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    What causes the aurora to dance across the night sky?


    An aurora can dance across the night sky in a variety of colors in one of nature's most breathtaking...

    An aurora can dance across the night sky in a variety of colors in one of nature's most breathtaking phenomenon.

    Snow to swipe mid-Atlantic, may brush I-95 corridor of northeastern US this weekend


    A storm sending snow to the Ohio Valley on Friday night will bypass the swath from Philadelphia to New York City on Saturday, but may still swing northward along the Atlantic coast during Saturday...

    A storm sending snow to the Ohio Valley on Friday night will bypass the swath from Philadelphia to New York City on Saturday, but may still swing northward along the Atlantic coast during Saturday night.

    Record-challenging cold to pour into central US, threaten wheat crop this weekend


    A blast of arctic air will bring frigid nights to the central United States and may cause damage to the winter wheat crop over the southern Plains this...

    A blast of arctic air will bring frigid nights to the central United States and may cause damage to the winter wheat crop over the southern Plains this weekend.

    Severe thunderstorms, flood risk to re-emerge in southern US


    The risk of severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours will return to parts of the south-central and southeastern United States spanning Friday and...

    The risk of severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours will return to parts of the south-central and southeastern United States spanning Friday and Saturday.

    10 tornado facts you might not know about


    Capable of flattening entire neighborhoods and taking many lives, a tornado's winds can reach speeds of up to 300...

    Capable of flattening entire neighborhoods and taking many lives, a tornado's winds can reach speeds of up to 300 mph.

    Heavy rain to enhance flood, mudslide risk in California through Saturday


    Residents of California are being put on alert for a renewed risk of flooding, mudslides and travel disruptions through the first part of the...

    Residents of California are being put on alert for a renewed risk of flooding, mudslides and travel disruptions through the first part of the weekend.

    Photos: Power cut to over 200,000 as damaging winds whip northeastern US, Ontario


    Strong winds howled across part of the northeastern United States and Ontario on Wednesday, leaving thousands without power and causing widespread travel...

    Strong winds howled across part of the northeastern United States and Ontario on Wednesday, leaving thousands without power and causing widespread travel disruptions.

    Old Man Winter may dish out snow in mid-Atlantic this weekend


    Lingering Arctic air will set the stage for additional snowfall in the northeastern United States over the next five days, including the potential for a few inches of snow during the first full weekend of...

    Lingering Arctic air will set the stage for additional snowfall in the northeastern United States over the next five days, including the potential for a few inches of snow during the first full weekend of April.