Stories tagged: storm
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
A Christmas storm has dumped a record amount of snow on Erie, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Rescue crews scoured floodwaters Thursday for residents missing after flash floods cut a swathe of destruction near the Greek capital, killing at least 16 people and tossing cars into buildings …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Bolstered by out-of-state reinforcements, utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after gusts topping 80 mph caused widespread power outages and forced many communities …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Hurricane Maria grew into a Category 3 storm on Monday as it barreled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean. Forecasters warned it was likely to …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Authorities say five people have died and at least 30 were injured during a violent storm in western Romania that produced winds of up to 60 miles an hour.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Once the 426 humans who normally occupy cells at the Monroe County Jail were evacuated by bus to lockups in Palm Beach County, there was an opportunity to move 250 …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Slowed to a crawl by a violent encounter with the island of Cuba, Hurricane Irma nonetheless pressed on toward the Florida Keys Saturday night, with a landfall expected sometime Sunday …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
MIAMI – The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida on Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
As the water recedes and the cleanup begins, national journalists will inevitably drift away.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
A tropical disturbance near the northeastern Florida coast could become the season’s ninth named storm late Monday or Tuesday: Irma. This system will have minuscule effects compared with Harvey in …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Don’t be fooled by Hurricane Harvey’s quick, eight-hour transition from a Category 4 monster with sustained winds of 130 mph winds to a Category 1 with 90 mph winds. Experts …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
As Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify Friday, airlines have announced they will waive change fees for travelers whose plans may have included stops in and around cities in Texas. According …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
The death toll from Typhoon Hato has risen to at least nine as the most powerful storm to hit the southern China region around Hong Kong in more than half …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Hurricane Franklin made landfall on Mexico’s central Gulf coast Thursday, pounding a mountainous region prone to flash floods and mudslides with torrential rains and heavy winds.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Heavy rains that caused flooding in some parts of the Houston area and prompted about two-dozen water rescues on Tuesday seemed to have stopped just before getting worse but with …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
The Atlantic Ocean’s next tropical depression has a good chance of forming either Wednesday night or on Thursday, forecasters said.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Some coastal residents always put off emergency preparations until storm clouds loom on the horizon. The National Hurricane Center is going to try giving those people a deadline this year, …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Storms whipped through a wide swath of the nation’s midsection, giving rise to tornadoes that flattened a Wisconsin mobile home park and an Oklahoma subdivision and killing at least two …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
A Montana woman was killed when a tree struck her during a weekend thunderstorm.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
A tornado with wind speeds of up to 120 mph caused damage to a fire station, elementary school and several other buildings in southwest Missouri, the National Weather Service said …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina’s ‘peach capital’ and raining out golfers …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 5:07 a.m.
Hurricane Matthew will officially go down as the deadliest Atlantic hurricane in more than a decade.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
March is not going out like a lamb in parts of New England.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation to free up state resources should flooding or other damage happen because of rain and early snow melt in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
A large tree that fell during a storm at Ghana’s Kintampo Waterfall killed at least 17 people, mostly students, as they were visiting the site north of the capital, officials …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four.