Today's Five Best Columns
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Dec 10, 2013 3:03PM ET
Federal government offices in Washington shut down Tuesday because of a snowstorm that basically didn't happen. America, you should be embarrassed.
Dec 9, 2013 8:54AM ET
This past weekend, a series of winter storms swept across the country from Dallas all the way up to Milwaukee causing 30-car pileups and blizzard football games along the way — here are some of the weekend's most stunning and shocking photos.
Nov 25, 2013 12:43PM ET
This year's Thanksgiving travel nightmare got an early start on Monday when a New York-bound Amtrak train carrying over 200 people derailed in South Carolina.
Nov 18, 2013 12:45AM ET
A fast-moving storm in the Midwest on Sunday left at least six people dead after dozens of tornadoes touched down across the region.
Aug 14, 2013 11:18AM ET
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Northeast blackout of 2003, the largest power outage in North American history. But a decade later, it seems a faded memory.
Aug 13, 2013 1:32PM ET
A commuter train in Tokyo was struck by lightning yesterday and all the internet got out of it was this really cool weather video of lightning hitting a train.
Jul 19, 2013 12:46PM ET
As we reach the pinnacle of this week's heat-dome induced heat-wave, the heat index could get as hight as 108 in New York and 110 in Washington D.C., making it officially too hot for everything.
Jul 1, 2013 4:25PM ET
When Las Vegas sets a new all-time high temperature record, something unpleasant is happening with the weather. When it is too hot for planes to fly out of Phoenix, or the country sets a new all-time high temperature for June? Be glad that you don't live in the Southwest. Here's how bad it's getting out there.
Jun 28, 2013 11:52AM ET
On July 10, 1913, Furnace Creek, California, was the hottest place in the history of the world. That day, the temperature in the barely-habitable town in Death Valley hit a ridiculous 134 degrees. This weekend that record will be threatened by modern-day Furnace Creek, and our tool will show the thermometer shattering as it happens.
Jun 13, 2013 5:44PM ET
There was a big storm set to attack the East Coast heading into this weekend, and it hit Washington, D.C. — and hit hard — until it didn't. By Thursday evening the ominous impressionist-grey skies over the nation's capital had turned yesterday's-news blue, leaving behind only photo evidence and a windswept, powerless streak of a so-called "derecho" that never quite was.
May 26, 2013 11:26PM ET
It's a snowy Memorial Day weekend for some parts of the U.S. On the aptly named Whiteface Mountain in upstate New York, there are at least 34 inches of snow on the ground. What's that look like? Glad you asked.
May 23, 2013 3:26PM ET
Hurricane experts at the NOAA delivered some potentially bad news on Thursday: 2013's Atlantic hurricane season, is forecasted to be "active or extremely active," poised to produce 3-6 "major" hurricanes, 7-11 regular hurricanes, and more than a dozen tropical storms. And you should listen to them, despite the inherent weakness of predictions.
May 21, 2013 7:17AM ET
"Chaos" is being blamed on inaccurate counts that may have overestimated the death toll from Monday's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
May 20, 2013 8:18AM ET
Mother nature isn't going to give the Midwest a chance to breathe today: after a pack of tornadoes tore through the region on Sunday, the National Weather Service warned of more severe weather on the way this week, with Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas expected to take the next round of brutal thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.
May 17, 2013 5:57PM ET
If April seemed a bit on the cold side to you, you're not alone. The month was the 23rd coldest on record in the United States. Here's what winter looked like in 180 different US cities.
May 16, 2013 8:03AM ET
A line of deadly thunderstorms struck North Texas late on Wednesday, dropping giant hailstones and a series of tornadoes that leveled whole subdivisions. Six people were killed and as many as 14 were still missing as of Thursday morning.
May 14, 2013 5:42PM ET
On Sunday, the low temperature was 22 degrees in Aberdeen, South Dakota — that's ten degrees below freezing. The next day, according to the National Weather Service, the high hit 92.
May 8, 2013 4:41PM ET
Here's a disturbing sign of how truly puzzling the up-and-down weather has been in Wisconsin this year: On Tuesday, when Madison residents enjoyed temperatures that hit 78 degrees, a number of calls filtered into the 911 system with reports of dead people in the grass. Also known as, you know, sunbathers.
Apr 18, 2013 10:55PM ET
London Mills, Illinois is being evacuated after flooding turned from bad to worse on Thursday. No, we're not talking about a few blocks of the town. Police are ordering the entire town out their homes.
Apr 18, 2013 2:33PM ET
Yahoo already helps power the Apple weather app that comes built in to every iPhone, but the newly mobile first company has just launched its own proprietary meteorological wonder — indeed, this photo-first new app is so wondrous that you should go download Yahoo! Weather right now.
Apr 13, 2013 1:35PM ET
The Northern lights will be on display tonight for the top half of the United States. A small sliver of the mid-Atlantic should get the best view.
Apr 9, 2013 11:39AM ET
The desire comes around at a certain time of year, when it's just starting to get nice, when the office workers of America and beyond have been cooped up for too long, too long, in the too-hot or too-cold confines of their offices. Working outside! Can we work outside today?
Apr 5, 2013 3:41PM ET
Winter. She's gone, right? She's left us be, and in her stead, here is intelligent, gentle, nurturing, witty, beauteous, sun-on-your-face, breezes-in-your-hair, delightful Spring.
Mar 7, 2013 10:11AM ET
Here's a handy little GIF from via our favorite storm-hyping network, The Weather Channel, which basically explains why the Snowquester wasn't and will never be.
Feb 21, 2013 10:58PM ET
It's snow season in America, and although the East Coast has been hogging all the weather-attention this year, the Midwest put Blizzard Nemo to shame on Thursday.
Feb 12, 2013 6:24PM ET
Discovered: Conservatives prefer Kleenex® to tissues; relationship stress makes you susceptible to illness; gene therapy cures diabetes in dogs; warm weather can cloud the mind.
Feb 11, 2013 6:50AM ET
As the East Coast of the United States was digging itself out of a blizzard on Sunday, a monster tornado ripped through the town of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, destroying hundreds of homes and injuring at least 12.
Feb 8, 2013 5:27PM ET
This weekend's snowpocalypse hasn't reached its full wrath yet and Vine, the latest craze in image sharing, is already full of looping videos depicting today's dreary weather.
Feb 8, 2013 3:46PM ET
Calling all lazy nerds getting snowed in by "Nemo." Helping researchers collect snowstorm data has become so insanely easy, anyone with a smartphone and 30 seconds can be a citizen scientist during the blizzard.
Feb 8, 2013 10:23AM ET
Heeding increasingly loud warnings, people throughout the Northeast took it upon themselves to get stocked up.