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Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast US coast

Jan. 21, 2022 14:57 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Salt spreader trucks crisscrossed coastal roads as courthouses and schools closed Friday to prepare for a snow and ice storm expected to snarl parts of the Carolinas and Virginia unaccustomed to winter precipitation. Authorities along the North and South...

Strong, potentially damaging winds developing in California

Jan. 21, 2022 14:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Strong and potentially damaging winds were developing in parts of California on Friday and were predicted to persist into the weekend, the National Weather Service said. High wind warnings were posted for a swath of the Sierra Nevada and north of San Francisco...

Lake-effect snowfall closes schools in northwest Indiana

Jan. 21, 2022 07:47 AM EST

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — College campuses and schools in northwestern Indiana closed Thursday after a winter storm dumped several inches of lake-effect snow on parts of the region. Closings included Ivy Tech Community College campuses in in Michigan City and LaPorte, Purdue...

Gulf Coast schools closing, shelters open over wintry threat

Jan. 20, 2022 19:08 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Some schools are closing or switching to virtual classes Friday and shelters are opening on the northern Gulf Coast because of the possibility of icing and freezing temperatures. With forecasters predicting a brief period of light freezing rain overnight and low...

The Carolinas and Virginia brace for blast of ice, snow

Jan. 20, 2022 16:34 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Carolinas and Virginia were bracing for more winter weather on Thursday, with officials urging drivers to stay off potentially icy roads and schools canceling classes in coastal areas that don't frequently see frozen precipitation. The governors of North...

California water districts will get more supply than planned

Jan. 20, 2022 16:25 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Last month's wet winter storms led California officials on Thursday to announce they'll release more water than initially planned from state storage to local agencies that provide water for 27 million people and vast swaths of farmland. The Department of...

Multiple-car crash as heavy snowfall closes Czech highway

Jan. 20, 2022 08:53 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — A heavy snowstorm that hit the Czech Republic caused a multiple-car crash and completely shut down one of the major highways near the capital, Prague, on Thursday. Police said about 40 cars and trucks were involved in the pileup that took place 33 kilometers (20...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

North Carolina governor declares emergency ahead of new snow

Jan. 19, 2022 20:24 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a state of emergency on Wednesday, the second one in as many weeks, in advance of another forecast of winter weather that will cover the snow and sleet that fell last week. While the most significant precipitation fell on...

Corps: $2.6B in Louisiana infrastructure, disaster money

Jan. 19, 2022 19:26 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers will be getting $2.6 billion for Louisiana under the infrastructure and supplemental disaster acts, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday. The disaster bill to help recovery from Hurricane Ida includes over $2 billion for flood...