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Fears of major flooding in snowbound Buffalo ease

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Fears of disastrous flooding from a rapid meltdown of the Buffalo area's 7 feet of snow eased on Monday, but high winds became a menace, threatening to knock down trees and power lines....

Quiet Atlantic hurricane season coming to end
MIAMI (AP) -- This year's relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season is coming to an end....

Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays

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ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) -- Flights have resumed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing....

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:...

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