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.
With the persistence of winter in March and re-occurring cold and snow during early April across the Northeast, when will springtime warmth finally settle in?
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.
Old Man Winter's foothold in the eastern United States hasn't budged much in early spring and will likely delay the peak blooming of the abundant sakura blossoms gracing the nation's capital.
Winter will continue to hold its ground by allowing some snow to fall across parts of the Midwest and Northeast as March comes to a close.
Rotterdam, Netherlands (1981)
An F-28 airliner crashed, killing all aboard after apparently traversing a tornado shortly after take-off.
Honolulu, HI (1984)
Temperatures climbed to 94 degrees, establishing an all-time record high for October.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1992)
109 degrees - an all time October record.