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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Strong and potentially damaging winds were developing in parts of California on Friday and were predicted to persist into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
High wind warnings were posted for a swath of the Sierra Nevada and north of San Francisco Bay, and warnings were set to go into effect in much of Southern California by midafternoon.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — College campuses and schools in northwestern Indiana closed Thursday after a winter storm dumped several inches of lake-effect snow on parts of the region.
Closings included Ivy Tech Community College campuses in in Michigan City and LaPorte, Purdue University Northwest’s Westville campus and the Michigan City Area Schools.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Some schools are closing or switching to virtual classes Friday and shelters are opening on the northern Gulf Coast because of the possibility of icing and freezing temperatures.
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.
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Following a day of unseasonably warm conditions, an arctic cold front has sent temperatures plummeting in Plains and Midwest states — including the south-central Nebraska city of Hastings, which saw a more than 50-degree temperature drop from Tuesday to Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the central Illinois Amazon facility where he worked filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday in Madison County.
NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.
The storm system dropped a foot (30 centimeters) or more of snow in parts of New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvania Sunday night through Monday morning after pummeling parts of the Southeast on Sunday.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man who planned to hike and camp along a trail in the mountains of western North Carolina had to be rescued after he became stranded during a storm that pummeled the area with snow and sleet.
ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crews raced to treat highways and roads as a major winter storm approached from the Midwest.
BOSTON (AP) — Officials across New England cautioned residents to stay indoors Saturday as a blast of Arctic air drives windchills as low as 35 degrees below zero (37 below zero Celsius) ahead of a winter storm.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) — Weather forecasters' predictions of debilitating snow and ice as far south as Georgia sent parts of the region into a tizzy Friday with shoppers scouring store shelves for storm supplies and road crews trying to prevent a repeat of past wintertime debacles.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Friday ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, sleet, ice, and freezing rain to much of the state this weekend.
In a statement, Northam urged Virginia residents to take the storm seriously and prepare ahead of time.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow spread Friday across a large swath of the Midwest, where travel conditions deteriorated and scores of schools closed or moved to online instruction.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Power failed for tens of thousands of customers in Argentina's capital on Friday as temperatures once again climbed to a 65-year high.
The National Electricity Regulatory Entity said nearly 80,000 users around Buenos Aires lost power in the afternoon about an hour after the city recorded a temperature of 41.5 centigrade (106.7 Fahrenheit) — the hottest day since 1957.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An air force helicopter crash that killed India's military chief and 13 other people was caused by an unexpected change in weather that disoriented the pilot, a military court said in preliminary findings released Friday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many Iowa school districts canceled classes or announced plans to dismiss early as meteorologists predict heavy snowfall.
The Des Moines Register reports that a winter storm warning is in effect from 9 a.m.
ATLANTA (AP) — Residents of several southern states are bracing for the possibility of snow and ice as a winter storm moves into the region.
Up to 5 inches (13 centimeters) of snow will be possible in the north Georgia mountains, with higher amounts possible in some spots, according to the National Weather Service.
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.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Parts of southeast Alaska are getting assistance from the state after getting up to six feet (1.8 meters) of snow.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday issued a disaster declaration for the Yakutat, Juneau, Haines and Skagway areas, his office said in a statement.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An unprecedented, experimental attempt to feed manatees facing starvation in Florida has started slowly but wildlife officials expressed optimism Thursday that it will work as cold weather drives the marine mammals toward warmer waters.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government on Thursday told most federal employees to work from home and asked industries to cut production through Friday to safeguard an electrical system strained by a major heat wave.