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Strong earthquake shakes Japan's Nagano area

A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official said.

Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differed. The ...

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Buffalo's curse: Warmer temps and rain

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

Buffalo snow storm

10 die in storm; Bills won't play at home

The snowfall might be subsiding in the Buffalo area but officials are warning people the deadly weather emergency is not close to being over.

Especially with rain in the weekend forecast.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz told reporters Thursday th...

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Buffalo area braces for more snow

There are 5 1/2 feet of snow outside and on top of Chrissy Hazard's home in the Buffalo suburb of Cheektowaga, New York. A treadmill and table prop up a door felled by the snow's attempted push into the home.

Wall of snow hits Buffalo

4 killed as 'thunder snow' slams New York

Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to cold weather, but Tuesday's lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was staggering for the city.

"This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County," said Erie County Exec...

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You'll likely need that winter coat a while

Got that winter coat out? Keep it out, because icy cold is here to stay for about a week.

Bad winter weather snow

2nd cold blast to slam Plains, Midwest, East

The early winter storm that socked much of the United States with cold weather last week is expected to make an encore performance.

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Study: Lightning-strike risk rising

Thanks to climate change, you'll be more likely to get struck by lightning as the years pass, scientists say. Make that 50 percent more likely for those who are around at the end of the century.


Magnitude 4.8 quake rattles Kansas, Okla.

People in Kansas and Oklahoma expected to shiver because of the coming cold wave, but nobody prepared for the shaking caused Wednesday afternoon by an earthquake of magnitude 4.8.

"It moved me and my recliner about eight inches across the floor," a ca...

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US weather system hacked, affecting satellites

Hackers attacked the U.S. weather system in October, causing a disruption in satellite feeds and several pivotal websites.

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Historic Snowfall Off Lake Erie

Lake effect snowstorms are quite impressive.  This most recent (and ongoing) one is just that, but dangerous for some. 


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