Winter weather

Support staff handle baggage of tourists at the heliport of Air Zermatt for an airlift into the valley to Raron, in Zermatt, Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt can only be reached by air. Swiss authorities have closed roads and train service into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 11:43 am
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the thousands of tourists stranded in the Swiss ski town of Zermatt, near the Matterhorn (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following...
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January 09, 2018 - 7:24 pm
Federal officials are looking into whether any airlines will be fined over long tarmac delays that occurred over the weekend at New York's Kennedy Airport. By one estimate, there were a dozen or more international flights that landed at JFK and sat on the tarmac for at least four hours, the point...
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A rescue team removes their boat after a swift water rescue in the Los Angeles River early Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Lake Balboa in Los Angeles. Crews rescued residents from inundated homes Tuesday as mud and debris from wildfire-scarred hillsides flowed through neighborhoods and onto a key Southern California highway during a powerful winter storm that dropped record rain across the state. (Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 12:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A fire official says five people have been killed by mudslides that swept Southern California homes from their foundations as a powerful storm drenched recent wildfire burn areas. Santa Barbara County Fire Department...
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A fire truck drives through the wildfire damaged Coffey Park neighborhood as rain water pools where a home once stood, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Storms brought rain to California on Monday and increased the risk of mudslides in fire-ravaged communities in devastated northern wine country and authorities to order evacuations farther south for towns below hillsides burned by the state's largest-ever wildfire. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
January 09, 2018 - 11:10 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Homes were swept from their foundations and residents were unaccounted for while others were rescued as mud and debris from wildfire-scarred hillsides flowed through neighborhoods and onto a key Southern California highway during a powerful winter storm that dropped record rain...
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In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a flash flood area sign is posted, as evacuations have been issued for several fire-ravaged communities in Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Property owners stacked sandbags in devastated Northern California wine country Monday as authorities in Southern California ordered about 21,000 people to evacuate below hillsides burned by the state's largest wildfire in history. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 10:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Several homes have swept from their foundations and residents are unaccounted for as mud flows into Southern California neighborhoods below hillsides scarred by recent wildfires. Santa Barbara County Fire Department...
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January 09, 2018 - 12:16 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The record-cold temperatures late last week resulted in a New York state utility setting a record for natural gas use. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. said customers in the eight eastern New York counties it serves used a record amount of natural gas last Friday...
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Passengers at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport Terminal 4 wait for flights, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Monday it will investigate the water pipe break that added to the weather-related delays at Kennedy Airport and will "hold all responsible parties accountable." (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 08, 2018 - 8:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Frazzled travelers snoozed on floors, and dozens of suitcases sat unclaimed as a welter of wintry problems — from a snowstorm to a burst water pipe — extended flight delays at Kennedy Airport into a fourth day Monday. The agency running the airport vowed to investigate the fiasco...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - All of Western New York is under a Winter Weather Advisory, through 7pm this evening due to accumulating snow and mixed precipitation. Read detailed advisories below and check radar. Check any CLOSINGS/CANCELLATIONS HERE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM...
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December 09, 2017 - 5:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An intense but narrow band of lake effect snow pounded the immediate Buffalo southtowns Sunday and left more than a foot in its path. The band of snow centered over Orchard Park and New Era Field for most of Sunday afternoon and drifted northward and extended eastward into...
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Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, checks the weight of the snowpack on a scale held by Armando Quintero, chairman of the California Water Commission during the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit, Calif. The survey showed the snowpack at 179 percent of normal for this location at this time of year.The state's electronic snow monitors say the Sierra Nevada snowpack is at 185 percent of normal. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 01, 2017 - 5:02 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — The Sierra Nevada snowpack is close to setting records notched more than three decades ago — a welcome sight after five years of punishing drought in California, surveyors said Wednesday. A series of storms that doused the state in the first two months of the year...
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