Winter weather

This undated picture provided by the Police Valais, shows Pigne d'Arolla mountain near Arolla, Switzerland. Police in southwestern Switzerland said Monday, April 30, 2018 four Alpine climbers have died and another five were in critical condition after becoming trapped overnight by an unexpected storm of snow and high winds. Authorities in the Valais canton deployed seven helicopters as part of efforts early Monday to rescue the 14 hikers from France, Germany and Italy in the Pigne d’Arolla region. (Kantonspolizei Valais//Keystone via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 7:27 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police said Tuesday a total of six people have died after an unexpected snowstorm trapped a group of Alpine hikers in southwestern Switzerland. The victims were identified as five Italians and a Bulgarian woman. The regional Valais police department said one other person remains...
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This undated picture provided by the Police Valais, shows Pigne d'Arolla mountain near Arolla, Switzerland. Police in southwestern Switzerland said Monday, April 30, 2018 four Alpine climbers have died and another five were in critical condition after becoming trapped overnight by an unexpected storm of snow and high winds. Authorities in the Valais canton deployed seven helicopters as part of efforts early Monday to rescue the 14 hikers from France, Germany and Italy in the Pigne d’Arolla region. (Kantonspolizei Valais//Keystone via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 12:15 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on weather in Europe (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Police in southwestern Switzerland say four Alpine climbers have died and another five others were in critical condition after becoming trapped overnight by an unexpected snowstorm and high winds. Authorities in the Valais...
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The tarp lays on Wrigley Field after a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs was postponed on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Chicago. The game is rescheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
April 18, 2018 - 10:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs on Wednesday was called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season. The total matched 2007 for the most weather-related postponements through April since Major...
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A woman uses an umbrella to chip away at the ice accumulation on her windshield in downtown Lansing, Mich., Sunday, April 15, 2018. Freezing rain that began falling overnight had left roads treacherous and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses by midday Sunday in Michigan even as heavy snow was forecast to dump a foot or more of snow on parts of the state's Upper Peninsula by early Monday. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 6:24 am
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Crews from several states are helping to restore power to tens of thousands of customers without service in Michigan after a weekend storm brought freezing rain, high winds and snow. DTE Energy says early Tuesday about 145,000 of its customers had no electricity after service...
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Wooddale Lane is blocked by a tree the day after a tornado devastated the eastern portion of the city Monday, April 16, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C. (Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 6:27 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Minnesota began digging out from a mid-April snowstorm, one North Carolina city was cleaning up the damage Monday from a deadly tornado spawned from the same vast storm system that pushed across the U.S. and ended with drenching rains in the Northeast. The National Weather...
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April 16, 2018 - 6:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:24 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Authorities say they've declared a local state of emergency in Greensboro, North Carolina, after an apparent tornado caused damage in several locations around...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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Flags fly as snow falls during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 15, 2018 - 12:42 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday: OHTANI UP Shohei Ohtani makes his third major league start on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, who have won seven in a row. The two-way sensation from Japan pitches at Kansas City, where the forecast calls for temperatures in the 30s and...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, tornadoes, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old...
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