The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued an air quality advisory through Friday afternoon as smoke from wildfires burning in Central and Northern California continued to affect areas of Los Angeles County.
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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In the Texas Panhandle, a huge family-owned ranch officially hits the real estate market this week. “It is simply a one of one, and possibly the last of the great ones.”
- The Weather Network
Welcome to fall on the West Coast! No end in sight to the storm parade across British Columbia, with heavy rain to persist through the end of October.
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- KFSN – Fresno
An atmospheric river will move into the Valley this week. ABC30 Meteorologist Madeline Evans is tracking when rainfall will hit Central California.
- Miami Herald
As the staggering price tag of elevating roads in the Florida Keys comes into focus, where exactly all that cash will come from remains unclear.
- The Weather Network
The hurricane season started with a vengeance and then, things quieted down. A lot.
Real, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger. Wilson Walker reports.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom extended a drought emergency declaration to cover the entire state on Tuesday.Why it matters: "California is experiencing its worst drought since the late 1800s, as measured by both lack of precipitation and high temperatures," per a statement from the governor's office. This past August was the driest and hottest one on record, "and the water year that ended last month was the second driest on record," the statement added.Stay on top of the latest market trends and
- KTXL - Sacramento
High elevations received up to a foot of snow in the first major snowstorm of the year; modest amounts of rain fell in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas, but more is expected in the next week.
- USA TODAY
A British wildlife hospital received a call from a local stonemasonry firm about a long, spotted snake they found in a shipping container from India.
- Idaho Statesman
A Chipotle burrito can be pretty filling on its own, but a photo shows what the full feast is for a bear.
- Kansas City Star
“You know, I just tried to stay alive. I somehow got a hold of his antlers and I just screamed and screamed.”
- Raleigh News and Observer
The truck that visited Durham Tuesday is one of only a handful in the world.
- Reuters Videos
Video released by the USGS from on October 18 but filmed on October 12 showed lava bubbling at the west vent in the Halema'uma'u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea.According to USGS, gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated as Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) field crews-equipped with specialized safety gear-monitor the eruption from within the closed area of Hawai's Volcanoes National Park with National Park Service (NPS) permission.The volcano alert level for Hawaii's youngest and most active volcano is currently on 'Watch'.While the lava presents no immediate threat to populated areas, residents who live downwind of Kīlauea continue to be warned of possible exposure to sulfur dioxide and other volcanic gases that can irritate the respiratory system.
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency in Los Angeles County late this afternoon, as well as in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura, Imperial and San Francisco Counties. That puts the entirety of Southern California under the state’s water conservation order. Those eight counties had been excluded from the original emergency declaration, but […]
A storm passed over the central Rockies and into the northern Plains on Oct. 19, dropping more than a foot of snow in some parts of its path.
The government wants people to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.
- KTLA - Los Angeles
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday extended the emergency to San Francisco, Los Angeles and other Southern California counties. It allows state officials to ban practices like hosing sidewalks and irrigating public street medians.
- Better Homes & Gardens
Several classic garden favorites have turned out to be aggressive enough to harm native ecosystems. Here’s what to plant instead.