Police: Colorado man died after going out in blizzard
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say a Colorado man found dead after a blizzard went out during the storm to start a generator.
The El Paso County coroner's office on Monday identified...
Jamestown Ambulance wants to thank woman for storm help
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown Ambulance Service wants to thank a woman for her help during last week's blizzard. But officials don't know who she is.
A powerful nor’easter hit the Northeast on Tuesday after a largely uneventful winter, dropping up to 2 feet of snow in some places, grounding thousands of flights and leading to school and work closures along the coast.
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the Colorado blizzard (all times local):
New Mexico officials have told some municipal drinking water systems to stop using water from two rivers...
Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the blizzard that struck Colorado and Wyoming (all times local):
Three major roadways in Colorado that were shut down by a massive late-winter...
Parts of Colorado, Wyoming remain paralyzed by blizzard
DENVER (AP) — Parts of Colorado and Wyoming remain paralyzed in the wake of a massive late-winter blizzard that swept through the two states.
The storm knocked out power to tens of thousands...
High wind causes damage around Kansas; snow closes roads
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ferocious winds caused damage across much of Kansas, while a blizzard closed roads in western sections of the state.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 and several other...
The Latest: High winds barrel into South Dakota
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local):
Winds gusting to more than 60 mph (96 kph) howled through the Rapid City area as a...
‘Epic’ storm brings blizzards, floods, tornado to mid-US
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A window-rattling late winter storm brought blizzards, floods and a tornado across more than 25 states Wednesday, stretching from the northern Rocky Mountains to Texas and...
The Latest: Winds gusting to 60 mph in Rapid City area
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm causing blizzard conditions, potential flooding in Upper Midwest (all times local):
Westbound Interstate 80 to be closed in western Nebraska
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say westbound Interstate 80 will be closed later this morning because of predicted blizzard conditions.
The Nebraska Transportation Department said in a news...
Blizzard conditions, flooding concerns in Upper Midwest
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rain and melting snow have triggered flood warnings in some Upper Midwestern states while blizzard conditions are the primary concern in other states.
Powerful snowstorm expected to sock parts of West
DENVER (AP) — An avalanche injured a sheriff and his daughters Tuesday when it smashed into their home in rural Colorado, underscoring the West's late-winter woes as a powerful storm dumped more...
Winter storm takes aim at parts of Wyoming, Colorado
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A developing late winter storm is expected to bring blizzard conditions to parts of southeast Wyoming and eastern Colorado.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for the Nebraska Panhandle and other parts of western Nebraska.
Passengers band together on train stuck in Oregon mountains
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded...
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Crews work to reopen highways following blizzard
OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — Crews continue their work to clear and reopen roads in southern Minnesota.
Interstate 35 south of Owatonna reopened early Tuesday after a blizzard dumped about a foot...
Dangerous cold follows blizzard to upper Midwest
Upper Midwest suffers dangerous cold after weekend blizzard
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dangerous cold once again gripped the Upper Midwest on Monday, following a deadly blizzard that caused multiple pileups, paralyzed highways, and stranded motorists and...
100 mph winds in Sierra, snow from Oregon to Montana
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fierce winter storm packing winds in excess of 100 mph (160 kph) and predicted to bring as much as 8 feet (2.4 meters) of snow to the Sierra Nevada barreled into the West on...
The Latest: Snowplows can’t keep up with Montana storm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in Montana (all times local):
Snowplows are having difficulty keeping pace with the falling snow in western and central...
Drivers rescued in Minnesota snow; Wisconsin pileup kills 1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have rescued dozens of people stranded by a blizzard that howled across southern Minnesota and dumped about a foot of snow in some places. In east-central Wisconsin,...
The Latest: 1 dead, others injured in Wisconsin pileup
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on blizzard sweeping across Upper Midwest: (all times local):
Authorities say one person is dead and several others injured after a pileup on an...
Blizzard conditions, crashes close I-80 in Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Blizzard conditions in south-central to southeastern Nebraska have led to several crashes and prompted officials to close a 120-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in the...
The Latest: More of I-70 closes in Kansas; churches close
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather moving through Kansas on Saturday (all times local):
Kansas transportation officials have closed Interstate 70 from...
Wintry mix: Upper Midwest storm brings snow, sleet, wind
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another winter storm is bringing a little bit of everything to the Upper Midwest, including a chance of thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service says a mixture of snow,...
Blizzard conditions move into western Kansas early Saturday
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Heavy snow and high winds have hit western Kansas as a blizzard makes its way from the Rockies into the Great Plains, including Nebraska and Iowa.
Gov. Kelly issues disaster declaration ahead of winter storm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly has declared a disaster emergency in anticipation of a winter storm forecast to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the state Saturday.
Howling winds, heavy snow in Nebraska, Iowa forecasts
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Howling winds and heavy snow are forecast for much of Nebraska and Iowa this weekend.
The National Weather Service says a rain later Friday could precede freezing rain and...
