weather

Major winter storm expected this weekend

MADISON, Wis. -- Colder weather will return on Friday. Accumulating snow is likely near and south of Madison Friday night, with heavy snow and high winds expected later Saturday afternoon and Saturday night.

Colorado Hooker, Pineapple Express and other winter storm names

You look up the forecast for your area only to see the meteorologist talking about a bomb cyclone blizzard headed your way. And next week there will be a Great Lakes Cutter, followed by an Inland Runner. What on earth do those even mean? These are all various names given to storm systems that can occur in winter.

2019 had three of the warmest months on record

No, it wasn't your imagination. 2019 was a historically warm year. During the summer, dozens of cities in the US sweltered under record-high temperatures and waited out historically long hot streaks.