Freezing rain causes accidents, closures in southern Plains

A thick glaze of ice covered roads from Oklahoma to southern Illinois on Friday amid a winter storm that caused numerous wrecks, forced school cancellations, grounded flights and prompted dire warnings for people to stay home.

Flooded California residents rescued, Portland hit with snow

Rescue workers using boats Wednesday evacuated at least 30 Northern California farmland residents trapped in flooded homes and normally rainy Portland, Oregon was slammed with a rare foot of snow as a powerful storm system battered five western U.S. states.

Comet to zoom by Earth on New Year’s Eve

If the clouds hold off enough, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková should be a good sight with the help of some binoculars or even better, a telescope.

Preparing an emergency supply of food

Chief Meteorologist Nicholas Ferreri shares tips from those who already have their shelves stocked and discovers a place that makes it easy to find and buy food to store.

Average winter stats

You hear our team of meteorologists compare weather stats to what is considered “normal” or “average” during that time.

Recovery begins as rains help put out Tennessee wildfires

After nearly 24 hours of drenching rain helped quench a series of devastating wildfires in eastern Tennessee, local officials turned to cleanup and recovery efforts even as they battled their own personal crises.