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Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees....

In storm's bull's-eye, Buffalo writer reflects

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Anyone who's grown up in Buffalo or even spent a few years here has stories of the big ones. Lots of us remember the Blizzard of `77 with drifts so high kids sledded off rooftops, and there was the 2006 "October Surprise" that flattened trees and killed power for a week....

AP PHOTOS: Buffalo area digs out after epic storm

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The Buffalo area began the backbreaking work of digging itself out Friday after a historic 7-foot wallop of snow and braced for possible flooding ahead of what is expected to be a much warmer weekend....

California storms bring scattered rain, mudslides

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GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) -- Scattered California storms triggered mudslides in Los Angeles-area foothills scorched bare by a wildfire and dumped about an inch of much-needed rain in the San Francisco Bay Area....

More on the snow: snowbound band, football effects

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Lake-effect storms have dumped more than 7 feet of snow on parts of the Buffalo area in the past few days, and more is possible, along with potential rain and flooding this weekend. The storm at a glance:...

Officials not ready to call Buffalo snow a record

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A lake-effect storm that dumped more than 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area trapped people on highways in an area where heavy snow is the norm for most of the winter. More than 2 to 3 feet is forecast to fall Thursday. Why was this storm so fierce? Some tales from the storm and tips on how to deal if you're caught in the next one:...

Stranded on a snowy highway? Here's what to do
Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:...

Other times snow has stranded motorists en masse
The storm that has stranded motorists on a western New York highway is far from the first to do so. Some other examples in recent years of many motorists being stranded on the same highway during a snowstorm:...

Bundle up: It's freezing or below in all 50 states

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Baby, it's cold outside, no matter what part of the United States you're in....

Numerous crashes block I-74 near Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A chain reaction crash involving more than a dozen vehicles blocked an icy section of Interstate 74 near Indianapolis for a couple of hours....

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