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Winter Weather

8 Tips to Protect Your Trip From Mother Nature

IndependentTraveler.com | Posted 01.27.2015 | Travel
IndependentTraveler.com

Inclement weather can affect air travel in any season, even on the clearest of days. Whether it's high winds, rain, sleet or snow, each year brings a slew of delays that could severely cramp your travel plans.

Why Does it Snow?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.27.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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8 Ways to Keep Winter Chills Out

Houzz | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Weather stripping and door snakes? Check and check. If your house is drafty and cold in the winter, you've likely already been looking at ways to batten down the hatches.

Groups Place Free Hats And Scarves Around Cities, Spread Warmth To Those Who Need It Most

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.24.2015 | Good News

These good Samaritans are working to make sure that the homeless and others in need are prepared for the winter weather. Hats and scarves have bee...

20 Ways a Minnesota Winter Equals an Arizona Summer

Rebecca Hubanks | Posted 01.16.2015 | Travel
Rebecca Hubanks

Dear reader, it suites to compare that if you find yourself in the Great North braving winter or in Phoenix's sweltering summer, you'll surely relate to these parallels.

A Snow Day Is Coming. Here's How To Get Your Home Ready

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 01.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in Hawaii, the past week has probably brought you some mixture of freezing temperatures, strong winds, and even s...

Interstate 94 Still Closed After Deadly Pileup Involving Nearly 200 Vehicles

AP | Posted 01.11.2015 | Crime

GALESBURG, Mich. (AP) — All lanes of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan reopened early Sunday, two days after a 193-vehicle pileup on the snowy ...

Wintry Weather Around U.S. Brings Fatalities

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2015 | Green

Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the s...

'Dangerously Cold Air' Send Temperatures Plummeting Around The U.S.

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.08.2015 | Green

Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the s...

How to Get Cozy on a Cold Day

Houzz | Posted 12.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

If you live in a cold climate, there comes a time where you just have to embrace winter. While you will never be happy to spring out of bed on a dark, frozen winter morning, you can learn to love those cozy winter rituals.

From Joy to Despair to Spring, the Five Stages of Winter

Global Yodel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.

Kim Bellware

If You Keep Calling It A Polar Vortex, You Don't Know What A Polar Vortex Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green

The next time you hear that a "polar vortex" is headed your way, keep one thing in mind: It's probably bunk. A whole lot of people jumped into "Da...

Arctic Blast Descends On Rockies, Upper Midwest

AP | By JAMES NORD | Posted 01.11.2015 | Green

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — People in the Upper Midwest and Rockies woke up to frigid temperatures Tuesday, with heavy snow blanketing some areas. Other par...

WATCH: This Raccoon Despises The Cold Weather As Much As You Do

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

Winter is around the corner, and you're probably becoming more and more hesitant to venture out from under your comfy, cozy sheets. Well, you're not a...

5 Things You'll Probably Do Wrong Shoveling Snow This Winter

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Listen to your body -- if you are feeling strained or tired, it's time to take a break. It's better to take the extra time to prepare yourself and do it the right way than to spend weeks with a hurt back. I wish you all a safe and happy winter season!

Cold Winter Ahead For East, According To Farmer's Almanac 'Secret Formula'

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder...

The Winter of My Discontent

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

I actually attempted this year, for Lent, to give up "weather grumbling" and lasted for a mere nine days before another mini polar vortex broke me down.

Winter 2014: Fevers, Contranyms and Umlauts

Tom Cramer | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Places unaccustomed to cold and snow have encountered both this year. More than enough for their tastes, I'm sure. It crossed my mind that potentially two-thirds of the country has cabin fever. Wait -- is that cabin fever or spring fever?

Late Winter Storm Blasts Northeast And Midwest

AP | By WILSON RING | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A late-season storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of northern New England before finally tapering off Thursday to ...

Montana, Wyoming Assess Flood Damage

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Water levels began to drop on flooded rivers in Montana and Wyoming on Tuesday, and authorities scrambled to restore road acc...

Harsh Winter Puts Drag On Economy, Fed Says

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slowe...

POLL: Are You Ready For Spring?

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

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More Flights Canceled

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights Monday as the latest winter storm hit the U.S. East Coast. The hardest hit cities were Wa...

Another Powerful Winter Storm To Hit East Coast

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with seve...

ANOTHER Massive Winter Storm Heads For East Coast

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) - A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was pummeling the centra...