Posts Tagged Winter weather

Niagara women’s hoops team stranded by storm

In this photo provided by Niagara's Tiffany Corselli, teammates Gabby Baldasare and Jamie Sherburne huddle under a blanket while stuck on a bus near Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The NCAA college basketball team has been stuck on the highway in its bus for nearly 24 hours because of a winter storm that dumped about 4 feet of snow around Buffalo. The team was coming back late Monday night from a loss at Pittsburgh when they were stranded. (AP Photo/Tiffany Corselli)

Stranded on the highway for more than a day, the Niagara women’s basketball team is finally making its journey home.

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Winter weather leads to special duck-season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While most of South Louisiana gave Jack Frost a single-finger salute for ruining their autumn last week, duck hunters wanted to kiss him on the lips. They had hoped that the spinning polar vortex that pushed January weather to the Gulf of Mexico in early November would inspire waterfowl to visit the very marshes that have no longer been de rigueur among their kind in recent years.

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