posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM
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 36 million people.
posted on March 20, 2015 at 2:18 PM
Warmer temperatures returned to the Midwest this week. But in Ohio, heavy rains and rapid melting of snow led to severe flooding.
posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Warm temperatures and a lack of snowfall in February have taken a toll on winter snowpack in the Cascade Mountains and other areas in the West, the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service said Wednesday.
posted on March 6, 2015 at 6:47 PM
Winter refuses to loosen its icy grip on much of America. This week another massive storm is dropping freezing rain and up to twenty inches of snow from Texas to New England.
posted on February 27, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Starting in the West, snow fell by the foot on Colorado. Forecasters predicted more than two feet of new snow for mountain areas and the western slopes of the Front Range.
posted on November 14, 2014 at 8:58 AM
Much of the nation faced a rude awakening from relatively balmy fall weather as temperatures plummeted this week across the nation’s midsection, and a blanket of snow covered large portions of the northern plains.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Residents of California endured another round of wildfires this week. The latest fire tore through dry vegetation in the scenic Big Sur region south of San Francisco.
And a change in weather patterns may be coming to the Great Plains and points...
posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:10 PM
The system dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, forcing school closures and temporary power outages.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:41 PM
Up to 4’ of snow falls in parts of South Dakota resulting in heavy losses for cattle producers. 10 days into the government shutdown hopes rise for a solution to the fiscal fiasco in Washington. And by paying attention to the little things,...
posted on October 11, 2013 at 5:49 PM
A rare autumn blizzard paralyzed much of western plains late last week. The storm dumped as much as 4 feet of snow, left thousands without power and killed nearly 100,000 cattle.
posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:38 PM
This week started with some delayed warm and dry conditions. The weather pattern allowed for corn planting to finally occur. But growers are still well behind the average pace as only 5 percent of the corn crop was in the ground according to USDA’s...
posted on April 25, 2013 at 4:35 PM
“The rain on the plain was mainly a pain” for many in rural America this week. Several rivers escaped their banks in Illinois, Missouri and the Dakotas.
High water in Spring Bay, Illinois near Peoria flooded homes and other low-lying areas....
posted on April 19, 2013 at 4:03 PM
The calendar says spring, but Mother Nature continues to disagree.
Heavy snow fell in the plains --- most recently in Nebraska and Minnesota --- where travel was slowed because of the precipitation.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:32 PM
Climatologists caution that the moisture doesn't signal the end of the stubborn drought that still has a hold on more than half the continental U.S.
posted on March 1, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Partisan bickering ends in gridlock, paving the way for $85 billion in mandatory spending cuts. A government study reveals fast food accounts for a significant portion of America’s diet. Another massive snowstorm brings much-needed moisture to the...