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File - In this May 1, 2017 file photo, Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, right, plunges the snow survey tube into the snow pack, as DWR's Wes McCandless looks on during the snow survey at Phillips Station near Echo Summit, Calif. California's water managers are saying it's too early yet for fears that the state is sliding back into its historic five-year drought. Water officials carry out the first of their routine seasonal snow surveys in the Sierras on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 03, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's first measurement of the state's crucial Sierra snowfall (all times local): 11:45 a.m. California's water managers are measuring as little as 3 percent of normal snowpack in areas of the Sierra Nevada mountains as they conduct the first...
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Big waves crash over the sea walls in Blackpool northwest England as a storm lashed the UK with violent storm-force winds of up to 100mph, leaving thousands of homes without power and hitting transport links Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 1:50 pm
LONDON (AP) — A violent storm packing winds up to 100 mph (160 kph) battered parts of western Europe on Wednesday, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights. Authorities said one person was killed and at least 23 others were injured in France and Switzerland. The high winds played havoc...
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A scaffolding collapsed due to a violent windstorm, in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, as France's national electricity provider reports 200,000 households without electricity across the country, including 30,000 in the Paris region due to storm damage. A severe storm packing winds of up to 100 miles per hour has battered much of Europe overnight and Wednesday morning, bringing heavy rain, hail and lightning to the region. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 03, 2018 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the storm battering Europe (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The storm battering many parts of western Europe has led to power outages in Switzerland, canceled flights at Zurich and Basel, and toppled a truck on a Swiss highway. Local media reported that at least 11 flights...
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Visitors take photographs at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Almost every year frigid temperatures transform the falls into an icy winter wonderland when the mist is blown back, freezing on the landscape. (Aaron Lynett/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 12:24 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Niagara Falls is one place the nation's deep freeze is as much seen as it is felt. Mist from the surging waters has been freezing instantly on everything it touches, coating trees, walkways, cliffs and overlooks in a dreamy, brilliant white. Visitors hardy enough to...
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Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 11:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Steam rises above the waters of the Mississippi River underneath the Eads Bridge as the temperature hovers around -1 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in St. Louis. Cold temperatures will stay throughout the week. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 6:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the dangerously cold temperatures gripping much of the U.S. (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A large swath of the U.S. is freezing under Alaska-like weather, but parts of the nation's northernmost state itself are basking in balmy conditions. Tuesday's official...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 9:35 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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December 30, 2017 - 6:57 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Police in Bismarck, North Dakota say a man whose body was found near the Missouri River may have died as a result of exposure to extreme cold. Lt. Luke Gardiner says the 52-year-old man's body was found at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday near a dry-docked river boat beneath the...
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December 30, 2017 - 1:09 pm
MONSON, Mass. (AP) — Utility workers found a two-year-old girl wearing only a diaper wandering into traffic on a frigid day in Massachusetts. Comcast Technicians Shawn Bronson and Michael Payne told The Boston Herald they were restoring service to customers in Monson Thursday when they spotted the...
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December 30, 2017 - 11:25 am
GLADWYNE, Pa. (AP) — A crash involving more than a dozen cars has closed down a stretch of a major highway in Pennsylvania. Authorities say the crash on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) Expressway occurred just before 8 a.m. Saturday in the westbound lanes in Montgomery County. Several injuries were...
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