Northeast digs out from winter storm, faces power outagesMarch 16, 2023 GMT
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Parts of New England and New York were digging out of a nor'easter Wednesday that caused tens of thousands of power outages, numerous school cancellations and whiteout conditions on the roads.
Late-winter storm pummels Northeast with heavy, wet snowMarch 15, 2023 GMT
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A winter storm dumped heavy, wet snow in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, causing tens of thousands of power outages, widespread school closings, dangerous driving conditions and a plane to slide off a taxiway.
While California wearies of snowstorms, Northeast greets oneMarch 1, 2023 GMT
Snow in Portland leads to postponement of Timbers openerFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers' Major League Soccer season opener against Sporting KC has been postponed because of severe winter weather in the Portland area, the teams announced Thursday.
Northeast temperatures soar a day after bone-numbing coldFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
Temperatures in many areas of the Northeast U.S. climbed to the mid-40s Fahrenheit on Sunday, a day after the region suffered through temperatures that plummeted into the negative teens and felt like minus 45 to minus 50 degrees with the wind chill.
Mount Washington experiences record-setting wind chillFebruary 4, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The Arctic air that descended on the Northeast on Saturday brought dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills to the region, including a record-setting wind chill of minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 78 C) on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire.
Florida Keys groundhog conch concurs with Punxsutawney PhilFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A conch living underwater in a Florida Keys aquarium’s touch tank confirmed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction Tuesday of six more weeks of winter weather.
The “mollusk meteorologist” emerged from its shell at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters and saw its shadow, just as Phil did earlier that day in Pennsylvania , the tourist attraction’s president Ben Daughtry said.
US winter storm causes 3rd day of dangerous, icy conditionsFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A deadly storm system lashed a large swath of the southern U.S. with bands of sleet and snow for a third day on Wednesday, grounding an additional 2,300 flights, leaving hundreds of thousands without power, forcing school closures and making already treacherous driving conditions worse.
Edmunds: Why you need winter tiresFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
It’s obvious that when temperatures drop and winter weather arrives you’ll need to put away your shorts and T-shirt and go for pants and a thick coat. But the decision to swap out your vehicle’s all-season tires for winter tires isn’t so clear-cut.
Flights canceled, at least 2 dead as ice storm freezes USFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Winter weather brought ice to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, canceling more than 1,700 flights nationwide and snarling highways. At least two people died on slick roads in Texas and two law officers in the state were seriously injured, including a deputy who was pinned under a truck, authorities said.
Snow leads to massive pileup in Wisconsin, dozens injuredJanuary 28, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dozens of people were injured in a massive traffic pileup amid snowy conditions in southern Wisconsin on Friday, which blocked Interstate 39/90 for hours, authorities said.
Beloit Memorial Hospital said at least 27 people were treated for injuries sustained in the crash, WIFR-TV reported.
Storm system dumps heavy, wet snow on Indiana and MichiganJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy, wet snow — part of a storm system that spawned tornadoes in the Houston area — has covered roads, vehicles, houses and buildings Wednesday from central and northern Indiana into much of southeastern Michigan.
South Korea, Japan grapple with heavy snow chaos, delaysJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Frigid winter weather gripped East Asia for the second straight day on Wednesday, causing several deaths and multiple injuries in Japan and a scramble for flights out of South Korea's resort island of Jeju following delays by snowstorms.
New England states getting hit by latest winter stormJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some of the New England states were getting hit with a winter storm Monday that was snarling roads, knocking down electric wires and keeping some children home from school.
A winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service is due to expire Monday evening — which covers sections of southern Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine as well as parts of northern and western Massachusetts.
Alpine slopes face snow shortage in unseasonably warm winterJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — Much of the Alps just don't look right for this time of year. Sparse snowfall and unseasonably warm winter weather in Europe’s central mountains are allowing grass to blanket hillsides across the region, causing headaches for ski slope operators and aficionados of Alpine white.
After storm, Tennessee death toll climbs to 8December 30, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say eight people have died as of Thursday due to recent extreme weather conditions.
The Tennessee Department of Health said in a news release that two people have died in Shelby County and six others in Cumberland County.
Deaths, flooding as storm hit Oregon and Washington stateDecember 29, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A winter storm that brought powerful wind gusts to Oregon on Tuesday caused at least two fatal car accidents that left four people dead, preliminary police investigations have found.
Military police enforce driving ban in snow-stricken BuffaloDecember 27, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — State and military police were sent Tuesday to keep people off Buffalo’s snow-choked roads, and officials kept counting fatalities three days after western New York’s deadliest storm in at least two generations.
