US Track & Field Championships Simmering Til Done

Eugene, Ore., where the USA Track & Field National Championship is underway, is gripped in a heat wave. The steamy conditions produce a nice muscle-loosening affect on athletes whose events last less than 60 seconds, but it’s been less accommodating for the distance events. The preliminary rounds of the women’s… » 6/27/15 6:14pm 6/27/15 6:14pm

Cleveland Weatherman Might Just Be Losing It, You Guys

Fresh off his bizarre antics a few days ago, WEWS chief meteorologist Mark Johnson turned his Cavaliers fandom up another notch on tonight’s late local news, as the ABC station’s weatherman brought a weed-whacker and a concrete block onto the set with him in reaction to tonight’s Cleveland loss. » 6/12/15 1:02am 6/12/15 1:02am

Cubs Postpone Game On Account Of Rain; Rain Doesn't Show Up

After a disastrous opening night that saw fans peeing in cups to avoid enormous lines for the bathroom, the Cubs hauled in portable toilets in an effort to remedy the situation for future games. They didn’t get to try them out, however, because the club skipped their second game Tuesday night, postponing it due to… » 4/08/15 1:55pm 4/08/15 1:55pm

Live Report On Dangerous Driving Conditions Interrupted By Car Wreck

It just keeps happening: a TV reporter's live shot covering bad weather gets the most effective illustration when a car wrecks onscreen. This is from Chattanooga CBS affiliate WDEF last night via reader Jake. We have to ask the question: is it really safe for reporters to be hanging out on road-sides? » 2/26/15 12:06pm 2/26/15 12:06pm

What are the Best Touchscreen Gloves?

It's freezing outside, and you want to check Dark Sky to further hammer home just how cold you are, but your smart device rejects the inputs from your obsolete gloves, asserting that they haven't changed since at least The Odyssey. You need hand protection from the elements that works with your touchscreen, but which… » 1/12/15 3:45pm 1/12/15 3:45pm

Watch A Scary 200-Car Pileup Happen Before Your Eyes

If you've ever read one of those "ten million car pileup on [insert Midwestern highway here]" stories and wondered how it happened, this video of I-94 near Battle Creek, Michigan from yesterday should help explain it. Visibility is so low that once a couple of vehicles wreck, the ones coming behind can't see them… » 1/10/15 3:14pm 1/10/15 3:14pm

Belgium's World Cup Tune-Up Interrupted By Giant Hail Storm

An international friendly between Belgium and Tunisia was stopped in the first half because golf-ball sized hail stones were raining down on the players. The hail became unmanageable at around the 24 minute mark, with the match still scoreless, and play was halted for approximately 40 minutes. As you can imagine it… » 6/07/14 6:06pm 6/07/14 6:06pm

What Parts Of The Country Get The Worst Weather Predictions?

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When you check the day's temperature or see if it's going to rain on your way to work, the answer can vary widely depending on where you look. Luckily, the website ForecastAdvisor—which grades the accuracy of U.S. forecasting outlets such as The Weather Channel, National Weather Service (NWS), CustomWeather, and … » 5/02/14 1:23pm 5/02/14 1:23pm

This Is Probably Around The Time You Call The Game

Yes, that is a tornado (apparently not a tornado but just a really scary stormcloud) beyond the left-field wall at yesterday's opening night for the double-A Frisco RoughRiders. It was part of a series of storms that swept the Dallas area, and resulted in the RoughRiders' game being postponed in the third inning… » 4/04/14 12:41pm 4/04/14 12:41pm