At least ten dead, flight cancellations, power outages as winter storms hit U.S.

At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches (5-13 cm)of snow fell on Friday… Read More At least ten dead, flight cancellations, power outages as winter storms hit U.S.

Five dead, motorists stranded as winter storm hits U.S.

A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the U.S. Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow, is forecast to affect an 1,800-mile (2,900… Read More Five dead, motorists stranded as winter storm hits U.S.

One killed, power outages as winter storm hits U.S. Southeast

A powerful winter storm that struck the U.S. Southeast over the weekend killed at least one motorist, left more than 310,000 customers without power and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday. A winter storm warning remained in effect for most of North Carolina, Virginia and southern West Virginia as at least an… Read More One killed, power outages as winter storm hits U.S. Southeast