Thirteen states from Dakotas to North Carolina on alert for heavy snow

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — As Northeast residents dig out from another nor’easter, 13 states from the Dakotas to North Carolina are on alert for heavy snow this weekend.The band of heavy, wet snow will span from the Dakotas to Kentucky by Saturday morning. This kind of snow can potentially down trees and power lines.The heaviest snow will fall from the Dakotas to Iowa, where up to a foot is possible.The storm will quickly move into the Carolinas by Sunday morning and could bring snow to the central Appalachian Mountains from West Virginia to North Carolina.Up to half a foot of snow is possible from Illinois to Virginia and into North Carolina.Meanwhile, California is recovering from some major rainfall.Up to 10.56 inches of rain fell in central California in 48 hours.Up to 2 inches of rain fell in Santa Barbara and up to 1 inch around Los Angeles.The worst of the flooding was found east and southeast of Sacramento, where rescues were made after cars became stuck on flooded streets. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Whirlwind damages dozens of homes in Aceh

first_img“The Central Aceh BPBD has set up tents for refugees, collected data on injured victims and cleaned up fallen trees and houses. We are also coordinating with the social affairs agency about providing a public kitchen for evacuees,” Ishak, the agency’s chief, said on Tuesday as quoted by kompas.com.Some 20 people have been displaced. They have been temporarily relocated to a volleyball court in Jurusan village. (aly)Topics : A puting beliung (whirlwind), hit four villages in Pegasing district, Central Aceh, on Tuesday afternoon, injuring at least four residents and damaging at least 30 homes.The four affected villages were Kute Lintang village, Kayu Kul village, Jurusan village and Belang Bebangka village.As of Tuesday night, the Central Aceh Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) had received reports that 15 houses were heavily damaged, 13 were moderately damaged and two were slightly damaged.last_img read more

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UPDATED: FCC investigating AT&T 911 outage

first_imgAware of issue affecting some calls to 911 for wireless customers. Working to resolve ASAP. We apologize to those affected.— AT&T (@ATT) March 9, 2017The Federal Communications Commission said it will investigate the cause of the outage that affected customers nationwide.BATESVILLE, Ind. — AT&T has reported a phone outage that is affecting 911 phone calls across the nation including Indiana.Ripley County communications said that AT&T sent them an automated message stating that 911 calls could be intermittent, but that the main issue would be with location services.If you are an AT&T customer and try to call 911 and can’t get through or get a busy tone, try the 10 digit phone number for your area listed below.Ripley County Dispatch – 812-689-5555Decatur County Dispatch – 812-222-4922Franklin County Dispatch – 765-647-4178Dearborn County Dispatch – 812-537-3431 UPDATE: AT&T says they have resolved the issue affecting 911 calls Wednesday night.Issue has been resolved that affected some calls to 911 from wireless customers. We apologize to those who were affected.— AT&T (@ATT) March 9, 2017last_img read more

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