Weather forecasts

February 08, 2018 - 6:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A wintry blast of weather it taking aim at the Upper Midwest, with forecasters warning that the storm could bring up to a foot of snow to some states. The National Weather Service has issued winter-weather warnings and advisories across parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan...
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People stroll in the snow covered park of the Chateau de Versailles, west of Paris, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Heavy snowfall has caused travel disruptions in the northern half of France and in Paris as the weather conditions caught authorities off guard. Due to the weather conditions, the Park and the Gardens were closed in the morning and reopened early afternoon Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
February 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by two days old, the snow is not safe to eat, Istvan...
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FILE - This June 21, 2015 file photo shows Lake Powell behind Glen Canyon Dam near Page, Ariz. Forecasters say one of the most important reservoirs in the Southwestern U.S. will likely collect less than half its normal amount of spring runoff this year because of a warm, dry winter across much of the region. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
February 07, 2018 - 5:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — One of the most important reservoirs in the southwestern U.S. will likely collect less than half its normal amount of spring runoff this year because of a warm, dry winter across much of the region, forecasters said Wednesday. Lake Powell, which straddles Utah and Arizona, is expected...
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February 07, 2018 - 9:49 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Using a group of explorers, scientists are testing the endurance of humans and equipment in temperatures around minus 50 degrees Celsius (minus 58 Fahrenheit) at a laboratory in southern Poland. The "Taming the Freeze" experiment began Tuesday and is expected to go on for 100...
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February 06, 2018 - 12:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has been closed because of bad weather conditions amid snowfall that has covered the French capital. Visitors had to admire the snow-covered wrought iron lattice tower from the now-white fields covered near the Paris monument, clutching umbrellas as the snow continued...
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February 05, 2018 - 7:37 am
PARIS (AP) — After the floods, now the cold. France's national weather agency Meteo France said Monday about half the country is on alert for dangerous levels of snow and ice. The area includes 45 departments from the Atlantic coast to the German border, and from Paris down toward southern France...
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February 05, 2018 - 5:32 am
BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's capital braced for floods Monday as torrential rain triggered landslides in neighboring West Java, killing at least two people. The police chief in West Java's Bogor district, Andi M. Dicky Pastika, said rescuers have found two bodies. Hundreds of people...
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People walk next to a fallen branch due to heavy snowfall on a tree in the Botanical Garden in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Heavy snow has struck the Moscow region, as people struggle to make their way through large snowdrifts. (AP Photo/Maxim Marmur)
February 04, 2018 - 10:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Heavy snow and freezing rain have knocked down thousands of trees in the Russian capital and one person is reported to have been killed. The Sputnik news agency said Sunday that the snowfall which began Saturday downed power lines in the Moscow region, interrupting electricity for...
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A woman collects water in a settlement near Cape Town on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. South Africa's drought-hit city of Cape Town introduced new water restrictions in an attempt to avoid what it calls "Day Zero," the day in mid-April when it might have to turn off most taps. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
February 03, 2018 - 6:44 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — "Day Zero" is approaching as South Africa's showcase city of Cape Town prepares to turn off most water taps amid the worst drought in a century. Tensions among the four million residents are highlighting a class divide in a country with one of the world's highest...
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Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 132nd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 02, 2018 - 10:16 am
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter. The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Friday. The top hat-wearing members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club's...
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