Power outages

Snow gently falls around the James Brown statue during a a rare snowstorm in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, 2018. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 3:05 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather in the South and elsewhere (all times local): 3 p.m. Virginia State Police say a 6-year-old boy has died after his sled crossed a roadway and slid underneath a vehicle. Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the child died Thursday at a hospital in...
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An agricultural building is collapsed during a heavy storm in Meimbressen, central Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. A powerful storm lashed Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 2:05 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. The Dutch national weather service recorded wind gusts of up...
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Rescue workers are busy at the site where a car was hit by a falling tree during a storm in Moers, western Germany, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The driver was seriously injured in the accident. (Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 9:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A falling tree has killed a 59-year-old man at a camping site near the Dutch-German border as a gusty storm lashed parts of Europe. The German news agency dpa reported that police said the man died...
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The central hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center is evacuated after a power outage during CES International, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 10, 2018 - 6:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens to all those internet-connected refrigerators, robots and other devices when the power goes out? Thousands of people attending the world's biggest consumer technology show got a chance to test the battery life of the latest gadgets Wednesday when some showrooms and...
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A structure is smashed against a tree along Hot Springs Road in Montecito, Calif. after getting hit by a flash flood and debris flow on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Several homes were swept away before dawn Tuesday when mud and debris roared into neighborhoods in Montecito from hillsides stripped of vegetation during a recent wildfire. (Daniel Dreifuss)
January 09, 2018 - 9:22 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. Helicopters were used to pluck...
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In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, mud and debris flow due to heavy rain in Montecito. Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. A fire official says five people have been killed by mudslides that swept Southern California homes from their foundations as a powerful storm drenched recent wildfire burn areas. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 8:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on deadly storms in California (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Flooding and mudslides from a deadly storm has shut down some 30 miles of a major coastal freeway between Northern and Southern California. The California Highway Patrol says Interstate 101 was closed Tuesday...
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January 05, 2018 - 3:52 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that hit North Carolina (all times local): 3:50 p.m. North Carolina's governor is warning residents to remain cautious of icy roads as frigid temperatures hang around into the weekend. Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statement Friday that many primary...
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A woman walks through the snow and wind as she makes her way to the train station in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. awakened Thursday to the beginnings of a massive winter storm expected to deliver snow, ice and high winds followed by possible record-breaking cold as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 04, 2018 - 4:43 pm
The Latest on massive winter storm in the Northeastern U.S. (all times EST): 4 p.m. Boston's mayor is pleading with drivers to stay off the roads as parts of the city are seeing flooding in unexpected places. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday that too many cars are still out on the roads...
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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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