All posts tagged "storm"

  • This photo provided by the California Department of Transportation shows a Caltrans dump truck that was nearly toppled by a mud slide along California Highway 1 in Mendocino County, Calif. on Friday, March 11, 2016. The highway is closed indefinitely after the overnight slides. (California Department of Transportation via AP)
    Storm drenches drought-parched California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A storm front that closed schools and snarled Northern California traffic moved south Friday, drenching the Los Angeles area with brief but fierce downpours that snapped power lines, sent hikers up a tree...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • This aerial photo shows damage after a tornado ripped through the Sugar Hill Recreational Park in the town of Convent, in southern La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes ripped through the RV park in Louisiana and significantly damaged nearly 100 homes and apartments in Florida as a deadly storm system rolled across the South, and forecasters warned that more twisters were possible Wednesday along the East Coast. (David Grunfeld/ The Times-Picayune via AP)
    Powerful storm kills 3 in Virginia, raising death toll to 6

    WAVERLY, Va. (AP) — A powerful storm system swept across the East Coast on Wednesday, killing three people in Virginia and knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the region. A day...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Palm trees along La Jolla Shores in San Diego are seen through a window covered with rain drops as the area braces for an approaching storm Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Heavy rain from a powerful Pacific storm swept through California on Tuesday, providing some relief from a three-year drought. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
    Heavy rain expected in Southern California on Sunday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big surf, rain and snow are heading toward California, including the first significant rains predicted for the southern half of the state since early this month, forecasters said Thursday. Flash flood watches went...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Residents Trina Gonzalez, left, and Todd Peterson stockpile sandbags to protect their homes from the rain in Glendora, Calif., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. After all the talk, El Nino storms have finally lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected to last for most of the next two weeks, forecasters said Monday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    California braces for series of El Nino storms

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After all the talk, El Niño storms have finally lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected to last for most of the next two weeks, forecasters said...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Train cars are crashed beneath the Huey P. Long Bridge, which crosses over the Mississippi River, after they toppled off the bridge from high winds in Jefferson Parish, La., just outside New Orleans, Monday, April 27, 2015. More than 200,000 homes and businesses lost power and at least four cars carrying freight containers were blown off the approach to the Huey P. Long Bridge outside New Orleans as a line of severe thunderstorms moved across southeast Louisiana. None of the freight containers held hazardous cargo, and nobody was injured,  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
    New Orleans storm blows train off elevated rail, no reported injuries

    A series of violent thunderstorms struck parts of New Orleans and surrounding areas on Monday. Wind gusts reached speeds of up to 111 miles per hour, according to local news station WWLTV. The storm was strong enough to...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • Water floods a street on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
    Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy

    BOSTON (AP) — A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation truck plows snow from an overpass on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Evans City, Pa. Over three inches of snow had already fallen and more is on the way as the storm moves across the northeast of the country. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
    Northeast braces for ‘historic snow’

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down and bundling up Monday against a potentially history-making storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow. More...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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