Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas Face Flood of Historic Magnitude After Storms

Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas Face Flood of Historic Magnitude After Storms

Thousands of Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold. More than a week of violent weather, including downpours and deadly tornadoes, has devastated the central United States, bringing record-breaking floods […]

Going to Chicago?

Going to Chicago?

Chicago hails visitors with a very Midwest welcome, and very few hard-and-fast rules. But these tips will help you blend in like a local and get the most out of any visit. How to Greet Someone First and foremost, don’t forget to say hello. This is a friendly city where “good morning” and “hey, hello” go a […]

Central USA is Flooding, People Evacuating

Central USA is Flooding, People Evacuating

Flooding in the central USA Friday swamped small towns, forced some residents along waterways to evacuate, threatened to temporarily close a nuclear power plant and shut down stretches of a major river and an interstate highway, foreshadowing a difficult Spring flooding season. The high water, prompted by a massive late-Winter storm, pushed some waterways to […]

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Schools closed across Washington State as Winter snowstorms hammered the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and brought snow to Hawaii. Seattle’s metro area had already been hit by 3 snow storms this month and the National Weather Service reports that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has received 14.1 ins of […]

Midwest in Deadly Deep Freeze

Midwest in Deadly Deep Freeze

The deadly deep freeze grasping the Midwest sent temperatures plunging Wednesday to rival some of the coldest places in the world, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,600 flights to and from Chicago’s airports. The US Postal Service even took the rare step of suspending mail delivery across […]

America’s Mid-west in a Deep Freeze, Global Warming?

America’s Mid-west in a Deep Freeze, Global Warming?

President Trump took a jab at global warming late Monday, urging it to “come back fast” as temperatures are set to dip to way below freezing in the Midwest. “In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded,” President Trump tweeted. “In coming days, expected to get even colder. People […]