Power grids, such as the one in Texas, are designed for predictable seasonal weather shifts. Experts say to better prepare for future extreme weather events, it will take both a collective agreement to invest — and money.
The cold has loosened and the power’s back on for most Texans, but now burst pipes have flooded thousands of homes. And fixing pipes is one thing. Fixing a whole state is another.
This art teacher hopes her students will still go play outside on “snow days,” even though they’re learning remotely at home.
While the alligators may appear to be dead, scientists say they’re not.
Government and private meteorologists saw it coming, some nearly three weeks in advance. They started sounding warnings two weeks ahead of time. They talked to officials. They issued blunt warnings through social media.
Food demand is soaring in Texas amid a deadly winter storm that's left 500,000 without power, unable to eat what they may have had in the fridge for safety's sake. In the event of such an emergency, what can you keep and what should you toss?
Following a morning of heavy snow and freezing rain, conditions calmed down Thursday afternoon. The winter storm that has already brought 10 inches of snow to parts of the region will continue with a light wintry mix overnight and into Friday.
Officials in Texas say the winter storm that knocked out power and water to millions of residents is providing an opportunity for some unscrupulous merchants to take advantage of the situation by charging exorbitant prices for essential supplies.
A local firefighter in Odessa, Texas was caught on video rescuing a dog separated from her owner and trapped in a semi-frozen pond.
The snow and frigid weather gripping much of the country is creating yet another obstacle in the rollout of the lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine.
The deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities.
Some hospitals in Texas were dealing with water shortages, loss of heat and have even been forced to evacuate patients following a deadly blast of winter weather this week.
Another round of significant and measurable snow is expected to impact the region on Thursday, bringing the heaviest snowfall to Philadelphia and areas north and west.
Images from the NOAA-NASA Suomi NPP satellite compared before-and-after photos of the lights in Houston, Texas during a record-breaking winter storm.
Just in time for this latest winter storm, Philadelphia launched a plow tracker website where you can track real-time plowing and salting operations.
A snow emergency has been issued for Philadelphia in anticipation of measurable snowfall Thursday.
Authorities with the district listed buildings to close include all Family Technology Centers, Specialized Services Regional Centers, headquarters on North Broad Street and all school buildings, based on Thursday’s forecasted snow event.
Catholic Parish and regional elementary schools for the city of Philadelphia announce virtual learning because of the impending snow event Thursday, February 18.
More than 100 million people live in areas covered Wednesday by some type of winter weather warning, watch or advisory.
Texas and Oklahoma are seeing record subzero temperatures. Greenland is warmer than normal. Snow fell in Greece and Turkey. Meteorologists call this one of the biggest, nastiest and longest-lasting polar vortex breakdowns they've seen.