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Mammoth El Nino may be brewing in Pacific

Slate
Apr 8 2014 - 4:24pm

The odds are increasing that an El Nino is in the works for 2014 -- and recent forecasts show it might be a big one.El Ninos can boost the odds of extreme weather (droughts, typhoons, heat waves) across much of the planet. But the most important thing about El Nino is that it is predictable, sometimes six months to a year in advance.

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Windy snowstorm whips Northeast; whiteout on roads

The Associated Press
Mar 26 2014 - 2:54pm

CHATHAM, Mass. -- An Atlantic storm whipped the Northeast corridor with powerful wind gusts Wednesday while creating blizzard conditions in parts of Massachusetts and Maine. In West Virginia, two people were killed in a traffic pileup blamed on poor visibility caused by snow.

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Fierce winds destroy Cache County barns

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 11:49am

LEWISTON -- Fierce winds have torn down a pair of Lewiston barns, burying about 20 calves under hay bales but not seriously injuring any of them.

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'Thundersnow' storm slams Northeast

The Associated Press
Feb 18 2014 - 8:46am

PHILADELPHIA -- A quick-moving storm brought several inches of snow as well as rare "thundersnow" to parts of the winter-weary East Coast, prompting speed restrictions on Pennsylvania highways on Tuesday, days after the Southeast and Northeast were paralyzed with heavy snow, ice and massive power outages.

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VIDEO: 'No, not again!' Another brutal ice storm sweeps across the East, South

Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 3:50pm

PHILADELPHIA -- Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeling, while hundreds of thousands across the ice-encrusted South waited in the cold for the electricity to come back on.

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Ice storm creates havoc on roadways in the South

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 5:45pm

ATLANTA -- Drivers got caught in monumental traffic jams and abandoned their cars Wednesday in North Carolina in a replay of what happened in Atlanta just two weeks ago, as another wintry storm across the South iced highways and knocked out electricity to more than a half-million homes and businesses.

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VIDEO: Extreme cold follows Northeast winter storm

The Associated Press
Jan 22 2014 - 12:46pm

NEW YORK  -- A winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow, grounded flights and closed schools across much of the Northeast -- but not in New York City, where Wednesday was a regular school day for 1.1 million students.

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VIDEO: Numerous flights canceled as winter storm batters Northeast

The Associated Press
Jan 21 2014 - 3:10pm

PHILADELPHIA  -- A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nation's capital and giving students another day off from school.

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Mammoth El Nino may be brewing in Pacific

Slate
Apr 8 2014 - 4:24pm

The odds are increasing that an El Nino is in the works for 2014 -- and recent forecasts show it might be a big one.El Ninos can boost the odds of extreme weather (droughts, typhoons, heat waves) across much of the planet. But the most important thing about El Nino is that it is predictable, sometimes six months to a year in advance.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 6:51pm


Windy snowstorm whips Northeast; whiteout on roads

The Associated Press
Mar 26 2014 - 2:54pm

CHATHAM, Mass. -- An Atlantic storm whipped the Northeast corridor with powerful wind gusts Wednesday while creating blizzard conditions in parts of Massachusetts and Maine. In West Virginia, two people were killed in a traffic pileup blamed on poor visibility caused by snow.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 4:09pm


Fierce winds destroy Cache County barns

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 11:49am

LEWISTON -- Fierce winds have torn down a pair of Lewiston barns, burying about 20 calves under hay bales but not seriously injuring any of them.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 18 2014 - 11:49am

VIDEO: 'No, not again!' Another brutal ice storm sweeps across the East, South

Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 3:50pm

PHILADELPHIA -- Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeling, while hundreds of thousands across the ice-encrusted South waited in the cold for the electricity to come back on.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 13 2014 - 3:50pm


VIDEO: Extreme cold follows Northeast winter storm

The Associated Press
Jan 22 2014 - 12:46pm

NEW YORK  -- A winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow, grounded flights and closed schools across much of the Northeast -- but not in New York City, where Wednesday was a regular school day for 1.1 million students.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 22 2014 - 1:06pm


VIDEO: Numerous flights canceled as winter storm batters Northeast

The Associated Press
Jan 21 2014 - 3:10pm

PHILADELPHIA  -- A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nation's capital and giving students another day off from school.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 21 2014 - 3:10pm


VIDEO: Fog causes 40-vehicle pileup in Idaho

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:50pm

 BOISE -- A pileup involving a logging truck and more than 40 other vehicles has resulted in at least 10 injuries on Idaho's main east-west highway.

