Midwest

A runner wears the cold on his face while running along West River Parkway hills Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, near downtown Minneapolis, with temperatures hovering near minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chills. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
(David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
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February 13, 2020 - 3:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Students stayed home from school Thursday and several businesses were closed in parts of the upper Midwest as arctic air pushed wind chill readings to dangerously low temperatures. A wind chill warning was in effect for northeastern North Dakota and northern Minnesota, with wind...
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Bill Parham walks down an icy street in Maplewood, Mo., looking to clear snow off people's driveways and sidewalks on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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December 16, 2019 - 4:49 pm
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — At least nine people have died in weather-related crashes in several Midwestern states amid a storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow in places, forced schools to close and snarled traffic, authorities said. The wintry weather was part of a storm system that hit parts of the...
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Ohio Dept of Transportation via Associated Press
May 28, 2019 - 8:15 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on damaging storms across the central United States (all times local): 8 a.m. Authorities in Dayton, Ohio, say a series of apparent tornadoes caused a few minor injuries but no reported fatalities within the city. Dayton Fire Chief Jeffrey Payne called that "pretty...
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A railroad crossing is flooded with water from the Platte River, in Plattsmouth, Neb., Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 19, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was expected to visit the Midwest on Tuesday to view flooding caused by heavy rains and snowmelt that damaged hundreds of homes and inundated tens of thousands of acres with water. Flooding is expected...
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Anthony Thomson, left, and Melody Walton make their way out of a flooded neighborhood Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Fremont, Neb. (Kent Sievers/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
(Kent Sievers/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
March 18, 2019 - 3:40 pm
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger...
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January 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By IVAN MORENO , Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights at Chicago's airports and close hundreds of schools. But forecasters warn the most dangerous weather...
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November 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm
By NOREEN NASIR , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A wintry storm brought blizzard-like conditions to parts of the Midwest early Monday, grounding hundreds of flights and causing slick roads for commuters as they returned to work after the Thanksgiving weekend. The Chicago area was slammed with up...
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