Bradley's Weather Forecast Part 2 5pm 08-02-22
While much of the United States is kicking off this weekend with heavy rain, extreme heat and even tornadoes, one area will experience the country's first winter storm warning of the season. Early Friday morning, the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, issued a winter storm warning in the Brooks Range and a portion of the Alaskan North Slope. This is the first winter storm warning to be issued anywhere in the United States this snow season, which officially began on July 1. The signif
It has been more than a month since the last tropical storm, Colin.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Rainfall totals across most of northern Arizona are much higher than what they typically are at this point in the summer, the weather service says.
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The United States Geological Survey reported a 2.3 magnitude earthquake around 8:05 p.m. in Deering.
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
A tornado was to blame for the destruction on Smith Island, the National Weather Service confirmed Friday. Several homes and buildings were damaged.
- The Telegraph
Millions of households across the south of England could be hit with hosepipe bans within days after the Environment Secretary urged more water companies to introduce urgent restrictions.
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STORY: About 60 cars belonging to park visitors and staff were buried under several feet of debris at the Inn at Death Valley, an historic luxury hotel near the park headquarters in Furnace Creek, the site of a spring-fed oasis near the Nevada border, the park said in a statement.Floodwaters also pushed trash dumpsters into parked cars, shoved vehicles into each other, and swamped many facilities, some hotel rooms and business offices, it said.No injuries were reported. But about 500 visitors and 500 park staff were temporarily unable to leave the park because all roads into and out of Death Valley were closed, according to the statement. After work by emergency crews, authorities escorted the cars out of the area.Authorities are conducting aerial searches for stranded motorists but said they have not received reports of stranded cars, Death Valley National Park wrote on its Facebook page.They expect to reopen a particularly damaged area of Highway 190 by Tuesday (August 9).The flooding was unleashed by a torrential shower that dumped 1.46 inches of rain at Furnace Creek, nearly matching the previous daily record there of 1.47 inches measured from a downpour in 1988, park spokesperson Amy Wines said.
- Idaho Statesman
Southwest District Health is telling recreationists they should use extra precaution if they choose to eat fish from this body of water.
- Statesman Journal
Multiple wildfires are burning around Oregon that have brought recreation closures to popular areas including Diamond Peak and Waldo Lake.
There were nearly 600 delays at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Saturday, marking the most delays in the country, according to the website Flight Aware.
- USA TODAY
'I can't do it again': Can Appalachia blunt the devastating impacts of more flooding, climate change?
Appalachia is facing a harsh reality after historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky, killing at least 37 people and raising urgent climate questions.
Rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms have brought intense flooding to portions of the Southwest in recent days and weeks due to the North American monsoon kicking on all cylinders across the region. Many cities in the area received significantly more rainfall than normal for the month of July and AccuWeather forecasters say that the pattern isn't set to break anytime soon. The Southwest has been no stranger to heavy rain and flooding events recently. In Las Vegas, streets seemingly turned into
- LA Times
Forecasts for wind gusts of up to 30 mph pose risk of spreading deadly McKinney fire in Klamath National Forest.
- LA Times
As Death Valley dries off from near record rains, some see the fingerprints of climate change
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Forecasters say heavy rain possible for southern Wisconsin later in weekend; hot and muggy for Saturday; air quality alert issued
A warm, humid airmass will bring uncomfortable temperatures to southern Wisconsin on Saturday followed by chances for heavy rain, forecasters say.
- Associated Press
More than 800 competitors will be trudging through the Florida Everglades for the next eight days, in search of invasive Burmese pythons that will bring in thousands of dollars in prize money. The python hunt officially began Friday morning and runs through 5 p.m. on Aug. 15, according to officials who gathered in Miami to kick off the annual event. “This is significant because every python removed is one less invasive species preying on our native birds, mammals and reptiles," said Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis.
GE has some impressive history, and current technology, on display at its research center in upstate New York.
- Idaho Statesman
It’s unknown whether the fires are related, and the official causes are under investigation.
- FTW Outdoors
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday shared a striking image showing silver carp leaping en masse during a scientific electrofishing operation.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Because of the heavy rain threat the Denver7 weather team is issuing a Weather Action Day beginning late Saturday evening and Sunday. Up to 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall in as little as 45 minutes during a strong thunderstorm today.