A video display on the side of a building shows a map of China amid heavy pollution and fog in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

The heavy smog obscured the capital’s skylines with a monotonous gray and left buildings just a block or two away hardly discernable. Neon signs barely punctured the gloom.

Snowmobile season underway in Indiana

The only thing missing is snow. There are four maintained snowmobile trails in Indiana, one which covers 34 miles is located in Allen County.


Winter wear

When temperatures drop, you obviously have to change your wardrobe.


Powering winter

Sometimes the weather will knock out power, and there’s nothing you can do about it. But power companies prepare ahead of time to make sure that doesn’t happen as often

Crews at Montini High School work to remove snow from the field before the Class 6A semifinal high school football game against Prairie Ridge in Lombard, Ill. The first significant snowstorm of the season blanketed some parts of the Midwest with more than a foot of snow and more was on the way Saturday, creating hazardous travel conditions and flight delays. (Daniel White/Daily Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

After the snow, Midwest gets deep freeze

The first snowfall of the season brought amounts ranging from a few inches to 20 from South Dakota through Michigan earlier in the weekend.


Winter weather: take steps to be warned

Make sure you and your family have what you need to be notified and ready in case of an emergency. Remember, strong weather can strike at any time.

winter weather phobias

Winter weather phobias

New research suggests that some people may have a distinct phobia to severe weather – including winter storms.

November 18, 2015 sky

Photos: November sky

Viewers sent in striking images of the Nov. 18 evening sky that wowed throughout northeast Indiana.

A man walks past nearly buried shopping carts at the Kings Soopers in Monument, Colo., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. A powerful wintery storm blasted parts of Colorado.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)

Winter storm shuts down stretches of Colorado highways

Much of Interstate 70, Colorado’s main east-west highway, was closed because of blizzard conditions on the state’s Eastern Plains as well as in northwest Kansas, where up to 15 inches of snow and heavy winds are in the forecast.

This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at 01:00 AM EDT shows a storm developing over the Pacific Northwest that is loaded with moisture. This is creating areas of heavy rain and mountain snow. Its associated cold front is moving westward into California. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

Western US hit with blast of winter-like weather

A wintry blast of air brought blizzard-like conditions Monday to parts of the West after whipping up a damaging tornado in Central California and buffeting the Los Angeles area with gusts topping 70 mph, forecasters said.