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THE UNITED STATES recorded 15 weather events costing $1 billion or more each through early October, one short of the record 16 in 2011. Above, damage in Providence caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011. / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

Only once has America seen more billion-dollar weather disasters

NEW YORK - In the year that President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris accord and downplayed global warming as a security threat, the...
A late-winter storm is blanketing the eastern U.S. in snow. / COURTESY BLOOMBERG

U.S. blizzard grounds flights, raises power as Trump tweets

NEW YORK - A late-winter storm is blanketing the eastern U.S. in snow.Airlines canceled thousands of flights, wholesale power prices surged and natural gas...

Soaking tropical rains mean end to lovely weather for East Coast

The bill is about to arrive for last week’s run of sunshine and mild temperatures along the northern East Coast.Or, to put it another...
THE NATIONAL Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northwestern Rhode Island and western Kent County until 7 a.m. Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS/JAMIE RECTOR

East Coast storm means headaches for travelers, forecasters

BOSTON - A storm dropping rain and snow on the U.S. East Coast on the eve of Thanksgiving Day is causing headaches both for...
INCLEMENT WEATHER IS expected to affect travelers as a storm moves up the U.S. East Coast Wednesday on the eve of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Eastern snowfall threatens travel on eve of Thanksgiving holiday

BOSTON - Travel conditions will deteriorate north and west of Interstate 95 from Virginia to New England as snow from a powerful storm moves...
AN INFLUENTIAL PREDICTOR of hurricane activity has increased the number of expected named storms for the coming season, which it still expects to be lighter than average. Above was the scene in Misquamicut shortly after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Colorado State increases outlook for Atlantic storms to 10

BOSTON - Colorado State University increased the number of storms it expects to develop during the Atlantic hurricane season to 10 from nine.The forecast...
THE HOTTER-THAN-AVERAGE temperatures that have been plaguing the eastern U.S. and Canada may stay away for the next two weeks, according to Commodity Weather Group President Matt Rogers. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/GARY GARDINER

East Coast heat waves may stay away into late July

BOSTON - There probably won’t be another round of heat waves in the eastern U.S. and Canada for the next two weeks, keeping spikes...
FIRST RESPONDERS including Carlos Arredondo, in cowboy hat, tend to Jeff Bauman, who was severely wounded after two explosions occurred along the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street in Boston on Monday, April 15. / BLOOMBER PHOTO/KELVIN MA

Boston bomb victim in iconic photo helped identify suspects

BOSTON - Minutes before the bombs blew up in Boston, Jeff Bauman looked into the eyes of the man who tried to kill him. Just...
THE WINTER STORM that dropped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Great Plains is expected to hit the New England region this weekend.  / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EISEN

Storm moving in from plains threatens more Northeast snow

BOSTON - A weather system that may drop more than a foot of snow in parts of the U.S. Great Plains is expected to...
A WINTER STORM that  is headed across the Great Plains threatens New England with more snow this weekend. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EISEN

Storm brings snow to Arizona as New England threatened again

BOSTON - A winter storm that disrupted a PGA golf tournament in Arizona is expected to drop snow by the foot in parts of...
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