February 18, 2013 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists point to both scant recent snowfall in parts of the country and this month's whopper of a Northeast blizzard as potential global warming signs. How can that be? The answer lies in atmospheric physics. Experts say the warmer atmosphere can hold, and dump, more moisture. Two... more »
December 27, 2012 7:09 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - In light of the recent winter storms, emergency managers in Colorado Springs are encouraging everyone to take the necessary steps to stay safe.
Ken Hughlett, the Emergency Management Coordinator for the Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management says blizzards and snow storms can be life threatening... more »
December 19, 2012 6:45 PM
CALHAN - It's the kind of storm that makes driving even short distances a challenge. Gusting winds and blowing snow on the eastern planes created whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon, making travel dangerous enough that the Colorado Department of Transportation Closed Highway 24 east of Calhan and CO Hwy 94 east... more »
February 3, 2012 8:33 AM
Highway 24 is now closed from Colorado Springs to Limon.
Due to blowing snow the State Patrol has just closed Highway 24 from Constitution east to Limon.
The roads in eastern El Paso County are treacherous and unsafe. Six inches of snow has fallen in Monument and Briargate... more »
March 12, 2011 3:18 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Highway Patrol says about 800 people have been rescued from vehicles stuck on ice-slicked roads and in drifting snow after a blizzard struck the state, creating white-out conditions.
Lt. Jody Skogen says only minor injuries have been reported after pileups and crashes... more »
February 8, 2011 6:45 AM
Start with winds up to 50 miles an hour and throw in a little snow and you have an exceptional blizzard.
White out conditions are being reported across Southern Colorado. Visibility is often 150 to 200 feet, but occasionally it goes down to zero. Conditions are worse in rural... more »
February 7, 2011 12:15 PM
The La Veta School District is closed because of poor weather.
La Veta has had more than 30 inches of snow since Friday and this morning winds in the area reduced visibility to near zero. Originally the school delayed opening for two hours, but than at 9 a.m. closed... more »
December 28, 2010 1:45 PM
DENVER (AP) - Air travel to the East Coast from Denver is starting to return to normal.
After two straight days of cancelations, Denver International Airport reported no major flight cancelations Tuesday due to the aftermath of the Northeast blizzard.
Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale said most passengers on... more »
December 12, 2010 9:29 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - More states are in for some very wintry weather today, as a major storm moves eastward after burying the upper Midwest in up to 20 inches of snow. Forecasters say the storm is expected to be intense, delivering everything from rain to snow and strong winds to... more »
November 29, 2010 6:56 AM
The weather improved overnight enough to help the morning commute in northern El Paso County. Last night Baptist Road was closed for awhile because it got so slick. But by 4 a.m. all the weather warnings had been canceled, except for a small area around Castle Rock. While there's snow... more »
November 24, 2010 2:57 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Rockies are being pounded by a powerful snowstorm on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The heavy snow and high winds are bringing white-out conditions to parts of the region, and closing roads. The storm earlier buried Seattle in snow... more »
August 30, 2010 8:11 PM
You never know when an emergency might strike you or your family. September is National Preparedness Month and with snow just a month or two away it's important to be ready for the worst.
"In the case of a blizzard, often times they (rescue crews) can't respond. It's very... more »
April 22, 2010 6:06 PM
What a treat. From now until Sunday, Dairy Queen is offering 25 cent Blizzard treats when you buy one at regular price. The company is celebrating the 25the anniversary of the tasty treat.
You can get the coupon for the deal by clicking here. And for locations click here... more »
February 12, 2010 8:54 AM
Snowless New England states that rely on the white stuff for their winter activities are green with envy watching the Mid-Atlantic get blanketed with back-to-back blizzards.
So little snow fell in Portland, Maine's largest city, that it canceled its winter festival. In Vermont, no snow meant no sculpting contest.... more »
February 10, 2010 4:16 PM
One man who tried to walk a few blocks in Washington, DC this morning says even his "brain is a little frozen." Chris Matherne was covered in snow after the short walk toward work.
