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Snow at Wrigley leads to postponement of Angels-Cubs finale

Apr. 14, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Snow and rain led to the postponement of Sunday's finale of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. A makeup date was not immediately announced. A steady snow fell throughout the morning and a mix of snow and rain continued throughout the...

2 children dead, many homes damaged as storms pummel South

Apr. 14, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Powerful storms that rolled across the South on Saturday spawned at least two suspected tornadoes, damaged homes and killed two children in Texas, authorities said. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old and a 3-year-old died when strong winds toppled a tree onto the back of...

Spring snowstorm buries Midwest, tornadoes possible in South

Apr. 12, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Strong winds and more snow hit the Midwest on Friday following a spring storm that buried several states in snow, while forecasters warned churches in the South to prepare for strong thunderstorms and potential weekend tornadoes. The storm hovering over parts of Minnesota, South Dakota...

Mount Washington avalanche danger increases after death

Apr. 12, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities warned of increasing avalanche danger Friday a day after a skier died on the Northeast's highest mountain. Thursday's was one of at least four human-triggered avalanches on the mountain that day, and more were possible as slabs of snow formed by wind warmed up and...

The Latest: Midwest digs out, South braces for its own storm

Apr. 12, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on severe spring storm (all times local): 1 p.m. Several Midwestern states are digging out from a spring snowstorm, while the South braces for weekend thunderstorms that could bring tornadoes. Strong winds and snow lingered Friday in parts of Minnesota, North Dakota and...

Twins postpone Tigers series opener due to wintry weather

Apr. 12, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their series opener against the Detroit Tigers because of wintry weather, opting for a doubleheader in May. The Twins announced Thursday afternoon they were calling off Friday night's game, a decision made about 28 hours before the scheduled first...

'Bomb cyclone' snow, wind impacts Midwest, Great Lakes

Apr. 11, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

Heavy snow and strong winds hammered parts of the central U.S. on Thursday and began moving into the Great Lakes region, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people and creating hazardous travel conditions a day after pummeling Colorado. The spring blizzard — the second "bomb cyclone" storm system to...

The Latest: Spring snowstorm moving into Great Lakes region

Apr. 11, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A spring snowstorm that pummeled Colorado and Wyoming before sweeping into the Plains is now moving into Great Lakes states, where it's already setting records. Winter storm warnings are posted for northern Wisconsin and...

The Latest: Bomb cyclone storm hits US interior

Apr. 11, 2019 3:43 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local): 4:58 p.m. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has activated the National Guard in case troops are needed to rescue stranded motorists as they did during last month's blizzard. Guard officials said Wednesday that 50...

Bomb cyclone storm hammering central US, disrupting travel

Apr. 10, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called "bomb cyclone" storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect of renewed flooding in the already drenched Midwest. Heavy snow...