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Some effects of the long-lasting, sub-freezing temperatures are only now becoming apparent. One surprise was the discovery that starving rats in New York City had attacked the trees in urban parks for sustenance.
Apr 2, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Were you blindsided by this brutal winter? A climate model may be able to forecast bad winter weather months in advance.
Mar 10, 2014 01:29 PM ET // Tim Wall
As the sun's energy levels dipped so did temperatures in the North Atlantic, which then may have cooled the climate in Europe. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 10:21 AM ET // Tim Wall
The heavy snows of winter 2013-14 already have earned a place in the top 5 snowiest winters ever for numerous U.S. cities. Continue reading →
Feb 24, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
With the anticipated return of frigid weather across the northern United States this week, many are wondering if this is yet another 'polar vortex' event.
Feb 18, 2014 03:50 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
See the polar vortex in action as it sank the States into a big freeze in January.
Feb 16, 2014 12:27 AM ET // AFP
Warmer temperatures over the Arctic has slowed the jet stream, which pushes colder weather further south, experts say.
Feb 13, 2014 07:10 AM ET // AFP
A deadly ice storm stranded scores of people on slick roads and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of U.S. homes.
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