Extreme Weather News
Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter
The frigid top of the Earth just set yet another record for low levels of sea ice in what scientists say is a signal of an overheating world. The extent of floating ice in the Arctic hit a new low for winter: 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million square kilometers). That's about 35,000 square
No El Nino? No problem. Earth sizzles to near record heat
Once again February was unusually hot around the world, ranking second only to last year
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacts to major winter storm
Cuomo tells "GMA" what state and local officials are doing to keep New York residents safe and assesses the latest weather conditions affecting millions of people.
House in Upstate New York found completely covered in ice
While the Northeast braces for an expected blizzard, parts of western New York are already coping with the effects of extreme weather. In Webster, New York, on the edge of Lake Ontario, a summer home turned into an icicle haven after high winds over the weekend sprayed the house with waves from the
Wildfires force evacuations across the Midwest, South
At least 32 fires burned over 1,000 square miles, affecting homes and residents from Kansas to Oklahoma.
A surge in strandings of dolphins, other marine mammals on Cape Cod
Dolphin strandings along Cape Cod on the Massachusetts coast are unusually high this year, with a particularly significant increase in the number of females with calves getting beached, a marine-mammal rescue organization said. Seven dolphins, two pregnant, who were rescued Friday from the mudflats
Frigid temperatures hinder firefighters across the Northeast
Blustering winds fanned a seven-alarm fire in Queens, while below zero wind chills turned a Massachusetts fire deadly.
Why 2017 could be the most political year of the Academy Awards
For decades, going to the movies has given people a two-hour escape from the daily news cycle. But at the Academy Awards -- the pinnacle event in Hollywood -- winners on occasion have used the platform to bring attention to political issues. ABC News film critic Peter Travers predicts this year
Extreme flooding in Northern California
ABC News' Neal Karlinsky reports on the flooding in California which has resulted in more than 200 people in San Jose to be rescued.
Record -breaking winter heat hits the Midwest
ABC News meteorologist Rob Marciano reports from Chicago on how the city is responding to record-breaking February temperatures.