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Yes, It's April 16. And Yes, It's Still Freezing

Down and Out in Anchorage: Homeless in America's Coldest City

Slippery Commute Looms Around Washington, D.C.

24 Inches of Snow? 'High Impact' Blizzard Hits High Plains

What Spring? Winter Storm Glances East, Pounds Cape Cod

'Strongest Storm of Season' Aims at Cape Cod

'Strongest Storm' of Year To Just Graze East Coast

What Spring? New England Could Get Snowed Under Again

Spring Storm Set to Bring More Cold, Snow


Cold No More! A Look Back at the Winter That Was

Spring Unsprung: Chill Runs Counter to Long-Term Warming Trend

Winter Storm to Dump Yet More Snow on Upper Midwest, Northern Plains

More White than Green on Record-Breaking St. Paddy's Day in D.C.

Four Injured After 'Going Too Fast' Bus Overturns in Virginia

Erin Go Brrrr! Snow for Some on St. Patrick's Day

Not Spring Yet: St. Patrick's Day Snow Threatened for Northeast

Parts of Northeast Brace for Up to Two Feet of Snow

Snowy Ohio 50-Vehicle Pileup Kills 3, Badly Injures Trooper

Upstate New York Under Blizzard Warning With Whiteout Conditions

The storm could dump 12 to 18 inches of snow through Thursday with winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour, forecasters said.

Winter Third Snowiest for Chicago Thanks to Latest Storm

Chicago's snow tally stands at 79.1 inches, making this winter season its third snowiest since 1884, meteorologists say.

D.C. Spared Snow But Thunderstorms Expected for Evening Commute

"The storms in D.C. will be just in time for the evening commute," forecaster warns.

Kansas City Goes From 80 Degrees to Snow in Just Seven Hours

Even forecasters were amazed by Tuesday's dramatic change in the weather in Kansas City.

Late Winter Storm Spells 'Atrocious' Commute For Millions

A storm stretching from Illinois to Maine was threatening an ugly commute on Wednesday morning.

One More Winter Storm Set to Lash Midwest, East

A storm that has already caked parts of the northern Rockies in snow was expected to push across the Midwest and into the Northeast late Tuesday.

Heavy Snow Will Worsen Montana Flooding Before Moving East

By week’s end, parts of New England could see 2 feet of snow.

Winter Storm Drops Messy Mix of Snow and Rain Across 5 States

The latest winter storm is hitting about 10 million people in the South and Mid-Atlantic on Friday with snow and ice.


Frozen Falls: Ice Cascades Down Ocean Cliffs

A wall of ice more than 40 feet high stretches down to the high-tide line on Otter Cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Maine.

Big Chill: Arctic Cold Encases East, South in Ice

Ice stranded thousands of motorists in Arkansas, canceled some Mardi Gras festivities and collapsed the roof of a Kentucky store.

Snow Psychology: Wicked Winter Ups America's 'Misery Index'

Frozen Wonderland: Lake Superior's Ice Cover Nears Record 95 percent

Lake Superior's ice cover is on track to surpass a record dating back more than 30 year.


Lincoln Vanishes Behind Falling Snow

National Park Service employee shovels snow and ice at the Lincoln Memorial as snow falls in Washington.


Niagara Falls Stuns in Sub-Freezing Temps

A partially frozen Niagara Falls is seen on the American side during sub freezing temperatures.

Yet Another Winter Storm: 'Real Mess' Looms in Northeast

Widespread power outages are likely where freezing rain accumulates, The Weather Channel warned.

Parents Leave Kids in Cold Cars, Go Shopping: Cops

Long Island police say they made two separate arrests on Sunday of parents who left their children unattended in cars.

Snowboarder Caused Montana Avalanche That Buried Three

The avalanche tumbled off Mount Jumbo into the residential Rattlesnake Valley of Missoula.

Coast-to-Coast Storm Threatens Snow, Ice, Sleet

A coast-to-coast winter weather storm threatens power outages, brutal road conditions and cancellations — again.

Snow, Ice and Cold Set for Northeast and Midwest

A winter blast is expected to hit millions in the Midwest and Northeast with snow, ice or freezing cold.

Dangerous Ice Storm Could Be on the Way for Midwest, Northeast

The snow and ice could arrive just in time to pummel the Monday morning commute in New York and Boston.

Arctic Blast Sends Temps Plunging to 50 Degrees Below Normal

Temperatures in areas of the Midwest and northern Plains could get as low as 50 degrees below average by the weekend.


