Don’t expect much of a winter wallop this year, except for the pain of worsening drought, U.S. government forecasters said.
Back-to-back hurricanes in the space of six weeks left this corner of Louisiana blanketed Sunday with tarpaulins, mangled metal and downed power lines — but not necessarily despair.
Three weeks after a big windstorm blew through Northern Utah, clean up efforts continued in Box Elder County. There wasn't enough overall damage in the county to qualify for government disaster funding, which meant it was up to the residents.
The outer bands of Tropical Storm Beta are lashing the Texas coast. Official landfall is forecast to be very late Monday or early Tuesday, but Texans should prepare for tropical storm conditions late Sunday through early Monday.
More than 11,000 customers were still without power Sunday morning, five days after the severe windstorm that knocked out electricity to more than 180,000 residences across northern Utah.
HAM radio operators helped to organize and coordinate the cleanup efforts of tree and storm debris in Bountiful following the devastating windstorms that hit Northern Utah earlier this week.
Diminishing winds and rising humidity helped firefighters battling deadly blazes in Oregon and California, but with dozens of people still missing, authorities in both states feared that the receding flames could reveal many more dead across the blackened landscape.
Donald Hardy, 61, was a commercial truck driver and was killed when a strong gust of wind blew his cab door into his face, knocking him to the ground.
Piles of debris were adding up at landfills across the Wasatch Front as trucks and trailers full of green waste continued cleanup efforts from Tuesday's windstorm.
Rocky Mountain Power crews said 96,000 Utah customers were still without out power as of Wednesday afternoon.
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