| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:41 PM
A flash flood warning was issued about 7:15 p.m. Friday for central Los Angeles County as a band of heavy rain centered over the region.
Rain was falling as fast as 1 inch per hour from Sunland-Tujunga to Beverly Hills. Urban flash flooding could...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
A new round of thunderstorms moved into the Southern California region early Saturday afternoon, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening a large sinkhole on a busy Los Angeles street.
The heavy band of rain was expected to drench coastal and...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:15 PM
On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:35 AM
La Cañada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:25 PM
When his body was discovered, 34-year-old Andres Marin was still sitting on his light blue mountain bike, leaning against the side of a hill in the Cleveland National Forest.
He had his helmet on and his binoculars were around his neck; his hands were...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Two skiers injured in an avalanche in the Oregon backcountry were in "satisfactory" condition with broken bones after about 50 rescuers labored for 16 hours to save them, authorities said Thursday.
Rescuers had to leave the bodies of two other skiers on...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season.
The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Ah, the open road: The lone highway into Valdez, Alaska, is finally clear, but residents say being cut off by land wasn't that big of a deal.
Six miles of the Richardson Highway in and out of the town of 4,000 people were shut down for about 11 days...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Six people have been killed and two injured skiers were awaiting rescue after being struck or buried by avalanches--one 9-feet deep--across the West in recent days.
In Oregon: Two cross-country skiers in Oregon were killed about noon Tuesday near...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
MUMBAI, India – Scores of mountaineers were departing Mt. Everest on Thursday after Nepalese officials failed to break an impasse with anguished Sherpa guides who want to halt climbing following last week’s devastating avalanche.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The deadly April 18 avalanche that killed killed 13 and left three people missing on Mt. Everest will be the subject of a 90-minute documentary "Everest Avalanche Tragedy" that will air on Discovery on May 4.
Discovery had a camera crew from NBC News...