Tired of the relentless cold and snow? Tired of piling on the extra layers to go out and chisel the ice off the windshield? Need a winter get a way?
The blues of winter can make your head spin, just thinking about months of cold, snow, wind and limited sunshine.
With that in mind there are some locations in the United States, where snow is a rarity, sunshine is more common and temperatures are much more tolerable.Of course everything is relative!
Some flock to the desert Southwest over the winter months due to the warmer daytime temperatures and increased amount of sunshine.
Outside of your occasional storm system, the 1-10 corridor from sunny southern California to southern New Mexico boasts comfortable temperatures in the 60s and 70s and low precipitation averages from Yuma, AZ to Tuscon.
If you crave warmth, but don't mind the occasional shower or thunderstorm, the sunshine state may also be an option. Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Myers and Miami are popular destinations during the cold winter months.
Dangerous flash flooding is captured as an arroyo becomes filled with water in Carson Valley, Nevada.
The RealFeel Temperature uses an equation to determine how it actually feels outside.
Knowing what the different advisories, watches, and warnings mean will lead to more informed decision making when a winter storm threatens a particular area.
How can you determine if and when the ice is thick enough for safely going out on?
Seeking shelter in the event of a tornado could save your life, but is there really any safe place to hide?
Driving on a 90-degree angle away from the tornado is a good strategy to follow in order to distance yourself from the tornado.
Supercell thunderstorms have been responsible for major tornadoes that have demolished parts of the U.S.
A major cause of post-snow flooding are ice jams in waterways.
How can there be a blizzard if it's not snowing outside? Justin Povick explains.
Any time snow is in the forecast, milk and bread fly off the shelves at grocery stores. Why?
Kansas City, MO (1993)
Severe early morning thunderstorm brings 90 mph wind gusts to the area.
Snow in the Appalachians.
Stowe, VT (1885)
12" of snow.