Weather

December 13, 2017 - 10:20 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists suspected, according to new research. While scientists say man-made climate change didn't trigger Harvey, new studies calculate that a warmer, wetter world...
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FILE - This undated image made from a video released April 26, 2016, by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the stern of the sunken ship El Faro. Federal accident investigators on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the deaths of 33 mariners. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)
December 13, 2017 - 4:36 am
While fateful decisions made by the captain of the doomed freighter El Faro were instrumental in the ship's sinking, federal investigators spread plenty of blame around and highlighted multiple safety issues in the maritime industry that contributed to its demise. It was a confluence of factors...
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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, with smoke obscuring the sun in the distance, a Coulson C-130 Air Tanker turns in to make a drop on a hillside near Toro Canyon Road in Carpinteria, Calif., Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for air Monday as a wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 7:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fifth-largest wildfire in California history expanded Tuesday, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds. Elsewhere, fire officials announced that a cooking fire at a...
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FILE - This undated image made from a video released April 26, 2016, by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the stern of the sunken ship El Faro. Federal accident investigators on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the deaths of 33 mariners. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)
December 12, 2017 - 6:08 pm
A ship captain's unwillingness to listen to his crew's suggestions to change course from the path of a raging hurricane. A weak corporate safety culture that left crewmembers ill-prepared to deal with heavy weather. An old ship with outdated lifeboats, open to the elements. All these factors...
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December 12, 2017 - 6:28 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The United States Forest Service says motorists traveling through the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests should watch for snow- and ice-covered roads. A news release from the forest service says although temperatures have risen above freezing and snow has melted from most...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Laura Washington shovels her walk after a heavy snow, in Kennesaw, Ga. Thousands remained without electricity across the Deep South on Monday, Dec. 11, days after the storm snapped power lines across the region. Metro Atlanta got several inches of snow Friday and Saturday, while some areas farther north saw up to a foot of snowfall. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands remain without electricity across the Deep South days after a winter snow storm snapped power lines across the region. At least 18,500 homes and businesses in Georgia were still in the dark Monday according to Georgia Power and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation. Metro...
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A snowman and dog on a bench in Worcester, England, Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, as heavy snow falls across parts of Britain. Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting down roads and causing traffic accidents. (David Davies/PA via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 4:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted. With temperatures dropping overnight as low as minus 11.6 Celsius (11 degrees Fahrenheit), hundreds of schools were closed Monday. Europe'...
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Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo, right, tries to tackle Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
December 10, 2017 - 7:09 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The snow sure suits Shady. LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs. Mush! He finished with 156 yards...
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A man walks past a snow covered phone box in Marlow, England, after heavy snow fell across parts of the UK, Sunday Dec. 10, 2017. Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding some flights and shutting down roads. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 2:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents. Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared. The airports advised...
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A traveller makes their way to a vehicle as snow covers the parking decks at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Atlanta. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 2:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on winter weather impacting a wide swath of the Deep South (all times local): 1:20 p.m. No snowfall records were broken, but the National Weather Service says the heavy snowstorm that hit Georgia late last week was a surprise. Meteorologist Carly Kovacik said Sunday that...
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