Stories tagged: storm
Thu., June 1, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
New hurricane advisories will give deadlines for storm prep
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 pummel central U.S., as tornadoes kill at least 2
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.
Montana woman dies after a tree hits her during storm
A Montana woman was killed when a tree struck her during a weekend thunderstorm.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
Meteorologists: Tornado damaged Missouri school, fire house
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.
Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast
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 officially deadliest Atlantic storm in more than a decade
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.
Out like a lion: New England is getting snow at end of March
March is not going out like a lamb in parts of New England.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Three storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms
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. Inslee declares state of emergency for flooding in 20 counties
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.
Falling trees at Ghana waterfall kill 19
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.
California billionaire donates $5M to San Jose flood relief
A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Illinois man dies, raising Midwestern storm death toll to 4
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.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Storm brings record rainfall, gusts up to 199 mph and flooding to Northern California
Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
1 dead, others stranded as storm lashes California
A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, stranded others in flooded areas and …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
At least four reported dead in California storms
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 9 p.m.
Storm’s Breanna Stewart flying home from China to rehab knee
Breanna Stewart is returning to the U.S. from China to rehab her knee.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Wine country is among areas hit hard by storms in California
Emergency crews in rescue boats and helicopters rushed to take advantage of a one-day break between storms Monday to rescue stranded people and assess damage after the heaviest rain in …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Snow pounds parts of East Coast, spares several big cities
Snow and sleet pounded a large swath of the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, coating roads with ice and causing hundreds of crashes. Thousands of people lost power and forecasters …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
California braces for ‘once-in-10-year’ storm amid fears of flooding, avalanches, blizzards
Sierra travelers trapped by back-to-back storms that dropped more than 2 feet of snow have a brief window to pass, before the arrival of a weather system Saturday so wet …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
Winter storm weakens, but thousands still without power
The furious winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Storm pummels eastern Idaho; more snow due in northern Idaho
A major winter storm hit eastern Idaho with even more ferocity than expected.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Winter storm weakens but travel still hazardous in places
Travel conditions remained hazardous as a winter storm swept across much of the northern Great Plains Monday, with blowing and drifting snow creating near-zero visibility on some roads.
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Super typhoon heads for Christmas Day blow to Philippines
A powerful typhoon was heading for a Christmas Day collision with the central Philippines.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
Winter storm slams parts of U.S., causing accidents, deaths
A winter storm of snow, freezing rain and bone-chilling temperatures socked the nation’s mid-section and East Coast on Saturday, causing hundreds of accidents on icy roads and putting a crimp …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Big storm hits California; chopper saves homeless and dogs
A pre-winter storm drenched California with rain and dumped nearly three feet of snow to help bolster the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack but also triggered mud flows, street flooding and …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
Slick and stranded: Oregon drivers fetch cars stuck in snow
Erick Daza braved a snow-covered suburban street Thursday to pick up his girlfriend’s car, one of many that got stuck in a winter storm that brought Oregon’s largest city to …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Wind is coming to the Inland Northwest, but it won’t be like last year
Forecasters want to make this clear: The weather in the Inland Northwest this weekend won’t be nearly as destructive as last year’s November windstorm.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 4:39 p.m.
Hurricane Matthew: Airlines offering travel waivers because of storm
Airlines are canceling some flights to the Caribbean and even the mainland U.S. as Hurricane Matthew is expected to spin toward Florida later this week.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Dangerous Hurricane Matthew nears Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba
Heavy rains from the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew drenched Jamaica and Haiti on Monday, flooding streets and sending many people to emergency shelters as the Category 4 storm approached …