BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Highway 1 along Big Sur is expected to reopen by April 30 because work to repair a huge piece of roadway that crumbled during a storm is nearly two months ahead of schedule, the California Department of Transportation announced Thursday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Five people had to ski through a heavy Alaska snowstorm to a mountain chalet after abandoning their airplanes on a glacier on North America’s tallest peak, where they were stranded for the weekend, officials said Monday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two smugglers were sentenced to federal prison on Friday for leading three sisters from Mexico into California, where they froze to death in a mountain snowstorm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell in February after several months of steady gains, likely because of unseasonably cold weather and winter storms in the south.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s hopes for a wet “March miracle” did not materialize and a dousing of April showers may as well be a mirage at this point.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ power grid that buckled during February’s deadly winter storm would operate under new oversight and require power plants to prepare for more extreme weather under overhauls that moved closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The next time you're in a blinding snowstorm but can clearly see the traffic signal ahead, thank the producers of “Th…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers spending and personal incomes both fell sharply in February as severe winter storms disrupted shopping in many parts of the country and the government wrapped up distribution of $600 relief payments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending tumbles 1% in February as severe winter storms disrupt activity; incomes slide 7.1%.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Thursday raised the death toll from February's winter storm and blackouts to at least 111 people — nearly doubling the state's initial tally following one of the worst power outages in U.S. history.
DALLAS (AP) — About a third of the cold-stunned sea turtles found along Texas' coast during last month's deadly winter freeze survived following a massive rescue effort by experts and volunteers who were themselves struggling without power at home.
DENVER (AP) — Tyler DeWitt and Evan Hannibal were slowly making their way down a windswept slope during a backcountry snowboarding excursion in Colorado last spring when the shallow snow beneath them shifted and broke loose.
DALLAS (AP) — Congress is looking into last month’s massive and deadly power outages across Texas and questioning officials who oversee the state’s energy industry and electric grid.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers in Wyoming helped remove ice and snow from the State Capitol following a historic winter storm that brought 31 inches (80 centimeters) of snow to Cheyenne last weekend.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Schools in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado remained closed Tuesday for a second day and roads were still impassable in the aftermath of a blizzard that pummeled the region with record snowfall.
A Democratic senator is calling for federal investigations into possible price gouging of natural gas in the Midwest and other regions following severe winter storms that plunged Texas and other states into a deep freeze that caused power outages in millions of homes and businesses.
While Illinois is accustomed to temperatures well below freezing for extended periods of time, the area of the country that supplies natural gas for many Illinois towns is not, and it's leading to massive price increases on utility bills.
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When parts of Texas’ independent power grid went offline this week due to unusually extreme cold weather in the south, the amount of expected energy production lost was equivalent to the amount of electricity used to keep the lights on in the entire state of Illinois.
Grab your coffee and cozy up! The filter is not on, the moral may be low, but the camaraderie during this chilly, chilly time is high! 5 To Know's Nat Cardona shares real thoughts and questions for the upcoming Polar Vortex.
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A winter storm that was forecast to drop about a foot of snow in some areas of the Midwest created treacherous driving conditions Friday, clos…
LOWELL, Ind. — Crews were working to clear roads Thursday after dozens of cars and trucks were stranded overnight on a snowed-in roadway south…