November 8, 2012 High winds, driving rain and some snow brought down more power lines across a region still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The storm added "insult to injury," NPR's Martin Kaste reports from Atlantic City, N.J.
October 28, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that's headed north from the Caribbean, is expected to make landfall along the New Jersey coast. Its impending arrival prompted the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people across several states, and pushed New York City and Philadelphia to announce that their transit systems would close.
October 27, 2012 It's still unclear whether Sandy, which was both downgraded then upgraded early Saturday morning, will be a devastating storm or just a bad one. It is clear, however, that Sandy will be remembered as the storm that broke all the rules and baffled the nation's top weather forecasters.
October 18, 2012 The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center has released its winter outlook. It says chances are good that some parts of the nation hit hard this year by dry and drought-like conditions won't be getting a "normal" amount of precipitation.
October 15, 2012 The agency has been keeping such records since 1880. According to its measurements, the "average global temperature across land and ocean surfaces" was 1.21 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th Century average for September.
August 8, 2012 There's never been a hotter month in records going back to 1895. The average temperature across the lower 48 states was 77.6 degrees.
July 3, 2012 From the Great Lakes through the Mid-Atlantic, there's no relief from the heat in sight. Meanwhile, utility crews are struggling to get power to those who lost it because of the huge damage caused by Friday's severe weather.
July 2, 2012 About 2.7 million people from the mid-Atlantic west to Ohio are entering a third day without power and with temperatures well above 90 degrees. For some, the electricity may not be on until the coming weekend.
June 30, 2012 High temperatures cooked up storms that lashed the Eastern U.S. overnight, and more than 2 million homes lost power. Friday, heat hit record highs around the country.
June 30, 2012 Friday's record-setting heat and brutal storms left much of the Midwest and Eastern U.S. cleaning up damage and waiting for crews to restore power on Saturday. More heat and more storms are on the way, too.
June 26, 2012 The tropical storm, which has been lashing the Gulf Coast since the weekend, could drop another 2 feet of rain by the end of the week, forecasters warn. That means watch out for flash floods, tornadoes and sinkholes.
April 16, 2012 Temperatures in the 80s had officials worried about how some of the 27,000 runners would cope with the heat. Canada's Joshua Cassidy, though, sped over the course to set a new record for the wheelchair competition.
April 13, 2012 Dangerous storms are expected from north central Texas up through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa and as far east as Wisconsin.
April 13, 2012 An intense storm dropped so much hail on the area around Amarillo on Wednesday that the icy pellets drifted into piles several feet high in some places.