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Power Cut Across Texas as Snow, Ice Blanket Southern Plains

DALLAS (AP) — A winter storm dropping snow and ice also sent temperatures plunging across the southern Plains, prompting a power emergency in Texas a day after conditions canceled flights and impacted traffic across large swaths of the U.S. Rotating …

Northwest Storm Leaves at Least 200,000 Without Power

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — At least 200,000 people remained without power in the Portland, Oregon, area Sunday after a winter storm blanketed the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow and made travel treacherous. With a number of transmission lines and …

Foot of Snow Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of Nebraska and Iowa, disrupting traffic and shuttering some schools, while blanketing other parts of the middle of the country with snow that …

Snow, Heavy Rain In Balkans Cause Floods, Disrupt Traffic

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Days of heavy rain and snow across the Balkans left homes and fields flooded Monday, disrupted traffic on highways and at ports and caused power outages. In Serbia, authorities on Monday started clearing up tons of …

Snow, Cold Weather Puts Damper on Colorado Wildfire

DENVER — Snow and cold weather on Sunday put a damper on a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in northern Colorado and burned part of Rocky Mountain National Park, but fire officials warned it would not …

New York, East Coast Face Power-Outage Threat from Deadly Storm

New York and the rest of the U.S. East Coast face a day of shaking trees and the threat of broken power lines as a deadly storm that hammered the South and Midwest over the weekend rolls toward large cities. …

Northwest Hit With More Snow, Wind, Power Outages, Two Rescued

SKYKOMISH, Wash. — More snow fell in the Northwest through Wednesday, causing Washington state officials to send food, water and fuel to an area hit hard northeast of Seattle and resulting in a hourslong rescue of a stranded couple southwest …

Summer Snow in Sierra; High Winds Damage Plane Near Reno

RENO, Nev. — A strong Sierra cold front packing winds gusting up to 50 mph (80 kph) dropped the first snow of the season Monday in the mountains along the California-Nevada line and damaged a small airplane that was blown …

Footprints in Snow Lead to Missouri Burglary Suspects

Two men are facing burglary charges in rural northeast Missouri after police tracked them down from footprints in the snow. The Quincy (Ill.) Herald-Whig reports that 46-year-old Kenneth Floyd of Moberly and 20-year-old Richard Elder of Edina are charged with …

Powerful Blizzard Takes Aim at Northeastern U.S.

The northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a blizzard that could drop up to three feet (nearly one meter) of snow through Saturday and bring travel to a halt. Blizzard warnings were in effect from New Jersey through …