Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Weather

Icicles hang from a branch of a tree in Tulsa, Saturday Jan. 14, 2017. (Jessie Wardarski/Tulsa World via AP)

BY DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions, while strong storms are moving through the Houston area. While the ...
Icicles hang from a branch of a tree in Tulsa, Saturday Jan. 14, 2017. (Jessie Wardarski/Tulsa World via AP)

BY JIM SUHR KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that some meteorologists acknowledged fell short of dire ...
Icicles hang from a street sign as freezing rain falls in Enid, Okla. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (Billy Hefton/The Enid News & Eagle via AP)

BY JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR ST. LOUIS (AP) — States across the nation’s midsection are bracing for another round of winter storms expected to add to thick ice that ...
Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham northeast England Friday Jan. 13, 2017. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)

BY JOHN LEICESTER PARIS (AP) — Violent winds and winter storms hit France on Friday, killing a 43-year-old woman taking her kids to school in southern France and injuring nearly ...
A pedestrian shields herself from freezing rain in downtown Bartlesville, Okla., Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

BY JIM SALTER and TIM TALLEY ST. LOUIS (AP) — Freezing rain moving across the southern Plains on Friday caused numerous accidents along icy highways and prompted flight cancellations and ...
Snow Safety Patroller Ryan Evanczyk stands on the mountainside at Arapahoe Basin ski area, where he works, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Arapahoe, Colorado. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)

BY THOMAS PEIPERT and P. SOLOMON BANDA, ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA, Colo. (AP) — For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it’s a good problem to have: too ...
In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, photo, Briones Reservoir is seen near capacity in Orinda, California. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BY ELLEN KNICKMEYER SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 40 percent of California has emerged from a punishing drought that covered the whole state a year ago, federal drought-watchers said ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005 file photo, a funnel cloud is seen over the Pacific Ocean off Venice Beach in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Kim, File)

BY CHRISTOPHER WEBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest storm to wallop Northern California whipped up a small tornado that downed trees and fences near Sacramento. Here’s what you need ...
A man stops to take a picture of the Russian River as it floods Johnson's Beach Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Guerneville, California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

BY ERIC RISBERG and JANIE HAR SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities urged thousands of people in Northern California to evacuate homes as rivers swollen by four days of heavy rain ...
A couple looks out at the Russian River as it flows through a beach park Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Monte Rio, California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

BY JOHN ANTCZAK LOS ANGELES (AP) — They’re called “atmospheric rivers” and they can dump massive quantities of Pacific Ocean water on California, carrying it through the air from as ...
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