Latest Winter weather News

North Carolina governor declares emergency ahead of new snow

Jan. 19, 2022 20:24 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a state of emergency on Wednesday, the second one in as many weeks, in advance of another forecast of winter weather that will cover the snow and sleet that fell last week. While the most significant precipitation fell on...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 19, 2022 20:03 PM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Impoverished Lebanese, Syrians struggle to survive cold

Jan. 19, 2022 13:50 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — A snowstorm in the Middle East has left many Lebanese and Syrians scrambling to find ways to survive, burning old clothes, plastic and in some cases even sheep manure to keep warm as temperatures plummet and poverty soars. The storm, dubbed “Hiba” in Lebanon,...

Hastings sees more than 50-degree temperature swing in 1 day

Jan. 19, 2022 11:59 AM EST

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Following a day of unseasonably warm conditions, an arctic cold front has sent temperatures plummeting in Plains and Midwest states — including the south-central Nebraska city of Hastings, which saw a more than 50-degree temperature drop from Tuesday to Wednesday. ...

Police: 2 dead at short-staffed NC long-term care facility

Jan. 19, 2022 11:46 AM EST

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Two patients were found dead at a short-staffed North Carolina long-term care facility amid last weekend's winter storm after residents requested a welfare check, according to a police report released Tuesday. The Thomasville police report said two more...

AP PHOTOS: Vaccine workers trek in Kashmir's snowy mountains

Jan. 19, 2022 02:29 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In a Himalayan village in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, young health worker Masrat Farid packed her bag with vaccines on a frigid morning in January as strong winds swept snow through the air. She is part of a team of health workers undertaking a...

Climate change makes the future of Nordic skiing uncertain

Jan. 18, 2022 13:08 PM EST

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 32 years, organizers of the Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Festival in West Yellowstone, Montana, had to cancel November’s traditional start-of-the-ski-season event due to a lack of snow. Some 300 miles away, Soldier Hollow Nordic Center...

Deadline nears to apply for storm loans in 5 WVa counties

Jan. 18, 2022 04:08 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Small private nonprofit organizations in five West Virginia counties have a few more weeks to apply for federal loans for economic losses from several winter storms last February. The U.S. Small Business Administration said Feb. 14 is the filing deadline...

Storm's slick aftermath nixes S. Carolina lawmaking sessions

Jan. 17, 2022 21:18 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House and Senate sessions scheduled for Tuesday have been cancelled because of slick road conditions in parts of the state, officials said. Poor conditions remained in part of South Carolina’s Upstate region and elsewhere after a winter...

Body of Gretna man who went missing in snow storm is found

Jan. 17, 2022 18:14 PM EST

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — The body of a Gretna man who went missing after crashing into a snow plow during a storm was found on Monday, Sarpy County authorities said. Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis said a volunteer found the body of 45-year-old Jason Schram near a fence line within a...