While strong winds and cold dominated weather headlines at PyeongChang, South Korea, during this Winter Olympics, snow is expected during the final weekend of competition.
The cold, stormy pattern that has set up across the northwestern United States will bring more rounds of snow and slick travel into the final days of February.
Numerous water rescues have been reported and many families in flood-prone areas have been forced to evacuate following days of heavy rain this week.
Warm air surges like the episode that sparked February records this week in the eastern United States do not mean that winter is over.
The men's 50km cross-country ski event will take place on Saturday afternoon in PyeongChang amid tranquil conditions.
Following a heavy dose of snow at late week, more fresh powder will snarl travel in areas from Nebraska to Minnesota, Wisconsin and northern Michigan this weekend.
Transitioning towards a more plant-based diet could reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by up to 70 percent.
The largely dry winter across California is leading to worsening drought conditions and may cause officials to implement water restrictions again in the coming months.
Although the odds of being hit by lightning in a person's lifetime are 1 in 13,500, men are much more likely to be struck and killed than women, according to data from the National Weather Service (NWS).
Current flooding concerns in the Mississippi Valley will be heightened this coming weekend as severe thunderstorms take aim on the area.
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