Homeless man died in cold weather trying to get to familyDecember 27, 2022 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 57-year-old homeless man, who died from cold weather exposure Christmas day, was trying to travel from Louisiana to Tennessee to get to family members, officials said.
Western NY death toll rises to 28 from cold, storm chaosDecember 26, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo residents hovered around space heaters, hunted for cars buried in snow drifts and looked for more victims Monday, after 28 people died in one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit western New York.
Frigid monster storm across US claims at least 34 livesDecember 25, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Millions of people hunkered down against a deep freeze Sunday to ride out the winter storm that has killed at least 34 people across the United States and is expected to claim more lives after trapping some residents inside houses with heaping snow drifts and knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses.
18 die as monster storm brings rain, snow, cold across USDecember 25, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A frigid winter storm killed at least 18 people as it swept across the country, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses and leaving millions of people on edge about the possibility of Christmas Eve blackouts.
Travel woes ongoing in Washington state amid winter stormDecember 24, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Freezing rain, ice and snowy conditions complicated road and air travel in Washington state, where mountainous portions of two major roadways were closed in both directions Saturday afternoon, officials said.
EXPLAINER: Arctic blast sweeps US, causes bomb cycloneDecember 24, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — An arctic blast has brought extreme cold, heavy snow and intense wind across much of the U.S. — just in time for the holidays.
The weather system, dubbed a “bomb cyclone,” is disrupting travel and causing hazardous winter conditions.
Colorado Springs police find snow-covered dead homeless manDecember 24, 2022 GMT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Officers in Colorado Springs found the dead body of a person who appeared to be homeless during this week’s winter storm, as subzero temperatures and snow descended upon the region, police said.
Massive winter storm brings rolling blackouts, power outagesDecember 24, 2022 GMT
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Tens of millions of Americans endured bone-chilling temperatures, blizzard conditions, power outages and canceled holiday gatherings Friday from a winter storm that forecasters said was nearly unprecedented in its scope, exposing about 60% of the U.S.
Floridians brace for Arctic blast over holiday weekendDecember 23, 2022 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Floridians on Friday braced for unusually chilly weather as rare freeze warnings were issued for large parts of the state ahead of the holiday weekend.
The National Weather Service said an Arctic blast was heading for Florida on Friday, followed by a holiday weekend with some of the coldest temperatures of the season.
Holiday travel upended as forecasters warn of ‘bomb cyclone’December 23, 2022 GMT
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of flights were canceled and homeless shelters were overflowing Thursday amid one of the most treacherous holiday travel seasons the U.S.
Alaska Digest, 1pm updateDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Alaska stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Alaska and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org
Indiana DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Indiana stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Indiana and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org
Michigan DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Michigan stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Michigan and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org
Florida News DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
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PA--Pennsylvania Digest, 130pm update, PADecember 22, 2022 GMT
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OH--Ohio Digest, 130pm update, OHDecember 22, 2022 GMT
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Maine DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
US BULLETS IN BEDROOM — After a shooting at a Portland park late Wednesday, bullets were found inside a home in Portland, including in the bedroom where a 1-year-old child sleeps, police said.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
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New Hampshire DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
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Vermont DigestDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select Vermont stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of Vermont and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org
NHL postpones 2 games, colleges scramble as cold, snow hitDecember 22, 2022 GMT
The NHL postponed two games scheduled for Friday because of a major winter storm that began rolling across the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. and Canada, bringing blizzard conditions and bone-chilling temperatures.
Storm adds uncertainty to strong holiday travel demandDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Concerns about illness or inflation aren’t stopping Americans from hitting the roads and airports this holiday season. But a massive winter storm might.
Frigid temperatures in Pacific Northwest amid cold frontDecember 22, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Frigid temperatures chilled large swaths of the Pacific Northwest Wednesday and are forecast to do so for the rest of the week, as dangerous winter weather conditions continue to grip the region and other parts of the country.
Georgia leaders warn of harm from storm’s winds and coldDecember 21, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials are warning residents to take precautions against high winds and bitterly cold temperatures from an approaching winter storm.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday that officials most fear power outages caused by wind, which could cut off heating to homes and some health care facilities.
US braces for dangerous blast of cold, wind and snowDecember 21, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A large swath of the U.S. braced for a dangerous mix of sub-zero temperatures, howling winds and blizzard conditions expected to disrupt plans for millions of holiday travelers.
