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A spokeswoman for the Kansas Adjutant General's Department says two people died when a severe storm system tore through the state with more than a dozen tornadoes. DEVELOPING, 4:19 p.m.
Authorities checking on a car stranded in a field this morning found two people killed by a powerful storm that raked the state a day earlier with more than a dozen tornadoes. UPDATED, 5:16 p.m. Video: Kansas, Oklahoma take a beating Video: News helicopter records tornado touching down in Oklahoma
The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season should be about as bad as normal or slightly busier, with a good chance of six to nine hurricanes forming, federal forecasters said yesterday in a new way of making predictions.
The coldest weather of the season arrived across the region yesterday, filling homeless shelters and creating problems for motorists.
FERNLEY, Nev. (AP) — More snow piled up yesterday in the Sierra Nevada, where at least 5 feet had fallen from a storm that contributed to flooding in Fernley, killed at least three persons and blacked out thousands of utilities customers.
FERNLEY, Nev. (AP) — A ruptured levee sent a frigid "wall of water" from a rain-swollen canal into this high desert town early yesterday, flooding hundreds of homes and forcing the rescue of dozens of people by helicopter and boat.
Al Gore says global warming is a planetary emergency. It is difficult to see how this can be so when record low temperatures are being set all over the world. In 2007, hundreds of people died, not from global warming, but from cold weather hazards.
The first snowfall of the season blanketed the region this morning with less than a inch of snow but caused traffic accidents, commuter delays and some early school closings. Photos: Let it snow