Last time we checked in with the Great Lakes, it was in the bone-chilling depths of the Polar Vortex, and a record-breaking 88 percent of the lakes were frozen. Now, here we are, at the end of April, and the lakes are still 30 percent frozen, which could mean a colder summer for the country.
The good news: We've survived. And the even better news: We've got photos.
What a weird week for weather, huh? On earth, it was so cold that Canada got frostquakes. In space, a massive solar flare sent so many particles hurtling toward us that northern lights were visible outside of the Arctic circle. Here are some landscape reads for this week, taking you under the sea and deep inside of…
Snow shoveling is the hangover after the euphoria of snowfall. Our writers and editors are based all over the U.S., and now that winter has descended on many of us, we have a vested interest in finding the best tool for the job.
The US finds itself firmly in Old Man Winter's icy grip this year, with recent temperatures across the Midwest and Eastern seaboard rivaling those in Antarctica and, at times, even the surface of Mars. But what's behind this frigid weather? And, more importantly, when will it end?