Weather

June 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings from east-central Minnesota...
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A gigantic plume of smoke rises as the 416 Fire burns near Durango, Colo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 9:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms Thursday posed more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado wildfire that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate and led to warnings for others to get ready to leave. The fire 13 miles (43 kilometers) north of...
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U-Haul trucks parked on Mundy Street in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., are damaged after a strong storm moved through the area on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A powerful storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines. (Christopher Dolan/The Citizens' Voice via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — National Weather Service investigators will try to determine if a tornado hit two northeast Pennsylvania counties. They'll head to Wilkes-Barre and to an area of nearby Bradford County on Thursday to assess the damage. A powerful storm struck a shopping plaza in Wilkes-...
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This composite image made from observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a global map of Mars with a growing dust storm as of June 6, 2018. The storm was first detected on June 1. The blue dot at center indicates the approximate location of the Opportunity rover. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 6:11 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun. Officials said Wednesday they're hopeful the rover will survive the storm, which already covers one-quarter of...
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Nerybelle Perez holds a picture of her father, World War II veteran Efrain Perez, who died inside an ambulance after being turned away from the largest public hospital when it had no electricity or water, days after Hurricane Maria passed, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Perez died as the ambulance drove him back to southwest Puerto Rico but he is not included in the island's official hurricane death toll of 64 people, a figure at the center of a growing legal and political fight over the official response to the Category 4 storm that hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
June 12, 2018 - 11:08 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. Doctors near his small town sent him to Puerto Rico's main hospital for emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm. But when the ambulance pulled into the parking lot in the...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. In June 2018, two bills were introduced in Congress in an attempt to establish a new standard for counting deaths after a natural disaster. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
June 12, 2018 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — How many people died in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria? It's a question that has been debated since the powerful storm slammed into the island and devastated the U.S. territory last year. It's also raised questions about how officials go about the challenging task of counting...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2017 file photo, a man rolls on a hover-board along Fifth Avenue during the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York. Amid all the fun and celebration planned for this years parade on Sunday, June 10, 2018, organizers and participants want to keep a spotlight on something serious. They want people to remember that months after Hurricane Maria roared through and as the next hurricane season arrives, Puerto Rico is still struggling. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
June 10, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Puerto Rican Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express their more somber concerns over the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Along the parade route in the heart of Manhattan,...
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Triple Crown hopeful Justify is bathed by Carlos Martin after a workout at Belmont Park, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Elmont, N.Y. Justify will attempt to become the 13th Triple Crown winner when he races in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race on Saturday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 09, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest from Saturday's Belmont Stakes (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The crowd of roughly 90,000 fans and bettors around the world clearly expect Justify to win the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner opened at the 4-5 favorite with about an hour to go before the...
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This June 6, 2018 photo provided by Aaron Voos shows a tornado moving slowly across the plains north of Laramie, Wyo. The tornado that took its time roaring across a sparsely populated area caused quite a few "oohs" and "ahhs" as well as some damage. Aaron Voos saw the twister touch down north of the city of Laramie while driving home with his 6-year-old son. He called his wife who was at home with their 11-year-old son and told them to drive away. The family and several neighbors watched the tornado churn across a rolling prairie and into the mountains, missing their house by under a mile. Sheriff's officials say a couple of homes were damaged, but no injuries were reported. (Aaron Voos via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 4:30 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A tornado that took its time roaring across a sparsely populated area of Wyoming caused quite a few "oohs" and "ahhs" as well as some damage. Aaron Voos saw the twister touch down north of the city of Laramie while driving home with his 6-year-old son Wednesday. He called his...
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June 06, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects. The Water Resources Development Act would authorize a host of projects nationwide,...
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