3 storm chances this weekend
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
Summertime heat is set to build across the West as a gradual shift in the weather pattern occurs this week. Forecasters say temperatures will steadily climb between 10 and 18 degrees Fahrenheit above average in the upcoming days in cities such as Seattle, Portland and Medford, Oregon. "Much like recent hot stretches, this will be caused by a large bulge in the jet stream, acting to keep the storm track lifted north and allowing temperatures to surge in the coming days," explained AccuWeather Met
- CBS News
Even Utah's governor, out for a run, heard the boom, which was caused by what the National Weather Service said was a meteor.
- NY Daily News
Renowned researcher Marty Martin, dubbed ‘the ambassador of rattlesnakes,’ dies from rattlesnake bite
William “Marty” Martin, a renowned snake researcher who dedicated his life’s work to the study of timber rattlesnakes, died last week after he was bitten by a snake on the property of his West Virginia home, his wife said. He was 80. Martin, who was described as the “ambassador of rattlesnakes” in a 2019 profile on the online journal Terrain, was just 13 years old when he documented the first ...
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
After strong rains and recent flooding, monsoon season is expected for longer. Expect more storms this weekend into next week.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal officials are expected next month to rename five creeks and a stream on federal land in Kansas because their names include the word "squaw."
- USA TODAY
Scientists say climate change increases the likelihood of the recurrence of a 'megaflood' like the Great Flood of 1862.
- Business Insider
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: 'Why can't we get it through our thick skulls?' America boosting oil and gas production is 'not against' climate change
"Because of high oil and gas prices, the world is turning back on their coal plants. It is dirtier," Jamie Dimon said Tuesday, according to Yahoo.
Mudslides forced road closures in the Forest Falls area of San Bernardino County this weekend after heavy rains
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- Florida Today
Cocoa lake looks like a moonscape as water levels in the St, Johns River feeding it has dropped to record lows, worrying residents and experts alike.
Tumbling temperatures this weekend could be here to stay. Canadian air, combined with a rare nor'easter could keep it feeling like September in the Northeast into next week. Cities like Philadelphia and New York City were running 4-5 degrees above normal for the start of the month and reaching the 90-degree mark more than a handful of days. Philadelphia residents endured a longer stretch of hot conditions, where the persistent heat resulted in a 10-day heat wave. Boston's heat wave finally came
Authorities are still counting the number of homes destroyed
- The Coloradoan
Another flash flood warning is in effect for central Larimer County, including portions of the Cameron Peak Fire burn scar, until 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
- Business Insider
Across the world, severe droughts made worse by climate change are revealing old sites, ancient artifacts, and even human remains.
- LA Times
The Six Rivers fire has burned more than 16,900 acres in Trinity and Humboldt counties, and the Red fire is burning in Yosemite National Park.
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) -Several regions of China including the major southwestern city of Chongqing baked in temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) on Saturday, while the country's national observatory continued its red alert for extreme heat. In Zhejiang, home to many factories and exporters, a meteorological official said that the eastern province has broken its previous record for high temperature days this year, with 31 days above 35C and 16 days above 38C. Along with Chongqing, which saw temperatures up to 42.1C on Saturday, Hubei, Hunan, Shandong, Anhui, Xinjiang, Jiangxi and Fujian were among the provinces and regions where temperatures exceeded 35C.
- CBS News
Gov. Gavin Newsom said California is expected to lose 10% of its water supply by 2040.
- Raleigh News and Observer
As storms hit harder, NC is putting up a more substantial fight | Opinion
- The Desert Sun
Other ideas include toting icebergs from the Arctic and building desalination plants by the Sea of Cortez. Experts say conserving water tops them all.