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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
- 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.
- Lohud | The Journal News
The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
- CBS News
Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
- Naples Daily News
Whether the tropical wave in the Caribbean develops into a named storm depends on two things: how fast it moves and time over water.
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
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.
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
Ride along with a 4Runner driver on a cruise through the flood-ravaged roads of Death Valley National Park.
- Northwest Florida Daily News
Multiple large waterspouts were spotted Tuesday morning off the Emerald Coast, and several people took to social media to share videos and photos.
- 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
- Miami Herald
A disturbance over Nicaragua Tuesday afternoon is forecast to move across Central America and into the Gulf of Mexico this week.
Extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer reported from Arizona on Aug. 16 during a short break between flood risks in the state.
- The Times Herald
The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards put out a joint statement regarding the Port Huron Float Down. The statement said the event is inherently dangerous
Severe flooding caused an “extensive amount of damage” to parts of West Virginia, prompting the Governor to declare a State of Emergency on August 15.This footage, filmed by Joey Crist, shows muddy water cascading down a road in the small city of Smithers, West Viriginia.Governor Jim Justice declared a State of Emergency in Kanawha and Fayette counties after between four to six inches of rain fell overnight, flooding several roads and damaging over 100 homes.According to the National Weather Service “unsettled weather” was set to continue in the region for the rest of the week, with daily afternoon storms expected. Credit: Joey Crist via Storyful
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- Springfield News-Leader
The model predicts only 50 U.S. counties next year to have temperatures exceeding 125 degrees. By 2053, that number rises to 1,023 counties.
- Miami Herald
“At what point are they going to call those a tornado and alert the people?”
- Yahoo News
When most people hear the word “tsunami,” they may imagine a massive wave, but that’s actually a misconception that researchers in Washington state are trying to correct.