Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

Doyle Rice

USA TODAY

McLean, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Doyle:

Temperatures will plummet by 30 degrees next week as another Arctic blast rolls in

Another Arctic blast is on the way next week, one that will bring some bitterly cold temperatures to portions of the central U.S. → Read More

Winter storm dumped at least a foot of snow across 25 states

Schools across much of the Northeast were shuttered Tuesday as a winter storm pounded the region with more than a foot of snow, ice and high winds. → Read More

You just lived through the warmest decade on record – and it's only going to get hotter

And 2019 is on course to be the second- or third-warmest year on record, with 2016 still holding the all-time temperature record. → Read More

Climate change impact: Hot temperatures shorten pregnancies, study suggests

Hot weather due to climate change is linked to early childbirth in the U.S., a new study released Monday suggests. → Read More

'Stay put,' officials warn: Twin winter storms slam the US as 55 million travelers hit the road

Two storms, including a bomb cyclone, were hammering the West Coast and Midwest, shutting down highways and snarling Thanksgiving travel plans. → Read More

Ferocious hurricane season that saw 18 named storms comes to an end

The powerful 2019 Atlantic hurricane season comes to its official end this weekend, a period that saw 18 named storms, of which six were hurricanes. → Read More

Bombogenesis: 'Unprecedented' bomb cyclone to blast Northwest

A rare West Coast “bomb cyclone” is forecast to sweep into southern Oregon and northern California later Tuesday and into Wednesday. → Read More

Travel is 'going to be chaotic': Winter storm will dump a foot of snow from Rockies to Great Lakes

A powerful pre-Thanksgiving winter storm is forecast to dump up to a foot of snow from the Rockies to the Great Lakes on Tuesday. → Read More

'Sleepwalking toward climate catastrophe:' World must slash emissions immediately, UN report says

The world's nations must make steep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions immediately or risk missing the targets they’ve agreed on, a U.N. report says. → Read More

Thanksgiving travel weather forecast: Big storms to create big trouble from coast to coast

Thanksgiving travel troubles are likely this week as two storms track across the nation, bringing a mix of rain, snow and wind from coast to coast. → Read More

Carbon dioxide reaches record high in Earth's atmosphere, scientists report

Carbon dioxide – the greenhouse gas most responsible for global warming – reached an all-time high in Earth's atmosphere in 2018. → Read More

Thanksgiving weather forecast update: What you need to know before you travel

A sprawling storm in the central U.S. could wreak travel havoc before Thanksgiving. Here's what to do if your flight is canceled or delayed. → Read More

Hurricane season not over yet: Sebastien forecast to become rare November hurricane in Atlantic

Hurricane season isn't quite over. Tropical Storm Sebastien is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Thursday or Friday. → Read More

Thanksgiving weather forecast: Big storm could disrupt travel in central USA

A sprawling storm in the central U.S. could wreak travel havoc in the days before Thanksgiving: Snow, rain and even thunderstorms are possible. → Read More

California's current situation: Power outages are back, rain is falling, drivers are going crazy

As Southern California sees its first major rain in a while, the threat of wildfire isn't over in the north. And PG&E is cutting power again. → Read More

Feds aren't doing enough to protect endangered species from climate change, study finds

Nearly every animal on the endangered species list is threatened by human-caused climate change, yet federal agencies aren't doing enough, study says. → Read More

A rare but spectacular 'unicorn' meteor storm possible Thursday night

A rare celestial treat awaits stargazers late Thursday evening as a full-fledged meteor storm could appear in the night sky, astronomers say. → Read More

Welcome rain coming to parched, fire-weary California

The first significant rain and snow of the season is expected in Southern California beginning Tuesday. → Read More

Not so fast: 'Normal' temps remain days away as record-smashing arctic blast subsides

The arctic blast that smashed hundreds of records across the nation was easing, but a return to normal November temperatures won't happen right away. → Read More

3 castaway cows swam to North Carolina's Outer Banks to escape Hurricane Dorian

Cows have been discovered near the Outer Banks, where they apparently washed up after swimming for several miles due to Hurricane Dorian → Read More