Winter weather

March 02, 2019 - 3:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm is making its way across much of the U.S., bringing rain, snow and bitter cold to some areas. The storm was spreading from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and into the Rocky Mountains on Saturday, with rain to lower elevations and heavy snow at higher elevations. The fast-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes on her way to win the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden. Organizers say the women’s World Cup super-G race scheduled for Saturday in Sochi has been postponed by a day due to heavy snowfall. Weather conditions have played havoc with the first World Cup events in Sochi since the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
March 02, 2019 - 7:40 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the World Cup overall title for the third straight year in "strange" circumstances after snowstorms prevented the women's super-G race in Sochi from going ahead on Saturday. The 23-year-old American skier — who had opted not to race this...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes on her way to win the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden. Organizers say the women’s World Cup super-G race scheduled for Saturday in Sochi has been postponed by a day due to heavy snowfall. Weather conditions have played havoc with the first World Cup events in Sochi since the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
March 02, 2019 - 4:59 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin was poised to win her third straight World Cup overall title on Saturday — even though neither she nor anyone else was racing. The women's World Cup super-G race in Sochi was postponed from Saturday to Sunday due to snowstorms, which also means the...
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Amanda Hamner looks out at flood waters from the Russian River surrounding her home in Forestville, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The still rising Russian River was engorged by days of rain from western U.S. storms. (AP Photo/Michael Short)
February 28, 2019 - 5:54 am
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on winter storms slamming western U.S. states (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A Northern California river that surged over its banks after days of rain has flooded some 2,000 homes, businesses and other buildings. Sonoma County spokeswoman Briana Khan says the...
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A woman with a dog sails a kayak on a flooded street in Guerneville, north of San Francisco on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 10:39 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region. The small city of Guerneville north of San Francisco "is...
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Jonathan Von Renner checks on his son Jonathan Jr., and friend Emilio Ontivares in lower Guerneville, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Two Northern California communities are accessible only by boat after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says Guerneville, "is officially an island" and another nearby town was also isolated by floodwaters. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 7:22 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region. The small city of Guerneville north of San Francisco "is...
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A man uses a paddle board to make his way through the flooded Barlow Market District Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Sebastopol, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 27, 2019 - 5:44 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region. The small city of Guerneville north of San Francisco "is...
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A vineyard along River Road is flooded Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, near Forestville, Calif. A river in Northern California's wine country has reached flood stage and forecasters expect it to rise even more as a winter storm lashes the region. The National Weather Service says the Russian River in Sonoma County topped 32 feet Tuesday evening and it could crest at more than 46 feet by Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 27, 2019 - 4:25 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region. The small city of Guerneville north of San Francisco "is...
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Sycamore Court resident Jesse Hagan evacuates to higher ground in the apartment complex in lower Guerneville, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The town of Guerneville and some two dozen other communities are at risk of flooding from the Russian River north of San Francisco, which hit flood stage Tuesday evening and was expected to peak Wednesday morning at more than 46 feet - the highest point in nearly a quarter-century. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 4:07 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two communities in Northern California's wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour, inundating an already waterlogged region as snow from the storm system piled up from California's...
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Sycamore Court resident Jesse Hagan evacuates to higher ground in the apartment complex in lower Guerneville, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The town of Guerneville and some two dozen other communities are at risk of flooding from the Russian River north of San Francisco, which hit flood stage Tuesday evening and was expected to peak Wednesday morning at more than 46 feet - the highest point in nearly a quarter-century. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 1:41 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of people along a flooded river were under evacuation orders Wednesday as a relentless storm pounded Northern California, drenching the San Francisco Bay Area and pummeling the Sierra Nevada with snow. Some two dozen communities along the Russian River in Sonoma...
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