• Officials Stockpile Snow Removal Supplies Ahead of Winter

    October 30, 2014; 4:43 PM ET

    Following last year's harsh winter season, which shattered snowfall, temperature and maintenance expenditure records across the country, transportation departments have been amassing supplies in preparation of winter's icy return.

  • Rain to Reach California by the Weekend

    October 30, 2014; 4:39 PM ET

    Rain will finally make a return to drought-stricken California by the weekend with rain reaching all the way down into Southern California.

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Buffalo Barracks, NY (1844)
30 inches snow accumulated during a 3-day storm; Fredonia received 21 inches.

New York City, NY (1866)
Whirlwind cuts through the city in a column rising 150 by 60 feet in diameter, picking up dirt, turf, sticks and stones to a depth of 8 inches and "hissing like a steamboat".

Donora, PA (1948)
Second consecutive year with a smog problem: Smog disaster caused 20 deaths in the Monongahela Valley. Five-day inversion trapped impurities in lower atmosphere.