Weather

April 03, 2018 - 6:34 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Green energy activists in Portugal are hailing a milestone after favorable weather conditions helped production from renewable sources in March to exceed the country's monthly electricity consumption for the first time. National energy infrastructure company REN says wet and...
Read More
April 02, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A fast moving spring snowstorm swept through parts of the Northeast, spreading a wintry mix that made for a slow and slushy commute to start the work week. The storm stretched from Ohio to coastal southern New England early Monday and was expected to drop 2 to 6 inches of snow on...
Read More
April 01, 2018 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Winter weather is not over yet in the Northeast as several states will see Easter snow and a potentially messy morning commute. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, says the Philadelphia and New York areas could see up to 4 inches in yet another spring storm...
Read More
FILE - This Feb. 17, 2018, file photo shows Danica Patrick preparing to practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Patrick returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week expecting to drive an Indy car for the first time since 2011. Weather prevented her from turning any laps. Patrick is the only woman to win an IndyCar race, lead laps in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500, win the pole for the Daytona 500, and the highest-finishing woman in both iconic races. She left the IndyCar Series after the 2011 finale for a full-time move to NASCAR, but is closing her storied career at the track most associated with her historic moments. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, F162ile)
March 28, 2018 - 2:27 pm
Danica Patrick returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week expecting to drive an Indy car for the first time since 2011. Weather prevented her from turning any laps, but she still debuted her new No. 13 Ed Carpenter Racing machine on Indy's famed Yard of Bricks. Patrick didn't mind her...
Read More
Fans leave after rain cancelled the NASCAR Trucks Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Bell)
March 25, 2018 - 8:32 am
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Monday because of inclement weather. Rain and light snow started falling Saturday afternoon and continued into the night, creating dangerous driving conditions on nearby roads and leaving little...
Read More
Construction workers help excavate and widen Brays Bayou as part of a nearly $500 million flood control project Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Houston. The project, which will widen 21 miles of the bayou and build stormwater detention basins, has proceeded in fits and starts for more than 20 years due to inconsistent funding. The project is one of several large-scale flood control projects Houston-area officials are hoping to fully fund and build thanks to billions of federal dollars that have been allocated to pay for flood mitigation efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 24, 2018 - 4:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city. Seven months later, local officials are still looking for funding to undertake...
Read More
March 24, 2018 - 12:51 pm
TORREFARRERA, Spain (AP) — Maximilian Schachmann won the sixth stage of the Tour of Catalonia which was shortened due to heavy snow and bad weather in the Pyrenees Mountains on Saturday. Defending champion Alejandro Valverde maintained his overall lead of 16 seconds over Egan Bernal ahead of the...
Read More
Rain causes a hillside to collapse along La Tuna Canyon Road in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 22, 2018, where mandatory evacuation orders had already been in place amid moderate to heavy rain in the recent burn area. A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, flooding streets and threatening to unleash mud and debris flows into communities near areas burned bare by wildfires.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
March 22, 2018 - 3:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, flooding streets and threatening to unleash mud and debris flows into communities near areas burned bare by wildfires. The National Weather Service said there were numerous reports of street flooding in the Central...
Read More
A woman and a child cross a snow-covered street during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 22, 2018 - 8:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest nor'easter lost some punch as it rolled into New England on Thursday, as millions of others in the Northeast dug out from the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places, knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers and had many wishing for more...
Read More
A woman approaches the Hoboken Terminal of the PATH train system as light snow falls Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Hoboken, N.J. A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 21, 2018 - 8:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a spring nor'easter hitting the mid-Atlantic and Northeast (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is beginning to move into southern New England. Meteorologists say Massachusetts will see its heaviest snowfall in the overnight hours...
Read More

Pages