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  • Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico

    Updated: 23 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly is moving ashore, soaking Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had suspended school classes and readied shelters. The U.S. Hurricane Center says Dolly is located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southeast of Tampico late Tuesday. The storm's...

  • NYC: Sandy home repair program starts 535 projects

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Superstorm Sandy home-repair effort that was criticized for a sluggish start has now begun work on 535 homes, surpassing a goal set to show a turnaround, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Much more work remains for the Build It Back program — an estimated 15,000 to 20,000...

  • Red Cross providing housing for storm victims

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DEWEY, Okla. (AP) — The American Red Cross is providing emergency housing for Washington County residents affected by severe storms that tore through the area Monday evening. The relief organization says the facility is located at Bluestem Baptist Church in Dewey, and is expected to open by...

  • ERCOT: Ample electric capacity for fall, winter

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter, according to projections released Tuesday. Ken McIntyre, the vice president of grid planning...

  • California wildfire threat grows

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling a wildfire threatening hundreds of homes in a far Northern California forest are warning residents that it could burn right up to their homes. The weather forecast calls for low humidity and gusty winds Tuesday through Wednesday evening around the blaze...

  • New Jersey gets hot and muggy weather

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Expect another hot and muggy day across New Jersey. The National Weather Service says that while the calendar says it's September, the weather it behaving like the hottest part of summer. Temperatures Tuesday were expected to be above 90 degrees in many parts of the state....

  • Power outages, floods reported in Oklahoma storms

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    BARTLESVILLE — Classes are canceled in Bartlesville after severe storms swept through the area, knocking out electricity to many areas of the northern Oklahoma city. The Monday storms also downed tree limbs and power lines in Craig, Osage and Nowata counties. No injuries have been reported....

  • Autumn on the Connecticut River with the swallows

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ON THE LOWER CONNECTICUT RIVER, Conn. (AP) — The first swallows appear at sunset, inky flecks in a dusky pink sky. A cloud of birds forms, then another and another. Soon the entire sky is teeming with tree swallows — hundreds of thousands of them — swooping and swirling and shimmying in a...

  • Storms spark lightning fires in Winder, Macon

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WINDER, Ga. (AP) — Powerful lightning and high winds from storms over Barrow County kept firefighters and emergency crews busy all night. Lighting also sparked house fires in Macon. In Barrow County, Lt. Scott Dakin of Barrow County Emergency Services tells WSB-TV that damage in downtown Winder...

  • UPDATE: Thunderstorms, lightning in central Oklahoma, flash flood watch in northeast Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Thunderstorms moved into central Oklahoma Tuesday. There is a flash flood watch in northeast Oklahoma Tuesday. The Oklahoma City high temperature will be near 94 degrees.

  • Power outages, floods reported in Oklahoma storms

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Classes are canceled in Bartlesville after severe storms swept through the area, knocking out electricity to many areas of the northern Oklahoma city. The Monday storms also downed tree limbs and power lines in Craig, Osage and Nowata counties. No injuries have been...

  • Warmest July-August on record in Seattle

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — It's been a warm summer in Seattle. The National Weather Service says it was the warmest July and August on record in the city with an average temperature of 69.2 degrees. That broke the record of 68.8 degrees in 1967. Last summer was the third-warmest at 68.7. Forecasters say...



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