There are chances for rain again on Sunday with a high near 98°.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahomans need to be ready for chilly weather this winter, according to the Farmers' Almanac.
The northern lights (scientifically called aurora borealis) may be visible from the northern part of the mainland U.S. this week due to a geomagnetic storm.
- Fox Weather
September marks the beginning of meteorological fall, but despite what the calendar shows, cool temperatures might be difficult to find over the next three months.
The season’s fourth tropical system is brewing in the southwest gulf, and may become Danielle this weekend, according to Channel 9 certified chief meteorologist Tom Terry.
An annoyed elephant has reportedly ripped his owner in half using his tusks in the Thai province of Phang Nga after being forced to work under hot weather. Upon their arrival, authorities were informed that Pom Pam, a 20-year-old male elephant, had ripped apart his owner, 32-year-old Supachai Wongfaed. Rescue workers, officers and the village chief went to the scene of the incident and saw Wongfaed’s body in the middle of a rubber plantation.
- Naples Daily News
Two factors will determine whether the system becomes Tropical Storm Danielle: how fast it moves and how much time it spends over water.
- The Des Moines Register
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Des Moines, West Des Moines and Ankeny Friday afternoon until 3:15 p.m.
- Fox Weather
The most significant flood threat of an already-active Southwest monsoon season is expected to develop Friday and Saturday across parts of Arizona and New Mexico.
Intense thunderstorms swept over the French island of Corsica and tore through parts of Italy and Austria on Thursday, leaving at least 12 people dead, including three children, BBC News reported. One of those killed was a 13-year-old girl who was climbing a tree when the severe storm passed through the coastal town of Sagone, France, according to The Associated Press (AP). Gilles Simeoni, president of the Executive Council of Corsica, said the storms were "extremely violent," the AP reported. T
- Miami Herald
Miami just set a high temperature record that had held for 31 years. A day later, Miami set another high temperature record it had first set four months before America entered World War II.
Waterspouts are similar to tornadoes over water. They can move onshore and bring significant damage and injuries.
- Miami Herald
Another tropical storm could be forming Friday night in the Gulf of Mexico, with warnings issued in Mexico and Texas, forecasters say.
- Springfield News-Leader
Climate study predicts Missouri will see days of 125 degree heat index by 2053 as part of 'heat belt'
The model predicts only 50 U.S. counties next year to have temperatures exceeding a 125 degree heat index. By 2053, that number rises to 1,023 counties.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Multiple Peoria schools were closed Friday after a power outage impacted the area. Metro Phoenix saw monsoon storms on Thursday night.
- Fox Weather
Tropical Storm Warning issued for Mexican, Texas coasts ahead of arrival of a potential tropical cyclone
A tropical disturbance over the Bay of Campeche in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a high chance of developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm on Saturday, and it could lead to enhanced rainfall in parts of South Texas this weekend.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Firefighters were on the scene of a new fire burning on Wednesday morning on Curly Jack Road near Happy Camp.
- USA TODAY
How hot is too hot? Can humans survive excessive temperatures? Where do these heat records exist? All your burning questions answered.
Mere months after widespread covid lockdowns in Shanghai disrupted supply chains and forced manufacturers to halt operations, China is again seeing an uptick in factory shutdowns.
An adorable elephant in Shandong province of eastern China was caught on video returning a little boy’s shoe after it fell into his enclosure at a zoo. The video, uploaded to Twitter on Wednesday by Now This, shows the elephant grabbing the tiny shoe with its trunk and carefully reaching up to the boy as the child grabs his shoe back.
- LA Times
As experts warn of more monsoonal rains later this week, California national parks are still struggling with the flood's aftermath.