The new snow that's fallen in and around the nation's capital is being whipped around... more »
February 10, 2010 9:36 AM
Blizzard warnings span the Mid-Atlantic as the second major storm in less than a week gives the region a fresh coating of snow. Thousands of workers are scrambling to plow and salt roads as the snow falls from Northern Virginia to Connecticut. Northern Maryland is already under more than 10... more »
February 8, 2010 9:46 AM
Most trains planes and buses are still frozen in place as the cleanup continues after the Mid-Atlantic blizzard. The nation's capital is pretty well shut down again today with schools and even the government closed due to hazardous travel conditions that persist for a second day after the snow stopped.... more »
February 6, 2010 9:44 AM
Trees have toppled onto apartment buildings and cars as a blizzard batters the Mid-Atlantic region this morning. Two deaths have been reported. Airlines canceled flights, Amtrak canceled service and churches called off weekend worship as officials warned people to just stay home. A record of 2½ feet or more is... more »
January 9, 2010 7:39 AM
Bubba, an 11-month-old pitbull, needs a family after an incredible winter journey.
The doe-eyed puppy somehow got lost during the Blizzard of 2009 but survived without food or shelter for two weeks. Worse, Bubba suffered two broken legs. Vets suspect the injuries came from getting hit by a car.... more »
December 28, 2009 9:11 AM
Peacock farmer Dennis Fett says getting snowed in at his western Iowa home has been like living in the days of "Little House on the Prairie." With snow drifts of up to 15 feet covering area roads, Fett and his wife haven't left home since Tuesday. They've had intermittent power... more »
December 20, 2009 10:45 PM
Getting into Colorado is the easy part. Getting out of the East Coast to get to Colorado is the tricky part.
The arrival and departure screens at the Colorado Springs Airport boast good news with mostly "on time" flights. That picture doesn't mean people haven't had their problems getting... more »
December 20, 2009 9:06 AM
The storm that has dumped up to 2 feet of snow along the East Coast is now taking aim at the Northeast. A blizzard warning has been posted for parts of New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, where forecasters expect up to 15 inches of snow. The storm is blamed... more »
December 19, 2009 11:55 AM
Officials in Virginia say the snow storm socking the East Coast has caused several hundred motorists to become stranded in the western part of the state.
Virginia Department of Emergency Management spokesman Bob Spieldenner said Saturday that local and state officials, as well as the National Guard, have helped... more »
December 11, 2009 12:32 PM
Blinding snow stranded more than a 100 motorists in western New York on Friday while bad weather again paralyzed the Midwest and heavy rains caused havoc in Southern California.
In New York, dramatic efforts were under way as state police managed to make contact with many motorists, and "there... more »
December 10, 2009 8:36 AM
Dangerously cold conditions are settling over parts of the country in the wake of a huge storm that hit much of the Midwest and New England. At least 16 deaths are being blamed on the wintry blast that dumped more than a foot of snow. Most of those deaths came... more »
December 9, 2009 8:30 AM
Wind advisories and warnings are in effect from New Mexico to the Mid-Atlantic states as a massive storm brings snow, ice and rain over much of the country. At least five deaths are being blamed on the weather. Forecasters say parts of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin could get a foot... more »
December 6, 2009 12:03 PM
A cold front has brought snow and frigid temperatures to much of Colorado, with the Denver area getting up to 6 inches of snow and about 10 inches in the foothills. Colorado Springs will see about 2 to 4 inches, while places like Pueblo will see 1 to 3 inches.... more »
October 28, 2009 9:48 AM
A major early season cold front has prompted warnings of heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions in parts of Wyoming and Colorado.
Winter storm warnings are in effect throughout much of Colorado today. The National Weather Service says the Denver area could get between 10 and 18 inches of snow... more »