Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On a day when many Interior Alaska towns and villages watch temperatures approach minus 40 degrees and Anchorage nearly dips to zero, it may seem counterintuitive to discuss warmth in the 49th state.

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...

Difference Between Coldest And Hottest Place In U.S. Is Mindblowing

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Minnesotans are probably wishing they were a little farther south today as a winter storm barrels across the country, bringing frigid temperatures alo...

WATCH: Worst Wedding Surprise EVER | Posted 09.04.2013 | Green

They weren't expecting this....

WATCH: It's Raining... Fish!? | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weird News

Forecast: Cloudy with a chance of fish? Bring a bucket not an umbrella!...

Why Is The Weather So Weird Lately?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Call it weird, call it extreme, maybe even call it the new normal. Wild weather in the United States in t...

Woman Struck By Lightning While In Grocery Store

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.17.2013 | Weird News

A lot of people are shocked when they are in the grocery line, mostly by the high prices. Lakeisha Brooks, however, was shocked by something differ...

WATCH: Giant Ice Boulders Invading Lake Michigan

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2013 | Weird News

The shores of Good Harbor Bay on Lake Michigan are being invaded by a strange phenomenon: Giant ice boulders. Hundreds of basketball-sized ice boul...

WATCH: Rare Fall Tornado In Italy

Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

From AccuWeather: A massive tornado hit a steel factory in Taranto, Italy, on Wednesday, injuring 20 workers. Reuters: Storm adds to chaos at tr...

On Climate, Candidates Should Follow Reagan's Example

David Jenkins | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
David Jenkins

In isolation, each individual weather event might be explained away, but collectively they become symptomatic of an altered climate and reflect broader changes that climatologists have been predicting for decades.

10 Bizarre Stories Of Lightning Strikes | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Lightning is supposed to never strike twice, but Roy Sullivan defied all odds after being hit by lightning on seven different occasions, surviving all...

Giant Snow Pile Near Boston Won't Go Away

AP/ MetroWest Daily News | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- As temperatures in the Boston area soar into the 90s, a frigid reminder of the region's long winter clings to life in a Framingha...

The Heat Is Too Damn High

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

For those of you who, when huddled and shivering in winter coats in December's blizzard, warming hands in gloves and mugs of cocoa on the sidewalk, wi...

Sinkhole De Mayo (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Intense thunderstorms wreaked havoc in the Northeast over the weekend, ripping up streets, flooding neighborhoods and forcing schools to close. In ...

Under Pressure: Your Body The Weathervane

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Your mood, headaches, and heart health are much more subject to changes in the weather than you might think. You could say your body is its own perfect weathervane.

Alabama Governor Drought Solution: "Pray For Rain"

The Birmingham News | STAN DIEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the state's weather forecasters not delivering much-needed rain, Gov. Bob Riley on Thursday turned to a higher power. The governor issued a procl...

Drought Wilts The American South, Cripples Farms

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Northern Alabama has become acre after acre of shriveled cornstalks, cracked red dirt for miles and days of unrelenting white heat. The region's most ...

NYT's Front Pages Focus Away From Fires

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The NYT front page relegated the fires to the bottom of the page — almost a news blip, let alone below the fold. Er, hello? California is on fire.

Global Warming Results In Extreme Weather: Federal Report

DotEarth | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The first thorough federal review of research on how global warming may affect extreme climate events in North America forecasts more drenching rains,...