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Purple squirrel: A couple in Jersey Shore, Pa., spotted a squirrel with a purple hue. Speculations as to how the animal got that way include pokeberries, fracking fluid, and a portable toilet.
Temperatures plummeted up and down Eastern US, making it feel, at last, like winter. But this brush with Arctic cold won't last long at all.
Initial forecasts called for a doozy of a winter, with lots of snow. But that has not materialized up north. If New York City doesn't see snow by Saturday, it will have only its third snowless December in 140 years.
12/27/2011 01:59 pm
Forecasters expect the Southwestern blizzard will start to lose its winter-weather characteristics as it heads east, but not before causing delays Monday in places like Dallas and Houston.
12/19/2011 04:28 pm
After two snowy years where over half the country woke up to snow on Christmas, this yuletide is expected to be far less white for much of the US – even with a blizzard in the Southwest.
12/19/2011 01:20 pm
Santa Ana winds: Pasadena is reporting hundreds of trees down and one wind-related injury. Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are without power from the worst Santa Anna winds in more than a decade.
12/01/2011 08:37 pm
The exact track of the storm is not yet clear, but snow, thunder, lightning, and downpours are all expected to be involved. Power outages could be a problem.
10/28/2011 04:12 pm
The Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York have weathered criticism and a bid to roust them from their Zuccotti Park home. Now, a 'nasty' Nor'easter is set to blow through Wednesday.
10/18/2011 07:48 pm
Hurricane Irene has now become tropical storm Irene with winds of 65 miles per hour. But officials still predict heavy rains and flooding as Irene works its way north to New England.
08/28/2011 11:49 am
As hurricane Irene moves up the east coast, experts warn that even a storm downgraded to Category 1 can have major threats including tornadoes, coastal storm surges, and flooding.
08/27/2011 03:53 pm