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Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment souring

Dec. 13, 2019 12:16 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A closely watched economic survey by the Bank of Japan showed sentiment among major manufacturers soured for the fourth straight quarter, sapped by trade tensions and damage from a typhoon. The trade war between the U.S. and China crimped trade and growth for the world's third largest...

Colder temperatures projected for Maryland later in winter

Dec. 12, 2019 4:59 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — While many burrowed indoors the third week of November as extreme record-breaking cold impinged upon life across the Mid-Atlantic, the snow machines at Wisp Ski Resort were busy whirring and churning out a base layer of snow for the upcoming winter. The third week of November is the...

Front Range avalanche warning as storm system approaches

Dec. 12, 2019 3:34 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Two rounds of heavy snowfall will increase backcountry avalanche danger in many regions of Colorado through the weekend. That’s the word from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, which issued a special advisory Thursday for the Front Range and other mountain areas. The center...

Alaska island volcano erupts, sends ash cloud to Bering Sea

Dec. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A short eruption of a volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands sent an ash cloud soaring into the sky Thursday near a lightly populated area. Shishaldin Volcano erupted for about three minutes at 7:10 a.m., the Alaska Volcano Observatory announced. It produced an ash cloud that reached...

Winter weather advisory for Lake Tahoe Friday into Saturday

Dec. 12, 2019 1:43 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Lake Tahoe region beginning Friday afternoon, with more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow possible on the mountain tops by Saturday. A series of weather systems is expected to bring rain and snow to the region...

Yellowstone opens its winter tourist season on Sunday

Dec. 12, 2019 11:33 AM EST

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park will open its gates to tourists riding snowcoaches and snowmobiles on Sunday. Beginning at 8 a.m., visitors will be able to travel the park’s interior roads on commercially-guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches from the North, West, and...

Snow storm to hit Washington state mountains this week

Dec. 12, 2019 10:03 AM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Weather forecasters have predicted multiple feet of snow in the mountains and wet conditions in lower regions in Washington state this week. The Olympian reported Wednesday that forecasters estimate snow up to 4 feet above 4,500 feet (1 meter above 1,370 meters) and at least 3 inches...

Winter storm begins entering Utah; snowfall anticipated

Dec. 12, 2019 9:10 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An anticipated winter storm expected to drop heavy snow on parts of northern Utah over the weekend began entering the state Thursday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for areas stretching from Logan on the north and near Green River and Price on the south....

Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the best...

Volcanoes an ever-present, if usually distant danger

Dec. 11, 2019 9:30 PM EST

The eruption of an island volcano in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty killed up to 16 people, injured dozens and prevented rescuers from retrieving the bodies of eight victims believed to be on the island. A famed tourist attraction, White Island is one of several active volcanoes in New Zealand and one of the...