- Oklahoma is on pace to break record for its rainiest year Updated: Aug-01-15 11:32 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is on pace to have its soggiest year on record.
- Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains Updated: Aug-01-15 11:02 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain.
- Heavy rains in Myanmar cause more flooding; 9 dead Updated: Aug-01-15 10:01 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Heavy rains in Myanmar have caused more flooding and left nine people dead, devastating several townships and forcing more than 18,000 people into temporary shelters, officials said Saturday.
- Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges Updated: Aug-01-15 4:52 am
BEIJING - Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter sports in a nation where few people ski or skate.
- A look at the extreme West Coast weather Updated: Jul-31-15 7:53 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Southern California has been pummeled by heavy rain and hail, while the Pacific Northwest is baking in a triple-digit heat wave. Here's a look at the extreme weather:
- Monsoon storm topples some power lines in Apache Junction Updated: Jul-31-15 7:38 pm
APACHE JUNCTION, Arizona - Strong winds from a monsoon storm have topped some power lines in Apache Junction, leaving thousands of residents temporarily without electricity.
- Crews to begin rock hauling at site of Oklahoma rockslide Updated: Jul-31-15 7:01 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma transportation officials say workers are preparing to start rock hauling at the site of a rockslide that has closed a portion of Interstate 35 between Oklahoma City and Dallas.
- Presidential disaster signed for Iowa June storm damage Updated: Jul-31-15 5:19 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Nineteen Iowa counties will be getting federal help in their recovery from severe storms last month that delivered high wind, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and thunderstorms
- Southern California thunderstorm threat easing Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 pm
LOS ANGELES - The thunderstorm threat in Southern California eased Friday as some communities cleaned up muddy messes left by downpours that triggered flash flooding, toppled trees and caused power outages.
- Small tornado takes down trees, damages barn; misses houses Updated: Jul-31-15 1:05 pm
WARNER, New Hampshire - A tornado ripped through a small section of Warner, New Hampshire, damaging a barn, but missing houses and power lines.
- Crews in Michigan's Upper Peninsula battle 100-acre wildfire Updated: Jul-31-15 12:54 pm
HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Crews in Michigan's Upper Peninsula have made progress in battling a roughly 100-acre wildfire that has been fueled by warm weather and strong winds, officials said Friday.
- Image of Asia: Crossing the river after monsoon flooding Updated: Jul-31-15 9:31 am
In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, rescuers help residents cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, Nepal, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu. Rescuers on Friday also were searching for more victims of landslides in mountain villages hit by heavy monsoon rains. Authorities counted at least 30 dead as of Thursday, and the searchers were looking for at least 11 others in one hard-hit village, Lumle. The seasonal monsoon brings heavy rains each year that cause flooding in Nepal's southern plains and landslides in the mountains.
- Federal disaster aid helping to rebuild Arkansas communities Updated: Jul-31-15 3:16 am
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Federal officials say more than $6 million in disaster assistance will help fund local governments' storm recovery efforts following this spring's severe weather in Arkansas.
- Records show 48 drivers paid fines in 193-vehicle pileup Updated: Jul-30-15 4:28 pm
GALESBURG, Michigan - About a quarter of the motorists involved in a massive 193-vehicle pileup during a winter storm on a southwestern Michigan freeway were fined.
- Outdoor workers have various strategies to beat the heat Updated: Jul-30-15 4:06 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - It's hard enough having to work outside in the heat of summer, but Robert Carpenter has to do it standing over a smoking hot, 10-foot steel cylinder. He's the pit master at The Grille, a Memphis to-go restaurant that specializes in chicken-on-a-stick and chicken wings.
- Landslides bury Nepal villages, killing at least 30 people Updated: Jul-30-15 11:13 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 30 people, and bad weather was hampering the search for others, authorities said.
- Iraqis take mandatory day off as heat wave smothers Mideast Updated: Jul-30-15 8:07 am
BAGHDAD - Iraqis have a mandatory day off as temperatures soar above 50 degrees Celsius (123 F), part of a heat wave enveloping much of the already scorching Middle East.
- Study: Sandy's impact takes toll on residents' mental health Updated: Jul-30-15 6:44 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - A new study says the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy are taking a toll on the mental health of New Jersey residents impacted by the storm.
- Excessive heat warning remains for parts of New Jersey Updated: Jul-30-15 6:01 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Thunderstorms are expected to punctuate the hazy, hot and humid conditions that continue to blanket New Jersey.
- Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness Updated: Jul-29-15 7:47 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan authorities say there's a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts of the state.
- Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony Updated: Jul-29-15 7:29 pm
OCEAN GATE, New Jersey - An environmental group took a major step on Wednesday toward re-establishing an oyster colony in Barnegat Bay.
- Federal disaster assistance denied for 19 Oklahoma counties Updated: Jul-29-15 6:34 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin says the federal government has rejected the state's request for disaster assistance for 19 Oklahoma counties affected by severe weather, flooding and tornadoes in May and June.
- Forecasters warn of storms in north Alabama Updated: Jul-29-15 3:31 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Forecasters are warning of heavy thunderstorms throughout north Alabama.
- Fort Wayne denied $250,000 from county board for storm costs Updated: Jul-29-15 1:17 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - An Allen County agency has turned down the city of Fort Wayne's request for $250,000 to help cover some of the costs from a late June wind storm.
- De Blasio urges New Yorkers to be careful during heat wave Updated: Jul-29-15 1:07 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers to take precautions during the heat wave that has gripped the nation's largest city.