Southern California pounded by intense storm and flooding
National / Science

Southern California pounded by intense storm and flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tail end of a punishing winter storm system lashed California with thunderstorms and severe winds Monday after breaking rainfall records, washing out roads and whipping up enormous waves over the weekend. A thunderstorm brought ashore hail northwest of Los Angeles in Santa Barbara County, where a tornado warning was briefly … Continue reading


Campus Life / Local

NSU cancels classes, registration and basketball games for Saturday; closed Sunday through Tuesday, registration to be extended

Due to the forecast of the impending snow storm, Norfolk State University canceled classes, registration and home basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7. The university will also be closed Sunday through Tuesday. The university is requesting that all essential personnel still report to work in order to properly service on campus resident students. In a statement released … Continue reading


Norfolk prepares for winter storm

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is opening three garages to provide residents a place to park their vehicles during the upcoming snow.  Residents who normally park on the street are encouraged to use these garages in order for City plows to easily clear roadways of snow: Waterside Garage – 50 Martin’s Lane Boush … Continue reading

TS Erika kills four in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico
Latin America & the Caribbean / Science

TS Erika kills four in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people. The storm, which forecasters said could reach Florida as a hurricane on Monday, dumped 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain … Continue reading