California's Sierra Nevada snowpack is at its lowest level in 500 years, allowing hikers to voyage through famous trails with more ease. However, the low snow and water levels have presented other challenges.
A major storm will blanket portions of Wyoming, Colorado and South Dakota with up to 2 feet of snow this Mother's Day weekend.
As the ice forged by a brutal winter melted on Lake Michigan, various century-old shipwrecks became visible through the now clear waters.
Snow showers and record cold arrived in the East following severe thunderstorms, while a wildfire ignited near Los Angeles and a volcano in southern Chile forced the evacuation of thousands.
Innovations to the heating/cooling industries have inspired cost-effective and efficient methods to regulate temperatures.
Sixteen people were transported by ambulance and 11 others were taken by school bus to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, the Highway Patrol said.
A storm will accompany a press of chilly air during the first part of the Easter weekend with rain and even accumulating wet snow in some locations of the Northeast.