snow storm News

Cautious National Weather Service Faces Criticism After Deciding to Keep Snow Forecast

Before the first snow fell, U.S. meteorologists realized there was a good chance the late-winter storm wasn’t going to produce giant snow totals in big Northeast cities as predicted. But they didn’t change their forecasts because they said they didn’t …

Massive Midwest Winter Storm Joins Stella, Targets East Coast

Several cities are cleaning up after a massive winter storm dumped several inches of snow across a wide swath of the Midwest. More than 10 inches of snow fell in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Now, according to the National Weather …

New York Mall Evacuated on Fears of Roof Collapse

One of the biggest malls on Long Island was evacuated Monday because of major roof leaks after a rainstorm followed nearly 3 feet of snow, police said. The Smith Haven Mall in Suffolk County was cleared by 4 p.m. Monday …

Virginia Snowstorm Keeps State Police Busy

Virginia State Police were scrambling at the height of a storm that coated interstates and city streets across the commonwealth with a slick covering of snow. Late Friday, state police reported 651 vehicle crashes and 385 disabled vehicles. In all, …

Alabama Troopers Reevaluating Snow Plans After Jam

A spokesman says Alabama state troopers were caught off guard by last week’s snow, which caused an overnight traffic jam on Interstate 65. Trooper spokesman Curtis Summerville says road conditions worsened faster than officials expected once the snow began coming …

Metrodome Roof Rises Again in Minnesota

The Metrodome’s new roof is up again. Stadium officials and construction workers have completed a test inflation of the Teflon-coated ceiling. Chief engineer Steve Maki says the process was problem-free. It took about an hour Wednesday morning. The project is …