Storm leaves several feet of hail in Denver area

DENVER (AP) — Front-end loaders had to be called in to help residents dig out from several feet of hail that fell in the Denver area. The hail on Monday hit hardest in the suburbs of Wheat Ridge…

Almanac says get ready for colder, snowier winter

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The other jury is in: A second periodical used for everything from predicting the weather to helping people lose weight agrees that this winter’s shaping up to be cold and snowy. The Dublin, N.H.-based…

Tropical Storm Gabrielle nearing Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Gabrielle (ga-bree-EHL’) has re-formed in the Atlantic and is approaching Bermuda. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with some strengthening forecast over the next two days.…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Wet weather will continue to pound the northern Midwest on Tuesday, while the Great Basin and Southwest will also experience showers and thunderstorms. The Pacific Northwest and Southeast will remain…

About 100 homes evacuated in SF Bay Area wildfire

CLAYTON, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning in a San Francisco Bay Area wilderness park has prompted a smoke advisory for three counties. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District said residents in parts of Contra Costa, Alameda…

Tropical Storm Humberto strengthening in Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Humberto has formed in the Atlantic, south of the Cape Verde Islands and could eventually become a hurricane. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 40 mph (65 kph). But the…

Tropical depression forms off Africa

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression has formed off Africa and is moving west. A tropical storm warning has been issued for several of the southern Cape Verde Islands. The center of the depression was located about 275…

Wild weather brings heat, rain to Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Portions of Southern California have been sweltering in triple digit temperatures this weekend while inland areas have seen thunderstorms that flooded roads and caused mudslides. The California Highway Patrol reported several road closures in…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, September 07, 2013. Showers and thunderstorms impacted the northern Plains earlier today as a result of a low pressure system, which brought about gusty winds, hail, and even some flash floods. Parts…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Friday, September 06, 2013. A slow moving, low pressure system continued to impact the Pacific Northwest on Friday, bringing widespread showers and thunderstorms to Washington and parts of Oregon. Thunderstorms, including a couple…

3 rescued after helicopter ices on Alaska volcano

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials say two researchers and their pilot are stranded on a remote Alaska volcano after freezing rain iced up their helicopter. Alaska State Troopers say bad weather has prevented rescuers from reaching the helicopter…

Idaho storms cause mudslides, house fire, floods

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Crews are working to clear a mudslide and homeowners are trying to dry out property after severe thunderstorms swept across southwestern Idaho. The storms hit Thursday afternoon, causing flash flooding in Oakley, dropping golf…

TS Lorena nears Mexico’s Los Cabos resorts

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Lorena is moving parallel to Mexico’s Pacific coast The storm had maximum sustained winds early Friday near 40 mph (65 kph) with little change in strength expected until landfall, which is expected either…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, September 05, 2013. Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed over the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies on Thursday, while areas of showers persisted for the Southeast. A low pressure system moved over the…

TS Gabrielle downgraded to depression in Caribbean

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Gabrielle is bringing heavy rains to Puerto Rico and nearby islands. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with slight strengthening possible over the next two days.…

Sandy destroyed precious reminders of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The letters and photos were beyond value — some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. Now they are…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, September 04, 2013. Relatively calm weather greeted much of the country Wednesday as no major storm system was noted. In the tropics, a tropical disturbance moved through the eastern Caribbean Sea and…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Tuesday, September 03, 2013. Unsettled weather continued in areas of the Eastern Seaboard and parts of the Southeast on Tuesday, while cooler and drier weather spread further across the Midwest. In the East,…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Monday, September 02, 2013. Unsettled weather became focused over the East on Monday, while cooler and drier weather returned to the Midwest. In the East, low pressure over the upper Great Lakes lifted…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 31, 2013. Multiple areas of active weather developed across the nation on Saturday. In the North, a low pressure system moved eastward across central Canada and flow around this system created…