California sees more late-spring wintry weather

U.S. 05/22/19, 12:20

Memorial Day may be the unofficial start of summer, but California is heading toward the holiday with rainy, windy and snowy weather.A winter weather advisory is in effect Wednesday for the mountains of San Bernardino and Riverside counties east of Los Angeles.The National Weather Service says there could be up ...

High March temperatures shortened Alaska’s winter weather

U.S. 04/04/19, 14:51

Climatologists in Alaska say unusually high temperatures set records in March and likely are a reflection of the upward warming climate trend.March is normally reliable for dog mushing and cross-country skiing. However, Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, didn't record a flake of measureable snow and temperatures in Fairbanks reached the 50s ...

Spring looks a lot like winter in Southern California

Sports 03/21/19, 10:36

The calendar says spring but a winter weather advisory remains in effect for Southern California mountains.Snow continues to fall in the mountains Thursday and rain showers are falling elsewhere as a surprisingly vigorous system affects the region.Winter ended Wednesday afternoon but a storm brought scattered deluges that flooded roads in ...

Snowplow bumps into snow-covered car, finds woman OK inside

U.S. 02/27/19, 16:29

A woman who authorities believe was living in her car was rescued after a snowplow inadvertently bumped into her vehicle, which was buried in snow.South Lake Tahoe, California, city spokesman Chris Fiore highlighted the Feb. 17 incident in a Tuesday news release urging drivers to take safety precautions in winter ...

Update: Sheriff: Teacher was victim of Wisconsin pileup

U.S. 02/25/19, 16:08

The Latest on severe winter weather in the Upper Midwest (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Authorities have identified a 30-year-old teacher as the person killed in a massive pileup in Wisconsin. Winnebago County Sheriff John Matz on Monday identified Andrew Schefelker of Oshkosh as the victim of Sunday's 131-vehicle pileup on Interstate 41. Matz ...

Snowman pops up in Vegas as city sees rare winter weather

U.S. 02/21/19, 19:03

Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought rare snowfall Thursday to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign. The National Weather Service reported the first significant snowfall at McCarran International Airport in a decade with ...

Update: Washington state braces for more now

U.S. 02/11/19, 11:53

The Latest on winter weather in the United States (all times local):8:50 a.m.Schools and universities closed across Washington state and the Legislature cancelled all hearings Monday as the Northwest dealt with snow and ice and prepared for more as a series of winter storms socked the region.In northern Utah commuters ...

Update: Winter weather hits Hawaii, too

U.S. 02/09/19, 16:22

The Latest on winter weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local):11:15 a.m.As a snowstorm paralyzes much of the Pacific Northwest, officials are warning about severe surf and winds in Hawaii as a winter storm hits that state.The National Weather Service said gusts hit 40 mph (64 kph) in ...

Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

U.S. 02/09/19, 05:02

A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation's latest bout with winter weather. Snow began falling north of Seattle with some areas recording 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow ...

Icy weather shuts schools in Michigan, causes power outages

U.S. 02/06/19, 09:12

Hundreds of schools are closed in Michigan as freezing rain leaves roads slippery and cuts power to thousands of homes and businesses, while flooding caused by an ice jam prompted an evacuation.School districts including Detroit's were closed Wednesday, as was Wayne State University. In mid-Michigan, flooding caused by an ice ...

Update: Storm closes Yosemite roads, dusts Bay Area

U.S. 02/05/19, 13:56

The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. West (all times local):10:55 a.m.A storm has dumped heavy rain and snow at Yosemite National Park, closing all roads, toppling trees and triggering a rockslide.Officials at the popular Northern California park urged visitors to stay indoors Tuesday. They posted photos on Twitter ...

Snow, ice cause disruptions in many Western states

U.S. 02/05/19, 11:41

Winter weather closed schools and disrupted travel across much of the West, with ice and snow stretching from Seattle to Arizona.The Pacific Northwest shivered Tuesday under colder-than-normal conditions as snow and treacherous conditions led to another day of school closures.Winter weather also disrupted parts of California, Utah and Arizona. A ...

Winter storm dumps rare snow on Seattle as Midwest warms up

U.S. 02/04/19, 16:10

Winter weather pounded a swath of the U.S. West on Monday, closing schools, snarling traffic and turning coastal cities like Seattle that rarely get much snow unusually white as the Midwest warmed up from a dangerous blast of cold last week.The Pacific Northwest's first major winter snowstorm comes as parts ...

Update: Rare snowstorm delays, diverts flights in Prague

Sports 02/03/19, 08:19

The Latest on the winter weather in Europe (all times local):2:10 p.m.A rare snowstorm accompanied by flashes of lightning in Prague has caused on roads and at the Czech capital's international airport.At least five flights to Prague' Vaclav Havel Airport were diverted to the Czech Republic's second-largest city, Brno, or ...

Natural gas prices slump despite US winter weather blast

Business 01/31/19, 15:35

While the polar vortex is driving up demand for natural gas, it isn't doing the same for the price.The massive weather system is blanketing much of the Midwest and Northeast in a deep freeze, and demand for natural gas is spiking as homeowners crank up the heat to stay warm.Yet ...

Southern Plains storm blamed for fatal crashes, disruption

U.S. 01/03/19, 17:24

A winter storm dropped sleet and snow on portions of the Southern Plains on Thursday, making travel treacherous and contributing to the deaths of at least four people in Oklahoma.The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning through Friday morning for northern Texas, parts of the Texas Panhandle and ...

Update: Blizzard warning remains in effect in Midwest

U.S. 11/26/18, 04:47

The Latest on the Midwest Snowstorm (all times local):Travelers walk in and out at Terminal 3 in O'Hare airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights are already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)3:30 a.m.A plow clears snow from Road ...

Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

Baseball 10/14/18, 13:20

Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight.The storm caused crashes, snarled traffic and temporarily closed some major highways due to icy conditions.The heaviest ...

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