Latest Weather News

Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve

Jul. 21, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck, Pennsylvania firefighters suffered from heat exhaustion and police departments from New York City to suburban Boston implored residents...

The Latest: Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes

Jul. 21, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day with a...

Storms knocked out power to over 500,000 Michigan residents

Jul. 21, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Crews are working to restore power after heavy storms over two days knocked out power for roughly 500,000 Michigan homes and businesses. Two utility companies say they expect power to be restored for everyone by Tuesday. Detroit-based DTE Energy said Sunday afternoon that roughly 390,000...

We Energies still working to restore power in Fox Valley

Jul. 21, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — We Energies says its crews have restored power to more than 48,000 customers following destructive thunderstorms that struck the Fox Valley of eastern Wisconsin this weekend. But the Milwaukee-based utility says around 56,000 customers were still without power as of Sunday morning. It says...

New Mexico farmers thankful for extra moisture

Jul. 21, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

RAMAH, N.M. (AP) — Parts of western New Mexico are benefiting from the extra moisture received over the winter and spring as a result of a favorable weather pattern. The Gallup Independent reports Ramah Lake was almost filled to capacity, allowing local farmers to irrigate with water from the lake. This...

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

Jul. 21, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday. The fires broke out Saturday across three fronts in the district of Castelo Branco, 200 kilometers (about 125...

9 firefighters treated for heat exhaustion battling blaze

Jul. 21, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Officials say nine firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and six transported to a hospital for treatment while fighting a Pennsylvania house fire in sweltering conditions. The Strinestown Fire Company said all of the firefighters were released and were home recovering by the time...

Big crowd gathering in sweltering heat for HOF inductions

Jul. 21, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A large crowd is beginning to gather for Sunday's Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown. Local officials are predicting a crowd of around 50,000, and despite sweltering heat, most spots in the field outside Clark Sports Center already have been staked out....

Maximum Security wins Haskell, survives inquiry

Jul. 21, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Not again. That was the reaction of owner Gary West when the inquiry sign flashed after Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the $1 million Haskell Invitational Saturday evening at hot and steamy Monmouth Park. Unlike in the Kentucky Derby, the stewards let the result...

Heat continues in Ohio; cold front expected to bring relief

Jul. 21, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Heat advisories and a few excessive heat warnings remained in effect Sunday for parts of Ohio, although a cold front forecast to move into the state was expected to bring relief as the day progressed. The National Weather Service said the heat advisories were mainly in southwestern and...