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Winter Storm in Utah Leads to Avalanche, Crashes, Outages

A powerful winter storm has left a trail of traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche across Utah. Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210. Meanwhile, state troopers …

Winter Storm Packs Snowy, Icy Punch in Pennsylvania, Making Roads a Mess

Pennsylvanians have dealt with their first taste of wintry weather this season, and the storm brought much more snow than predicted, making roads around the state icy and treacherous. A meteorologist told the Allentown Morning Call the storm was “an …

Big Chill Returns to Menace Northeast as Snow Storm Subsides

The fast-moving snow storm that pummeled the U.S. Northeast, grounding flights, knocking out power to thousands and causing coastal flooding, gave way to a brutal cold on Friday with dozens of cities expected to break temperature records. The low in …

Winter Storm Prompts Emergency Declaration on Maryland Shore

A state of emergency was in effect on parts of Maryland’s Eastern Shore in response to a coastal winter storm. Gov. Larry Hogan issued the declaration late Wednesday night for the Lower Shore, including Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Ankle …

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 …