The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Friday, August 09, 2013. A long front remained the main weather driver for the nation on Friday as it stretched from the Northeast into the Plains. This front produced moderate to heavy rainfall…
Newton Falls flooding

Newton Falls flooded

State Route 534 is closed between state Route 5 and state Route 82 after flooding in Braceville Township.…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, August 08, 2013. The most active weather feature in the country Thursday continued to be a long front that stretched from the Plains and into the Upper Midwest. This front moved slowly…

Heavy rains unleash deadly Midwest flooding

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Torrential rains continued across the nation’s midsection on Thursday, causing flash flooding that killed a woman, damaged homes and forced multiple water rescues. Up to 10 inches of rain pounded southern Missouri early Thursday.…

Hurricane Henriette getting smaller in the Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Henriette is getting smaller as it moves across the Pacific and is forecast to begin weakening. The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 85 mph (140 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center…

Hurricane Henreitte moves west over Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Henriette (hen-ree-EHT’) is moving west-northwest in the Pacific far from land. Hurricane Henriette’s maximum sustained winds late Tuesday night are near 90 mph (150 kph) with additional strengthening possible into the night, followed by…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Tuesday, August 06, 2013. Rain and strong thunderstorms continued from parts of the Plains into the East on Tuesday. In the Central U.S., showers and storms continued from parts of Nebraska and the…

NOAA report card for 2012′s climate: More warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice…

1 dead in flash floods in south-central Mo.

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A young child drowned, several people were rescued and dozens of others were forced out of their homes after flash flooding in south-central Missouri early Tuesday. The body of a child — believed to…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Monday, August 05, 2013. Unsettled weather picked up in the nation¼’s mid-section on Monday as a trough of low pressure dipped from Canada into the Northern Plains and the Upper Midwest. Showers and…

Tropical Storm Henriette gains strength in Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Henriette is gathering strength out in the Pacific Ocean, far from land. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday that Henriette was about 1,415 miles (2,277 kilometers) west-southwest of the…

New tropical storm, Henriette, forms in Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Gil is quickly falling apart far out in the Pacific. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Sunday morning that Gil is 2185 miles (3516 kilometers) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. It…

Man buried when tunnel on Ore. mountain collapses

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A snowboarder traveling through an ice tunnel with six other people was buried when the tunnel collapsed and an avalanche struck while they traversed a glacier on Mount Hood on Saturday afternoon. The six…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 03, 2013. Dorian regained strength on Saturday and brought rain showers to parts of Florida. The system re-intensified to a tropical depression with maximum sustained winds up to 35 mph. Heaviest…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, August 01, 2013. The nation saw multiple areas of active weather on Thursday as two weather systems continued moving through the country. In the East, showers and thunderstorms developed over the Eastern…

2 soldiers in hospital after Colo. lightning hit

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A soldier is in critical condition after a lightning strike injured 12 soldiers at Fort Carson in Colorado. Officials at the Army post near Colorado Springs say lightning struck south of the Butts…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, July 31, 2013. A mixed bag of weather greeted the country on Wednesday due to a pair of moderately strong storms. The strongest of these storms moved toward the Mississippi Valley and…

Tropical Storm Gil swirls in Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Gil has formed in the Pacific, far off the southern tip of California. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says maximum sustained winds on Tuesday evening are at 40 mph (65…

Flossie leaving Hawaii weaker than when storm came

HONOLULU (AP) — Flossie’s Hawaiian adventure: Short, scattered and more powerful than many believed it would be at first. National Weather Service officials say the tropical depression is expected to exit Hawaii on Tuesday as a weakened version…