Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Weather

In this photo provided by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, the remains of a trailer lie where a woman and her 3-year-old daughter were killed during a severe storm, in Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (Maj. Ginny Higgins/St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and JAY REEVES JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen ...
Tom Martin shovels snow off his boat on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/David Sharp)

BY WILSON RING MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — It’s April Fools’ Day, but this is no joke: People across northern New England woke up to a foot of heavy, wet snow ...
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. (Ellysa Gonzalez/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

SPUR, Texas (AP) — Storms that bore down on Southern Plains states brought powerful winds that upended a tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, killing the driver, while three storm chasers ...
Gary Mask, a member of Victory Lighthouse Pentecostal, picks up debris around the church after Friday night's storm in Jonesboro, Ark., Saturday, March 25, 2017. (Staci Vandagriff/The Jonesboro Sun via AP)

BY JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of ...
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 ...
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