ice storm News

Mainers Encouraged to Report Ice Storm Damage

Maine residents are being encouraged to report ice storm damage to their homes and businesses so the state can assess what kind of assistance might be available. Maine Gov. Paul LePage says businesses that suffered a significant loss of revenue …

Indiana Court Rules Duke Must Cover Ice Storm Costs

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that state regulators acted appropriately when they rejected Duke Energy Corp.’s bid to pass more than $11 million in repair costs incurred during a 2009 ice storm onto its customers. The court found the …

Oklahoma Officials Learn Lessons from 2002 Ice Storm

Communications have been modernized, utility outage response has improved and emergency response officials in north-central Oklahoma are better prepared for natural disasters 10 years after one of the worst ice storms in state history crippled the region. A storm system …

Ice Storm Adds to Weather Woes in Pacific Northwest

A deadly ice storm swept across the Pacific Northwest on Thursday, adding to the misery of residents struggling with power outages and treacherous roads since an earlier record snowfall. Washington’s governor declared a state of emergency and the storm was …