Iowa chase reaches 100 mph in blizzard-like conditions
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Two men have been arrested after being accused of leading police in northern Iowa on a chase reaching speeds of more than 100 mph (160.93 kph) in near-blizzard conditions.
West China blizzards kill thousands of herd animals
BEIJING (AP) — Blizzards in Tibetan areas of western China have left thousands of head of livestock dead and roads covered in up to 45 centimeters (18 inches) of snow, state media reported Saturday.
Local authorities had sent veterinarians, medicine and animal feed to the hard-hit areas in Qinghai Province's Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Interstates reopen in North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened sections of the interstates and highways that were previously closed due to blizzard conditions.
Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to the southern South Dakota border as well as I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo reopened Friday morning. Also state Highway 13 is now passable between I-29 and Wahpeton.
Plains blizzard sends heavy snow to Fargo
The Latest: Snowplows pulled in eastern North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm creating blizzard conditions in parts of the Upper Midwest (all times local):
State transportation officials say snowplows are being pulled from highways in eastern North Dakota as a blizzard sweeps through the area.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation says plow operators had been working all day, but the plows were pulled Thursday evening. The plows are expected to resume operations early Friday morning.
Bitter cold follows blizzard into Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bitter cold moved into the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday on the heels of a storm that dropped 3 feet (91 centimeters) of snow on the mountains around Lake Tahoe the day before.
Wednesday night's lows were forecast to dip to between 3 degrees and negative 7 at Lake Tahoe, with teens down to 10 degrees in Reno, the National Weather Service said.
The Latest: I-80 reopens in Sierra but with restrictions
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. West (all times local):
A long stretch of Interstate 80 that had been closed for two days due to blizzard conditions in California's Sierra Nevada has reopened as a fierce winter storm moves east.
Still, travel remained limited Tuesday to only vehicles with snow tires or chains between the California-Nevada line near Reno and Colfax, California, east of Sacramento.
The Latest: Blizzard, avalanche warnings for California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting California (all times local):
A forecast of more snow and intense winds in the Sierra Nevada mountains has prompted authorities to issue blizzard and avalanche warnings and say that conditions could become "life-threatening."
A winter storm sweeping across California and Nevada has dumped as much as 8 feet (2.4 meters) of snow over the past two days. Much more is expected over the next two days.
More snow, winds prompt warnings in California mountains
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A forecast of more intense snowfall and powerful winds in the Sierra Nevada has prompted authorities to issue blizzard and avalanche warnings on Sunday and say that conditions in the mountains could become "life-threatening."
A winter storm sweeping across California and Nevada has dumped as much as 8 feet (2.4 meters) of snow over the past two days. Much more is expected in the next two days as additional cold weather systems will bring widespread snow and showers.
New York State Thruway reopens following 20-vehicle crash
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A crash involving more than 20 cars and trucks Wednesday shut down a section of the New York State Thruway in western New York, where blizzard warnings were in place and people were urged to stay inside and out of the wind-driven snow and sub-zero wind chills.
Western New York braces for 1-2 foot snowfall
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forecasters in western New York are warning of blizzard-like conditions over the next few days with up to two feet of snow, plummeting temperatures and wind chills that can cause frostbite in minutes.
Heavy snow hitting parts of Midwest; dangerous cold coming
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights at Chicago's airports and close hundreds of schools. But forecasters warned the most dangerous weather is yet to come: frigidly low temperatures that the region hasn't seen in a quarter century.
Heavy snow hitting Midwest; dangerous cold coming
No travel advisory for northeast South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Transportation officials are advising against travel in northeast South Dakota because of a blizzard warning.
The Department of Transportation says high winds are reducing visibility on some roads to near zero because of the blowing snow. The travel advisory includes Interstate 29 from Watertown to the North Dakota border.
Dupree and Eagle Butte schools are opening two hours later Thursday morning because of the weather.
Forecasters warn of blizzard-like conditions
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of blizzard-like conditions that could cause travel difficulties in North Dakota.
The National Weather Service says a cold blast of arctic air will generate gusty winds of up to 40 mph, creating near whiteout conditions north and east of the Missouri River Valley and Lake Sakakawea Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning.
The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local):
Transportation officials have reopened a 185-mile (298-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 70 between Denver and the Kansas border that was closed because of ice and blowing snow.
Blowing snow in Colorado closes schools, highway stretches
DENVER (AP) — Blowing snow and icy roads in suburban Denver and other parts of eastern Colorado have closed schools and shut down highways.
Stretches of Interstate 70 were closed Tuesday, preventing travelers headed from near the Kansas border from reaching the Denver area.
Winds in some places were gusting up to 45 mph (72 kilometers per hour) and creating blizzard conditions.
California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pacific storm that brought fears of dangerous mudslides and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada was less fierce than expected but hundreds of homes in fire-scarred California areas remained under evacuation orders as more rain was expected.
"Please heed disaster messages and prepare to leave immediately," officials in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles warned residents. "We don't want anyone in harm's way."