Severe Storms

New Lows for Great Lakes Ice Cover
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New Lows for Great Lakes Ice Cover

The effects of a warm winter in the upper Midwest are evident in the lack of lake ice.

Published Feb 29, 2024

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A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic
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A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic

Akará is only the third such storm recorded in the region since 2015.

Published Feb 20, 2024

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Potent Storm Drenches California
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Potent Storm Drenches California

Torrential rain fell on southern parts of the state, the product of an intense atmospheric river.

Published Feb 7, 2024

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Snow Blankets Eastern U.S. After Arctic Blast
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Snow Blankets Eastern U.S. After Arctic Blast

More than a week of wintry weather left a band of snow from Mississippi to Maine.

Published Jan 23, 2024

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Arctic Chill Sweeps U.S.
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Arctic Chill Sweeps U.S.

Dangerously cold temperatures lingered over large swaths of the country for several days in mid-January 2024.

Published Jan 17, 2024

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