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Heavy rain in northeast Spain kills 1 man, 2 missing

Oct. 23, 2019 4:45 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Authorities say one man has died and two people are missing following torrential rain in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia. Regional police said Wednesday that they found the body of a man on a beach at Arenys de Mar hours after he was reported missing from a nearby town. Regional...

Rains bring floods to parts of Western Washington

Oct. 23, 2019 4:29 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Flooded rivers are causing problems across parts of Western Washington, and flooding is expected to continue in some low-lying areas into Wednesday. The National Weather Service's Seattle office said heavy rains this week had tapered off and most of the area's rivers crested Tuesday and...

Cairo schools close, day after heavy rainfall causes chaos

Oct. 23, 2019 4:18 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has closed schools and universities in Cairo and companies saw only skeletal staff show up at work after heavy rains pummeled parts of the country's capital the previous day, causing massive traffic jams and flooding many key roads. The mayhem raised questions about Cairo's ability to...

California braces for possible round 2 of outages

Oct. 23, 2019 1:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's largest utility planned to decide Wednesday whether to black out some half-million customers as dangerous fire weather returns to California. Pacific Gas & Electric said it could begin precautionary power shutoffs as early as Wednesday afternoon to about 189,000 homes...

Warm and wet winter for Alaska predicted by federal agency

Oct. 23, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A warmer and wetter winter than normal has been predicted for Alaska by federal weather forecasters. News agencies reported the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration released the winter outlook following an unusually warm summer. The agency says the above-normal temperature...

Blackout Round 2? Californians brace for possible outage

Oct. 22, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of California residents braced for another possible power outage as the state's two largest utilities warned that a return of dangerous fire weather could prompt shut-offs across the state. The warning from Pacific Gas & Electric about a possible blackout...

The Latest: California fire danger may bring more blackouts

Oct. 22, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires and possible pre-emptive power shutoffs (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Southern California Edison is warning it could cut power later in the week to about 132,000 customers in 6 counties to prevent winds from damaging electrical equipment and starting...

Correction: Severe Weather-The Latest story

Oct. 22, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — In a story Oct. 21 about storms that spawned tornadoes in several states, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Bush Institute event was in South Texas. It was in south Dallas. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: Bushes home spared by Dallas tornado The tornado...

Wind knocks out power while waves scour Michigan lakeshore

Oct. 22, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Utilities are trying to restore power in western Michigan as winds buffet the region and waves pound the coasts of lakes Michigan and Huron. The National Weather Service is predicting winds of 40 to 50 mph Tuesday and warning about beach and dune erosion. A gale warning has been...

Thousands still without power in NW Indiana after high winds

Oct. 22, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Several thousand homes and businesses remain without power in northwestern Indiana, one day after high winds toppled power lines in the region. Northern Indiana Public Service Co.'s website shows that more than 7,000 of the utility's customers were still in the dark late Tuesday...