Santa Ana winds combined with a storm system to produce 100 m.p.h. winds in California and other Western states. The science behind the Santa Ana winds and this storm.
Santa Ana winds left a path of destruction through California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado and other Western states. More Santa Ana winds are expected Friday.
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.
Thanksgiving starts at 9 a.m. tomorrow for those who tune into the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. This year's parade will introduce new balloons and bring back some old favorites.
Folks in the Northeast remember the Blizzard of '78 and the April Fool's Day Blizzard, which hit in '97. They'll be talking about the limb-snapping, electricity-killing Halloween Nor'easter for a long time, too.
Halloween trick-or-treating is in trouble in some parts of New Jersey, New England, and even Miami in the wake of major storms.
National Grid and other utility companies are reporting more than 200,000 customers in New York without power after an October snow storm downed power lines in the northeast.
A snowstorm socked the Northeast, knocking out power to 2.3 million, snarling travel, and dumping more than 2 feet of snow in a few spots. It could be days before many see electricity restored.
A Nor'easter threatens to dump a foot of snow on parts of New England Saturday and Sunday. The October snowfall record of 7.5 inches was set in 1979.
Northern lights: Traditionally, only skywatchers in high-latitude locations can see aurora borealis, but during strong solar weather events, they can be visible to observers at lower latitudes.