MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Barry has formed off the southeastern Mexican coast.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
Forecasters say a tropical depression crossing Mexico's Bay of Campeche is getting better organized and is expected to become a tropical storm before making landfall along Mexico's Gulf Coast.
KEENE, N.D. — A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries.
First-round play has been suspended for a second time at the U.S. Open.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rolled a birdie attempt 8 feet past the hole at No. 11. Steve Stricker did the same at No. 12. Bogey. Bogey.
CHICAGO (AP) — A massive storm system originally forecast to affect one in five Americans from Iowa to Maryland surged Thursday toward the Mid-Atlantic after causing widespread power outages but largely failing to live up to its billing in ferocity through the Upper Midwest.
A trio of Colorado wildfires fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has burned dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of more than 7,000 residents and nearly 1,000 inmates at medium-security prison.
An unusually massive line of storms packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds was rolling through the Midwest on Wednesday and could affect more than one in five Americans from Iowa to Maryland.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation says water has receded from U.S. Highway 2 south of Towner and North Dakota Highway 53 east of Max.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph.
Jamestown has received twice the moisture so far this year as it did by this time last year.
Removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan, a 15-to-20-foot levee would guard part of Staten Island and gates and levees would shield Brooklyn as part of a nearly $20 billion plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to protect New York City from storms and the effects of global warming.
Rain is generally a good thing on the prairie — unless there is too much of it like this spring.
FARGO (AP) — North Dakota’s ongoing wet weather is continuing to halt or slow planting progress across the state.