Expect showers tomorrow night
Even though ferocious snowstorms will become more frequent this century, there's a glimmer of good news.
California's iconic trees, the giant sequoias, may sail through the state's current extreme drought. The huge trees survived even drier conditions during their long lives, studies show. The oldest sequoias live for more than 3,000 years.
Swirling supercell thunderstorms brewed over the border between North and South Carolina in May, showering the area with chunks of hail as big as baseballs.
Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise.
Sep 8, 2012; 5:00 AM ET With shorter days and colder nights in the fall and winter, some people develop seasonal affective disorder. When shopping for lightbulbs to treat the 'winter blues,'consider energy-efficient bulbs.