Stories tagged: winter weather
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 12:08 a.m.
Snow-savvy Midwest cities breaking no-snow records
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No snow boots needed in Milwaukee. Chicago commuters aren’t dodging knee-deep snow drifts frozen along city sidewalks. And children in Des Moines are settling for …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 7:58 a.m.
Storm brings new outages for Sandy-battered states
NEW YORK (AP) — The nor’easter that stymied recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy pulled away from New York and New Jersey Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of new people in …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 12:33 a.m.
Sandy-torn northeast deals with more wind, water
NEW YORK (AP) — The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the threat of flooding. It menaced travelers with icy roads, snarled the Long Island Rail Road …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012, 11:47 a.m.
New storm bears down on Sandy-battered NYC, NJ
NEW YORK (AP) — A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 4:46 p.m.
Storm spins death and ‘a lot of tears’ along path
Death blew in on the superstorm’s wild winds and sea water torrents, claiming 90-year-olds and children with capriciously toppling trees, taking tall-ship adventurers in mountainous Atlantic waves and average folks …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 4:50 a.m.
W.Va. blizzard warning as Appalachia storm blows
ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday, shutting …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 11:24 p.m.
‘Frankenstorm’: Worse than sum of its parts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with high winds, drenching rains, extreme …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 9:32 p.m.
‘Frankenstorm’: Worse than sum of its nasty parts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with persistent high winds, drenching rains, …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 6:51 a.m.
Amid dire forecast, Sandy a hurricane again
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 12:23 a.m.
Approaching megastorm threatens East Coast
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Douglas Jumper choked up as he described the long, slow recovery in his central Pennsylvania town from last year’s historic flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012, 12:14 p.m.
Eastern utilities brace for expected super storm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Utilities and governments along the East Coast are working to head off long-term power failures as forecasters predict a major storm to hit a region already …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012, 12:13 a.m.
Northern Calif. walloped by early wintry weather
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A storm from the Gulf of Alaska stalled for a second day over Northern California, blanketing mountains with snow, spawning a tornado near the state capital …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 1:02 a.m.
Alaska village short of water as winter approaches
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Inupiat Eskimo villagers in a small Alaska community are facing six long months of melting ice and snow nearly every time they want to cook a …
Thu., March 15, 2012, 2:22 p.m.
Storms raising WA flooding, avalanche chances
SEATTLE — A series of storms have saturated Western Washington, increasing the chances of flooding in the lowlands and snow avalanches in the Cascades.
Fri., April 8, 2011, 11:53 a.m.
Pasco family survived Snoqualmie snowslide
Tana and Kent Parker were driving home from Seattle over Snoqualmie Pass on Wednesday when a snowslide slammed into their Nissan Pathfinder. It smashed their windshield, covered them in ice …
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Vestal: Neighbor lends hand year-round
Good fences make good neighbors, says the cranky man in the Frost poem. But he was wrong, of course. Snowblowers make good neighbors.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2010
Season shows several faces
The flip-flop weather this winter is going to flip back to mild and wet this evening, but not before one or two inches of snow accumulate in the Spokane and …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2009, 12:30 a.m.
Ice a factor in two crashes, one fatal
Icy road conditions in the Inland Northwest contributed to the first major weather-related accidents of the season Friday night, prompting officials to remind drivers to slow down during inclement weather. …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2008
Public agencies have been getting the word out that people need to take precautions. Among their suggestions: Homes should be prepared for power failures with a flashlight, fresh batteries, candles, …
Fri., Dec. 15, 1995
Snow Traps Hundreds On Road
A heavy snowstorm left hundreds of motorists trapped overnight on Italy’s main highway, and many were still digging themselves out Thursday. A winter storm packing snow, rain and heavy winds …