FILE - This May 12th, 2014, file photo shows Thijs Talluto, 3, of Los Angeles, cooling-off in a fountain at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Heat & Repeat: Globe breaks May temperature record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by exceptionally warm ocean waters, Earth smashed a record for heat in May and is likely to keep on breaking high temperature marks, experts say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]


This  satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Raymond in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico, Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Study: Tropical cyclones migrating out of tropics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tropical cyclones worldwide are moving out of the tropics and more toward the poles and generally larger populations, likely because of global warming, a surprising new study finds. Atlantic hurricanes, however, don’t […]


Pat Blazek shields himself from the snow and wind with an umbrella as he competes in a disc golf tournament Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Aggie Greens in Fort Collins, Colo. Snow is expected to fall through Monday, with highs reaching the sixties later this week.

Spring snowstorm hits Rockies, threatens Plains

DENVER (AP) — A powerful spring storm dropped more than a foot of sloppy, wet snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Mother’s Day, and forecasters warned that instability ahead of the cold front […]


Travel trailers and motor homes are piled on top of each other at Mayflower RV in Mayflower, Ark., Sunday, April 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would rebuild again after the most […]


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Toasty weather today but cooler temps to return

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Above-normal temperatures will create toasty weather today in the Southland, where some valley areas will reach the low 90s. The normal high in downtown Los Angeles today would be 72 degrees […]


Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms crawled across the Southeast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and causing flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of […]


With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Cold storm moves into SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold Pacific storm out of the Gulf of Alaska bore down on the Southland today and was expected to generate rain from late this afternoon through Wednesday, creating perilous driving […]


A jogger runs along the Potomac River on a foggy morning in Washington, Thursday, March 20, 2014. On Thursday, the northern hemisphere will celebrate the first day of spring, an event marked by the vernal equinox.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Drought and moderate flooding predicted for spring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the first day of spring, there’s some bad news for the weather-weary nation. Dry conditions that have gripped California and the Southwest will continue with little relief. Government forecasters say […]


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Weekend heat wave to bake Southern California

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A strong high-pressure system settling over the region Friday and through the weekend will bring extreme temperatures to the already blazing Southwest. Notoriously hot Death Valley in California is forecast […]


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Ford recalls 230,000 minivans to fix rust problem

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling 230,000 minivans in cold-weather states to fix rust problems that can cause the third-row seats to come loose.




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