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A pedestrian covers from the rain as she makes her way past the Disney Music Center in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

2nd rain storm hits Los Angeles; wind, cool temps continue

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold low-pressure system that originated in the Gulf of Alaska threatened snowfall at low elevations in the Southland today, prompting the issuance of a winter weather advisory in the San […]

04/02/2014

A woman carries an umbrella as she crosses the street in San Francisco's Chinatown, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Drought-rattled California welcomes weekend storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians accustomed to complaining about the slightest change in the weather welcomed a robust weekend storm that soaked the northern half of the drought-stricken state Saturday even as rain and snow brought […]

02/08/2014

Competitors race in the 2nd Stumptown Birkebeiner cross country ski race in the Peal District Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Portland, Ore.  Organized by Win Goodbody, the event brought approximately 30-40 people to race through the streets of northwest Portland. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Mike Zacchino)

Stores close early as twin storms sock Northwest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Northwest residents absorbed the second blow of a 1-2 winter punch Friday by taking a snow day and keeping their cars in the garage. In downtown Portland, streets coated with a […]

02/07/2014

A Crestwood motorist tries to get his car moving along Watson Road in St. Louis as heavy snow falls on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

‘Polar vortex’ pushes subzero temps into Midwest

CHICAGO (AP) — A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a “polar vortex” descended Monday into much of the U.S., pummeling parts of the country with a dangerous cold that could break decades-old records […]

01/06/2014

People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, which became a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. As much as 9 inches of snow has fallen in some parts of the Chicago area since New Year's Eve, and a second wave is expected to dump several more inches by Thursday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures […]

01/01/2014

Cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kansas

Ice pellets and snow frustrate holiday travel rush

CHICAGO (AP) – A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything Mother Nature has to offer, from freezing rain, ice and snow […]

12/21/2013

Heavy fog obscures the tops of buildings in a rainstorm in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Bundle up – it’s chilly today!

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold low-pressure system out of the Pacific Northwest will bring showers, snow and high winds to the Southland today, with the greatest impacts expected in the San Gabriel Mountains and […]

12/19/2013

The Sierra Nevada mountain range in California

Snow survey confirms driest Jan., Feb. on record

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — It’s official, and it’s not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record.

02/28/2013

Cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kansas

Slow-moving snowstorm pummels Midwest, heads east

CHICAGO (AP) — A massive, slow-moving storm paralyzed parts of the nation’s midsection with heavy, wet snow Tuesday before churning eastward.

02/27/2013

Extraordinary snowfall needed to relieve drought

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The storms that recently covered parts of the U.S. with snow won’t be enough to ease the nation’s drought. Experts say it would take historic snowfalls — an absurd amount, really — to undo the damage already inflicted.

01/02/2013

W.Va. blizzard warning as Appalachia storm blows

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A blizzard warning covers a large part of West Virginia as snow and high winds blow over Appalachia on the edges of superstorm Sandy. The National Weather Service says a foot […]

10/30/2012

Calif.'s first storm of season brings 2 feet snow

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Fall is looking a lot like winter across Northern California. The first major storm of the season on Monday brought snow to the Sierra Nevada and rain across the rest of […]

10/22/2012

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