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Wildfire along California’s Big Sur forces evacuations

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters on Saturday were battling a wildfire that broke out in the rugged mountains along Big Sur, forcing hundreds of residents on this precarious stretch of the California coast to evacuate and authorities to shut its main roadway.

Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, ice

NORFOLK, Va. – A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and precipitation not often seen in the region.

Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast U.S. coast

NORFOLK, Va. – Freezing rain, sleet and snow blew into coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Friday in a winter storm that forecasters say could snarl a region that’s unaccustomed to winter precipitation.

Climate change makes the future of Nordic skiing uncertain

WINTHROP, Wash. – For the first time in 32 years, organizers of the Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Festival in West Yellowstone, Montana, had to cancel November’s traditional start-of-the-ski-season event due to a lack of snow.

Snow, ice blasts through South with powerful winter storm

ATLANTA – A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.

Major winter storm: South braces for big blast of snow, ice

ATLANTA – Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crews raced to treat highways and roads as a major winter storm approached from the Midwest.

South prepares for weekend threat of debilitating snow, ice

ATLANTA – Weather forecasters’ predictions of debilitating snow and ice as far south as Georgia sent parts of the region into a tizzy Friday with shoppers scouring store shelves for storm supplies and road crews trying to prevent a repeat of past wintertime debacles.

Deadly extreme weather year for U.S. as carbon emissions soar

The United States staggered through a steady onslaught of deadly billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in an extra hot 2021, while the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions last year jumped 6% because of surges in coal and long-haul trucking, putting America further behind its 2030 climate change cutting goal.

Snoqualmie Pass reopens after 90 hours of closure following snowstorm, flooding persists

The Interstate 90 pass through the Cascades has been closed since Thursday morning following record-breaking snowfall, snarling the movement of freight from the coast to the Inland Northwest and stranding travelers. WSDOT said the priority will be freight travel, and speeds will be restricted to 45 mph on two narrow lanes through the mountains.