Understanding Winter Storms

The Science Behind Lake-Effect Snow The Science Behind Lake-Effect Snow

Lake-Effect snow is most common from November to February.

Blizzards Blizzards

Explanation of what is a blizzard.

Great Plains Storms Great Plains Storms

Winter weather caused by a "blue norther."

Ice Storms Ice Storms

Winter storm of the southern United States.

Nor'easters Nor'easters

Facts about this strong New England storm.

Mountain Storms Mountain Storms

Winter storms from upsloping.

Overrunning Overrunning

Snow storm caused by warm, moist air moving over cold air.

Pacific Coast Storms Pacific Coast Storms

How Pacific winter storms form.

Chicago Snowstorms Chicago Snowstorms

Snowstorm of the century in 1967

Blizzard of 1978 Blizzard of 1978

Blizzard paralyzed most of east coast of United States

Chicago Blizzard 2011 Photos Chicago Blizzard 2011 Photos

Photos from around the city during the 2011 Blizzard

Blizzard & Snowstorm Photos Blizzard & Snowstorm Photos

Pictures of major snowstorms in United States