winter storm News

‘This Is Extremely Dangerous’: No Safe Place in Frigid Texas

The dangerously cold temperatures gripping auto-reliant Texas present a terrible dilemma for millions of residents: Stay put in heat-less homes, or ignore all official advice and venture forth on to the state’s treacherous highways. Texans awoke Tuesday morning to a …

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 …

At Least 5 Killed in Massive Crash on Icy Texas Interstate

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed Thursday in a massive crash involving 75 to 100 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate, police said, as a winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts …

Storm Pounds California, Nevada With Rain, Wind and Snow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm packing heavy rain, snow and wind pounded parts of California and western Nevada on Wednesday, toppling trees, and causing power outages and mud flows in vast areas scarred by wildfires. The onslaught was …

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 …

Lights Go Out, Roads Dicey as Wintry Storm Batters Northeast

WARREN, Mass. — The first big wintry storm of the season began dropping what forecasters say could be more than a foot of wet, heavy snow Saturday on parts of the Northeast, making travel treacherous and cutting off power to …

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 …

Winter Storm Kills 4 in Mo., Smothers Kansas in Snow

At least four-people have been killed in weather-related crashes in Missouri and numerous school districts called off classes after a storm dumped from 3 to 9 inches across a large swath of the state. Much of the state was under …

Snow, Ice Threaten to Snarl New York City Roads

Snow, ice and rain will sweep across the eastern U.S. starting Tuesday, giving commuters in New York and the Northeast a couple of slippery trips to and from work and potentially tying up air traffic throughout the region. A low-pressure …

California Storm Could Dump Snow on the Northeast if Jet Streams Collide

A storm that’s swinging into southern California could end up blanketing New York and the rest of the Northeast next weekend, ending Boston’s snow drought, tying up traffic and halting air travel. That’s if everything comes together in just the …