Latest Winter weather News

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Deep South

Nov. 13, 2019 5:34 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather breaking records from Mississippi to Maine. Cold temperatures that stretched to the Gulf Coast followed a snowstorm that the National Weather Service said contributed to...

Bitter cold sets new record low temperatures in South

Nov. 13, 2019 2:25 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A blast of bitterly cold weather has set new records in the Deep South, the National Weather Service reported Wednesday. The overnight temperature late Tuesday into early Wednesday morning dropped to 18 degrees (-8 Celsius) in Birmingham, Alabama, breaking the previous low record of...

Some Northern New England cities break cold records

Nov. 13, 2019 9:54 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Chilly enough? The National Weather Service says several cities in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire hit record-low temperatures for Nov. 12-13 as wintry weather arrived early in the region. In Vermont, Burlington fell to 11 degrees Fahrenheit (-11 Celsius) and Montpelier plunged to 6...

Michigan man clearing snow gets trapped by machinery, dies

Nov. 13, 2019 9:24 AM EST

BANGOR, Mich. (AP) — Southwestern Michigan police say a man using heavy machinery to clear snow died after he became trapped beneath part of the machinery. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office says the 40-year-old man was using a skid-steer loader to move snow Tuesday morning at a business near...

Cold temperature records snapped in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia

Nov. 13, 2019 9:04 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cold temperature records have been snapped in two of Pennsylvania’s biggest cities as a bitter cold snap continues to batter the state. The National Weather Service says the temperature at Pittsburgh International Airport dropped to 12 degrees just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. That...

Snow, falling temperatures lead to crashes

Nov. 12, 2019 5:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio authorities were investigating two fatal wrecks in snowy and icy conditions and also injuries resulting from multiple crashes during "white-out" conditions in northeastern Ohio. The State Highway Patrol says the driver of a semitrailer was ejected and killed early Tuesday after he...

Cold blast keeps Wisconsin temperatures in single digits

Nov. 12, 2019 5:48 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An icy airmass moving through Wisconsin is keeping temperatures in the single digits with additional snow forecast for parts of the state. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Vilas County in northern Wisconsin where 3 to 6 inches of additional snow was expected...

Record cold follows early snowstorm over much of eastern US

Nov. 12, 2019 4:48 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday. The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall...

Snow falling in Vermont, slick roads in Maine, New Hampshire

Nov. 12, 2019 3:27 PM EST

Far northern Maine is seeing snow totals approaching 12 inches as a storm packing a wintry mix of precipitation exits the region. Snow was piling up at similar rates in northern Vermont. The storm created slippery conditions across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Across the region, dozens of events were delayed...

Memphis, Jackson set records as snow falls in West Tennessee

Nov. 12, 2019 3:03 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Weather officials say three cities in Arkansas and Tennessee have established or tied record low temperatures as a wintry weather system moved through the mid-South region. The National Weather Service said the Tennessee cities of Memphis and Jackson recorded low temperatures for the...