Arlington Blanketed as D.C. Is Hit with More Snow

The Washington, D.C., area received about an inch of snow this morning, adding to an already significant total for the winter.

Bitter Cold Bites in Midwest, Northeast

"Tuesday will see temperatures drop between 10 to 30 degrees below average for much of the Midwest and Northeast," forecaster warns.

Don't Let Warmth Fool You: Winter Isn't Done Yet

While much of the country enjoyed a weekend warm-up, winter isn't over, forecasters say.


Seen From Space: Ice Covers 80 Percent of Great Lakes

A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover.


Melting Snow Reveals New York City Trash

After weeks of bitter cold much of the Northeast got a break with sun and warming temperatures, revealing artifacts buried beneath the snow.

Harsh Winter Breeds Costly Pothole Pain

Tow service drivers and tire shops are working overtime thanks to an abundance of potholes. America's roads are in tough shape.

Flooding Woes Are on Tap for Snow-Buried Midwest

Extreme flooding is a possibility in the Ohio Valley on Thursday as a severe thunderstorm moves across the region in an area already inundated by snow.

Fifty Vehicles Involved in Rainy Wreck on Pennsylvania Highway

Freezing rain and icy conditions is being blamed for another massive pileup during Wednesday morning's commute in Pennsylvania, officials said.

Flooding Worries Pour In as Snow Storm Dies Out

Relief to the cold is on the way for the snow-weary Midwest and Northeast, but that doesn't mean and end to weather woes.

That's Cold: Snow Challenges Records in Some Cities

The long, cold winter is threatening to topple snowfall records in cities across the country.

Icicles Point to Wild Winter's Looming Danger

Icicles are beautiful, but they can also be dangerous.

Police Cite Lack of Communication During Turnpike Pileup

Three days after Friday’s massive pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, state and local police are speaking out about what caused their delayed response to the traffic nightmare.

Presidents Day is Makeup Day in Many School Districts

Students are in class Monday in at least eight states despite the holiday in order to make up snow days. The plan barely puts a dent in lost class time.

An Inch an Hour: Chicago Braces for Yet More Snow, Freezing Rain

A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for much of the Chicago area for Monday, warning of up to 6 inches of snow.

Woman Taught AP History Class While Stuck on Penn. Turnpike

Friday's massive pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike created a traffic nightmare, sending drivers to the hospital while leaving others stranded for hours.


Frozen-Over Lake Superior Provides Rare Access to Ice Caves

Crowds of people are flocking to northwestern Wisconsin to trek on a frozen-over Lake Superior to reach dramatic ice caves accessible on foot for the first time in several years, courtesy of the long frigid winter.

Kerry Calls Climate Change 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Indonesians on Sunday that man-made climate change could threaten their entire way of life, deriding those who doubted the existence of "perhaps the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction."

Wicked Winter: New England Hit With Another Snowy Blast

The latest blast of snow to hit New England dumped more than a foot in part of Massachusetts and packed heavy winds that left thousands without power Sunday on Cape Cod.

No Rest for the Frigid: New Storm Brings More Snow to Northeast

'Jamzilla' vs. 'Jam-brrrr-eee': Which Is Worse?

On opposite sides of the country, for completely different reasons, folks were stuck in traffic on Saturday.

Get Ready for Another One: New Storm Takes Aim at Northeast

This week's winter storm left a messy aftermath across the U.S. — and there's more snow to come, of course.


Abominable Snowball: 800-Pounder Damages College Dorm

A monstrous 800-pound runaway snowball earned a pair of Portland, Ore., college students some icy stares after it crashed into a dorm room on the Reed College campus and knocked in part of a bedroom wall.

NYC Snowplow Blows Down Restaurant Customer

The blast from a snowplow in Queens shattered windows and knocks a woman from her seat.

Stormy Weather Again Hampering Holiday Flights

Four holidays in a row have faced heavy flight delays and cancellations, due to badly timed temperamental weather in the U.S.

Watch Live: Rescue Crews Sort Through Pileup Wreckage

Multiple chain-reaction crashes have caused a traffic nightmare along the icy Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Storm's Aftermath: Monster 100-Car Crash Clogs Pennsylvania Highway

Potentially 100 cars were involved in a multiple pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Friday morning — the likely result of Thursday's winter storm.

Man Attacks Two Teens Over Snowman

A 22-year-old Connecticut man was arrested after he punched two teens in the face because he thought they knocked over his snowman.

