7 Weather 6pm Update, Tuesday, July 26
- 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
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
After strong rains and recent flooding, monsoon season is expected for longer. Expect more storms this weekend into next week.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer was in Bitter Springs, Arizona, as a flash flood overtook the hardpan on Aug. 12, heading toward Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A severe thunderstorm centered over Scottsdale is slowly moving west toward Central Phoenix, bringing with it heavy rain and possible dust storms.
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
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.
Covid forced many restaurants to shut down. But those that pulled through are facing a new challenge: extreme heat.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Friday's objectives are to continue monitoring the McKinney Fire, mop up deeper into the fire's interior and protect cultural and natural resources.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Hurricane Andrew ended Florida's 42-year streak of no direct hits from a hurricane. It's legacy and lessons endure 30 years later.
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.
- USA TODAY
Scientists say climate change increases the likelihood of the recurrence of a 'megaflood' like the Great Flood of 1862.
- Raleigh News and Observer
As storms hit harder, NC is putting up a more substantial fight | Opinion
Meteorologists warn that a tropical system will continue to bring flooding rainfall through southern Texas and northern Mexico in the coming days before impacting yet another portion of the United States midweek. AccuWeather forecasters began monitoring a budding tropical rainstorm since the middle of last week. Even without becoming an organized tropical system, it began to bring heavy, tropical rainfall to the southern U.S. On Saturday, pockets of convection existed across the northwest Gulf o
Authorities are still counting the number of homes destroyed
Firefighters have managed to halt the spread of a "monster" blaze in southwest France, allowing authorities to reopen a stretch of highway to traffic ahead of a busy travel weekend. Reinforcements from across Europe helped local firefighters tackle the blaze which has ravaged forests in France's Gironde region since Tuesday and forced 10,000 people to evacuate their homes.
- 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.
- Associated Press
Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan's main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials. The Japan Meteorological Agency said that Meari made landfall in Shizuoka prefecture southwest of Tokyo in the afternoon, bringing sudden heavy rains and blasting winds to a widespread area and prompting warnings about mudslides and flooding. More than 72,000 people in the area's main city of Shizuoka were told to evacuate due to possible landslides.
- Tacoma News Tribune
Today is likely the coolest it will be all week.
- Miami Herald
Rainy days and Mondays always get you down, as the old song said?