Latest Winter weather News

Montana lacks snow plow drivers, road clearing could be slow

Dec. 02, 2021 15:45 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's Department of Transportation warned residents Thursday that it could take longer to clear snow from highways this winter because the state has been unable to hire enough snow plow drivers. The department is advertising for 89 temporary,...

In Denmark, a snow storm means people overnight in an IKEA

Dec. 02, 2021 04:36 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In northern Denmark, an IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom. Six customers and about two dozen employees were stranded by a snowstorm and spent the night in the store, sleeping in the beds that are usually on show. Up to 30 centimeters...

North Rim highway closed for winter; caution on routes urged

Dec. 02, 2021 00:03 AM EST

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The highway to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is barricaded for winter and authorities urge drivers heading into snow country to be cautious, particularly if GPS or navigation apps recommend taking alternative routes. The...

30,000 in UK without power for 5th night after storm

Dec. 01, 2021 09:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Some 30,000 people in the north of England and in Scotland have been without electricity for the better part of a week after a storm brought snow, ice and the most severe disruption to infrastructure in years, British officials said Wednesday. Storm Arwen...

2 Southern California ski areas to open despite dry fall

Nov. 30, 2021 16:43 PM EST

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Two Southern California ski areas will open this week despite dry fall weather. Big Bear Mountain Resorts announced that Friday will be opening day for the general public at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Season pass holders will get an...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 29, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Houston Chronicle. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Resign, Craddick and Christian. Regulators misled about winter storm and failed to prevent another Nine months ago, Wayne Christian was standing in his dark house, wearing three layers of coats to keep...

Lock in: Dozens stuck in England's highest pub after storm

Nov. 29, 2021 05:37 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest altitude pub got a longer stay than they bargained for, after the building was cut off by a blizzard. Sixty-one people woke up Monday after their third night at the Tan Hill Inn in the...

At least 3 people dead during first winter storm in UK

Nov. 27, 2021 14:18 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — At least three people have died in the U.K. after the year's first winter storm battered parts of the countries with gusts of nearly 100 mph (160 kph). The storm, which was named Arwen by the country's Met Office, hit parts of the north of England,...

Snow days could be a thing of the past at UNL

Nov. 26, 2021 18:12 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Forget sledding. Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln could be required to log into an online class or watch a recorded lecture from home when bad weather strikes. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a new policy gives UNL the option to...

Storm to bring snow to parts of northern New England

Nov. 26, 2021 12:11 PM EST

A post-Thanksgiving storm is expected to drop up to nearly a foot of snow in the higher elevations of Vermont and lesser amounts in Maine and New Hampshire. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of the region through Saturday...