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Interstate 90 east closed near Snoqualmie Pass due to spinouts

Authorities have closed Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass because of vehicles spinouts in snowy conditions.

Stranded camel entertains motorists along snowy roadway

The surprisingly powerful winter storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights with it, including a camel stranded along a snowy roadway.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least …

Relentless winter conditions pose risks for Montana cattle

Ranchers in parts of Montana hit by a relentless winter are struggling to keep to their cattle alive as snow is hindering access to feed.

Relentless winter brings state of emergency to Montana reservations

Montana’s governor declared a state of emergency Tuesday on three Indian reservations due to extreme cold, heavy snow and blizzard conditions this winter.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 1:47 p.m.

Latest Midwest snow wave delays flights, makes driving tough

A winter storm that moved across the Upper Midwest over the weekend ended Sunday after delivering a ninth consecutive day of snowfall in Chicago, and snow and freezing rain in …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:40 a.m.

Another round of winter weather moves into the South

A wintry blast coated parts of Kentucky and Tennessee with sleet and ice on Friday, forcing schools to close as the region braced for a second punch with snow. Deeper …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 12:37 p.m.

East coast temperature begins inching up after deep freeze, storm

The bitter cold that followed a massive East Coast snowstorm should begin to lessen as temperatures inch up and climb past freezing next week, weather forecasters said.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 7:25 p.m.

Blizzard rolls up the East Coast, with cold blast to follow

A massive winter storm roared into the East Coast on Thursday, threatening to dump as much as 18 inches of snow from the Carolinas to Maine and unleashing hurricane-force winds …

Weather brings rock slides in Whitman County

The rain that saturated the region this past weekend also caused numerous rock slides and widespread road damage throughout Whitman County.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

Respite on the way – temporarily – as temperatures rise, roads clear

This weekend’s flurry of snowstorms contributed to several hundred crashes and even more headaches as Inland Northwest residents navigated the often treacherous roads. Luckily for them, respite is on the …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:24 p.m.

Friday’s snowfall breaks daily record at airport; streets remain icy as full-city plow continues

Friday’s wintery weather broke the daily record for daily maximum snowfall, according to National Weather Service of Spokane.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.

Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep South

An unusually heavy December snowfall across much of the Deep South tapered off Saturday, icy road conditions were still a threat and thousands remained without electricity throughout the region.

Front Porch: Snowpocalypse perfect weather for soup, stew

The one good thing about Snowmageddon is that it’s perfect soup and stew weather.

Trailblazers, Zags games canceled due to severe weather conditions

Snow and sleet made for treacherous roads in Oregon on Saturday, with the state police warning that they couldn’t keep up with all the crashes.

Snow blankets parts of New York; US feels chill

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York, trapping residents in their homes and stranding motorists on roadways, as temperatures in …

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 …

North Cascades Highway closed for winter

TWISP, Wash. — The North Cascades Highway has closed for the winter.

National Weather Service issues winter storm warning; predicts heavy snowfall in mountains

Travelers be warned: The National Weather Service predicts a strong storm system will bring heavy mountain snow to Eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle early this week, along with frigid …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2013, 2:25 p.m.

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2013, 5:55 a.m.

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 …

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 …