December 17, 2014; 1:38 PM ET
The same storm system that brought snow to the Upper Midwest on Tuesday will affect part of upstate New York and northern New England on Wednesday. more >
Mixed rain and snow today
Rises at 7:20 AM with 8:52 of sunlight, then sets at 4:12 PM
Rises at 2:22 AM with 10:59 of moolight, then sets at 1:21 PM
NASA released an amazing video that shows the awesome and potentially devastating force of the sun in action.
Encroaching sea levels and surging waves, exacerbated by global climate change, are eroding the coastline near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and endangering future launches and current facilities, scientists said Friday.
Volcanic eruptions on Mars could have warmed that world, potentially helping solve the mystery of how water could have flowed across the surface of the Red Planet long ago, researchers say.
The sun may be partly responsible for lightning strikes on Earth, and scientists think fluctuations in the sun's magnetic field could be used to predict lightning storms weeks in advance.
The stunning green glow in this image comes from an aurora at Glacier National Park in Montana.
The Great Red Spot on Jupiter's face is secretly dull in color. But the swirling storm looks crimson thanks to something like a cosmic "sunburn," scientists say.
Anyone who spends time outdoors knows that weather influences soil moisture -- the moisture locked in soils that allows plants to grow -- through temperature, wind and, of course, rain and snowfall.
Fireballs caused by disintregrating asteroids streak through Earth's skies at least twice per month on average, scientists say.