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The Latest: Up to 6 inches snow possible in Nevada mountains

Nov. 20, 2019 3:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a winter weather system bringing snow and heavy rain to parts of Nevada (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of central Nevada where as much as 6 inches (15 centimeters) is possible in mountain areas. The...

Lights out in California again with high wildfire danger

Nov. 20, 2019 3:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. began shutting off electricity Wednesday to 375,000 people in Northern and central California to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires as the region faced a new bout of windy and warm weather. Some people in the wine country counties of Napa and...

Wintry storm brings rain, hail, snow to Southern California

Nov. 20, 2019 2:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days after roasting under record high temperatures, Southern California got a wintry blast Wednesday as a powerful storm brought rain, hail, wind and snow. Wet conditions made for a slippery commute in Los Angeles while heavy flooding stranded drivers in desert areas to the east....

The Latest: Southern California storm drops hail, heavy rain

Nov. 20, 2019 1:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms sweeping through Southern California (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Hail and heavy rain fell as powerful thunderstorms swept into Southern California, flooding roads and snarling rush hour traffic. Authorities on Wednesday evacuated the Santa Monica Pier and beaches...

Crews rescue 2 from Vegas wash with flowing storm runoff

Nov. 20, 2019 12:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Crews rescued two people from a wash with flowing water from rain runoff in Las Vegas where officials said water also caused an electrical short that set a school bus afire Wednesday. The Fire Department said the people rescued from the wash weren’t injured and that the driver and...

The Latest: Power cut in California areas to prevent fires

Nov. 20, 2019 10:46 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on power outages in California (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Pacific Gas & Electric has begun shutting off power to people in the San Francisco Bay Area and portions of California’s northern coast amid warm and windy weather that can help fan wildfires. The utility...

West Virginia ski, snowboard season to begin this week

Nov. 20, 2019 8:57 AM EST

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s ski and snowboard season is set to begin Friday, when the first resort opens its lifts and trails for the winter. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County will power up three of its lifts and open 11 trails and a terrain...

Tropical Storm Sebastien strengthens, no land threat

Nov. 20, 2019 4:20 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Sebastien has strengthened in the Atlantic but is expected to stay over open waters. The storm’s maximum sustained winds Wednesday are 50 mph (80 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says some slight strengthening is possible over the next 48 hours but Sebastien is...

PG&E to shut off power to 375,000 people

Nov. 19, 2019 11:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said it will begin shutting off power to about 375,000 people in 18 Northern and Central California counties on Wednesday because of the wildfire threat from another round of dry, windy weather. The state’s largest utility decreased the number of...

The Latest: PG&E to cut power to 375,000 people

Nov. 19, 2019 10:02 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric planned power outages (all times local): 7 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric says it will begin shutting off the power to about 375,000 people in 18 Northern and Central California counties on Wednesday to avoid the risk of its equipment sparking...