Latest Cold waves News

Summer snow in Sierra; high winds damage plane near Reno

Sep. 16, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A strong Sierra cold front packing winds gusting up to 50 mph (80 kph) dropped the first snow of the season Monday in the mountains along the California-Nevada line and damaged a small airplane that was blown off the runway at an airport north of Reno. California transportation officials...

The Latest: Snow falling on I-80 on top of Sierra Nevada

Sep. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a storm blowing into the Sierra Nevada (all times local, PDT): 1 p.m. It's still technically summer but snow is falling in the Sierra along the California-Nevada line. California transportation officials posted a photo on the Caltrans District 3 Twitter account shortly after...

After 1 death, Southern heat wave eases slightly with front

Aug. 14, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An oppressive heat wave blamed for a death in Mississippi eased a little across the Southeast on Wednesday after a cold front pushed through the region, bringing damaging storms along with lower temperatures. Stifling heat and humidity that had made it feel like it was 120 degrees...