Latest Winter weather News

Much of US braces for extreme weather, from southern heat wave to possible snow in the Rockies

Jun. 15, 2024 20:29 PM EDT

After days of intense flooding in Florida, that state and many others are bracing for an intense heat wave, while the Pacific Northwest will experience unseasonably cold weather and there is a potential for late-season snow in the Rocky Mountains early next week. The chaotic weather...

Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

Jun. 13, 2024 09:07 AM EDT

The strong El Nino weather condition that added a bit of extra heat to already record warm global temperatures is gone. It's cool flip side, La Nina, is likely to breeze in just in time for peak Atlantic hurricane season, federal meteorologists said. The National Oceanic Atmospheric...

Maine to spend $25 million to rebuild waterfront after devastating winter storms and flooding

May. 13, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's government will spend tens of millions of dollars to rebuild the state's working waterfront communities after a series of devastating winter storms pummeled the state's docks, wharves and coastal businesses. The back-to-back storms hammered the...

Wintry conditions put spring on hold in California

Apr. 09, 2024 19:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spring took a back seat again Friday as a wintry weather system brought more low-elevation snow, hail, rain and unusually cold temperatures to California. A cold and unstable air remained in place after a late-season low pressure system spun into the state a day...

Stretch of California Highway 1 that collapsed in Big Sur closes again as new storm arrives

Apr. 04, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A new storm swept into California on Thursday and again forced the closure of scenic Highway 1 in iconic Big Sur where one of its two lanes collapsed into the ocean after heavy weekend rains. The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office had warned residents of the...

Easter weekend storm hits Southern California with rain and mountain snow

Mar. 30, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Easter weekend storm has slammed into Southern California, bringing more rain and mountain snow to a region already drenched by winter weather. The slow-moving storm was expected to unleash 1 to 3 inches (2.54 to 7.62 centimeters) of rain, as well as up to 2...

Spring storm lashes central US with snow and threatens South with severe weather

Mar. 25, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

Snow, rain and gusting winds lashed a large swath of the Central U.S. on Monday, dashing spring hopes, as the South braced for thunderstorms and possible tornadoes and as the risk of wildfires in southern Texas reached critical levels. The storm hit with parts of the country still in...

Hardy souls across New England and New York dig out after major winter storm

Mar. 24, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of hardy souls across New England spent Sunday digging out after a major weekend storm dumped more than two feet of snow in some areas, caused multiple road accidents, downed power lines and left hundreds of thousands across the Northeast in the dark, some perhaps for...