South Lake Tahoe is under a state of emergency as the Caldor Fire nears. The wildfire has already burned more than 450 homes.
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Hurricane Sam continues to rapidly strengthen, expected to reach major hurricane status this weekend.
- Business Insider
Photo shows one house miraculously unaffected by volcano eruption in the Canary Islands that scorched everything around it
The couple who owned the house discovered it had survived the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on the island of La Palma thanks to this photo.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters are also monitoring three other disturbances, including one that has a chance of turning into a tropical depression next week.
- The Weather Network
A major pattern change is set to sweep much of the country, with some very sharp reversals of fortune in some cases.
- WPTV- West Palm Beach Scripps
After rapid intensification, Sam has become a hurricane.
AccuWeather National Reporter Tony Laubach has chased hundreds of tornadoes over dozens of years in numerous locations throughout the United States. But the veteran storm chaser had a new adventure on his plate this week - chasing down tarantulas. Laubach was in southeastern Colorado on Tuesday for a unique vermin event that has begun drawing large crowds. During the spiders' annual mating season, thousands of the hairy, brown creatures can be found scurrying across the rocky surface of La Junta
- The Weather Network
The arrival of the 18th named storm of the 2020 season is imminent, and with the "official" end of the season more than two months away, the hurricane name list may overflow for the second year running.
- FTW Outdoors
A rescue leopard at South Africa’s Harnas Wildlife Foundation is an impressive leaper, especially at mealtime.
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Since erupting on Sunday, lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano has destroyed at least 150 houses and forced thousands of people to flee, mostly in Los Llanos de Aridane and nearby El Paso.Less than 3 miles to the south, in Todoque, forked tongues of black lava advanced slowly westward, incinerating everything in their path, including houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export.Emergency services tried to redirect the lava towards a gorge in an effort to minimize damage but had little success.Members of Spain's Military Emergency Unit (UME) forces measured gas levels of lava after Sunday's volcanic eruption in La Palma island. Vulcanologists said that levels of toxic gases emitted by the Cumbre Vieja volcano are not dangerous for humans.
Britain’s top engineers are urging the government to stop buildings being demolished.
- LA Times
That orange or gray haze that Los Angeles residents are seeing is actually from wildfires burning more than 100 miles away.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
It was trapped and moved in April and returned in May.
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"Grace spending time with Daniel the wallaby," dad Chandler Powell wrote while sharing the sweet photo
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With early autumn temperatures in Portugal hovering around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), a group of nudism enthusiasts don't even sport a vine leaf to cover their modesty as they go about their work in a vineyard 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Lisbon.
Evacuations were ordered Thursday in a Northern California community as a new wildfire spread, authorities said.
Two wildfires were threatening California's sequoia trees overnight — hours after authorities issued fresh evacuation orders and warnings, along with air quality alerts.The big picture: Air quality alerts were issued Wednesday for the Bay Area and the San Joaquin Valley as smoke from the Windy and KNP Complex fires resulted in hazy, "ash-filled" skies from Fresno to Tulare, the Los Angeles Times notes.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.The Tulare County Sh
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People need to be very careful near the lakefront Wednesday.
Meet the 14-Year-Old Girl Whose Solar-Powered Invention Is a Finalist for Prince William's Earthshot Prize
Vinisha Umashankar is the youngest of 15 finalists for the £1 million award launched by Prince William
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ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the latest storm system that has at least seven U.S. states bracing for severe weather.