Sunday, March 26, 2017

Weather

In this Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, a youth takes a drink on a hill overlooking the city after a long hot day in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Even without an El Nino warming the world’s waters, Earth in February sizzled to its second hottest temperature on record, behind only last year. ...
A mother holds her daughter as they are pulled across flood waters in a zip line harness in Lima, Peru, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

BY FRANKLIN BRICENO LIMA, Peru (AP) — The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the Andean nation climbed to 67 Friday, with ...
People walk beneath snow-covered trees on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BY COLLEEN LONG and DENISE LAVOIE NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns about falling temperatures and icy conditions on roads and sidewalks across the Northeast followed a late-season storm that plastered ...
A man digs his car out along William Street during a snow storm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the first snow fell, U.S. meteorologists realized there was a good chance the late-winter storm wasn’t going to produce giant snow totals in ...
A man rides his bicycle during a winter storm in the Italian Market neighborhood of Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY COLLEEN LONG and DENISE LAVOIE NEW YORK (AP) — A blustery, late-season storm clobbered the Northeast with sleet and heavy snow Tuesday, crippling much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after ...
Two men play golf with a tennis ball as a snowstorm sweeps through Times Square, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

BY DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK (AP) — A sloppy late-season storm lashed the Northeast with sleet and more than a foot of snow in some places Tuesday, paralyzing much of ...
Blackman-Leoni Department of Public Safety officers and other rescue personnel work at the scene of a crash involving a semi trailer under the Cooper Street bridge of Interstate 94 westbound on Monday, March 13, 2017, in Jackson, Michigan. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)

BY DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK (AP) — Sandwiched between days that felt like spring last week and the official start of spring next week, a “life-threatening” nor’easter is poised to ...
In this Friday, March 10, 2017 file photo, a woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful nor’easter could bring blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow from the mid-Atlantic to parts of the Northeast, and ...
In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, daffodils bloom in New York's Central Park. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — A freakishly balmy February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States, but it didn’t quite beat 1954 for ...
Brent Benson salvages items from a friend's destroyed home Tuesday, March 7, 2017, after a tornado tore through Oak Grove, Mo., Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

BY MARGARET STAFFORD KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their ...
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