The first damage report from the large wildfire in Somervell County shows that more than a dozen homes were destroyed.
- USA TODAY
Keep an eye to the sky Wednesday night: The aurora borealis, aka northern lights, may be making a rare appearance.
- The Courier Journal
Narratives around this disaster have run amuck with some going so far as to name the people dealing with it as the harbingers of their own destruction
From a trickle of water running between rocks in a dry, barren, mountainside landscape to a roaring river in a matter of mere minutes: Monsoon floods in the Southwest escalate quickly. Each summer, Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer, who may be best known for chasing tornadoes, goes on "flash flood chases" in which he aims to capture the moment that the rainwaters transform the parched landscape into a dangerous wall of water. A dramatic video recently captured by Timmer perfectly illustrated the
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A county official was showing representatives of federal agencies the affected areas when they had to flee the rushing waters and seek higher ground.
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Farmers' Almanac used its 200-year-old formula to predict generally cool weather for the U.S. this fall, with November snow in northern Arizona.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
- Yahoo News
NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a geomagnetic storm watch triggered by "coronal mass ejections" that may briefly disrupt satellite communications — and create a stunning aurora display — this week.
Videos show the flooded streets of central Paris as heavy storms pummel the city after months of drought
Some metro stations received nearly one month's worth of rain within one hour, reported a French weather account run by volunteers.
- CBS News
Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyAt the risk of awarding the title prematurely, we think we’ve found the weirdest study published in 2022. Scientists strapped GoPro cameras to the bodies of six dolphins trained by the U.S. Navy, and recorded them hunting for food and consuming their prey in grisly detail. According to the study, there was a purpose behind this potential invasion of dolphin privacy; namely, to learn more about how the mammals hunted and ate.Scientists
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The tropical wave is currently over land and is expected to hit warm Gulf waters soon. Here’s the forecast.
It's been a summer full of extreme heat and prolonged drought in Texas and much of Oklahoma, but a needed change in the weather pattern is on the way as temperatures are forecast to throttle back this week. While there is some good news that rain is forecast for parts of the region, too much rain is likely to cause flooding in some areas, AccuWeather meteorologists caution. "A strong bubble of high pressure at most levels of the atmosphere has kept rain away and caused heat to build much of this
- Redding Record Searchlight
Here's what's happening with fires burning in the North State on Wednesday.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
- Business Insider
The aurora borealis could appear in New York, Chicago, and Portland on Wednesday, as solar storms crash into Earth
Eruptions of plasma from the sun are careening toward Earth, so forecasters expect a geomagnetic storm to push the northern lights south on Wednesday.
At 6 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Boo Freeman filmed a massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Florida, about 50 miles east of Pensacola, before most people had their first cup of coffee. "What a morning! Wow!" Freeman posted on Instagram. Multiple videos and photos posted to social media showed the storm, Northwest Florida Daily News reported. Freeman told AccuWeather that the photogenic waterspout dissipated offshore. "I've seen many waterspouts; just last week we had another one pass by." AccuWeathe
- NBC News
The decision to euthanize Freya the walrus has provoked public outrage and renewed longstanding concerns about how Norway treats its wildlife and natural resources.
- Miami Herald
“At what point are they going to call those a tornado and alert the people?”