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Snow Storms

PHOTOS: Lightning, Wildfires And A Lot Of Flooding

Posted 05.12.2013 | Green

The past week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Two awe-inspiring rope tornadoes touched down in central Kansas, but didn't ca...

PHOTOS: Flooding, Tsunami Debris And Spring Snow

Posted 04.28.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: HuffPost editor James Gerken examined some striking connections between climate ch...

PHOTOS: Europe's Inconvenient, Beautiful Storms

Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel

Severe storms have taken Western Europe by surprise, dropping enough snow to force flight cancellations , suspend the Eurostar, and trap locals in the...

Powerful Storm Brings Snow, Rain To Northeast

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. — A muted version of a winter storm that has killed more than a dozen people across the eastern half of the country plodded across...

Snowstorms Take Big Toll On Unemployment Claims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. claims for jobless benefits surged last week as snowstorms in some parts of the country kept workers at home, but the...

Jobless Claims Jumped rise As Heavy Snows Lead To HIgher Layoffs

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Layoffs are no longer dropping as they were in the final months of last year, reinforcing fears that the jobs crisis will weigh dow...

Donald Trump Points To Snow Storms, Calls For Al Gore To Be Stripped Of Nobel Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Donald Trump wants the Nobel Committee to strip former Vice President Al Gore of his Nobel Peace Prize. The New York Post reports that the billiona...

Colorado Snow Arrest: Footprints Lead Investigators To Robber

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

2 feet of snow can do more than make getting around town difficult: it can help police catch a thief. The Denver Channel reports that Greenwood Villag...

How Do I Survive a Winter Storm? -- 5 Myths Debunked

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Sherwood

Some 95 percent of those who perish in cold water aren't actually hypothermic. The cold doesn't kill them -- it's the terror, which leads to drowning and heart attacks.