While daylight saving time was started in the United States primarily for the sake of conserving energy, some argue that it's no longer necessary.
Mushers around the world are preparing their dogs for the Iditarod, a 1,000-mile-long trek through Alaska that starts on March 7. What qualities make some dogs better adapted for this race?
Natural gas consumption has climbed in the eastern U.S. due to an ongoing deep freeze, and warmth surging across the West has allowed for a drop.
Innovations to the heating/cooling industries have inspired cost-effective and efficient methods to regulate temperatures.
February 2015 has come to an end with numerous monthly records set across the United States.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.
Snowshoers across the country will descend upon Eau Claire, Wisconsin, from Feb. 27 to March 1 to compete in the 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships.
A slow-moving storm will continue to affect the West this weekend and into the first part of next week with rounds of precipitation for some needy areas as well as trouble for travelers.
While much of central and eastern North America is still locked in a deep freeze, the warmth cascading across the Pacific Northwest in recent weeks has sparked the early flowering of sakura blossoms in the region.
"A half-pound icicle, 3 inches in diameter, falling at terminal velocity exerts a 1,000-pound force on whatever it hits," AccuWeather.com Forensic Meteorologist Steve Wistar said.
Heat Wave Location New Record Old Record Corpus, Christi 99 91/1930 (warmest ever for so early in the season) San Antonio 100 91/1916 (warmest ever for so early in the season and also a March record)
Major tornado from a severe weather outbreak in the southeast. The tornado was near Selma, AL and killed 4 people. It also destroyed 14 homes and 20 trailer homes. A tornado near Montgomery, AL hit a mobile home park causing 2 fatalities.
Milton Exp. Station, FL (1954)
4" of snow, greatest 24 hour snowfall in state history, also greatest single storm total.