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More snow, frigid temperatures later Friday

Nov. 15, 2019 11:15 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Northern New England is in for more snow and frigid temperatures early in the season. The National Weather Service says an artic front is moving into the region Friday afternoon and evening that could bring snow squalls to parts of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire, including whiteout...

Cold ends mosquito season, rare virus threat in SW Michigan

Nov. 15, 2019 11:14 AM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Health officials in a southwestern Michigan county say cold weather has ended this year’s mosquito season and with it the threat of a deadly mosquito-borne virus. Berrien County Health Department spokeswoman Gillian Conrad says recent cold, snowy weather wiped out mosquitoes...

Upper Midwest sugar beet farmers endure difficult harvest

Nov. 15, 2019 10:29 AM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — It's been a bitter harvest for many Minnesota and North Dakota sugar beet farmers. Nearly a third of the crop in some parts of the two states is frozen into the fields — where it'll be left to rot — after a wet October delayed the harvest until the weather turned too...

Tropical Storm Raymond forms in Pacific off western Mexico

Nov. 15, 2019 10:06 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Raymond has formed in the eastern Pacific off Mexico and is forecast to head in the direction of the resort-studded Los Cabos area of the Baja California Peninsula. The U.S. National Hurricane Center reports that Raymond has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph). Its...

High tides surge through Venice, locals rush to protect art

Nov. 15, 2019 10:02 AM EST

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Exceptionally high tidal waters surged through Venice again on Friday, prompting the mayor to close St. Mark’s Square and call for more donations for repairs just three days after the Italian lagoon city suffered its worst flooding in 50 years. The high tide peaked at 1.54...

Man killed by falling tree as heavy snows dump on France

Nov. 15, 2019 8:13 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — A dump of heavy snow in southern France has brought down power lines and trees, killing one person, and caused widespread traffic disruption. The thick, sticky snow that started falling Thursday caused power cuts to 330,000 homes in six regions, from the Ardeche in the hills of the Massif...

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

Nov. 15, 2019 12:16 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned Thursday of worsening weather conditions to come. A body was found late Wednesday in a scorched forest near the town of Kempsey in northeast New South Wales, police said....

Study looks at potential for massive flooding in Flagstaff

Nov. 14, 2019 7:49 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — New modeling shows that a rush of water nearing the flow of the Colorado River could run off potential fire-scarred areas and flood parts of Flagstaff. The chance of massive flooding in the Rio de Flag, a normally dry riverbed, is rare — about 1% each year. But the modeling...

US Drought Monitor: Much of California now ‘abnormally dry’

Nov. 14, 2019 4:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Drought Monitor is now categorizing two-thirds of California as abnormally dry. The monitor reports Thursday that more than 81% of the state is considered dry, including a small percentage in the first stages of drought. That’s up from less than 18% last week. The monitor...

Cold snap kicks off stranding season for sea turtles

Nov. 14, 2019 3:29 PM EST

EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Several sea turtles have washed ashore along Cape Cod Bay since frigid temperatures hit the area. The Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary says 18 sea turtles have washed ashore, mostly in Eastham, and hundreds more cold-stunned turtles are expected...