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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 …


  • Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona’s main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the …


  • 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 …


  • Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia, evacuated by boat or helicopter as rising waters surged into villages and towns. Authorities said …


  • 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 …


  • Climate panel: Warming ‘extremely likely’ man-made

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an …


  • Rescuers issue stern warning to Colorado evacuees

    LYONS, Colo. (AP) — As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to …


  • 2 dead as flash flooding hits Colorado

    LYONS, Colo. (AP) — Flash flooding in Colorado has left two people dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • High winds, mountain snows hits Northwest

    SEATTLE (AP) — The strongest Northwest storm of the season blew in early Monday on winds that gusted to more than 80 mph on the coast, knocking out power in …


  • Calif. storm brings intense rain, flood warnings

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The second in a series of storms slammed Northern California on Friday as heavy rain and strong winds knocked out power, tied up traffic and caused …


  • Wind, rain pummel Pacific Northwest, cause 1 death

    SEATTLE (AP) — Residents in Washington and Oregon braced for more wet weather after a fierce storm swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks, cut power to nearly 50,000 residents, …


  • Wind, rain pummel Pacific Northwest

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death. …


  • Wind, rain slam Pacific Northwest

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, snarling the commute, causing sporadic road closures and power outages and at least one death. The wet weather …


  • Claims about flood-damaged cars aren’t true

    DETROIT (AP) — In the days since Superstorm Sandy, an alarming prediction has flashed across the Internet: Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles will inundate the nation’s used-car market, and …


  • Appalachian Trail hiker trapped by snow is rescued

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A man trying to hike the entire 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail was rescued Friday after calling 911 to say he didn’t think he’d be …


  • Wind kicks up 100-year-old volcanic ash in Alaska

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A smog-like haze that hung over part of Alaska’s Kodiak Island this week was courtesy of a volcanic eruption — 100 years ago. The National Weather …


  • Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 43 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens …


  • Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 40 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy rolled out of the Bahamas on Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 40 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy rolled out of the Bahamas on Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 39 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas on Friday after leaving 39 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 38 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 29 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 29 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • East Coast braces for monster ‘Frankenstorm’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said …


  • East Coast readies for ‘Frankenstorm’ monster

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are …


  • Watches, warnings for Sandy along Florida coast

    MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters have issued tropical storm warnings and watches for parts of the southeastern coast of Florida and Keys ahead of Hurricane Sandy that is pounding Jamaica. Forecasters …


  • Tropical depression forms south of Jamaica

    MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed south of Jamaica on Monday and forecasters say it will likely strengthen into Tropical Storm Sandy later in the day. The National Hurricane …


  • NOAA: Warm winter in West, but East? Who knows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal meteorologists are forecasting a milder and drier winter for much of the western United States, but say they are stumped about what will happen in the …


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