Warm spring triggers early New England apple blossom, growers’ fears of a killer frost

Early apple blossom triggers fears of killer frost

Ice storm snarls traffic, downs power lines, forces school closures in nation’s midsection

Ice storm snarls traffic in nation’s midsection

Cold weather kills 26 patients at Cuban hospital for mentally ill, investigation launched

Cuba cold snap kills 26 at psychiatric hospital

Prolonged cold snap chills small businesses _ their buildings and their cash flows

Winter can chill your workplace and your cash flow

Cold temps continue to plague Florida; imperiling fish, fruit and veggies

Cold imperils Florida’s fish, fruit and veggies

Orange juice contracts plummet amid ebbing fears that frost will damage Florida citrus crop

OJ contracts tumble 13 pct as freeze fears wane

Orange juice contracts decline as fears of major crop destruction decline; metal prices climb

OJ contracts plummet as freeze fears wane

NEW YORK — Orange juice futures contracts are plummeting after investors became more confident Florida’s crop was spared major damage from freezing temperatures over the weekend.

Heavy snow halts planes in Europe, strands hundreds in freezing conditions on German highway

Heavy snow halts planes, trains and cars in Europe

Cold weather stuns tourists, residents in Fla.; elsewhere wintry weather proves fatal

Cold stuns Floridians, causes deaths elsewhere

Stunned tourists, transplants and locals endure cold snap, even snow flurries in Florida

Floridians, tourists face wind chill, flurries

Snowstorm brings parts of Germany to a standstill; longest cold snap in 3 decades grips UK

Frozen Europe: 100s of flights canceled in Germany

Orange juice contracts hit new 2-year highs as Florida braces for more freezing temperatures

OJ contracts surge again on cold-weather worries

Snow on French Mediterranean, parents fight for sleds, as Europe shivers through cold snap

Brrr: Parents fight for sleds as Europe shivers

The nation’s weather

The nation’s weather

A strong storm in the Pacific was forecast to bring a lot of rain to the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, particularly in Washington and Oregon.

Peach, apple farmers may benefit from Deep South freeze, though a long cold snap may mean ruin

Peaches, apples may benefit from Deep South freeze

Cold snap continues to inundate nation; 4 killed in crash on snowy interstate in Ohio

Cold grips nation as crash in snowy Ohio kills 4

Easing concerns about freezing temps in Florida send orange juice futures lower

OJ futures fall as Florida avoids a major freeze

Britain digging out after heavy snow; forecasters say cold snap will continue into next week

Britain digging out after heavy snow, cold snap

Winter storm pushing snow, dangerously cold wind across Midwest; unusual cold snap grips South

Frigid weather hits Midwest, -52 wind chill in ND

Heavy snow slams Britain as European cold snap lingers, record temps registered in Scandinavia

Snow slams Britain as European cold snap lingers

Arctic cold grips central, eastern US with freezing temps; Fla. farmers guard crops

Cold grips much of US, Fla. races to save crops

Hundreds rescued from stranded cars as snow slams Britain; longest cold snap in 29 years

Hundreds rescued as heavy snow slams Britain

Unusual cold snap gripping the South, Fla. farmers trying to save millions of dollars in crops

Cold snap gripping Gulf states threatens Fla. crop

Britain groaning under heavy snow as country suffers through worse cold snap in years

Britain groaning under unusually heavy snowfall

Planes, trains and automobiles face disruption as snow and ice sweep Britain

Transport disrupted as snow and ice sweep Britain

Commodities mixed a day after big gains; metals rise on growing expectations for recovery

Commodities mixed, metals higher on recovery hopes

Winter weather drops record snow and closes schools in East, sends its chill south

Winter system drops record snow, chills the South

Van carrying 6 rolls over edge of Grand Canyon National Park embankment; no serious injuries

Van slides over embankment in Grand Canyon park

Snow, cold rain that battered much of US leaves behind flooding concerns in some areas

Winter weather leaves behind flooding concerns

Snow clogs highways and runways in Plains, while flooding threatens East

Winter weather disrupts travel in Plains and East