Weather Weather

A bicycle messenger struggles through the snow in downtown Cleveland on Friday. Mark Duncan/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Duncan/AP

Yes, The Weather Is Polar. No, It's Not The Vortex

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/364243343/364479325" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A car is abandoned on a flooded street following heavy rains and flash flooding in Bay Shore, N.Y., on Wednesday. The South Shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record-setting rain that caused roads to flood. Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images