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  • Winter weatherMore>>

  • Schools tweak strategies for weather days

    Schools tweak strategies for weather days

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:36:01 GMT
    Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost days, similar to what happened this school year.
    Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost school days, similar to what happened this year.
  • Spring snow coats Detroit

    Spring snow coats Detroit

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:13:07 GMT
    A snowstorm hits Detroit, and it's expected to break the record for total snow in the Winter.
    A snowstorm hits Detroit, and it's expected to break the record for total snow in the Winter.
  • Good Samaritans help motorists stranded for days on I-55

    Good Samaritans help motorists stranded for days on I-55

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 11:11 AM EST2014-03-05 16:11:34 GMT
    BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Poor road conditions have stranded hundreds of motorists in Region 8. Most, along I-55 in Mississippi County. "We were all the way in Missouri on foot just walking," Shondra Wright
    Roughly 50 Region 8 residents from Blytheville area churches and organizations spent hundreds of dollars and hours of their time walking along I-55 bringing food and water to those stranded motorists.
  • WildfiresMore>>

  • 600 acres burned in lightning-caused fire near Elgin

    Lightning sparks fire near Elgin

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:34:14 GMT
    Firefighters are battling flames after a brief lightning storm near Elgin ignited several fires that combined into one on Saturday afternoon, according to Sonoita Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin. Sonoita
    600 acres outside of Elgin have burned. Sonoita Fire Department is on the scene and more units are on their way.
  • UPDATE

    Progress: Brown Fire now 25 percent contained

    Progress: Brown Fire now 25 percent contained

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:09:36 GMT
    Brown Fire in ArizonaBrown Fire in Arizona
    The human-caused Brown Fire is burning northwest of Sierra Vista, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire Department.
    The human-caused Brown Fire is burning northwest of Sierra Vista, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire Department.
  • Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:50:37 GMT
    Winds are expected to kick up on Wednesday following a tough day on the fire lines as the Brown Fire continues to grow. Tonight people are on edge. It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing
    It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing as people living near the Brown Fire are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.
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