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Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 06, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

Power outages from severe weather across the U.S. have doubled over the past two decades, as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 05, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

Power outages from severe weather have doubled over the past two decades across the U.S., as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Thousands lose power in PNW wind storm

Apr. 04, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly 50,000 customers lost power during a spring storm with high winds, rain including some thunderstorms and mountain snow in areas of the Pacific Northwest Monday. Puget Sound Energy reported more than 360 outages Monday affecting over 48,000 customers in...

Iditarod punishes 3 mushers for sheltering dogs in windstorm

Mar. 27, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fierce winter storm in the last stretch of this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog, which ultimately forced six mushers to scratch the same day, now has cost three other mushers for sheltering their dogs instead of leaving them outside in the harsh conditions. ...