9 Dallas-area tornadoes cause $2 billion in insured losses
DALLAS (AP) — An insurance industry group says the nine tornadoes that struck the Dallas area during a Sunday night outbreak caused an estimated $2 billion in insured losses.
California utility begins another blackout amid fire fears
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —
Authorities say power outages have started in Northern California after utility cites wildfire danger
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say power outages have started in Northern California after utility cites wildfire danger.
Rains bring floods to parts of Western Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Flooded rivers are causing problems across parts of Western Washington, and flooding is expected to continue in some low-lying areas into Wednesday.
Wind knocks out power while waves scour Michigan lakeshore
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Utilities are trying to restore power in western Michigan as winds buffet the region and waves pound the coasts of lakes Michigan and Huron.
Powerful lake storm hits Twin Ports
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Twin Ports residents are clearing debris after a forceful storm knocked down trees and power lines and caused flooding near Lake Superior.
Blackouts possible again as fire danger looms in California
Less than two weeks after blacking out much of Northern California, the state's largest utility is warning that dangerous fire weather could prompt it to shut off power to about a half-million...
Japan warns of more rain, mudslide risk in typhoon-hit areas
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese weather agency warned people in Tokyo and northern Nagano that heavy rainfall Tuesday may set off flooding and mudslides, including in areas recovering from a deadly...
Weather service issues flood watch for Washington rivers
SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for several rivers in Western Washington from Monday evening through late Tuesday night as heavy rains move in to the...
Flood watch for Western Washington rivers
SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for several rivers in Western Washington as heavy rains move in to the region.
Thunderstorms’ high winds cut power to 50K in NW Indiana
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — High winds produced by thunderstorms have cut power to nearly 50,000 homes and businesses in northwestern Indiana.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co.'s website shows...
Severe weather downs trees, power lines in southern Missouri
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a severe weather system has toppled trees and power lines, damaging some homes and outbuildings across parts of southern Missouri.
Southern California sees high fire danger amid dry winds
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire danger remains high as dry, warm winds blow through Southern California.
The National Weather Service says gusts on Sunday could top 60 mph (97 kph) in some parts of...
Washington tornado up roots trees, sends them onto homes
SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down near Shelton, Washington.
KOMO-television reports the tornado on Friday night had winds up to 100 mph (161...
3 dead in crash in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say three people died in a crash in South Carolina during tropical storm Nestor, but it's not clear yet what role, if any, the weather played.
Tropical Storm Nestor forces postponement at Florida A&M
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The clash between Mid-East Atlantic Conference unbeatens North Carolina A&T at Florida A&M has been postponed until Sunday at 2 p.m. (EST) because of concerns about...
Wednesday storm swept away dunes in Michigan communities
SPRING LAKE, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service says Wednesday's storm that battered Lake Michigan's shoreline swept away up to 20 feet of dunes in some of Michigan's lakeside...
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- Connecticut PostNor’easter to bring heavy rain, strong winds, rough seasOctober 9, 2019
UK royal couple land in Pakistani capital after storm delay
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A plane carrying Britain's Prince William and wife Kate has safely landed in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, hours after two failed landing attempts in bad weather forced them to...
Controlled blasts to bring down cranes at collapse site
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two giant, badly damaged construction cranes towering over a partially collapsed hotel project are to be demolished Friday with a series of controlled explosions in hopes of...
Some US farmers get a reprieve at end of challenging year
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Many farmers in the Midwest and South whose planting this year was interrupted by wet weather are getting a reprieve, though a few Northern states have seen harvest prospects go...
St. George breaks hits a record 122 days without rain
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — St. George is experiencing a record dry spell as the city in southern Utah hits 122 days without rain.
The Spectrum reports weather officials said St. George broke...
Waves, wind pound Lake Michigan coast, erode properties
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Property owners and local governments are assessing the damage from a day of relentless waves and high winds along Lake Michigan in western and northern...
A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books
BOSTON (AP) — A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds...
Coastal storm kicking up winds, causing power outages
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A coastal storm that brought heavy rain to New Jersey is whipping up winds and causing some power outages.
