winter storm News

Advising Businesses on Business Interruption Insurance

With the recent late-winter storms that have hit the Northeast, many businesses could have suffered a loss of revenue they were not anticipating. If a business owner was impacted by this latest storm, chances are his or her company was …

U.S. Blizzard Grounds Flights, Raises Power as Trump Tweets

A late-winter storm is about to bury the eastern U.S. in snow. Airlines have canceled thousands of flights, wholesale power prices surged and natural gas futures rallied as the storm prepared to spin up the Atlantic Coast, threatening New York …

State of Emergency Extended in Oklahoma

Gov. Mary Fallin is extending a state of emergency to all 77 Oklahoma counties after another winter storm brought ice to western and central parts of the state and heavy flooding in the east and northeast. Fallin issued an executive …

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for 9 N.Y. Counties in Wake of Nov. Storm

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in upstate New York. That means Washington will chip in to help state, local and tribal governments pay to clean up and rebuild after a blockbuster storm buried the region under more …

Winter Storm Leads to 1,000 Crashes, 2,300 Spinouts in Minnesota

State troopers last weekend responded to nearly 1,000 crashes across Minnesota, plus another 2,300 vehicles that spun out or ran off the road. Driving conditions remained difficult early Saturday afternoon. Road crews were out in force, but the combination of …

Winter Storm Costs in Ohio Could Rival Hurricane Ike Totals

Experts say the early January’s extreme cold and wind are expected to be one of the costliest weather events in Ohio since the remnants of Hurricane Ike hit in 2008. No solid estimate is available yet, but the Dayton Daily …

Expense Rising for Ohio Cities, Businesses from Winter Blast

The winter blast that brought snow and dangerous temperatures to much of Ohio will end up costing cities and businesses quite a bit of money. Toledo officials estimate that the storms that have dumped about 20 inches of snow since …

Northeast Digs Out From Major Winter Storm

The massive winter storm that impacted the Midwest and Northeast over the past couple of days is moving into the Atlantic on Friday, while very cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills are moving in behind the system, the National Weather …

With Snow Comes Snowplow Damage, Some in Pennsylvania Find

Winter can be tough, especially on private property, and no one knows that better than Stroud Township, Pennsylvania, resident Pamela Wnuk. She says her property sustained damage after a municipal snowplow driver tore apart the entire length of road at …

As Many as 9 Tornadoes Reported in Nebraska, Iowa

As many as nine tornadoes – at least one rated a powerful EF3 – touched down across northeast Nebraska and northwest Iowa as a storm cell moved over the region in the evening on Oct. 4, causing structural damage and …