Snowstorm halts flights at Vancouver airportDecember 20, 2022 GMT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Snow and Arctic winds blasting across parts of Canada's British Columbia and into the northwestern U.S. temporarily halted all flights at Vancouver's airport Tuesday during one of the busiest travel periods of the year.
Arctic air will blast much of US just before ChristmasDecember 18, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters are warning of treacherous holiday travel and life-threatening cold for much of the nation as an arctic air mass blows into the already-frigid southern United States.
“We’re looking at much-below normal temperatures, potentially record-low temperatures leading up to the Christmas holiday,” said Zack Taylor, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
South cleans up from tornadoes as blizzards advance northDecember 16, 2022 GMT
KEITHVILLE, La. (AP) — Communities from Texas to Florida began assisting survivors and cleaning up Thursday after tornadoes left scattered destruction and at least three people dead across the South.
Packers hoping arrival of winter weather gives them an edgeDecember 16, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The first cold snap of the season is blowing into Green Bay just in time for the Packers to welcome the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.
Monday's forecast calls for a high of 19 degrees and a low of 12.
3 dead in Louisiana as US storm spawns Southern tornadoesDecember 15, 2022 GMT
KEITHVILLE, La. (AP) — A vast and volatile storm system ripping across the U.S. killed at least three people in Louisiana, spinning up tornadoes that battered the state from north to south, including the New Orleans area where memories of 2021's Hurricane Ida and a tornado in March linger.
US blizzard expected to impact millions in Rockies, MidwestDecember 13, 2022 GMT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A massive winter storm blew toward the center of the U.S. on Monday, threatening millions of people with heavy snow, freezing rain and flooding.
The National Weather Service warned that there would be “numerous, widespread, and impactful weather hazards in the heart of the country this week.” Across the Rockies and into the northern Plains and parts of the Midwest, people were warned to prepare for blizzard-like conditions.
Sierra storm warning includes Tahoe, up to 2 feet of snowNovember 30, 2022 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Wednesday stretching into Friday for much of the Sierra, including Lake Tahoe where up to 2 feet (61 centimeters) of snow and winds gusting to near 100 mph (160 kph) are expected on the mountain tops.
Cold storm brings rain, snow, wind to CaliforniaNovember 2, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's first significant storm of the season brought rain to the southern half of the state on Wednesday but winter-like conditions persisted in the Sierra Nevada after a night of traffic-snarling snowfall.
Australian TV soap ‘Neighbours’ screens star-studded finaleJuly 28, 2022 GMT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A crowd of staunch fans braved wet winter weather in downtown Melbourne on Thursday to watch outdoors the star-studded finale of the Australian television soap “Neighbours,” which ran for 37 years.
Spring storm delivers snow to Northern California mountainsMay 8, 2022 GMT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Spring has sprung in much of California, but winter is hanging on in parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow fell Sunday and forecasters warned of hazardous travel conditions.
California to see more spring snow and rain after dry winterApril 18, 2022 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More late-season snow and rain was predicted for California on Monday.
A dry start to the day was expected to give way to showers in the Central Valley and mountain snow by evening and continue into Tuesday, the National Weather Service's Sacramento office said.
Spring snowstorms headed for dry Sierra, Lake TahoeApril 15, 2022 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Thursday for the Lake Tahoe area, where up to 18 inches (46 centimeters) of snow is possible atop the snow-starved Sierra, with another storm on the way Saturday.
Late winter storm brings heavy snow to Kansas, MissouriMarch 10, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A late winter storm moved over Kansas and much of Missouri starting Thursday morning, snarling traffic and leading schools to cancel in-person classes — just 10 days before the official start of spring.
New York City man rescued twice in 2 days on Arizona hikesMarch 8, 2022 GMT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A New York City man who needed to be rescued twice on consecutive days while hiking in a northern Arizona mountain range is urging others to pay more attention to winter weather than he did.
Return of winter weather brings rain, snow to CaliforniaMarch 4, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California ended the first week of March with scattered showers, downpours and snow after very dry weather in January and February that left the Sierra Nevada snowpack far below normal, renewing calls for water conservation.
Storm moves through Northeast, dumping nearly a foot of snowFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A snowstorm that started in the predawn hours Friday dumped nearly a foot of accumulation in some areas of the U.S. Northeast by the time it wound down late in the day, while other spots contended with a sloppy mix of sleet and ice.
Highways open after passing of storm that dropped heavy snowFebruary 24, 2022 GMT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say sections of Interstate 40 that were closed due to a storm that dropped heavy snow on Arizona's high country have reopened.
