Power outages

DURHAM, N.C | Snowstorm: Southern roads still dangerous as slush refreezes

DURHAM, N.C. — Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were gradually warming Tuesday, but forecasters warned that temperatures in many areas will plunge below freezing again Tuesday night. That will refreeze the melting snow, making some roads treacherous. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were closed for a second day. … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | Snowstorm: Southern roads still dangerous as slush refreezes

CHICAGO | Pre-winter snowstorm continues to batter central Midwest

CHICAGO — A wintry storm is battering much of the central Midwest early Monday, bringing blizzard-like conditions that have grounded hundreds of flights and closed major highways at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend. The Chicago Department of Aviation reported early Monday that average departure delays at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are 77 minutes, and … Continue reading CHICAGO | Pre-winter snowstorm continues to batter central Midwest

WASHINGTON | Election pits Trump’s incendiary politics vs Dem resistance

WASHINGTON— A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With voters going to the polls Tuesday, nothing is certain. Weather could affect turnout, with residents of several … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Election pits Trump’s incendiary politics vs Dem resistance

The Latest: Over 530K homes without power in North Carolina

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — The Latest on the impact of Hurricane Michael’s destructive path across the southeastern U.S. (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Fast-moving Michael was leaving North Carolina behind with rivers rising and more than 530,000 households in the dark. Gov. Roy Cooper’s office said the power outages were concentrated in central North Carolina‘s … Continue reading The Latest: Over 530K homes without power in North Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Slow moving Florence terrorizing Carolinas

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.  — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Tropical Storm Florence is practically stalled over the Carolinas and the monster storm could dump drenching rains of up to 3½ feet (1 meter). That, in turn, could trigger epic flooding well inland. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper calls Florence … Continue reading MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Slow moving Florence terrorizing Carolinas

HONOLULU | Maui hunkers down for Tropical Storm Olivia nearing Hawaii

HONOLULU — Maui hunkered down for heavy rains and powerful winds as a gradually weakening tropical storm barreled toward Hawaii, while Honolulu hoped it would be spared the worst. Forecasters said Tropical Storm Olivia could dump 5 to 10 inches (12 to 25 centimeters) of rain, with some places getting as much as 15 inches. … Continue reading HONOLULU | Maui hunkers down for Tropical Storm Olivia nearing Hawaii

SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

SEOUL, South Korea— A weakening typhoon is brushing by metropolitan Seoul after battering southern South Korea with heavy rain and high winds, leaving one person missing and a slew of damaged buildings, cancelled flights and power outages. Japan’s weather agency downgraded a separate storm from typhoon strength on Friday after it crossed a swath of … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

The Latest: Storm causes rail disruptions, power outages

PHILADELPHIA /March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on a nor’easter hitting the East Coast (all times local): 11:15 p.m. The second nor’easter in less than a week has shut down several of the New York City metro area’s commuter rail lines. Metro-North’s Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines, which connect the city to its … Continue reading The Latest: Storm causes rail disruptions, power outages