Latest Storms News

The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest

Jan. 18, 2019 3:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm moving across the Midwest to New England (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A winter storm system is sweeping across the Midwest before heading to New England, bringing snow and strong winds. The National Weather Service has winter storm warnings in effect from the...

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisor

Jan. 18, 2019 3:31 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended a Democratic county elections supervisor Friday who failed to meet deadlines during recounts after November's election, but her supporters said the move was unwarranted and political. DeSantis said Palm Beach elections supervisor...

UConn basketball game moved up for winter storm

Jan. 18, 2019 3:13 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The tipoff of a men's basketball game scheduled for Saturday at the University of Connecticut has been moved up because of an impending winter storm. UConn will host Tulane at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs beginning at 2 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m. The Tulane team is planning to fly home...

Mourners remember Illinois trooper killed during snowstorm

Jan. 18, 2019 2:02 PM EST

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Mourners gathered to remember an Illinois State Police trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle as he responded to a crash in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm. Trooper Christopher Lambert was heading home on Interstate 294 last Saturday when he stopped and got out of...

The Latest: California dries off after storms batter state

Jan. 18, 2019 2:01 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 10:51 a.m. California is drying out and cleaning up in the aftermath of Pacific storms that dumped heavy rain and snow. The storms deepened the Sierra Nevada snowpack that is a key part of California's water supply, but officials...

Weekend winter storm to sweep across Midwest into Northeast

Jan. 18, 2019 11:50 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A strong winter storm system is forecast to sweep across the Midwest into New England, bringing double-digit snow accumulations and high winds. The National Weather Service on Friday had winter storm warnings and watches in effect from the Dakotas, across the Great Lakes states and into New...

Indiana's 2nd winter storm in a week on tap for weekend

Jan. 18, 2019 11:18 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The second winter storm in a week is forecast to bring moderate to heavy snow to northern and central Indiana and a wintry mix to downstate areas. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Saturday for five northwestern Indiana counties and a winter storm watch for...

Weekend storm packing snow, rain to sweep across state

Jan. 18, 2019 11:01 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Most of Pennsylvania is under a winter storm watch ahead of a weekend storm that could pack a wallop of snow, followed by bitter cold, high winds and icy conditions, making travel hazardous and power outages possible. From Pittsburgh to the Poconos, communities are being warned about...

Winter storm could bring up to 9 inches of snow to Illinois

Jan. 18, 2019 10:32 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinoisans are preparing for a second winter storm in a week as a system is set to move across the state bringing up to 9 inches of snow and high winds. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Friday evening through Saturday evening for northern and central Illinois....

Local officials don't plan warming shelters for cold snap

Jan. 18, 2019 10:25 AM EST

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — Local officials in Vermont say an intense cold snap is expected to follow the weekend snowstorm, but they don't expect a need to open warming shelters at this time. Central and northeastern Vermont is expected to see 8-15 inches of snow, and temperatures are expected to dip into the...