By Kathleen Foody, Jill Bleed, Associated Press
A major winter storm with millions of Americans in its path is spreading rain, freezing rain and heavy snow further across the country.
Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Highway patrols were reporting hundreds of vehicle accidents, and a tornado ripped through a trailer park in Florida.
By Associated Press
A 70-mile (112-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 80 was shut Sunday from Colfax, California, through the Lake Tahoe region to the Nevada state line. The California Department of Transportation also closed other mountain routes while warning of poor visibility and slippery…
The tornadoes that swept through the midsouth region one week ago left thousands homeless and killed at least 77 people in Kentucky alone. It was the single worst tornado disaster in that state’s history. This weekend charities, churches and government…
By PBS NewsHour
Search and rescue operations continue across several states after the devastation caused by the tornado outbreak in the central and southern U.S. Kentucky has reported scores of deaths after tornadoes tore across the western part of the state. Liam Niemeyer,…
By Suman Naishadham, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Tornadoes in December are unusual, but not unheard of. B ut the ferocity and path length of Friday night's tornadoes likely put them in a category of their own, meteorologists say.
By Stephanie Sy, Courtney Norris
Temperatures in Texas have warmed up considerably as experts try to determine just how many deaths in the state were tied to last week's winter storm. But as recovery efforts continue, the fallout is just beginning. Alana Rocha, a multimedia…
President Biden declares a disaster in Texas on Saturday, allowing affected Texans to apply for emergency grants for housing and low-cost loans to cover losses from the winter storm, which has left millions in the state without heat, power and…
By Amna Nawaz, Zoe Rohrich
The winter of 2021 is writing itself into the record books this week, with large swaths of the nation seeing the coldest weather in memory. But is this a particularly severe phase of winter weather or is there more to…
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