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…

Bus driver who ignored Ariz. flood may be charged

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are looking into whether a tour bus driver bound for Las Vegas violated what’s popularly known as Arizona’s “Stupid Motorist Law” when he drove into a flooded wash after a trip to the…

APME Award winners 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The Asbury Park (N.J.) Press and the Virgin Islands Daily News won top awards in the annual Associated Press Media Editors’ Journalism Excellence Awards. APME also said three media companies are finalists for its…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, July 29, 2013. Cool weather conditions with areas of wet weather will continue for the eastern U.S. on Monday as an upper trough of low pressure remains dominant across the region. This prevailing…

Ariz. flash flood carries away tour bus, none hurt

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — Flash flood waters swept a tour bus with 33 people aboard hundreds of yards down a wash in northwestern Arizona and the vehicle flipped on its side, but no one was injured, officials…

Flossie downgraded from storm; Hawaii rainy, windy

HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and tourists across Hawaii are bracing for heavy rains and strong winds from Tropical Storm Flossie, while the system weakened as it approached the state. National Weather Service officials said they expect people on…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, July 28, 2013. Areas of active weather continues across the East on Sunday, while showers and thunderstorms over the Rockies will advance eastward into the Plains. A strong low pressure system spinning over…

Flossie: Hawaii braces for weakened tropical storm

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian is continuing to move quickly westward across the Atlantic. Its maximum sustained winds as of Saturday are 40 mph (65 kph), and the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, July 27, 2013. Active weather will continue moving across the Midwest and into the East on Saturday as a low pressure system continues spinning over the Great Lakes. Counter-clockwise flow around this system…

New Jersey shore town nixes Snooki taping

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town trying to rebuild from Superstorm Sandy is pulling the plug on taping of the MTV show “Snooki & JWoww.” Berkeley Township officials say taping the “Jersey Shore” spinoff is…