Stories in Category "Weather & Climate"

Blizzard, tornadoes and politics collide in rural America

Blizzard, tornadoes and politics collide in rural America

This week, an old-fashioned winter storm blasted a region from the Rockies to the Great Lakes.
El Nino Whips Pacific Coast, lowers drought level

El Nino Whips Pacific Coast, lowers drought level

El Nino is proving his might along the western United States, again pounding the region with heavy amounts of rain.
Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit

The goal for world leaders is mammoth in Paris – sweeping global agreement to cut carbon emissions—all to be negotiated in the next two weeks.
Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down

Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down

Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 3....
Town struggles to conduct daily functions in everyday life

Town struggles to conduct daily functions in everyday life

California's drought has hit some places harder than others.
Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

The commander-in-chief kicked off a 3 day tour in Alaska early this week by addressing a State Department-sponsored summit on climate change in Anchorage.....
Three killed battling western wildfires

Three killed battling western wildfires

The battle against the western wildfires took a deadly turn this week as three firefighters died after a vehicle crash trapped them in what was described ....
Iran Nuclear Deal Could Pinch Central Valley Commodities

Iran Nuclear Deal Could Pinch Central Valley Commodities

As California’s chronic dry spell bears down for a fourth consecutive year, parched streams and reservoirs like Lake Isabella, the victim of ‘exceptional’....
The Drought Continues to Make Life Difficult in California

The Drought Continues to Make Life Difficult in California

The parched earth of California's Central Valley is begging for rain…and so are the farmers who use it to grow a majority of the nation’s fresh produce. ....
Wettest May since 1895 delays planting

Wettest May since 1895 delays planting

Tropical Storm Bill blasted the Texas coast and continued north to the Southern Plains this week, dumping nearly a foot of rain in some places as it moved....