Weather

Traffic sits at a astandstill along westbound I-20 near Cedar Ridge Drive and Loop 408 in Dallas, Texas.

Winter storm causes 3rd day of dangerous, icy conditions

The storm began Monday as part of an expected "several rounds" of wintry precipitation through Wednesday in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Travelers watch as a plane takes off

Wintry weather scrubs more than 1,000 flights in US

More cancellations are expected in coming days as Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas deal with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.

 | AP

Actor Julian Sands is shown.

Search for actor Julian Sands on Mount Baldy continues by air

Dangerous snowy conditions on California's Mount Baldy have led to a pause in ground search operations for Julian Sands.

 | James Packard

President Joe Biden talks on the boardwalk with California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Pres. Biden surveys California storm damage, increases funding

President Joe Biden visited areas of California devastated by storms, just as he increased available federal funding to aid in recovery.

 | James Packard

A boy rides his motorcycle around his flooded home.

California storms will soon let up, but damage will exist long after

Thousands are without power and roads have been washed away after multiple storms hit the West.

 | James Packard

A person looks at his demolished home after a tornado.

Rescuers seek survivors after storms kill at least 9 across South

Nine people died, others were injured and many homes were damaged from a giant storm that spawned tornadoes in the South.

 | AP and Scott Withers

A snowmaking machine churns out manufactured snow.

Manufactured snow might be the future of winter sports

With unpredictable weather and warming temperatures, ski resorts are increasingly creating their own snow.

 | Meg Hilling

A rainy street near the Golden Gate Bridge is shown.

California crews try to recover from week's flooding as rain restarts

Heavy rain that caused flooding, sinkholes and closed roads is starting back again as crews still try to repair damage from the week's earlier storms.

 | James Packard

People carrying their belongs arrive at an evacuation center in Santa Barbara, Calif.

California deluge forces mass evacuations, boy swept away

Tens of thousands of people remained without power, and some schools closed for the day.

 | AP

A tree collapsed on a California house.

California Hit By More Storms, Braces For Potential Floods

A flood watch was in effect for a large swath of Northern and Central California, with 6 to 12 inches of rain expected through Wednesday.

 | AP

A support beam is seen inside a storm damaged California restaurant.

'Bomb Cyclone' Brings Damaging Winds, Drenching California

Hurricane-strength winds and heavy rain toppled trees, flooded roads and knocked out power to more than 180,000 homes and businesses.

 | AP

People remove items from a mobile home struck by a fallen tree.

Threats From Northern California Storm Remain Even As Rain Moves Out

Thousands were without power across northern California, with officials working to restore it amid remaining flood warnings across the coast.

 | James Packard

Two men collect sandbags from an emergency distribution center to prepare for an upcoming storm

Evacuations Ordered As California Storm Knocks Out Power

The storm is expected to dump up to 6 inches of rain in parts of the San Francisco Bay Area, where most of the region remains under flood warnings.

 | AP

Californians prepare sandbags for an upcoming storm.

California Prepares For Major 'Pineapple Express' Storm

Forecasters warned of winds gusts up to 60 mph, heavy downpours, flooding, downed trees and power outages in parts of northern California.

 | AP and Scott Withers

Two men work the measurement phase of the first media snow survey of the season.

California's Heavy Rain Is Pushing Snowpack Out Of Historic Lows

California's snow survey is showing one of its best starts in the last 40 years, which is great news for the West's long-running drought.

 | James Packard

A resident shovels snow off a car.

Shoveling Snow Is As Tough On Your Heart As A Treadmill Stress Test

Using a snow blower isn't much better. Here's what to know before you start clearing snow.

 | Tricia Goss

Vehicles stranded on a flooded road.

California Keeps Wary Eye On Flooding After Powerful Storm

Flood warnings and watches remained in effect in the Sacramento County area due to widespread flooding and levee breaches in the agricultural region.

 | AP

Vehicles stranded are stranded along Interstate 80 at the Nevada State line and Colfax, California

California Dries Out, Digs Out After Storm Dumps Rain, Snow

In Sacramento, crews cleared downed trees from roads and sidewalks as at least 40,000 customers were still without power early Sunday.

 | AP

Traffic drives through flooded lanes on Highway 101.

'Atmospheric River' Dumps Heavy Rain, Snow Across California

Flooding and rock slides are closing roads, with more storms expected to hit in the coming week.

 | AP

A man removes snow from the front of his driveway.

Death Toll Climbs As Blizzard-Battered Buffalo Area Digs Out

At least 40 deaths have been reported in western New York from the blizzard that raged Friday and Saturday.

 | AP

National Guard members check on residents after a blizzard in Buffalo, New York.

National Guard Checks Homes In Buffalo For Blizzard Victims

Already, more than three dozen deaths have been reported in western New York from the blizzard that raged Friday and Saturday across much of the U.S.

 | AP

A Mexican free-tailed bat recovers from freezing temperatures that caused bats to to go into hypothermic shock

Bats Plunge To Ground In Houston Cold Snap

The Mexican free-tailed bats that roost at Houston's Waugh Bridge went into shock when temperatures plunged below freezing last week.

 | AP

An abandoned car is covered in snow in Buffalo, New York, days after a blizzard hit.

With Warming, Snowbound Buffalo Braces To Find More Dead

Temperatures were expected to rise into the mid-40s on Wednesday and the low 50s by Friday.

 | AP

Travelers wade through fields of unclaimed luggage by the baggage casrousels for Southwest Airlines in Denver

Winter Weather Is Creating Havoc For Travelers

Southwest Airlines says weather stranded crews all over the country without enough replacements available in the big hubs.

 | James Packard

A group of neighbors gather around a fire pit on Culver Road after clearing snow in Buffalo, N.Y.,

Military Police Enforce Driving Ban In Snow-Stricken Buffalo

Officials in New York say state and military police were sent to keep people from driving in snow-choked Buffalo.

 | AP

Snow blankets a neighborhood

Extreme Cold, Travel Chaos: Woes From Deadly Storm Continue

About 60% of the U.S. population faced some sort of winter weather advisory or warning, the National Weather Service said.

 | AP

Clouds are reflected off the City of Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Facility.

Boil Water Order Issued In Mississippi Capital Amid Freeze

Along with the order to boil drinking water, city officials said some residents also have reported low water pressure or no water pressure.

 | AP

Icicles hang from ornamental plants at sunrise.

Winter Storm Batters U.S. Power, Snarling Christmas Travel

Across the country, officials have attributed at least a dozen deaths to exposure, car crashes on icy and snow covered roads and effects of the storm.

 | AP

Rows of headstones at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery blanketed by drifting snow

Massive Winter Storm Brings Frigid Temps, Snow And Ice To U.S.

Winter weather is blanketing the U.S. as a massive storm sent temperatures crashing and created whiteout conditions.

 | AP

A man shovels snow.

9 Ways To Protect Your Home And Car From The Bitter Cold

Even if there's not much snow, there are some inexpensive things you should do to protect your home as temperatures drop below freezing.

 | John Matarese