March 10th, 2014
09:18 PM ET

U.S. Coast Guard ice breaker clears up Great Lakes shipping lanes

Record breaking ice is bringing America's Great Lakes to a standstill.

Ninety-three percent of Lake Michigan is covered in ice, according to the National Weather Service. The last time the lake was this frozen, it was 1977.

Satellite images from the last couple of weeks show just how expansive it is.

CNN's Ted Rowlands is OutFront on a coast guard ice breaker with the story.

Filed under: News • The Number • Weather
March 6th, 2014
01:03 PM ET

Katy Perry plays weather girl

Cloudy with a chance of pop star - one of the world's most famous performers, Katy Perry, performs in front of a weather map.

The singer adds to a long list of celebrities playing weather forecasters.

CNN'S Jeanne Moos reports.

Filed under: Entertainment • International • Jeanne Moos • Weather
February 27th, 2014
12:45 PM ET

It's raining spiders! Local weatherman battles arachnophobia on air

Television weathermen have to deal with everything from hail storms to hurricanes, but what happens when it starts raining spiders?

CNN's Jeanne Moos has the answer OutFront.

Filed under: Jeanne Moos • News • Weather
February 14th, 2014
09:27 PM ET

Beer saves town from California's historical drought

Help will soon be on the way to farmers in California who are struggling to make ends meet as they suffer through the worst drought in the state's history.

President Obama saw the dry devastation first hand Friday and pledged $100 million in disaster relief.

The money will go to the farmers responsible for nearly half of all the fruits, vegetables and nuts grown in this country.

“Water has been seen as a zero-sum game: agriculture against urban, north against south,” Obama said.“Water has been seen as a zero-sum game: agriculture against urban, north against south," Obama said.

And it's not just the farmers who've been hit hard. With only three inches of rain in parts of California this season, some towns are also running of out clean drinking water.

But we found one place that's making it through the drought thanks to an unlikely source - beer.

CNN's Dan Simon's OutFront with the story.

Filed under: California Drought • News • Weather
February 13th, 2014
09:35 PM ET

Remote-controlled robot snow plow that wows

Millions of Americans are digging out from the massive winter storm that has pummeled the east coast.

But what if you could get rid of that shovel and clear your driveway from the comfort of your own living room?

CNN's Jeanne Moos has the story OutFront.

Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Weather
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