NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nasty weather is already complicating travel in parts of the U.S., with forecasts of snow, thunderstorms and more threatening a sloppy Christmas Day from Texas to Florida. In Oklahoma, authorities were already warning would-be travelers to stay home Tuesday as freezing rain and sleet caused a... more »
Southern California was pounded by a severe thunderstorm.
The National Weather Service says a storm capable of quarter-sized hail, winds over 60 mph and dangerous lightning passed over the Palmdale area Tuesday night.
To the south, Long Beach saw more than a half-inch of rainfall Tuesday, easily surpassing... more »
Flooding in Iowa has forced hundreds of people from their homes and left a 16-year-old girl dead. In Ames, flooding contributed to a water main break that forced the city to shut off water to its roughly 55,000 residents.
It also left Iowa State University's basketball arena under 4... more »
Powerful thunderstorms are causing widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and blocking roads, and two people have been struck by lightning.
Heavy rains pounded the region Thursday, with parts of Milwaukee seeing up to 7.5 inches of rain in just two hours. The National Weather Service... more »
Denver-area thunderstorms appear to be to blame for the majority of three-hour or longer tarmac delays in May, the first month under a new rule banning lengthy waits on grounded planes.
The government says five flights were stuck on the tarmac for three hours or more in May. Four... more »
A wildfire that's been burning near the Great Sand Dunes National Park since last month flared up Tuesday when thunderstorms moved through the area.
Called the Medano Fire, the blaze has now consumed more than 6,200 acres. More than 200 firefighters have made a line all the way around... more »
Forecasters say more severe weather may be on the way in Oklahoma where a band of thunderstorms dropped as much as 10 inches in some areas in a matter of hours.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 136 people suffered minor injuries.
Firefighters helping a 17-year-old girl... more »
Powerful thunderstorms moved through North and South Carolina Thursday, damaging homes and ripping apart trees.
The National Weather Service is assessing the damage to determine if it was caused by tornadoes or just high wind. more »