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Weekend storm to bring rain, snow, icy roads

Jan. 18, 2019 9:26 AM EST

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A weekend storm could bring just about every type of precipitation imaginable, with icy roads a likely end product. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for New Jersey's northern and western counties, where accumulations of between five and eight inches are...

Amtrak modifies service because of winter storms

Jan. 18, 2019 8:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak is modifying service in the Northeast and Midwest because of winter storms moving through the region. The Capitol Limited, from Chicago to Washington, and the Lake Shoe Limited, from Chicago to New York, are canceled on Saturday. On Sunday, five Acela trains and six Northeast...

Light snow is prelude to big ol' nor'easter in New England

Jan. 18, 2019 8:29 AM EST

Some places in northern New England are going to see some light snow, but it's just a prelude to the big one this weekend. The National Weather Service says a clipper-style system could drop an inch of snow on Friday. But other places might not see any snow at all. The bigger storm, a nor'easter, is looming for...

Weekend snow could range from 8 to 20 inches in upstate NY

Jan. 18, 2019 8:17 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers are preparing for a weekend storm that could bring anywhere from 8 to 20 inches of snow in upstate areas and grind travel to a halt. Winter storm warnings have been issued from Saturday afternoon through Sunday for much of upstate. In Schuylerville, north of Albany, the...

South Dakota schools close ahead of storm

Jan. 18, 2019 7:09 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS. S.D. (AP) — An approaching winter storm has some school districts in South Dakota canceling classes. The National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning for much of central and eastern South Dakota Friday. That warning stretches into southwestern Minnesota and southern Wisconsin....

Michigan braces for weekend snow; caution urged on roads

Jan. 18, 2019 6:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is bracing for a weekend snowstorm that could bring 5 inches (13 centimeters) or more to parts of the state. The storm across portions of the Midwest and beyond was expected to move through western and southwestern Michigan starting Friday evening, with 3-5 inches (7.6-12.7...

Funeral services to be held for trooper killed in snowstorm

Jan. 18, 2019 5:42 AM EST

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Funeral services will be held for an Illinois State Police trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle as he responded to a crash in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm. Trooper Christopher Lambert was heading home on Interstate 294 last Saturday when he stopped and got out...

California dries off after storms batter state for days

Jan. 18, 2019 1:18 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of more than a dozen people in rushing rivers. Road crews will be working to clear mud, debris and trees that...

California storm moving out after battering state for 3 days

Jan. 17, 2019 10:51 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes and plunging nearly 300,000 utility customers into darkness. The winter storm is forecast to unleash...

New Mexico ski resort says 2 rescued from avalanche

Jan. 17, 2019 9:04 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An avalanche rushed down a mountainside at a New Mexico ski resort on Thursday, injuring two people who were pulled from the snow after a roughly 20-minute rescue effort, a resort spokesman said. The avalanche near the highest peak of Taos Ski Valley happened around 11:30 a.m.,...