Storms

Sarah Wilson walks down the hill along Kellogg Avenue in St. Paul,. Minn., with an umbrella to shield the wind and snow Monday, Jab. 22, 2018. "I walk every day no matter the weather," said Wilson. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising against traveling in portions of southwest Minnesota because of white out conditions. The visibility issue extends from Worthington east to Albert Lea and north to Mankato. The roadways involved include portions of Highway 30, Highway 91 and Highway 59. A blizzard warning is in effect for much of south central and southeastern Minnesota. (Leila Navidi /Star Tribune via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 4:22 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis. The National Weather Service says more than 10 inches (26 centimeters) of snow has already fallen on North Platte in western...
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Blythe Kiser, 8, enjoys a ride on a saucer sled Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, N.C. (Alan Campbell/The Rocky Mount Telegram via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 7:06 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. For the third straight night, state troopers warned of ice making roads and highways treacherous after the snow...
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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 19, 2018 - 4:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight. Police in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt said Friday that a 65-year-old man died trying to secure his roof and a 34-year-old man was killed by a falling tree. At...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, unclaimed baggage sits at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after a water pipe burst following several days of weather-related delays in the wake of a powerful winter storm. Over a week after winter weather woes snowballed into a long weekend of dysfunction at the airport, some passengers are still waiting for their baggage. The still-missing luggage is a fraction of the thousands of unclaimed bags that accumulated during the chaos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a snowstorm at New York's JFK Airport (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The agency that runs New York's Kennedy Airport is asking airlines, terminal operators and baggage delivery companies to beef up their efforts to reunite travelers with lost baggage...
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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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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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Pedestrians walk along a snow-covered road near Mebane, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or winter weather advisories for almost all of North Carolina for Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 17, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A winter storm blanketed North Carolina's largest cities with snow Wednesday, canceling school, causing scores of crashes and leaving thousands in the dark. The National Weather service received reports of 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow in Greensboro and Durham, while Winston...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a partially submerged car in a canal in Metairie, La., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Authorities said an 8-month-old baby in the car was killed. Investigators believe the driver lost control on an icy overpass and plunged into the canal. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on wintry weather in the South and East Coast (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The winter storm has blanketed North Carolina's largest cities with snow, forcing school cancellations, causing hundreds of crashes and leaving thousands in the dark. The National Weather Service...
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FILE- This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 file photo shows a view into the control room at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany. The European Space Agency said Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, it has teamed up with China's National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices designed to deliver high-resolution images from an orbit of 36,000 kilometers (22,370 miles). (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
January 17, 2018 - 1:44 pm
BERLIN (AP) — China and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms. The European Space Agency says it has teamed up with China's National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices designed to deliver high-...
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Traffic makes its way north on Highway 7 as snow falls in Oxford, Miss., on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The National Weather Service on Tuesday issued winter storm warnings in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 9:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Winter weather turned travel treacherous across the South, shutting down interstates in Louisiana, causing highway crashes in Kentucky and closing airport runways in Texas as snow turned the red clay white and prompted schools to close across the region. By Tuesday evening, the wide...
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