winter storm News

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 …

Southeast Faces Wintry Mess of Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain

A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages. Governors and local officials in several …

Nor’easter Misses NYC, Dumps a Foot of Snow on Boston

A powerful nor’easter delivered a glancing blow to New York City but walloped Massachusetts with more than a foot of snow. The storm dumped between 8 and 12 inches (20 to 31 centimeters) in Boston, but the wind made it …

Swift Winter Storm Unleashes Snow and Snarls Travel in New York

A fast-moving winter storm, growing stronger by the hour, has grounded 3,000 flights, delayed rail travelers in the busy Northeast Corridor and closed schools in New York and Boston. Manhattan could get as much as 9 inches (23 centimeters) of …

Winter Storm Slams Portions of U.S., Causing Accidents, Deaths

A winter storm of snow, freezing rain and bone-chilling temperatures socked the nation’s mid-section and East Coast on Saturday, causing hundreds of accidents on icy roads and putting a crimp on Christmas shopping. At least six deaths were blamed on …

Indiana FEMA Aid Request for January Storm Denied

Indiana plans to appeal after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied the state’s request for assistance to governments and certain nonprofits from the severe winter storm in early January. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security announced the appeal plans Wednesday. …

Ohio Buys Another $2M Worth of Road Salt

Ohio officials have approved spending another $2 million on road salt to replenish supplies used during the long, snowy winter. The state Controlling Board on Monday granted the request from the Ohio Department of Transportation was for more than $2 …