Weather

How California Got Its Dew Back

Watch the "Pineapple Express" make its way from Hawaii to the West Coast.

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Melbourne's Wildfires Look Absolutely Hellish

The land just north of the city looks like a raging ocean of flames.

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Portland's Bad-Weather Bike Ride Is Hobbled by (Surprise!) Bad Weather

Although it's not hobbling the city's unicycle aficionados, for what it's worth.

Kelly Norton

The American Cities With the Most 'Pleasant' Weather

They're all in California, according to this NOAA-informed map.

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How Atlanta's History Helped Set the Stage for This Week's Weather Debacle

A crisis decades in the making.

University of Washington

Climate Change Is Directly Responsible for Killing Baby Penguins

Torrential downpours and abnormal heat could kill nearly half of penguin chicks in a single year, say researchers.

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How a Minor Snow Storm in the South Led to So Many People Sleeping in Pharmacies and Grocery Stores

A traffic nightmare with major repercussions.

It Snowed in Atlanta, and Things Got Pretty Nuts

Intense gridlock trapped some people inside cars for 7-plus hours.

This One Satellite Video Shows All the Weather of 2013

The year's major weather events are all crammed into eight minutes of entrancing footage.

Bill Brinkman

At Least Today's Weather Isn't as Bad as Michigan's 1938 'Storm of the Century'

The snow piled so high you could touch telephone wires.

Mika Wist

Europe Gets Struck by Urban-Generated 'Light Pillars'

Looking like laser lights from a Metallica concert, this is not your typical aurora borealis.

It's Hot Enough in Australia to Melt a Chocolate Lindt Ball

Here's a new take on the old frying-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk trick.

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Weird 'Ice Boulders' Wash Up on Lake Michigan

They look like snowballs that would dent a tractor.

Peak Polar Vortex, a Visual Guide

Truly memorable photos and videos.

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The Arctic 'Steam Fog' Over the Great Lakes, Seen From Space

An escaped chunk of the Polar Vortex caused this weird-looking mass emanation of vapors.

Kashmir's Cold Spell

Snowfall has debilitated much of this Indian region.

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The Latest NOAA Map Shows Most of the Northeast Blanketed in Snow

The National Weather Service has broken down predicted snowfalls for the coming blizzard.

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California Faces a Catastrophic Drought in 2014

It could lead to spikes in food prices and more devastating wildfires. 

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The Ice Storm That Stole Toronto's Christmas

Mayor Rob Ford says it won't be possible restore heat and electricity to everyone in time for the holiday.