No response as divers knock on capsized ship hull

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — Families anxiously awaited news of the 12 people missing from a capsized oil industry vessel Thursday while divers searching for survivors knocked on the ship's hull without response.

Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs

HONOLULU (AP) — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii's steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highways and raging rivers and streams were clogged with debris.

More sunshine, a bit breezy Thursday -Kristin

Happy Thursday! Temperatures continue to rise each day this week. Back to more sunshine today with afternoon highs in the low to mid 70's. A bit more wind is expected next few days, especially each afternoon where we could see…

South Texas officials worry about breaches in border levees

PALMVIEW, Texas (AP) — South Texas officials say they are worried about flooding during the hurricane season starting June 1 from breaches in a levee system that remain after border wall construction was halted.

Despite normal spring, Texas electric grid seeks power boost

DALLAS (AP) — The electric grid manager for most of Texas issued an electricity conservation watch Tuesday, appealing to customers to conserve electricity despite weather conditions typical for spring.

Severe storm damages buildings in Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A cluster of severe storms swept across the South early Saturday, leaving one person dead in Louisiana, toppling trees and power lines in Mississippi, dropping large hail on an Alabama coastal city and leveling buildings in the Florida Panhandle.

Snoqualmie Pass closed due to snowy conditions

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — Snoqualmie Pass is closed due to multiple collisions, spinouts and snowy conditions. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, I-90 is closed at MP 71 near Easton heading westbound and also at MP 34 near North…

California Highway 1 to reopen by April 30, agency says

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Highway 1 along Big Sur is expected to reopen by April 30 because work to repair a huge piece of roadway that crumbled during a storm is nearly two months ahead of schedule, the California Department of Transportation announced Thursday.