- Post-storm cleanup in Phoenix not quite over Updated: Sep-03-15 8:35 pm
PHOENIX - Just as Phoenix began to make progress in cleaning up after a brutal storm, the city became shrouded by two different dust clouds in a three-hour span.
- Dominica estimates storm damage at nearly half of GDP Updated: Sep-03-15 5:16 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.
- Utah softball coach dies after lightning strike at picnic Updated: Sep-03-15 5:15 pm
LEHI, Utah - A popular softball coach from Lehi has died after being shocked over the weekend during a family picnic when lightning hit a nearby tree.
- Phoenix Zoo closed 3rd day as post-storm cleanup continues Updated: Sep-03-15 11:28 am
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Zoo is closed for a third straight day as cleanup continues from a damaging monsoon storm earlier in the week.
- Tropical Storm Fred is weakening in the Atlantic Updated: Sep-03-15 11:13 am
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic.
- Extended power outages hit home for Phoenix residents Updated: Sep-02-15 5:37 pm
PHOENIX - A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents.
- West Virginia editorial roundup Updated: Sep-02-15 4:20 pm
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
- Some Galveston streets flood during heavy rainfall Updated: Sep-02-15 2:49 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - A late-summer storm in Southeast Texas has flooded some streets in Galveston.
- San Juan County declares state of disaster after storm Updated: Sep-02-15 1:50 pm
AZTEC, New Mexico - The San Juan County Commission has declared a state of disaster following a violent storm that swept through Aztec and caused what officials estimate is more than $1 million in damage.
- Low-lying flood pool in Cameron County to be drained Updated: Sep-01-15 3:52 pm
LA FERIA, Texas - A low-lying flood pool in South Texas will be drained after causing high-water problems during Hurricane Dolly in 2008.
- Monsoon floods swamp northeast Indian villages, 21 dead Updated: Sep-01-15 11:50 am
GAUHATI, India - Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes.
- Africa's Cape Verde islands escape major hurricane damage Updated: Sep-01-15 6:38 am
LISBON, Portugal - Authorities in Cape Verde say the first hurricane to pass over the West African islands caused flooding, uprooted trees and tore off some roofs but caused no major damage or injuries.
- Big surf pounds Hawaii as hurricane skirts to the north Updated: Sep-01-15 3:40 am
HILO, Hawaii - Big surf began to pick up around Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island Monday evening as weakening Hurricane Ignacio moved to the north of the state with 100 mph winds.
- Pence requests federal aid after summer storms, flooding Updated: Aug-31-15 4:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants for government and certain nonprofits in 19 counties that were hit by severe storms and flooding from June 7 to July 29.
- Woman hospitalized after lightning storm strikes Lehi Updated: Aug-31-15 11:31 am
LEHI, Utah - A woman has been hospitalized after lightning struck near where her family gathered for a picnic in Lehi, sending her body into cardiac arrest.
- Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead Updated: Aug-30-15 11:23 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.
- Windstorm in British Columbia leaves thousands without power Updated: Aug-30-15 7:08 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Emergency crews were working Sunday to clean up in the aftermath of a vicious windstorm that tore through southwestern British Columbia, toppling trees and branches onto power lines and cars and leaving an estimated 500,000 people without electricity.
- Hundreds still without power after storm slams Phoenix Updated: Aug-30-15 5:22 pm
PHOENIX - Hundreds of people across metropolitan Phoenix are without power this morning after a round of late night monsoon storms clobbered the area.
- New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone Updated: Aug-30-15 6:22 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked to the future.
- The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work Updated: Aug-29-15 8:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried Updated: Aug-29-15 12:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.
- Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm Updated: Aug-29-15 2:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.
- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- The Latest: Tropical Storm Erica expected to be downgraded Updated: Aug-28-15 5:35 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local):
- Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together Updated: Aug-28-15 2:50 pm
HOUSTON - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.