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Several low temp, snow records broken across Kansas

Sep. 11, 2020 9:12 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Several records for low temperatures and at least one for snow in Kansas have been broken this week as unseasonably cold weather moved across the region, the National Weather Service said. A large weather system over the Rockies this week pushed an unprecedented cold front into...

Snow, wind damage RV campground in Chama, force evacuation

Sep. 10, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

CHAMA, N,M. (AP) — Damage from snow and wind forced the evacuation of about 50 people staying at an RV campground in Chama, sending dozens of people to hotels and an emergency shelter at a church in the northern New Mexico community. Snow caused tree limbs to fall down, knocking down power lines and...

Ahava, front, a 3-month-old snow leopard cub, sits in an enclosure with her mother Malaya, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. Ahava made her debut at the zoo outside Chicago on an unusually cool day. Temperatures hovered in the mid-60s as Ahava (Ah-ha-vah), love in Hebrew, explored her outdoor habitat along the zoo's Big Cats walkway. The cub has been kept behind the scenes as she bonded with her mother Malaya, (Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society via AP)

Snow leopard cub debuts at Brookfield Zoo outside Chicago

Sep. 9, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) — A three-month-old snow leopard cub on Wednesday made her debut at the Brookfield Zoo outside Chicago on an unusually cool day. Temperatures hovered in the mid-60s as Ahava (Ah-ha-vah), which means “love” in Hebrew, explored her outdoor habitat along the zoo’s Big...

Diane Lee cleans the windshield of her sports-utility vehicle as she heads home after a day at her job with the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Department while a storm packing high winds and snow sweeps through the intermountain West Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Georgetown, Colo. Forecasters predict that the storm will continue through Wednesday before moving out on to the plains. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

From heat to snow: Rocky Mountains see 60-degree plunge

Sep. 8, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Summer came to an abrupt halt in parts of the Rocky Mountains on Tuesday as temperatures reaching into the 90s plunged about 60 degrees in less than 24 hours, with a powerful surge of cold air from Canada unleashing snow and damaging winds in several states. The roller coaster weather...

Late summer storm bringing snow to the Black Hills

Sep. 8, 2020 8:46 AM EDT

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — A late summer storm has produced winter-like conditions in parts of South Dakota and Wyoming. Accumulations of 6 inches (15.2 centimeters) to 12 inches (30.4 centimeters) were forecast for higher elevations in the Black Hills. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm...

Snow heads into Rocky Mountain states

Sep. 7, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An “unseasonably strong storm system for September” is expected to impact much of the U.S. Rocky Mountains this week. Snow was falling at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park in Montana on Monday, and was expected move into Wyoming later in the day. Areas of Utah and...

Farmer's Almanac predicts wet winter

Sep. 7, 2020 9:01 AM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Dwight Little jokes that farmers fall into two camps when it comes to their faith in the “Old Farmer’s Almanac’s” long-term weather prognostications: There are those who believe and those who don’t. “Then maybe there’s the blend,...

Woman accused of killing boyfriend pleads to lesser charge

Jul. 28, 2020 9:59 AM EDT

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A woman accused of murder for stabbing her boyfriend to death during a 2019 snowstorm and then trying to cover up the scene pleaded guilty last week to a reduced charge, after preparing to argue at trial she acted in self-defense. The Kitsap Sun reports that Brandie Elaine...