Weather forecasts

April 13, 2018 - 11:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Midwest Friday, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanketed much of the Northern Plains. A tornado ripped through the tiny Ozark Mountain town of...
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FILE- In this April 6, 2018 file photo, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks at an offshore winds energy forum in Plainsboro, N.J. An internal Interior Department watchdog says it was unable to determine if dozens of senior employee reassignments under Zinke’s leadership were done legally. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
April 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen senior employees at the U.S. Department of Interior reassigned to new duties under the Trump administration viewed their moves as political retribution or punishment for their work on climate change, energy or conservation, according to the results of an internal...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, a woman watches as her dog runs in a snowfall that blanketed Prospect Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Post-Standard reported the Depew Police Department wrote Friday, April 6, in a humorous Facebook post that it had arrested the season. Police said any more snow winter produces would be held against it in court. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 09, 2018 - 10:43 am
DEPEW, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York police department fed up with lingering cold weather has placed winter under arrest. The Post-Standard reports the Depew Police Department wrote Friday in a humorous Facebook post that it had arrested the season. Police said any more snow winter produces would...
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Kevin Kimo Laughlin, a maintenance worker for Aramark, wades back to dry ground as the Merced River rises due to rain in Yosemite National Park's Yosemite Valley on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Northern California was drenched by a powerful "Pineapple Express" storm, but no major problems were reported after the heaviest rain from the "atmospheric river" of subtropical moisture moved through late Friday. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 6:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Up to 6 inches (15 centimeters) of rain fell over two days as a drenching "Pineapple Express" storm swelled rivers and flooded roads in Northern California, forecasters said Saturday. The heaviest rain was in the northern Sierra and in coastal counties from San Francisco north...
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April 07, 2018 - 1:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the...
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April 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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April 06, 2018 - 9:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a Northern California storm (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Heavy rain is falling in Northern California as a "Pineapple Express" storm system lashes the region. The National Weather Service says many areas have received about 2 inches (5 centimeters) of rain in the...
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April 03, 2018 - 1:18 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A storm expected to dump 10 inches of snow Tuesday in central Wisconsin and southern Minnesota was making April feel more like January. Unrelenting snowfall was expected all day, making the commute home challenging in Minnesota's Twin Cities and other locations. Six to 8 inches...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — A stormy close to California's rainy season has slowed the state's plunge back into drought, bringing the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to just over half of average, water officials said Monday. The welcome run of rain- and snowstorms last month more than doubled the...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:57 am
PARIS (AP) — A doctor renowned for treating injured mountaineers died Monday after an avalanche in the French Alps. An officer with the Chamonix mountain guides service said the avalanche occurred in the Aiguilles Rouges range, near the Chamonix ski resort and across from the Mont Blanc massif...
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