A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for...
Farmers encouraged to report wintry weather crop damage
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Agriculture producers in North Dakota are being encouraged to contact county extension agents to report crop damage and losses associated with last week's...
Utility crews preparing for power outages ahead of storm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Utility crews are preparing for power outages in advance of the stormy weather and 50 mile-per-hour-wind gusts forecast for New Hampshire.
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- Globe NewswireFinancial Managers in the Public Sector Reconsider Infrastructure Preparedness as Hurricane Season PeaksOctober 2, 2019
- Business WireUnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin IslandsSeptember 25, 2019
- Business WirePG&E Anticipates Turning Off the Power for Safety Starting Late Monday Afternoon in Nine Counties in Sierra Foothills and North BaySeptember 23, 2019
- Globe NewswireCray Shasta Supercomputer to Power Weather Forecasting for the U.S. Air ForceAugust 7, 2019
Virginia officials issue warning as wildfire season begins
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced the start of the...
LEADING OFF: Storm over ALCS, Nats headed to World Series
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:
WEATHER OR NOT
A major storm was moving into the New York area, putting Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in peril.
Strong storm expected in Mid-Atlantic, New England this week
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Weather Service reports a strong nor'easter is expected to hit Maine's capital city as part of a storm that will impact the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with...
Guam avoids severe coral bleaching predicted for this year
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Vulnerable coral reefs on Guam have not experienced severe bleaching that was predicted for this year, in part because of stormy weather that reduced water temperatures,...
Alpine areas of Going-to-the-Sun Road closed for the season
WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park in Montana has decided to close the alpine section of the Going-to-the-Sun Road to vehicles for the season because of winter weather...
Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan.
Highways reopen in North Dakota, officials urge caution
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Transportation Department has reopened hundreds of miles of highways but warned that travel remained hazardous due to severe winter...
Study to assess how people react to severe weather
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A new research project getting under way around Tuscaloosa aims to document how people react to severe weather.
The University of Alabama says research sponsored by...
Emergency plan activated in North Dakota amid fall snowstorm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Friday activated the state's emergency plan due to what he called a crippling snowstorm that closed major highways and had farmers and...
Snow closes Yellowstone road earlier than expected
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Snowfall has closed a road in Yellowstone National Park for the season.
Snow, wind and ice prompted park officials to close the road over Dunraven Pass...
New Mexico farmers, ranchers to get some tax relief
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is extending tax relief for farmers and ranchers in many New Mexico counties who were forced to sell livestock due to drought and other severe...
Missouri River will remain at high level into December
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lower Missouri River will remain high into December because of the large amount of water being released from dams into the river.
NHL, Air Force Academy promote Kings-Avalanche outdoor game
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The snowstorm that hit Colorado on Thursday provided the perfect backdrop for the NHL and the Air Force Academy to promote the Stadium Series event to be held at...
California power outage: Isn’t there an easier way?
NEW YORK (AP) — Power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses has been cut off, affecting millions of people in California.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said a forecast of extreme...
Temperatures plunge as fall snowstorm blankets Colorado
DENVER (AP) — A fall snowstorm is blanketing much of Colorado, dropping temperatures into the 20s and slowing traffic in urban areas along the Front Range.
Potato, onion, sweet corn farmers rush amid early freeze
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An early deep freeze has Idaho potato and onion farmers rushing to harvest crops or hoping the buried vegetables will survive the frozen nights this week.
Cold weather a worry for Washington apple growers
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The cold weather that struck eastern Washington this week is causing worries for growers of Washington apples.
The cold front is expected to last through the weekend,...
Snow, high winds pose danger in northwest Nebraska
A winter storm system has dropped nearly a half foot of snow in northwest Nebraska, making roads and highways treacherous.
The National Weather Service says 5 inches (12.7 centimeters)...
Lights out: Power cut in California to prevent deadly fires
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — More than a million people in California were without electricity Wednesday as the state's largest utility pulled the plug to prevent a repeat of the past two years when...
Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a...