Boom! Thundersnow Wows Northeast

A phenomenon called thundersnow hit the Northeast in the second wave of a storm that pummeled the Northeast on Thursday.

What a Mess: Airlines Try to Dig Out from East Coast Snowstorm

Another 1,600 flights are canceled because of snow, a day after the worst travel day so far this winter.

Parents Left Kids Home Alone for 6 Days, Went to Hotel: Cops

A New York couple was arrested after they left their four children home alone with no heat or food for six days, according to police.

Mom Arrested after Girl Falls Three Stories from Window in Bronx

A 5-year-old girl fell from a third-story window while trying to clear snow off an air conditioner after apparently being left alone with other kids.

Friday Flurries Pile Up as New York Nears Top 5 Winter for Snow

The 12.5 inches of snow that blanketed Central Park on Thursday and early Friday makes this New York's ninth snowiest season on record.


Icicles Dazzle in Lake Superior

The caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin have been transformed into showplaces for dazzling natural ice sculptures.

Ice Storm Destroys Piece of Atlanta History

Atlanta's historic Craigie House collapsed during the ice storm, The Weather Channel reports.

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Blasted Over Snow Day That Wasn't

New York City parents blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to keep schools open on Thursday.

'Bombogenesis' Joins 'Polar Vortex' as Top Winter Buzzword

This bone-chilling winter has left obscure weather terms like "polar vortex" on everyone's lips. The latest buzzword? "Bombogenesis."

Now That's Cold! 88 Percent of Great Lakes Covered With Ice

It's been so bitterly cold that ice cover extended across 88 percent of the Great Lakes on Thursday.

Widespread Storm Creates Single Worst Winter Travel Day

Flight cancellations are even higher than during last week's winter storm.

Deadly Storm to Produce Another Round of Snow, Sleet

A brutal winter storm – now blamed for 18 deaths – will deliver one last blow of snow and sleet before warmer air moves in Friday.

49 of 50 States Have Snow as Drifts Pile Up

The weather outside if frightful: 49 of the 50 states had some snow on the ground on Thursday.


Apocalypse (S)now: North Carolina Street Scene Looks Cinematic

A vehicle burns after it caught fire while struggling to get up a snow-covered hill on Glenwood Avenue, Feb. 12, in Raleigh, N.C.

Al Roker and Mayor de Blasio Face Off on New York School Closures

Today Show weatherman Al Roker got into an animated discussion Thursday via Twitter with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio about the city's decision to keep schools open.

Financial Freeze: Winter Woes Cost the Economy $15 Billion

As the snow piles up, so have the costs.


Show Us Your Snow! Send Your Weather Shots #NBCNewsPics

How is the latest winter blast affecting your area? Show us with the hashtag #NBCNewsPics.

Pennsylvania Walloped Just as Power Restored After Last Storm

Just a day after getting their power back a long outage from last week's storm, some residents in Pennsylvania are dealing with another blow.

Pregnant Woman Killed by Snowplow in Brooklyn, Baby Saved

A snowplow struck and killed a 36-year-old Brooklyn woman on Thursday amid the snowstorm, but her unborn baby was saved, the NYPD said.

Ice Storm Plows Through Home of Masters

Aftermath of major ice storm as it swept through Augusta, Georgia.

Watch It Snow, Watch It Snow, Watch It Snow!

Oh, no, more snow! Millions of Americans up and down the East Coast deal with another storm.

'There's Ice Ice Baby': School Admins Announce Closure With Rap

Two administrators posted a video of themselves rapping to "Ice Ice Baby" to inform their students that school was closed for the day.

Death Toll Rises as Storm Romps Across Country

Two killed in a North Carolina car crash brings the number of fatalities to 15 from storm.

Train Derails in Pennsylvania Amid Heavy Snow

One of 21 cars of a freight train that derailed during heavy snow in Pennsylvania struck a building, but no one was injured.

Cold Weather Can Sap Your Car's Juice

Harsh winter weather can be tough on cars, including the latest generation of battery-based vehicles. Here are some mpg-friendly tips.

Snow Piles Up Quickly in NYC's Central Park

Central Park has already seen 7 inches of snow in the last five hours, with more on the way.


Snow Day (Again!): Washington's Winter Wonderland

A brutal winter blast has already dropped more than 8 inches of snow in Washington, D.C.

Ice Storm Leaves 500K Shivering Without Power Across Southeast

More than 500,000 in the Southeast woke up to a cold and dark Thursday after the second vicious ice storm in as many weeks.