Weather forecasts - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Weather forecasts Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what remained of their homes and possessions Wednesday, even as forecasters warned of another round of powerful storms on the horizon. The twisters were among up to 29 that were reportedly spawned by powerful storms... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, as a massive severe storm system battered an area stretching from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes. In Wisconsin, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told severa... Wed, 17 May 2017 04:23:00 GMT 2017-05-17T04:23:00Z The Latest: 1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the nation's midsection (all times local): 10:50 p.m. At least one person has been killed by a tornado that roared through a portion of a western Oklahoma town. The tornado struck about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday and wrecked much of a subdivision on the southern fringe o... Wed, 17 May 2017 03:55:00 GMT 2017-05-17T03:55:00Z Despite warnings, drivers continue to die on flooded roads ST. LOUIS (AP) — Christina Thompson was joking when she texted her dad last month after days of unrelenting thunderstorms near his rural southern Missouri home: "Are you getting washed away?" She didn't realize that hours earlier, the 69-year-old retiree had been swept to his death as he tried to cross a flooded patch of road to get home. William Floyd's body was found five ... Fri, 12 May 2017 20:05:00 GMT 2017-05-12T20:05:00Z Las Vegas, Phoenix already hit with 100-degree days LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's only the first week in May, but already Las Vegas and Phoenix have both reached record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures. The National Weather Service said Las Vegas had its first 100-degree day of the season on Friday. It's the earliest that Sin City has crossed over into triple-digit territory since 2004 and on... Sat, 06 May 2017 19:28:00 GMT 2017-05-06T19:28:00Z Weather Service: Phoenix sets record for date at 108 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Days after recording its first 100-degree temperature of the year, Phoenix has set a record for heat. National Weather Service meteorologists say Friday's high of 108 degrees broke the previous mark of 105 set in 1989. They say it was 107 degrees by 2 p.m. Friday before temperatures inched up to 108 degrees two hours late... Fri, 05 May 2017 23:22:00 GMT 2017-05-05T23:22:00Z US wildfire risk is above average for southwest, Florida BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wildfires this summer are expected to be most severe in southwestern U.S. states, Florida, Georgia and in some parts of California and Nevada, forecasters said Monday. The summer 2017 fire outlook issued by the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise also said heavy winter snow and spring rains that flooded many Western states will probably delay the on... Mon, 01 May 2017 22:45:00 GMT 2017-05-01T22:45:00Z Hundreds brave LA heat in hope of getting 'Hamilton' tickets LOS ANGELES (AP) — Theater fans braved blazing temperatures as they lined up on Hollywood Boulevard in the hopes of snagging tickets for the Los Angeles run of the Broadway smash "Hamilton." As temperatures approached 90 on Sunday, officials with the Hollywood Pantages rerouted the line for the box office through the air-conditioned theater's lobby and even onto the stage. H... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT 2017-04-30T23:00:00Z Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections. At the marquee event, the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C.,... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:10:00 GMT 2017-04-30T00:10:00Z The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on climate marches around the U.S. Saturday (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago and outside Trump Tower to demand action to prevent climate change and protect the environment. Saturday's rain-soaked march coincided with hundreds of similar ev... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:12:00 GMT 2017-04-29T21:12:00Z Some high plains farmers struggling after fires, drought DENVER (AP) — Deep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires. A swath of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas has been in a drought or near-drought condition for six months, putting some of the winter wheat crop in doubt. ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:35:00 GMT 2017-04-26T14:35:00Z Seattle crushes rain record, while rival Portland wet too SEATTLE (AP) — Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record. Seattle measured 44.7 inches (114 centimeters) of rain between October and April, making it the wettest such period since records began in 1895, the National Weather Service in Seattle said. It marks the second yea... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:01:00 GMT 2017-04-26T01:01:00Z Converting coal would help China's smog at climate's expense BEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air, the move threatens to undermine efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Tuesday. The envi... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT 2017-04-25T04:01:00Z Officials track slow Washington landslide near 2014 disaster OSO, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide near the site of a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a neighborhood and killed 43 people in 2014 has prompted officials to close a state highway as a precaution and recommend evacuations for a handful of residents, officials said. The area of the slide near the tiny community of Oso about an hour's drive no... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 01:12:00 GMT 2017-04-11T01:12:00Z Delta says 150 more flights canceled as storm effects linger NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines said it canceled another 150 flights on Sunday as it tries to get back on schedule after severe thunderstorms that disrupted flights into and out of its hub in Atlanta. Delta said Sunday afternoon that its operations are stabilizing, but there aren't enough crews available to staff its flights, in part because of federal re... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:40:00 GMT 2017-04-09T23:40:00Z The Latest: Road near landslide to be closed until Monday OSO, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on cracks in a road near the site of a massive deadly landslide northeast of Seattle (all times local): 8 p.m. Saturday The Seattle Times reports that a stretch of road near a slow-moving landslide close to the site of a massive deadly slide northeast of Seattle in 2014 will be closed until Monday. ... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:48:00 GMT 2017-04-09T02:48:00Z California governor declares historic drought over _ for now FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Thirsty California lawns faded to brown from a lack of water in four extraordinarily dry years have revived to bright green in neighborhoods across the state. Dry riverbeds of sand and tumbleweeds that snake their way through farmers' fields now charge with water swelling up their banks. Scenes like these and many ... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 13:33:00 GMT 2017-04-08T13:33:00Z Slow-moving landslide near site of 2014 slide shuts road OSO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a road has been closed and some evacuations were recommended near a slow-moving landslide close to the site of a massive deadly slide northeast of Seattle in 2014. Snohomish County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Shari Ireton said Friday that people who noticed cracks on a road near Oso this week called o... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 05:54:00 GMT 2017-04-08T05:54:00Z Roof damage reported in DC; possible tornado in Virginia CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Severe weather that spawned tornadoes and left damage in three Southeastern states headed up the Atlantic coast Thursday, taking the roof off two buildings in the nation's capital and leading forecasters to check a possible tornado in Virginia. Doug Buchanan, spokesman for District of Columbia Fire and EMS, said authorities were cal... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-04-06T22:56:00Z Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail across Southeast ATLANTA (AP) — Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half-dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's "peach capital" and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters. A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia and similar scenes played out in spot... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 02:16:00 GMT 2017-04-06T02:16:00Z Storms sweep through South; 5 killed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among five people killed in storms across the South. Jacqueline Williams, 52, was running a newspaper delivery route when her car slid off a road into a creek in her hometown of Florence before dawn Monda... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:18:00 GMT 2017-04-03T23:18:00Z The Latest: Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather rumbling through Texas and Louisiana (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado hit the community of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and flipped a mobile home, killing a woman and her 3-year-old daughter. The weather agency said... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:29:00 GMT 2017-04-03T06:29:00Z Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert' BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — A tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards put the entire state on "high alert" and warned residents to stay off the roads. He urged peop... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-04-03T04:10:00Z Girl buried, injured by snow sliding off roof in Alaska FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A 4-year-old girl was buried by 5 feet (1.5 meters) of snow in an Alaska town after snow slid off a roof, seriously injuring the child, authorities said. Emergency workers went to the home in the Fairbanks suburb of North Pole after a woman said Saturday afternoon that she could not find her granddaughter after snow slid off the metal roof, the Fairb... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:19:00 GMT 2017-04-02T23:19:00Z No joke: Snow hits northern New England on April Fools' Day MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — It's April Fools' Day, but this is no joke: People across northern New England woke up to a foot of heavy, wet snow on parts of the region Saturday and conducted weekend business as more fell throughout the day. The storm caused power outages and numerous highway accidents. By evening, the number of electric customers without power ... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-04-02T00:06:00Z Fire official: 4 lucky to be alive after boat capsized LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people were recovering Friday after their sailboat capsized and crashed into a California pier in a dramatic scene captured on video by multiple witnesses. The captain of the boat and another man were taken to the hospital after the wreck Thursday evening, one with a dislocated shoulder and the other complaining of back pain, said Rob Rappaport, a div... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 01:34:00 GMT 2017-04-01T01:34:00Z California's robust mountain snowpack boosts flood concerns PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — As big snowflakes fell high in California's Sierra Nevada on Thursday, surveyors on snowshoes measured the deepest springtime snowpack in years and said it boosted concerns about destructive floods when all that snow melts. Snow in the Sierra Nevada begins melting this time of year as the weather warms, and California is al... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:28:00 GMT 2017-03-30T22:28:00Z Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves behind shark in puddle AYR, Australia (AP) — An Australian journalist covering flooding from Cyclone Debbie was shocked to come across a dead bull shark that was apparently swept up in the deluge. WIN News reporter Philip Calder tells that he was in the town of Ayr to shoot video of a flooded road and couldn't believe he came across a shark in a puddle. He says the shark is "the talk o... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:09:00 GMT 2017-03-30T13:09:00Z Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma SPUR, Texas (AP) — A storm system blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barreled eastward Wednesday, generating a tornado in Houston and threatening additional bad weather in the central United States. The day after three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas, the Storm Prediction Center s... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:13:00 GMT 2017-03-29T23:13:00Z New Mexico hit by 'flash drought' weather phenomenon ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Across New Mexico, unusually warm March weather and virtually no rain for a month prompted dust storms that closed highways, warnings for some to stay inside and rapid mountain snow melting that could threaten drinking water supplies and farmers' irrigation needs. This weather phenomenon — driven by a quick increase in temperature... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:41:00 GMT 2017-03-29T20:41:00Z