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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A cold front approaching California is expected to bring scattered rain, wind, light snow and freezing temperatures starting Monday.
Spring-like weather the San Francisco Bay Area experienced the last week began to turn Sunday as temperatures dropped about 5 to 10 degrees cooler than what they were the previous day, the National Weather Service said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A storm that could dump a significant amount of snow is set to take aim at West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee, forecasters said.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning from midday Thursday through Friday morning.
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.
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.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least three unsheltered people attempting to stay warm during last week's frigid weather were injured from fires in Portland, Oregon.
Ahead of below freezing temperatures and snow, which began Dec.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is urging people to prepare for severe weather.
Gov. Roy Cooper said in a statement late Sunday afternoon that portions of the state could see heavy rain or significant snowfall as well as gusty winds.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say they're preparing for the winter weather that's poised to affect much of the state. And they say Virginia's drivers should be too.
State police said in a news release Sunday that Virginians should plan ahead and avoid traveling during the upcoming storm that will strike large potions of Virginia.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Guard is helping evacuate people from Interior Alaska after snow and ice left some people stranded and without power.
In a statement Friday, The Alaska National Guard said it began evacuations from the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Iowa and Nebraska could begin the new year with dangerous wind chills and heavy snow, and drivers in parts of Nebraska encountered slick roads on Friday due to patchy freezing drizzle.
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Weather Service warned Friday of flash floods and the possibility of landslides on Kauai as the Big Island's summits were issued a winter weather advisory.
On Kauai, Hanalei River flooding has closed the only bridge connecting a remote part of the island to more populated towns on the north shore.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A winter storm warning has been issued for southeast Nevada and the mountains west of Las Vegas through Friday afternoon. And a winter weather advisory runs through 10 p.m. Friday in parts of east-central and northeast Nevada, where overnight lows could drop into the negative teens by early Saturday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The coldest weather to hit the Reno-Tahoe area in nearly five years is expected to arrive by the weekend on the heels of a series of storms that have dumped more than 10 feet (3 meters) of snow on parts of the Sierra over the past week and continue to wreak havoc on area travel.
SEATTLE (AP) — For days, travelers flying to or from the Seattle area have faced cancellations, delays, lost luggage, unexpected hotel stays and mounting frustration amid snowy, frigid winter weather and pandemic-related staffing issues.
CORBETT, Ore. (AP) — Crews rescued a woman who slipped from the Multnomah Falls trail Monday in snowy conditions and was clinging to a tree root above a 300-foot (91-meter) cliff, Corbett Fire officials said.
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Authorities are responding to a 20-car pileup on the outskirts of Reno amid winter snowstorms in northern California and Nevada.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that its deputies said the car wrecks took place in the southbound lane of U.S.
Christmas was white in some parts of New England, but it was also icy, with crashes reported and some roads closed around the region.
Winter weather advisories were issued across New England, with freezing rain and sleet in the forecast on Saturday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Pacific Northwest is bracing for a major winter storm with snow expected along the coast, the mountains under a winter weather advisory over the weekend and frigid temperatures expected by early next week.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine state offices will be closed until late Thursday morning because of icy roads and dangerous driving conditions.
The state experienced snow, sleet and freezing rain on Wednesday.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A section of a major highway in Northern California reopened Thursday afternoon after a nearly 24-hour closure caused by blizzard conditions as the latest of back-to-back storms pushed through, authorities said.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have closed southbound Interstate 5 at Ashland in southern Oregon because of blizzard conditions, heavy snow and disabled vehicles.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Oregon Department of Transportation said late Wednesday afternoon that there was no estimated time for the freeway’s southbound lanes to reopen.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland health officials reported the state’s first cold-related illness death of this winter weather season on Tuesday.
The man in the 50 to 60 age range died in Baltimore, the Maryland Department of Health said in a news release.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Winter weather dumped up to 7 inches of snow in parts of eastern Nebraska and caused a Saturday morning car crash that killed two people and injured two others.
Snow fell overnight across the upper Midwest and Great Lakes regions, from western Kansas, through Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Michigan peninsula.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A snow storm is expected sweep parts of northern Nebraska and Iowa and could drop more than half-a-foot of snow in some places heading into the weekend.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Friday into early Saturday for much of northern Nebraska and northern parts of Iowa.