Atmospheric river storm threatens California with flooding, heavy snow

A rainstorm causes flash-flooding in San Carlos, California, Dec. 31. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Californians reeling from a deadly major storm over the weekend are bracing for an even more dangerous atmospheric river event beginning late Tuesday night. Threat level: “To put it simply, this will likely be one of the most … Read more

Buffalo, NY, area winter storm death toll rises to 27 but officials fear it will continue to climb

CNN — Dozens of Americans have died as a winter storm brought frigid temperatures and paralyzing snowfall totals across the US, and officials in the Buffalo area believe the staggering toll will continue to grow there as teams carry on with search-and-rescue missions. The nationwide death toll from the storm, which brought more than 40 … Read more

Tornadoes hit Texas, Oklahoma and Arkasas: At least 1 dead, multiple people missing

CNN — At least one person was killed, and multiple people are missing after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas late Friday, damaging homes and knocking out power for thousands as officials launch search and rescue efforts. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt issued an emergency declaration on Saturday for Bryan, Choctaw, LeFlore and McCurtain Counties after … Read more

Hurricane Ian recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You can also text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN — Floridians are still dealing with major flooding Saturday and likely will for days as they try to recover from deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most … Read more

Hurricane Fiona reaches Category 4 as it moves north, leaving disaster-stricken areas on slow road to recovery

Water is the top concern for residents like Carlos Vega, whose town of Cayey in the mountains of east-central Puerto Rico faced not only utility outages but also partially collapsed roads — an effect of the major flooding and more than 2 feet of rain that parts of Puerto Rico were hit with. “(Being without) … Read more

Hurricane Fiona news are forecast

Residents affected by Hurricane Fiona rest at a storm shelter in Salinas, Puerto Rico on Monday. (Stephanie Rojas/AP) Dealing with catastrophic flooding, mudslides and widespread power outages, some people in Puerto Rico are comparing the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona to Hurricane Maria — the devastating storm that hit the island almost exactly five years ago. … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week

CNN — As Mississippi’s capital faces a third day without reliable water service Wednesday – pushing some residents to stand in long lines for bottled water and keeping schools and businesses closed – the mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week. The problem came to a head Monday, when river flooding … Read more

Noreaster bomb cyclone: Northeast faces heavy snow and blizzard conditions this weekend, but models are still unclear on how bad it will be

Forecasters predict eastern Massachusetts, including Boston, and Rhode Island will see 8 to 16 inches of snow, combined with wind gusts up to 60 mph. More than 5 million people in the region will be under a winter storm watch Friday night through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The storm is expected … Read more