The city activated its winter weather contingency plan and opened an additional warming center for people in need of a warm place.
The State Water Resources Control Board approved a broad plan Wednesday for capturing more rain. The regulator is launching a road show this month to explain how it will dole out $200 million for projects to collect rain.
Storms lashed coastal areas of California on Thursday, stirring waves that flooded some low-lying streets and crept toward ocean-front homes in Malibu.
El Ninos usually bring heavy rains to California, although it remains to be seen whether people should expect anything like a repeat of 1997 and 1998, when storms killed 17 people, wiped out crops, washed out highways and pushed houses down hillsides.
El Nino storms lined up over the Pacific started soaking California with light rain Monday but a series of stronger systems are expected to arrive starting Tuesday, forecasters said.
We are now well into winter, and we’ve already set some records.
As flood-weary towns near St. Louis began to regroup from record high water, Mississippi River communities farther south braced for the peak of flooding that has already damaged hundreds of homes.
The mild winter so far means very little overtime for INDOT plow drivers and plenty of salt still in supply.
Police say the man saw police trying to rescue the horses on television and arrived at the scene and entered the water.
A look at some of the extreme weather in Texas, California, Illinois and some regions.
The system brought heavy snow, ice and blustery winds to several states in the nation’s midsection, as well as heavy rain in already-waterlogged areas.
Relentless snowstorms, deadly floods and a powerful hurricane all made weather headlines in 2015.
The combination of record-setting temperatures and gnarly waves had New York City surfers absolutely stoked on Friday, drawing more than two dozen to the popular summertime surf spot Rockaway Beach on Christmas morning.
The National Weather Service reported winds reached 90 to 100 miles per hour and that the tornado traveled about one fourth of a mile.
Unseasonably warm weather Wednesday helped spawn twisters from Arkansas to Michigan.
This is the warmest the Summit City has ever seen temperatures two days before Christmas and most aren’t complaining.
The body of a Russian rocket that burned up Tuesday night as it entered the earth’s atmosphere set off a wave of excitement on social media and fueled speculation over what caused the flash of light to shoot across western skies.
The unusual conditions have brought spring-like warmth to the Northeast, a risk of tornadoes in the South and so much snow across the West that even skiing slopes have been overwhelmed.
Starting Tuesday, days will start getting longer, although probably not as quickly as you’d like.
Parts of Arizona more accustomed to sunshine and clear skies will see freezing temperatures this week that come with warnings not to leave pets or sensitive plants outside.