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VIDEO: Bitter cold, snow in Northern Utah causes plenty of problems

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 10 2013 - 7:02am

It's a familiar sight for Utahns. When temperatures drop and the snow falls, plenty of problems come with it.

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Video of wind damage in Northern Utah

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 2 2011 - 1:10pm

Watch a Standard-Examiner video showing damage from wind through Northern Utah.

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Wild winds wallop Weber County

NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner
A wall from the new dormitory building at Weber State University in Ogden was toppled by high winds Thursday.

Michael McFall
Dec 2 2011 - 1:15am

OGDEN -- Chris Dallin said he was surprised he did not see Toto fly by him Thursday morning. The high winds that blew through the Top of Utah injured dozens of people, a few critically, left tens of thousands without power and damaged or destroyed property all over Weber County.

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High winds cause havoc in Davis, Weber counties

A worker looks at a crushed car with the stump of the tree that fell on it and a broken light pole in the background in Ogden after a wind storm caused damage throughout Northern Utah Thursday December 1, 2011.(Robert Johnson/Standard-Examiner)

Charles F. Trentelman, Loretta Park, Mitch Shaw
Dec 1 2011 - 9:04am

Winds as high as 102 mph caused power outages, semi-trucks to roll over and schools to close in Davis and Weber counties Thursday morning.

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GALLERY: Western winter weather

Fresh snow surrounds the McPolin barn on the outskirts of Park City, Utah, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart)

The Associated Press
Dec 3 2013 - 4:02pm

Fresh snow fell in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and the upper Midwest, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah.

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VIDEO: 'No, not again!' Another brutal ice storm sweeps across the East, South

Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 3:50pm

PHILADELPHIA -- Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeling, while hundreds of thousands across the ice-encrusted South waited in the cold for the electricity to come back on.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 13 2014 - 3:50pm


VIDEO: Extreme cold follows Northeast winter storm

The Associated Press
Jan 22 2014 - 12:46pm

NEW YORK  -- A winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow, grounded flights and closed schools across much of the Northeast -- but not in New York City, where Wednesday was a regular school day for 1.1 million students.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 22 2014 - 1:06pm


VIDEO: Numerous flights canceled as winter storm batters Northeast

The Associated Press
Jan 21 2014 - 3:10pm

PHILADELPHIA  -- A swirling storm with the potential for more than a foot of snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nation's capital and giving students another day off from school.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 21 2014 - 3:10pm


VIDEO: Fog causes 40-vehicle pileup in Idaho

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:50pm

 BOISE -- A pileup involving a logging truck and more than 40 other vehicles has resulted in at least 10 injuries on Idaho's main east-west highway.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 11:39am


VIDEO: Bitter cold, snow in Northern Utah causes plenty of problems

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 10 2013 - 7:02am

It's a familiar sight for Utahns. When temperatures drop and the snow falls, plenty of problems come with it.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 10 2013 - 7:04am


GALLERY: Western winter weather

Fresh snow surrounds the McPolin barn on the outskirts of Park City, Utah, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart)

The Associated Press
Dec 3 2013 - 4:02pm

Fresh snow fell in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and the upper Midwest, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah.

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GALLERY: Reader submitted photos of windy weather in the Top of Utah

Car went off of the road in Farmington, Ut due to cold and windy weather on April 9, 2013. Reader, Dallin Hutchings,  helped the passengers get out of the vehicle. (Submitted by: Dallin Hutchings)

Contributed, Nick Short, Reynaldo Leal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2013 - 10:31am

Have you seen or experienced damage after this week's windy weather? Send us your severe weather photos and they may be featured here on standard.net. E-mail your photos to yourpics@standard.net with "Wind" in the subject line. Please include your name, name of anyone in the photo, contact information, the location where the photo was taken and any other pertinent details.

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GALLERY: Heavy snow storm pounds Northern Utah

January 11, 2013 snow storm in Bountiful, Ut. (Submitted by Josh Adair of Bountiful)

Bryan Nielsen, Contributed, Nick Short, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 14 2013 - 10:23am

See photos from readers and staff photographers on the big winter storm pounding the Top of Utah. Send your snow pictures to yourpics@standard.net

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