Winter storm

Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed checks on progress at the Public Works North Avenue Facility as Atlanta prepares for another approaching winter storm on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Curtis Compton)

Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a potentially “catastrophic” winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages […]


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 […]


Dogs play in the snow in Washington Park on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Lights out for 1 million as winter storm slams Northeast

More than a million homes and businesses were left in darkness and cold Wednesday after snow, sleet and freezing rain moved into the Northeast. The region’s second winter storm of the week canceled classes, closed […]


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 […]


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Shrugging off winter’s bite in N. Dakota oilfields

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on the […]


A snow blower clearing a road near Echo Summit Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Wild winter this year? Not likely, NOAA forecasts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. For most of the nation, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances for unusual warmth, cold, snow, rain […]


Snow plows lined up at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (AP Photo)

Nearly 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports

CHICAGO (AP) — Airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights at Chicago airports because a winter storm is forecast to bring up to 10 inches of snow to northern Illinois.


Traffic in the rain on the freeway

Winter storm to bring rain and snow to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Another winter storm is approaching California, where it’s expected to bring freezing temperature, thunder, rain and snow as low as 1500 feet.


How airlines prepare for big storms

NEW YORK (AP) — As the Northeast braces for its largest winter storm in more than a year, airlines are already employing a strategy that has served them well in recent years: Cancel flights early and keep planes, crews, and passengers away from snowed-in airports.


National Weather Service

Blizzard expert to run National Weather Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government Thursday selected an expert in winter storms to be the next director of the National Weather Service, just as a massive blizzard threatens New England.




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