February 11, 2012 6:35 PM
The snowfall across Colorado Springs has been light but persistent, steadily falling since about 4:30 this morning. City, state and county snowplows have been out just as long clearing the snow and putting down anti-skid material on the roads.
For the most part, the major roads are clear and... more »
December 6, 2011 12:35 PM
Freezing temperatures can quickly take a toll on our cars, the battery in particular. Service managers at Daniels Long Chevrolet in Colorado Springs says the average car battery lasts about three years in our climate.
Zan Zanandrie, who oversees the parts and service departments at all of the Phil... more »
June 20, 2011 7:07 PM
It's the kind of weather you'd expect to see in December, not June. At least 4 inches of snow fell on the summit of Pikes Peak Monday morning. There was enough ice and snow on the Pikes Peak Highway that rangers closed the road halfway up.
The Eldred family,... more »
September 30, 2010 8:39 AM
Driving rain from a storm system moving up the East Coast has been soaking southeastern North Carolina and prompting worries of flooding and tornadoes.
In North Carolina, the National Weather Service says the nearly 21 inches collected in Wilmington since rain started falling Sunday topped Hurricane Floyd's five-day mark... more »
September 24, 2010 8:07 AM
More flooding could be on the way for parts of the upper Midwest.
Rain was expected to continue in parts of western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota early Friday. Some towns are reeling from flash floods sparked by downpours that struck early Thursday morning and continued throughout the day in... more »
September 23, 2010 10:29 AM
A powerful storm system passing through the upper Midwest has flooded a small Wisconsin community's downtown and has forced mandatory evacuations.
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says deputies are working to evacuate homes in downtown Arcadia, which sits along the swollen Trempealeau river.
Mayor John Kimmel has declared... more »
September 21, 2010 9:26 AM
Crews plan to resume searching an area near the Texas Gulf coast community of Corpus Christi for a motorist who went missing during heavy flooding.
The driver was swept away by floodwater Monday after a creek flooded near the city.
More rain is expected to fall in the... more »
September 13, 2010 10:48 AM
Powerful Hurricane Igor is threatening to become a Category 5 storm as it churns far out over the Atlantic.
Igor is currently at Category 4 strength with maximum sustained winds near 150 mph. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Igor could reach Category 5 strength later today.
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September 10, 2010 8:28 AM
At least three people are still missing after flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine.
The search is expected to resume in Texas after daylight Friday for a missing swimmer and two motorists. The confirmed death toll now stands at four, including one person in Oklahoma.
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September 9, 2010 1:39 PM
The La Nina climate phenomenon is strengthening, increasing the likelihood an active hurricane season could get even busier.
The update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday comes as residents of Texas are cleaning up from the deluge of Tropical Storm Hermine, and Tropical Storm Igor is... more »
September 9, 2010 8:19 AM
The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine have moved north after killing two people in Texas and forcing more than 100 high-water rescues. The storm system also produced several tornadoes.
Three tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma as the system moved into that state. A few homes were damaged, a tractor-trailer... more »
September 8, 2010 8:23 AM
Its power spent, what's left of Tropical Storm Hermine is making its way north.
Hermine was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday night bringing downpours and winds gusting to about 70 mph in south Texas and northeastern Mexico.
Remnants of the storm could spread as far north as... more »
September 7, 2010 8:56 AM
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Hermine has crossed into Texas. Hermine is threatening to bring up to 8 inches of rain to south Texas and possibly a foot in isolated areas.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the center of the storm has crossed the Rio Grande. Hermine... more »
September 3, 2010 11:30 AM
Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 1 storm as it heads for the Northeast and some watches and warnings have been reduced or dropped from Long Island to Maine.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday that a hurricane warning for the southeast coast of Massachusetts was... more »
September 1, 2010 11:27 AM
A hurricane warning has been issued for the North Carolina coast as powerful Hurricane Earl approaches the East Coast.
A hurricane watch has been extended into Delaware.
Visitors have been taking ferries off Ocracoke Island and told to leave neighboring Cape Hatteras in North Carolina's Outer Banks, and... more »
September 1, 2010 8:15 AM
Tourists on a North Carolina vacation destination island are being asked to board ferries and head for the mainland ahead of powerful Hurricane Earl.
More evacuations could be on the way as Earl threatens to sideswipe the East Coast and ruin vacation plans for people over the long Labor... more »
August 26, 2010 8:22 AM
Hurricane Danielle is getting a little stronger in the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Thursday to 105 mph and additional strengthening is expected.
Danielle is located about 860 miles southeast of Bermuda and moving northwest near 16 mph.
Farther east in... more »
August 25, 2010 8:18 AM
Hurricane Danielle has strengthened a little as it swirls far out over the Atlantic.
After unexpectedly losing strength Tuesday, Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Wednesday to near 85 mph. Additional strengthening is expected over the next two days.
The hurricane is located about 795 miles east of the... more »
August 23, 2010 9:17 AM
Tropical storm watches and warnings have been extended westward along Mexico's coast as Tropical Storm Frank churns in the Pacific.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger far out over the Atlantic.
On Monday, Mexico extended a tropical storm warning from west of Tecpan de Galeana to Zihuatanejo.... more »
August 12, 2010 8:10 AM
Flooding in Iowa has forced hundreds of people from their homes and left a 16-year-old girl dead. In Ames, flooding contributed to a water main break that forced the city to shut off water to its roughly 55,000 residents.
It also left Iowa State University's basketball arena under 4... more »
August 11, 2010 8:55 AM
Dive teams are searching for two or three people whose cars were swept away in raging floodwaters from a storm-swollen creek in central Iowa.
Polk County spokesman A.J. Munn says the search began around 5 a.m. Wednesday after the vehicles were swept away overnight between Altoona and Mitchellville, about... more »
August 10, 2010 8:06 AM
China says the death toll has jumped to 702 people, with more than 1,000 still missing in a landslide disaster in Gansu province.
Local government officials released the new death toll - up from 337 on Monday - at a news conference Tuesday.
The landslides hit a remote... more »