A Washington state high school cafeteria worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire at the school north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday. The shooter was Jaylen Fryberg, a popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting told The Associated Press.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast next week.
Frigid conditions and heavy snow led to widespread and extensive school cancellations and delays last year. How will this winter shape up?
Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic while drought conditions persist in northern California.
After more than a decade, the National Weather Service has officially adopted an experimental short-range weather model capable of providing more precise predictions under rapidly changing storm conditions.