Latest Blizzards News

Powerful storm winding down, but still creating travel woes

Apr. 12, 2019 7:04 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Blizzard conditions that have made travel treacherous and closed interstates and schools in the Upper Midwest were expected to wind down leaving unseasonably cold temperatures through the weekend. Strong winds and additional snow were expected to create blizzard conditions from...

Colorado, Wyoming dig out from spring snowstorm

Apr. 11, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A "bomb cyclone" fizzled but a spring snowstorm that hit Colorado and Wyoming still created hazardous road conditions and snarled airport traffic. Blizzard conditions persisted Thursday morning in the northeast corner of Colorado but all warnings were canceled in the two states by the...

'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: Blizzard warnings discontinue in Rockies

Apr. 11, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the spring snowstorm that hit Colorado and Wyoming (all times local): 2:53 p.m. The National Weather Service has canceled the last blizzard warning in the Rockies as the spring snowstorm finally winds down in Colorado and Wyoming. Blizzard warnings had remained in effect...

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...

Winter storm creates blizzard conditions in northwest Kansas

Apr. 11, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

COLBY, Kan. (AP) — Blizzard warnings have been issued across part of northwest Kansas, closing schools and making travel dangerous. The National Weather Service says snow and wind gust as high as 55 mph will create whiteout conditions Thursday. Drivers are urged to stay home and bring a winter survival kit...

Blizzard closes government offices, schools, courts

Apr. 11, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has closed state offices in most state counties for a second day as blizzard conditions crippled travel. Noem on Thursday added two more counties to the closure list, shuttering 54 of South Dakota's 66 counties. Only essential personnel were told to report...

Parts of Michigan hit with wintry weather amid Midwest storm

Apr. 11, 2019 6:40 AM EDT

BARAGA, Mich. (AP) — Parts of Michigan are getting hit with wintry weather as a storm system that unleashed a blizzard in the Upper Midwest moves through the region. Light snow was reported Thursday morning in parts of the southern Lower Peninsula, but more snow and ice was forecast in northern portions of...

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...