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  • UPDATE: Winter weather advisory for western Oklahoma, flash flood watch in central Oklahoma Thanksgiving

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 min ago

    A winter weather advisory has been issued for western Oklahoma. The advisory is for Thursday evening through Saturday morning, the National Weather Service reports. There is a flash flood watch in effect for central Oklahoma from Thursday evening until Friday afternoon

  • Parts of New Mexico may get accumulations of snow, ice

    Updated: 23 min ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Much of northern and eastern New Mexico is under a winter storm watch from late Thursday afternoon through late Friday night due to wintry precipitation expected to include snow and ice that forecasters say could affect travel. The National Weather Service says snow...

  • Icy weather forecast for southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa

    Updated: 45 min ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says dangerous traveling conditions are likely to develop over southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa on Thanksgiving Day. On Wednesday the service issued a winter storm watch. The service says a mix of freezing rain and sleet will move across the...

  • A year's worth of rain in Qatar as floods hit Saudi Arabia

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year's worth of rain deluged parts of Qatar on Wednesday as seasonal storms moving through Saudi Arabia flooded streets in a city northwest of the capital, Riyadh. The storm system clouded skies over parts of the Arabian Peninsula, but struck Doha, the...

  • UN weather agency: It's record hot out there this year

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday. The United Nations weather agency's early bird report on 2015 says it is the hottest year...

  • Winter-like storm brings rain, snow to Northern California

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wintry storm drenched the San Francisco Bay area and dropped up to a foot of snow in some areas of California's Sierra Nevada, raising hopes of a white Thanksgiving holiday in the mountains. National Weather Service forecaster Karl Swanberg says a winter storm warning...

  • Uganda Coffee Blues

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, coffee farmer Luka Kinyere shows plants infected with leaf rust, a fungal disease that coffee production experts there say has become more prevalent because of rising temperatures, in Kasese, in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains near the border...

  • Climate Countdown Record Heat

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FILE - In this June 25, 2015 file photo, people sit outside a local hospital where hundreds of people are admitted suffering from heatstroke and dehydration due to sever weather in Hyderabad, Pakistan. Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth’s wild weather this year is...

  • Lights out leaves cold, boredom for thousands in Washington

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of households in Washington's second-largest city were surviving without electricity nearly a week after a wind storm ripped apart power lines, trees and the electrical grid. Gov. Jay Inslee visited Spokane Tuesday to inspect damage from the worst windstorm in...

  • The Latest: About 40,000 without power in western Washington

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The latest on the deadly windstorm that swept across the Pacific Northwest (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Utility officials say crews are working through the night to help restore power to more than 40,000 customers west of Seattle after another round of strong winds. The gusts...

  • Sandra becomes a hurricane in eastern Pacific off Mexico

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Sandra has become a hurricane in the eastern Pacific off Mexico and is expected to strengthen even further in the next couple of days. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday night that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph) and was moving west-northwest...

  • Warm, windy Tuesday in central Oklahoma, rain ahead Wednesday and Thursday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 21 hr ago

    Temperatures will be in the 60s Tuesday in central Oklahoma. Rain is in the forecast for Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day.