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"It’s going to cost us a pile": Livestock producers in West pinched by extreme winter weather

Apr 20, 2023
Livestock producers were hit so hard by winter weather that the federal government offered relief funding to producers in a few Western states. But some ranchers are still waiting for that option.
A truck pours feed into a trough for a herd of cattle at Snyder Livestock Company outside of Yerington, Nevada, on March 9.
Kaleb Roedel/Mountain West News Bureau

Snow-zilla could have been Job-zilla — but it wasn't.

Feb 5, 2016
Researchers from Johns Hopkins and the Fed report that bad weather had zero effect on the January Jobs Report.
A man jumps over a snow and puddle filled street two days after a massive snow storm covered the East Coast in snow on January 25, 2016 in New York City. 
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Aging power grid has more turning to generators

Jan 27, 2015
An estimated 7 percent of new homes come with a backup generator.

Dispatch from a woman stuck in her car in Atlanta

Jan 29, 2014
The city of Atlanta is in the middle of a giant two-day snow and ice storm that has left kids stranded at school, people in makeshift shelters, and commuters trying to get two or from work stuck on the roads in miles-long gridlock.

Why stormy weather makes us panic... and purchase

Feb 8, 2013
Jeff Klein, a shop owner in Massachusetts, talks about why customers buy everything from firewood to ice when bad weather makes the news.

NASA satellite photo shows megastorm blanketing the U.S.

Feb 3, 2011
NASA released this chilling satellite photo of the massive snow and ice storm that has spread across nearly one-thirds of the Continental U.S. th...