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  • Vanuatu residents remain in shelters after massive cyclone

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Many residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu were forced to hunker a second night in emergency shelters after venturing out Saturday only to find their homes damaged …


  • Storms pummel western Washington

    HOQUIAM, Wash. (AP) — A weekend storm blasted parts of western Washington with torrential rain that caused landslides and flooding, including in one neighborhood in Hoquiam where water washed out …


  • More bodies spotted on Nepal trekking trail

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week’s series of …


  • Monsoon rains kill 110 in Pakistan, 108 in India

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains and flash floods have killed 110 people in Pakistan and 108 people in India, officials said Saturday, as forecasters warned of more rain in …


  • Damage from windstorms still challenges some homeowners

    Most of the Spokane area was just about done cleaning up after the last storm when the National Weather Service issued a new thunderstorm warning Tuesday morning. The previous storm …


  • Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened …


  • Thousands evacuated from flooded Gaza homes

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Rescue workers evacuated more than 4,000 Gaza Strip residents from homes flooded by four days of heavy rain, using fishing boats and heavy construction …


  • Randy Mann: Late-season storms hit the Midwest

    The Northern Hemisphere has experienced unusual weather through the first half of November. Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on Nov. 7. This massive storm was the second-deadliest Philippine typhoon ever …


  • Weather not kind to area courses

    Darrell Hull wasn’t taking any chances. A few weeks ago five lightning strikes at Prairie Falls Golf Club zapped computers, segments of the irrigation system and split a tree in …


  • Tropical Storm Ivo heads north in eastern Pacific

    MIAMI (AP) — Winds and rain from Tropical Storm Ivo (‘EE-voh) are spreading across portions of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said early Saturday that …


  • More heavy storms on tap for the Midwest; 1 dead

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Forecasters warned that large hail and more tornadoes could strafe parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri on Friday, a day after powerful storms killed one man and …


  • The big dig-out: New England, NY slammed with snow

    New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of wet, heavy snow today and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded …


  • Behemoth storm drops 2 feet of snow on Northeast

    BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast on Saturday, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on New England and …


  • Is blizzard getting too much hype? No, experts say

    WASHINGTON (AP) — You can call it a snowstorm of historic proportions. You can call it the return of New England’s blizzard of 1978. You can call it simply dangerous. …


  • NYC, New England brace for up to 3 feet of snow

    BOSTON (AP) — Snow began to fall around the Northeast on Friday at the start of what’s predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard, and residents scurried to stock …


  • Storms improve outlook for Mississippi River

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A release of water from the Missouri River and recent snow and rain are offering some relief for the Mississippi River. Though still dangerously low, the …


  • Big Midwestern snowstorm leads to 25-vehicle crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to …


  • Midwest hit by its first major snowstorm of season

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first major snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous, sometimes deadly driving conditions and threatening to …


  • Snowstorm causing problems from Rockies to Midwest

    DENVER (AP) — A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains was causing problems for travelers as it spread across the Plains on …


  • Snowstorm hits Rockies, heads to Midwest

    DENVER (AP) — A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains is heading east and is forecast to bring the first major winter …


  • For minor crimes, NYers sentenced to Sandy relief

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. Last week, 70 people who were given community service after pleading guilty …


  • Winter storm moves through Rocky Mountains

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A winter snow storm moved through the Rocky Mountain region Tuesday as many people prepared for the start of their holiday travels. The storm could …


  • Winter storm moving through Southwest, Rockies

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A winter snowstorm is moving through the Rocky Mountain region as many get ready to begin their holiday travels. The National Weather Service is forecasting …


  • Snowfall a boon for Upper Midwest outdoors fans

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After enduring last year’s snowless winter, skiers and snowmobilers may have despaired of ever seeing a decent snowfall again. But fans of the wintry outdoors got their …


  • Snowfall boon for Upper Midwest outdoors fans

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After enduring last year’s snowless winter, skiers and snowmobilers may have despaired of ever seeing a decent snowfall again. But fans of the wintry outdoors got their …


  • NY, NJ ponder new boardwalks without the boards

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy’s surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist …


  • Superstorm utility crews complain of payroll delay

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Valaskatgis slept in his National Grid truck for two nights, and then on a cot two more nights before getting a bed in a hotel …


  • Superstorm utility crews complain of payroll delay

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of utility workers from New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts say many are still waiting to be fully compensated for their efforts to restore power …


  • AP sources: Obama to ask for $50 billion Sandy aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Capitol Hill say President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy. …


  • More heavy rain expected to hit drenched Calif.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California residents recovering Monday from a series of wet, windy storms likely won’t get much of a break as another system is expected to drench …

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