Storms

This Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 photos shows traffic passing by as a car that went off Interstate 684, at the Goldens Bridge exit, during a snowstorm. The first snowfall of the season lingered Friday in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs. (Frank Bacerra Jr./The Journal News via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 6:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City and its suburbs and even forced some New Jersey children to stay overnight...
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A pedestrian sloshes through the slush on Spruce Street in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The first snowstorm of the season caused havoc around Pennsylvania, downing trees and power lines and causing a travel nightmare, including for some drivers who were stuck for 12 hours on a snowy interstate. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first snowstorm of the season caused havoc around Pennsylvania, downing trees and power lines and causing a travel nightmare, including for some drivers who were stuck for 12 hours on a snowy interstate. Thursday's storm brought traffic to a standstill in many areas as...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty, takes to the ice during the first intermission of the Flyers' preseason NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Philadelphia. In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his love for snow on Thursday, Nov. 15, by shuffling his feet to form the shape of a heart. The 7-foot (2-meter) furry, orange creature was introduced in September. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)
November 16, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Not everyone was cursing the fall snowstorm that snared traffic throughout the Northeast. The Philadelphia Flyers' mascot, Gritty, experienced his first snowfall on Thursday. And Gritty tweeted it's "Zamboni dust." In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his...
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A couple take shelter under an umbrella from snowfall in front of a mural while another man walks past them in lower Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
November 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday's evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least seven deaths as it swept across the country. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow,...
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A tour bus is towed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after it overturned on an icy highway in northern Mississippi. DeSoto County sheriff's deputy Alex Coker said the tour bus carrying about 50 people overturned just after midday Wednesday south of Memphis, Tennessee. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. The county coroner, Josh Pounders, says two people are confirmed dead in the crash where Interstate 269 meets with Interstate 22. He says that the injured have been taken to area hospitals, some in critical condition. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
November 14, 2018 - 7:36 pm
The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 6 p.m. A Mississippi official is identifying two women killed in a tour bus crash on an icy road near Memphis, Tennessee. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders says the dead are 70-year-old Betty Russell and 61-year-old...
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Law enforcement officers inspect the site where a tour bus carrying passengers overturned just after midday, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in DeSoto County, Miss. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 6:57 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — A tour bus crashed overturned on an icy Mississippi highway near Memphis on Wednesday afternoon, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South, authorities said. The Mississippi Highway Patrol said in a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston, Texas. A study released on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 says that between being tripped up by downtown and the bigger effect of massive paving and building up of the metro area to reduce drainage, development in Houston on average increased the extreme flooding risk by 21 times. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
November 14, 2018 - 1:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Humans helped make recent devastating U.S. hurricanes wetter but in different ways, two new studies find. Hurricane Harvey snagged on the skyscrapers of Houston, causing it to slow and dump more rain than it normally would, one study found. The city's massive amounts of paving had...
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An employee at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office prepares to sort ballots before being counted, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 12, 2018 - 8:31 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has expressed outrage that some voters in hurricane-ravaged Bay County had been allowed to vote by email against state rules. Gillum spoke...
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Tim Garrison, right, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, speaks during a press conference on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 in Springfield, Mo., about the indictments against Kenneth Scott McKee, the captain of a duck boat that sank on Table Rock Lake in July, killing 17 people. (Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 3:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The captain of a tourist boat that sank in southwest Missouri and killed 17 people, including nine members of an Indiana family, didn't tell passengers to put on flotation devices or prepare them to abandon ship even after waves crashed into the boat during a severe storm,...
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The swollen Milicia river runs in the area where nine people lost their lives when their home was flooded in Casteldaccia, near Palermo, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Rainstorms lashing Sicily have killed at least 10 people, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said before heading Sunday for the stricken Mediterranean island. State radio said nine of those victims were in a home that was flooded by a rapidly swelling river in the countryside near Palermo. (Ruggero Farkas/ANSA via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 7:17 am
ROME (AP) — Storms lashing Sicily have killed at least 12 people with torrential floods, Italian authorities said as the country's leader headed Sunday to the stricken Mediterranean island. Divers pulled out nine of those victims from a home flooded by a rapidly swelling river in the countryside...
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