Tag: Winter weather

On tap in California: Another drought four years after last

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LOS ANGELES — California’s hopes for a wet “March miracle” did not materialize and a dousing of April showers may as well be a...

Reforms to Texas’ energy grid begin moving after blackout

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' power grid that buckled during February's deadly winter storm would operate under new oversight and mandates that power plants prepare...

Snowboarders escaped monster avalanche, but not the law

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DENVER — Tyler DeWitt and Evan Hannibal were slowly making their way down a windswept slope during a backcountry snowboarding excursion in Colorado last...

Congress questions Texas officials about power grid failure

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DALLAS — Congress is looking into last month’s massive and deadly power outages across Texas and questioning officials who oversee the state’s energy...

FedEx’s profit nearly triples as online shopping grows

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NEW YORK — FedEx said Thursday that its profit nearly tripled in its most recent quarter, despite winter weather that hobbled some of its...

Chip shortage forces Ford to build trucks without computers

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DETROIT — A global semiconductor shortage and a February winter storm have combined to force Ford to build F-150 pickup trucks without some computers....

Parts of Wyoming, Colorado, still snarled by record blizzard

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Schools in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado remained closed Tuesday for a second day and roads were still impassable in the...

Texas company behind huge electricity bills seeks bankruptcy

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The company that drew attention after sending huge electricity bills to customers after last month’s blackout-causing winter storm in Texas has filed for bankruptcy...

Winter storm closes roads in Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska

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A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures,...

Snow, rainfall refills Indiana lake after 2020 drought

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MONTICELLO, Ind. — A popular northern Indiana lake that shrank dramatically last year due to a drought and water releases required to protect rare...