Stories tagged: winter weather
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 …