'Rare' springtime blizzard wallops parts of Canada

A springtime blizzard walloped Canada's western Prairies region and parts of Ontario province this week, closing roads, airports and schools, and leaving a dump of snow to shovel.

Dwindling water levels of Lake Powell seen from space

After decades of drought, water levels in Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the United States, have shrunk to its lowest level since it was created more than 50 years ago, threatening millions of people ...

Study shows strong winter and summer warming in Minnesota by 2100

Minnesota's winters are warming faster than those in nearly any other state in the contiguous United States, but according to a new study published in the journal Earth and Space Science by researchers from across the University ...

Researchers find low emissions vital to slow warming

Winters are warming faster than summers in North America, impacting everything from ecosystems to the economy. Global climate models indicate that this trend will continue in future winters but there is a level of uncertainty ...

NASA planes fly into snowstorms to study snowfall

Scientists repeatedly check the weather forecasts as they prepare aircraft for flight and perform last-minute checks on science instruments. There's a large winter storm rolling in, but that's exactly what these storm-chasing ...

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