The state Department of Transportation said no winter weather closures of Arizona highways remained Thursday morning following the reopening of I-40 between Winslow and Holbrook.
Weather delays Reno-area schools, some Nevada state officesFebruary 22, 2022 GMT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A blast of winter weather has pushed back the opening of schools in the Reno area and many state offices in eight northern Nevada counties.
Washoe County school administrators announced a two-hour delay for classes, and Gov.
Cold front to bring light rain, snow and wind to CaliforniaFebruary 21, 2022 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A cold front approaching California is expected to bring scattered rain, wind, light snow and freezing temperatures starting Monday.
1 killed as California pivots from heat to wind, rain, snowFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's midwinter summer break gave way Tuesday to dramatically cooler and blustery weather with scattered rain, hail and a dose of much-needed mountain snow.
Town ends 25-year winter event due to climate changeFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town is ending its annual winter event because of unpredictable weather conditions due to climate change, saying melting ice and lack of snow have made planning the event difficult.
New Oklahoma COVID-19 cases are down sharply in recent weeksFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma has fallen sharply in recent weeks, and hospitalizations are also decreasing, state health officials said Wednesday while adding words of caution as the pandemic continues.
Freezing temperatures in northwestern Syria kill 2 infantsFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
BEIRUT (AP) — Freezing winter weather in war-torn northwestern Syria killed two infants in separate displaced persons camps, a doctor and a war monitor said Tuesday.
Record-breaking temperatures and heavy snowstorms have swept across much of the Middle East, from Gaza to Turkey, in recent weeks.
Nearly 300 flights canceled as snow belts Chicago areaJanuary 28, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 300 flights arriving in or departing from Chicago-area airports were canceled Friday amid a winter storm that dumped as much as 8 inches of snow on the region.
Preventing falls in winter weatherJanuary 26, 2022 GMT
Interstate 70 closed in western Kansas as snow moves inJanuary 25, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Interstate 70 in western Kansas was closed Tuesday from Goodland to the Colorado border as winter weather moves into the state from Colorado.
The Kansas Department of Transportation announced the interstate and several other roads in northwest Kansas were closed because of weather and several crashes reported in Colorado.
Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, iceJanuary 22, 2022 GMT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — 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.
The Carolinas and Virginia brace for blast of ice, snowJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Carolinas and Virginia were bracing for more winter weather on Thursday, with officials urging drivers to stay off potentially icy roads and schools canceling classes in coastal areas that don't frequently see frozen precipitation.
Chilly Ohio qualifier nears ‘high risk’ for USSF guidelinesJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.”
North Carolina governor declares emergency ahead of new snowJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a state of emergency on Wednesday, the second one in as many weeks, in advance of another forecast of winter weather that will cover the snow and sleet that fell last week.
Report: SC utilities prepared for winter storms, blackoutsJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new report by a state watchdog agency finds that South Carolina's utilities are prepared to withstand winter storms like the one that buckled Texas' power grid last year.
The final report, released Dec.
Police warn motorists to avoid travel as storm approachesJanuary 14, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are warning people to avoid travel during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend as another winter storm approaches the East Coast just days after a previous storm halted traffic on part of Interstate 95.
Low visibility leads to 40-car crash on Idaho highwayJanuary 8, 2022 GMT
ISLAND PARK, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say roughly 40 vehicles were involved in a crash on an eastern Idaho highway after severe winter weather caused white-out conditions, but only minor injuries were reported.
Alabama escapes brunt of winter weather threatJanuary 7, 2022 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Ala (AP) — Frigid temperatures and minor icing were reported in north Alabama on Friday, but the region avoided widespread problems from a second round of wintry precipitation in a week.
Virginia officials defend response to snowy gridlock on I-95January 6, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials defending their response to a blizzard that stranded hundreds of motorists along a major interstate highway said conditions for the gridlock were caused by a combination of unusually heavy snowfall, plunging temperatures and a rainy start that kept them from pretreating the roads.
Wintry mix causes car crashes; FedEx plane slides on taxiwayJanuary 5, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A mix of rain, snow, sleet and ice led to a number of car crashes on New Hampshire roads and affected traffic at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, where a FedEx plane slid while taxiing, authorities said Wednesday.
Snow stalls Amtrak in Virginia, with excruciating delaysJanuary 5, 2022 GMT
Some passengers were enduring one of the worst trips ever Tuesday as winter weather continued to wreak havoc not only with road travel but also Amtrak trains, where stranded passengers said they were dealing with overflowing toilets and a lack of food.