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Ice Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power in Mid-Atlantic

Ice and freezing rain from a winter storm moving through the mid-Atlantic region knocked down trees and power lines and left tens of thousands of people without power Saturday. Dominion Energy reported some 130,000 customers in Virginia without power Saturday …

Another Winter Storm Brings More Snowfall to Northeast

Another winter storm brought additional snowfall to the Northeastern U.S. on Tuesday on top of a major snowstorm that hit the region Sunday. The snow totals are expected to be far less than the storm that pushed through the region …

Second Major Snowstorm in a Week Blankets Northeast

A major snowstorm pushed through the Northeastern United States on Sunday, less than a week after a storm dumped more than two feet on parts of the region. By early evening, snow totals had reached 8 to 11 inches from …

Land Unstable After Landslide Blocks River, Causes Emergency in Maine City

A state of emergency remained in effect Thursday in the city of Westbrook, Maine, where workers have been assessing landslides that blocked the Presumpscot River. Westbrook Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte said Thursday that the immediate threat of flooding subsided, but …

Tornadoes Confirmed in Pennsylvania During Storm

The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornadoes touched down in Bucks and Montgomery counties during Tuesday’s storm. The weather service office in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said more details would be provided later such as the strength and exact …

Isaias Could Bring Heavy Winds and Rain to New York City Region

New York City area residents should be prepared for heavy winds and rain from Isaias on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said. The storm was off the Florida coast Sunday and its maximum sustained winds had declined to 65 mph. But …

Tropical Storm Isaias Kills One as Tornadoes Threaten U.S. Northeast

Tropical Storm Isaias pummeled Virginia on Tuesday on its way toward Washington and other cities of the U.S. Northeast, and killed at least one person after a tornado it spawned obliterated a mobile home park in North Carolina. The fast-moving …

Thousands Without Power After Storms Roar Through Pennsylvania

Thousands of utility customers across Pennsylvania were without power early Wednesday after severe thunderstorms roared through the state, knocking down trees and utility lines and possibly spawning a tornado. The storms containing heavy rains, hail, lightning and strong winds hit …

Massachusetts Governor to Seek Disaster Declaration for Cape Cod Tornado

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says he’ll seek a federal disaster declaration to support cleanup and recovery efforts on Cape Cod after a tornado and high winds caused extensive damage and knocked out power to tens of thousands. The Republican on …

Officials Assess Damage After Tornado Confirmed in Maryland

The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down in Howard County, Maryland. The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that weather service meteorologists plan to survey the area to assess the damage. There were reports of downed trees and damage to …