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Stories with subject: Weather forecasts
  • Cloudy weekend forecast for Washington 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:43 am
  • SEATTLE - Forecasters expect a mostly cloudy weekend across Washington with a chance of rain at times, especially in Western Washington, while Eastern Washington will be more breezy.

  • Hail wreaks Easter travel havoc in Mexico City 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:43 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend.

  • Storm surge risks get their own graphics, warnings 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:28 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - The National Hurricane Center hopes new color-coded maps they're trying out this year will simplify two important points about storm surge for coastal residents: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.

  • Days of winds, storm black out 285,000 in Michigan 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:28 pm
  • DETROIT - Michigan's largest utilities say their crews are fighting wind and rain to restore power in the aftermath of three days of storms that have blacked out about 285,000 homes and businesses.

  • Evacuations at Croton Dam as Muskegon River floods 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:50 pm
  • CROTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Several Michigan rivers are over their banks after three days of storms dropped as much of 5.5 inches of rain, forcing some flood plain residents from their homes.

  • Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:46 pm
  • BERLIN - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.

  • Ice, snow make for miserable driving conditions 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:11 pm
  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A spring snowstorm created dangerous driving conditions Monday in Fairbanks.

  • Warmer, mostly drier forecast for Washington 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:56 am
  • SEATTLE - Warmer and mostly drier spring weather is forecast this week in Washington.

  • Letting water run in freeze, woman gets $758 bill 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:14 pm
  • BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A Saginaw-area mobile home park resident says she's facing a water bill that's bigger than her rent and heat combined because she followed advice to keep taps open to prevent pipes from freezing.

  • Md. meteorologist always had head in the clouds 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:38 am
  • FREDERICK, Maryland - WeatherBug meteorologist James West keeps track of the weather all year long, but what you may not know is that he lives in Frederick with his wife, his two daughters and two cats.

  • Inch of rain forecast this weekend at Oso mudslide 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:35 am
  • SEATTLE - About an inch of rain is forecast this weekend at the Oso mudslide where a few dry days this week have helped searchers looking for bodies from the March 22 landslide.

  • Expert expects below average wildfire season in SD 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:22 pm
  • RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A fire meteorologist in South Dakota says the snowfall of the past few months has created conditions that are expected to help keep the number of wildfires this year below average.

  • Residents wheeze as England hit by 2nd day of smog 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:35 pm
  • LONDON - Schools closed their playgrounds and ambulance staff reported a surge in breathing problems as smog blanketed parts of England for a second day on Thursday.

  • California snowpack survey forebodes tough summer 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 9:21 pm
  • FRESNO, California - The Sierra snowpack in drought-stricken California measured at 32 percent of normal Tuesday at a time of year when it's supposed to be at its peak, the state's Department of Water Resources announced.

  • California seeing snow, rain, thunder, lightning 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:37 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A cold storm system that promises up to 1 foot of snow in the Sierra Nevada and steady showers in the San Francisco Bay Area is moving into California.

  • Billings tops its annual snowfall record 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:46 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Montana's largest city blew past its annual snowfall record Monday with 100 inches tallied so far in a winter season that forecasters said was likely to keep churning into April and beyond.

  • It's spring; what's that white stuff in NYC area? 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 10:13 am
  • FARMINGDALE, New York - Some commuters in the metropolitan New York City area woke up to an unwelcome surprise.

  • UN panel: Warming worsens food, hunger problems 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:28 am
  • YOKOHAMA, Japan - Global warming makes feeding the world harder and more expensive, a United Nations scientific panel said.

  • Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 11:29 pm
  • YOKOHAMA, Japan - If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday.

  • Storms give boost to dismal Sierra snowpack 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 10:25 pm
  • RENO, Nevada - A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.

  • Drier weather next few days at Oso mudslide scene 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 10:55 am
  • SEATTLE - Mainly dry weather is forecast Monday through Wednesday in Western Washington, which should help recovery workers at the site of the Oso mudslide who have been working in the rain.

  • Plant resurfaces in Delaware after a century 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 10:04 am
  • ELLENDALE, Delaware - The last time anyone saw the tiny, white flowers of Lobelia boykinii in Delaware was near Ellendale in July 1913.

  • Tornadoes touch down in Northern California 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:51 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California, including one twister near Sacramento that damaged a dozen homes and left a path of debris about 300 yards long.

  • Arctic cold should be done but temps staying cool 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:23 am
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The region could still get a lot of snow and cold before winter is truly gone, but the real frigid weather should be behind.

  • Rain system passing through Bay Area 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:29 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Forecasters are predicting that the rain that began to fall in the drought-stricken San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday morning may be the beginning of the longest stretch of wet weather yet this year.