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Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

Oct. 17, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say. The National Weather Service says the large global forces that help drive broad patterns of winter weather are weak, which often makes for more dramatic changes in local weather every few weeks. It also makes it harder...

Former presidential yacht stops in New London to avoid storm

Oct. 17, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A boat that once served as a yacht for American presidents has made an unexpected visit to New London. The 104-foot Sequoia was on its way from Maryland to Belfast, Maine for restoration work when it stopped Wednesday in Connecticut to seek refuge from a coastal storm. The yacht...

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

Oct. 17, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will hit the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with wind and rain, forecasters said Thursday. Moving off the eastern coast of Mexico, the low pressure system was likely to develop into a tropical or subtropical...

Waves, wind pound Lake Michigan coast, erode properties

Oct. 17, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Property owners and local governments are assessing the damage from a day of relentless waves and high winds along Lake Michigan in western and northern Michigan. The National Weather Service says wind speed exceeded 50 mph Wednesday up and down the coast. Waves crashed into piers...

A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books

Oct. 17, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to clean up and restore power. The nor'easter brought high winds and rain to the region...

Colorado pot grower loses 20K plants due to early snow

Oct. 17, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado marijuana grower has lost about 20,000 plants worth millions of dollars because of an early winter storm and says the impact is expected affect the state's legal pot supply. The Marijuana Business Daily reported Wednesday that Pueblo-based Los Sueños Farms lost the plants...

Storm brings heavy rain, over 50,000 power outages to NH

Oct. 17, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A strong storm has dumped heavy rain and left over 50,000 customers without power in New Hampshire. About 100 school districts reported closings and delays Thursday morning due to no electricity or downed trees and powerlines. The storm brought minor flooding and strong wind gusts up...

Coastal storm kicking up winds, causing power outages

Oct. 17, 2019 6:25 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A coastal storm that brought heavy rain to New Jersey is whipping up winds and causing some power outages. A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, southeastern Burlington, Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Essex and Union counties. The...

Japan PM visits storm-hit areas; royal parade may be delayed

Oct. 17, 2019 5:14 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday visited northern towns devasted by the deadly typhoon and promised residents his government's support for their speedy recovery. Abe told reporters during the visit that he is considering postponing a royal parade scheduled for Tuesday to celebrate...

Search of collapsed hotel shifts to recovery mission

Oct. 16, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The chances of a missing worker's survival after a hotel collapse are diminishing, and New Orleans officials shifted their efforts Wednesday from rescue to recovery mode. The shift comes ahead of a possible tropical storm, Fire Department Superintendent Tim McConnell told reporters. One...