By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press December 6, 2013 10:24 p.m.
DALLAS — Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the Southwest on Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend.
By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press December 6, 2013 9:02 p.m.
LONDON — Hundreds of people in Britain mopped up flooded homes on Friday after a powerful storm, which scoured northern Europe with hurricane-force gusts, kicked up the biggest tidal surge in 60 years, swamping stretches of shoreline.
By Amanda Peacher, Oregon Public Broadcasting December 5, 2013 9:58 a.m.
With temperatures in the 20s and 30s this week, emergency homeless shelters in Portland have opened their doors.
By Associated Press December 5, 2013 9:38 a.m.
PORTLAND — The heat beneath the earth couldn’t keep up with the cold aboveground, so the outdoor public pool that that draws on the geothermal formations in Klamath Falls has been closed.