The warming trend continues into Saturday before relief arrives.
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- Tri-City Herald
The Corps hauled off 800 pounds of trash after a spring party there in 2018.
An influencer is being investigated over claims she started a forest fire to shoot a glamorous TikTok dance video
Humaira Asghar has denied starting the fire, saying there was "no harm making videos," Al Jazeera reported.
- American City Business Journals
Thousands of jobs have long been envisioned for a megasite in eastern North Carolina. Now, with the state's recent success landing big manufacturers such as Toyota and VinFast, that vision could be closer to reality.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Here’s a look at how much snow might fall in the storm Friday and Saturday in northeast Colorado.
- Miami Herald
Miami mayor should be in the hot seat for not revealing who paid for his pricey Heat seat | Editorial
Miami’s telegenic crypto-mayor, Francis Suarez, who has seemingly never met a spotlight he didn’t embrace, was in his glory Tuesday night, courtside during the first Miami Heat playoff game in a spot usually reserved for celebrities.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
While a lot of birds were killed, wildlife workers managed to rescue 71 egrets from the neighborhood lot.
- Las Cruces Sun-News
Why all the haze in southern New Mexico? Blame the Black Fire, a fast-growing blaze that has charred nearly 100,000 acres
The Black Fire is growing about twice as quickly as the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak blaze did in its first weeks.
A Pakistani TikToker with millions of followers is facing severe criticism for filming in front of a forest fire amid one of South Asia's intense heat waves. Humaira Asghar has been accused of starting a forest fire in Margalla Hills National Park in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The online star, known to her 11.5 million TikTok followers as Dolly, can be seen in her now-deleted TikTok video walking in front of a burning hillside while dressed in a silver ball gown.
- The Daily Beast
Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel via GettyThe Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even more worrying is a current of warm tropical water that is looping unusually far into the Gulf for this time of year, with the power to turn tropical storms into monster hurricanes.It’s called the Loop Current, and it’s the 800-pound gorilla of Gulf hurricane risks.When the Loop Current reaches this far north this early in the hurricane season—especia
Drought is expected to impact much of the Pacific Northwest this summer, including areas in eastern Washington.
Residents from the Rockies to the Plains to the Midwest have had weather more representative of the middle of summer over the past several days, but AccuWeather forecasters say that the warmth is about to come to an abrupt end with some locations plunging back into winter. Thursday was the final warm day in the region with temperatures ranging from the 80s F in Denver, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Valentine, Nebraska, to the century mark or above in Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas. A strong cold f
- Ocala Star Banner
William T. Wood will spend one year in jail and 10 years on probation after pleading guilty to torturing black bears. Three similar cases are pending.
- LA Times
Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt says with climate change shrinking the Colorado River, Western states should renegotiate a key 1922 agreement.
- The Guardian
While alarm over wildfires, droughts, flooding and societal unrest is on the rise, not many of us talk about climate angst
- NBC News
A disaster was declared Wednesday in Taylor County Texas because the Mesquite Heat Fire that ignited Tuesday swelled to 7,000 acres burning about 60 homes.
- Idaho Statesman
“The park visitor is in a closed meadow - a meadow that is closed this time of year to protect wildlife,” park rangers said.
- Lansing State Journal
The electric grid that serves Michigan is warning demand could outpace supply during hottest summer days.
- Miami Herald
If only Elon Musk could build a super fan and point it out into the Gulf this weekend, Florida might escape some discomfort heading our way.
- Kansas City Star
“Still in complete awe of this moment,” the Kansas meteorologist said.
As Europe struggles to decarbonise its economy and wean itself off Russian oil and gas, one of the world’s sunniest and most arid nations is pitching itself to the continent as an answer to its problems.