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Flash flooding likely as Alberto marches north

by Leigh Jones
Posted 5/29/18, 10:59 am

Forecasters are warning about the possibility of flash floods across the South as Alberto slowly makes its way across the country. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season made landfall over the holiday weekend as a subtropical storm, lashing the Florida panhandle with heavy rain and gusty winds. A television anchorman and a photojournalist covering the storm died Monday when a tree uprooted and crashed onto their SUV. North Carolina Gov.

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Northeast buried in snow, again

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 3/14/18, 11:42 am

A major nor’easter storm, the third in two weeks, slammed the Northeast on Tuesday, bringing hurricane-force winds, heavy snow, and widespread power outages. Some New England towns saw up to 2 feet of snow and gusts of wind up to 70 mph. About 140,000 customers in Massachusetts are without power as of Wednesday, and Maine, Rhode Island, and Connecticut also have scattered outages. The storm came as residents were just recovering from last week’s snow-pounding. Boston’s mayor said the latest storm could force the cancellation of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Sunday.

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Second nor’easter in a week hits parts of U.S.

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/08/18, 10:13 am

Another brutal winter storm buried the Northeast in snow Wednesday. The nor’easter knocked out power to more than 800,000 customers in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York, some of whom still were waiting for utilities to come back on after a similar storm last week. Some areas got two feet of snow, and travelers struggled with dangerous roads, delayed trains, and canceled flights. A commuter train with more than 100 passengers derailed in Massachusetts, but no injuries were reported. The nor’easter took it easy on major cities in the Interstate 95 corridor, though.

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