Latest Winter weather News

Late spring Colorado snowstorm knocks out power for 210,000

May. 21, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A late spring Colorado snowstorm dumped several inches in the Denver metro area Saturday and knocked out electricity for about 210,000 customers, officials said. The wet snow weighed down tree branches and sent them toppling onto power lines, the KUSA television...

LEADING OFF: Snowdays in Denver, Greene's no-hit follow up

May. 21, 2022 05:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ THERE’S SNOW WAY A late-spring snowstorm in Denver postponed Friday’s opener between the Mets and Rockies and could threaten a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday. With Kris...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

Spring storm delivers snow to Northern California mountains

May. 08, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Spring has sprung in much of California, but winter is hanging on in parts of the Sierra Nevada, where snow fell Sunday and forecasters warned of hazardous travel conditions. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory through 11...

To refine water forecasts, Western cities map snow by plane

May. 04, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

GUNNISON, Colo. (AP) — At a tiny airport surrounded by mountains, a three-person crew takes off for the inaugural flight above the headwaters of the Colorado River to measure the region’s snow by air. Under the plane is a device that uses lasers, cameras and sensors to map snow...

April blizzards drive down North Dakota oil production

Apr. 29, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State officials say a pair of blizzards that smacked North Dakota in April caused a dramatic reduction in oil production. The Bismarck Tribune reported that State Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms provided state regulators updated production estimates...

Power slowly coming back for North Dakotans after blizzard

Apr. 28, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota utility said Thursday that it has restored power to more than half of the 19,000 households knocked offline by a devastating weekend blizzard. Many of those who remained in the dark were making do with generators, like Carla Jean Falcon-Grile and...

Burgum seeking federal help to deal with damaging storms

Apr. 26, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum plans to ask for federal help in dealing with damaging floods and a severe winter storm that left thousands without electricity. As a precursor to a presidential disaster declaration request, Burgum has issued a statewide emergency in the...

Blizzard could leave North Dakotans without power for days

Apr. 25, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A combination of ugly weather has left at least 19,000 people in western North Dakota facing days without power and thousands of residents along the Red River that separates that state from Minnesota dealing with flash flooding. A blizzard over the weekend...

Thousands without power after spring blizzard in the Dakotas

Apr. 24, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A spring blizzard knocked out power to thousands of people across western North Dakota and northwest South Dakota, and utility officials said it will likely take at least several days to restore power to everyone. The snow, combined with strong winds that...