Winter weather

March 23, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government scientists say ice covering the Arctic ocean reached its second lowest extent on record this winter. For most of the winter, sea ice in the Arctic was at record lows, but cold March winds helped the ice expand just beyond the low set in 2017. Scientists from...
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A woman uses an umbrella while shielding herself from a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Hoboken, N.J. A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 21, 2018 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spring kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast as the fourth nor'easter in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places Wednesday. The first full day of the season included scenes of snow falling on blooming daffodils in suburban Philadelphia,...
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March 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A preliminary hearing for actress Rose McGowan on a drug possession charge in Virginia has been postponed until May 3. The hearing was originally scheduled for Wednesday. The Washington Post reports that the hearing was postponed after two prosecution witnesses were unable to...
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A man walks through falling snow Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. The National Weather Service says a powerful storm packing heavy, wet snow and strong winds could dump up to 18 inches of snow in some locations on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 20, 2018 - 6:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spring? What's that? Yet another powerful storm bore down on the Northeast on Tuesday, with wind-whipped snow falling in parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey as people grumbled and complained about a first day of spring that looked an awful lot like the last weeks of winter...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:30 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-OKLAHOMA-YOUNG Freshman leaves Oklahoma for NBA NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma star freshman Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout season. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 27.4 points and 8.7 assists this season, and many projections have him going early in the first round...
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West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins reacts after defeating Marshall in a second-round NCAA college basketball tournament game Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. West Virginia won 94-71. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 20, 2018 - 3:48 pm
For the second straight year, a major winter storm has scrambled West Virginia's travel plans for the NCAA Tournament. About 20 hours after arriving back on campus from the West Coast, the Mountaineers left Tuesday to begin preparations for Friday's Sweet 16 appearance in Boston against old Big...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:30 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 40 points as part of his third triple-double in four games while All-Star forward Kevin Love returned after missing six weeks because of a broken left hand and scored 18 points in 25 minutes. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 124-117 on Monday...
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West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate (50) reacts after scoring during the second half of a second-round NCAA college basketball tournament game against Marshall, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. West Virginia defeated Marshall 94-71. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 19, 2018 - 11:24 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A winter storm expected to hit the Northeast is forcing at least one college basketball team to alter its travel plans for the third round of the NCAA Tournament. West Virginia's athletic department announced Monday night the Mountaineers will leave a day early for Boston...
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Clouds and wind move through the Atlanta area, Monday, March 19, 2018. More than 29 million people, including millions in Atlanta, face a threat of severe storms that could bring large, damaging winds and strong tornadoes to the southeastern United States, forecasters said. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
March 19, 2018 - 10:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the threat of severe weather across the Southeast (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Significant damage has been reported at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Athletic director Greg Seitz said in a tweet Monday evening, "I can confirm we have major roof damage at...
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Wind and white frost have formed an ice sculpture on Brocken mountain in the Harz region, Germany, Sunday, March 18, 2018. (Matthias Bein/dpa via AP)
March 19, 2018 - 10:28 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Emergency crews in Croatia struggled to contain a swollen river that reached record levels southeast of Zagreb Monday, while soldiers distributed food and drinking water to a section of Albania that has been flooded for two weeks. Croatian authorities said the Sava River...
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