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Summer snow in Sierra; high winds damage plane near Reno

Sep. 16, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A strong Sierra cold front packing winds gusting up to 50 mph (80 kph) dropped the first snow of the season Monday in the mountains along the California-Nevada line and damaged a small airplane that was blown off the runway at an airport north of Reno. California transportation officials...

Nursing home employees formally charged in patient deaths

Sep. 16, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have formally charged four ex-employees of a Florida nursing home where a power outage after a hurricane led to 12 patients' deaths. The Broward County State Attorney's Office filed a criminal information document Monday listing nine counts of aggravated...

The Latest: Snow falling on I-80 on top of Sierra Nevada

Sep. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a storm blowing into the Sierra Nevada (all times local, PDT): 1 p.m. It's still technically summer but snow is falling in the Sierra along the California-Nevada line. California transportation officials posted a photo on the Caltrans District 3 Twitter account shortly after...

Third round of flooding in 2019 likely along Missouri River

Sep. 16, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is approaching the record set during the historic 2011 flood, and another round of flooding is expected this week after unusually heavy rains upstream, federal officials said. Heavy rains dumped more than four times what...

Bermuda to face lashing from Hurricane Humberto

Sep. 16, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says it expects Hurricane Humberto to lash Bermuda with high winds and heavy rain later this week. The center in Miami said Monday that Humberto had strengthened and could become a major hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The Bermuda Weather...

Fort Snelling State Park reopening for 1st time since March

Sep. 16, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fort Snelling State Park is finally reopening after a long shutdown for repairing damage caused by flooding this spring. The park sits at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers near Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and is normally one of Minnesota's busiest...

As shock wears off, mental health concerns grow in Bahamas

Sep. 16, 2019 7:53 AM EDT

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part of a building where they...

3 years after storm, Saxon Harbor reopens on Lake Superior

Sep. 16, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

SAXON HARBOR, Wis. (AP) — More than three years have passed since torrents of rain overwhelmed Oronto and Parker creeks and sent waves of mud into the marina. Boats were destroyed, a firefighter on his way to the scene was killed and Bill and Grace Hines saw revenues plummet at Harbor Lights, the bar and...

The Latest: Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane

Sep. 15, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather in the Atlantic (all times local): 11 p.m. Forecasters say Humberto has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says in a Sunday night advisory that Hurricane Humberto is about 785 miles (1,260 kilometers) west of...

Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean

Sep. 15, 2019 10:55 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.