Science of Indoor Snowmaking | Weather Extremes

Big Snow American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is the largest indoor skiing and snowboarding park in North America. FOX 5 NY's Mike Woods gets a look at the science behind how the facility makes an inch or two of real snow every night for the indoor slope.

The magic of a snow day is another casualty of 2020

Many school systems have said that they intend to have kids continue to learn remotely during big snowstorms this year, robbing kids of those magical days when bad weather granted them an unexpected holiday.

What is a nor'easter?

The Northeast United States is sometimes plagued with storms called nor'easters. These storms can happen any time of the year. However, they are most common between September and April. The East Coast is the perfect region for these storms to develop.

Snowstorm leaves 250K in dark in Maine

A late-season storm dumped heavy, wet snow across Maine, knocking out power to more than a quarter-million homes and businesses at the peak Friday.

Booze deaths down in warmer Russian winter

Winter has been unusually mild in much of Russia this season and the number of deaths from alcohol consumption declined. An alcohol policy group says the two developments are connected.

3 dead in 100 vehicle crash on Wyoming highway

At least three people died and dozens were injured in a pileup involving more than 100 vehicles amid blowing snow that closed part of Interstate 80 in Wyoming, officials said Monday.

Parts of New York brace for 4-feet of snow

Areas of upstate New York braced Thursday for high winds and up to 4 feet of snow that already had closed schools and led to calls for drivers to stay off roads.