Peter Miller

After Sandy: A winter without El Nino

A few months back, it looked like an El Niño was going to take over the global weather system this winter. El Niño patterns typically bring stormy weather to the southern U.S. and drought to places like ...

After Sandy: What Kind of Winter Can We Expect?

Last winter much of the U.S. saw hardly any snow. This season could be dramatically different, says Paul Pastelok, long-range forecaster for AccuWeather, the private weather service based in State College, Pennsylvania. Why do you think we’ll see ...

Halloween Storm Freakiest Ever

If you can’t recall the last time such a bizarre snowstorm hit the northeastern U.S. in October, it’s not because your memory’s failing. The nor’easter that dumped snow from Virginia to Maine over the weekend—...