As hot and dry weather conditions continue this week in Northwest Montana, Flathead National Forest officials have moved fire danger levels to high.
- The Courier Journal
Narratives around this disaster have run amuck with some going so far as to name the people dealing with it as the harbingers of their own destruction
From a trickle of water running between rocks in a dry, barren, mountainside landscape to a roaring river in a matter of mere minutes: Monsoon floods in the Southwest escalate quickly. Each summer, Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer, who may be best known for chasing tornadoes, goes on "flash flood chases" in which he aims to capture the moment that the rainwaters transform the parched landscape into a dangerous wall of water. A dramatic video recently captured by Timmer perfectly illustrated the
- Lohud | The Journal News
The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
- KGO – San Francisco
Residents in low-lying cities along the bayshore, San Francisco and Oakland airports, and freeways would be flooded as mega storms dump rain for three to four weeks, not days, as a result of climate change.
- Naples Daily News
A tropical wave over the southwestern Caribbean has a 20% chance for development as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico.
- Yahoo News
When most people hear the word “tsunami,” they may imagine a massive wave, but that’s actually a misconception that researchers in Washington state are trying to correct.
- CBS News
Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- The Holland Sentinel
A case of upwelling along the Lake Michigan shoreline caused water temperatures to drop by up to 25 degrees.
A massive crack in a pipe at the Lake Huron water treatment facility has impacted the water access of more than 130,000 people across several communities in Metro Detroit. Residents in the village of Almont, Bruce Township, Burtchville Township, Imlay City, Rochester, Shelby Township, and Washington Township should continue boiling their water before using it.
- USA TODAY
Hottest days of the year could double or quadruple in 30 years, says new First Street Foundation Report.
Regions that rely on the Yangtze, China's longest river, are having to deploy pumps and cloud-seeding rockets as a long drought depletes water levels and threatens crops, and a heatwave is set to last another two weeks. The Yangtze's middle and lower reaches have faced temperatures in excess of 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) over the past month, with experts blaming climate change-induced variations in the western Pacific subtropical high, a major determinant of summer weather throughout east Asia. With the autumn harvest under threat, the agriculture ministry has deployed 25 teams to key regions to take action to protect crops, the Shanghai government's Guangming Daily newspaper reported.
In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, two elephants can be seen rushing to save a drowning baby elephant. In what appears to be footage from Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea’s capital, the calf can be seen falling into a large pool of water. An adult elephant who is thought to be the baby elephant’s mother begins to panic, and another adult elephant rushes over.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters on Tuesday are tracking a disturbance in the Caribbean Sea that is forecast to move across Central America and into the Gulf of Mexico this week.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Flash flood warnings are currently in place for Maricopa, Mohave, Gila, Apache, Navajo, Yavapai and Coconino counties through Sunday evening, NWS said.
- The Sheboygan Press
Lake Michigan levels could lead to more flooding and erosion in the future. Here's how Sheboygan is preparing for rising waters.
Sheboygan is preparing for future flooding and erosion that could result from fluctuating water levels in Lake Michigan.
- Associated Press
Germany's main industry lobby group warned Tuesday that factories may have to throttle production or halt it completely because plunging water levels on the Rhine River are making it harder to transport cargo. Authorities say the shipping lane itself still has a depth of almost 200 centimeters (six feet, six inches), but the record low measurement Tuesday morning highlights the extreme lack of water caused by months of drought affecting much of Europe. “The ongoing drought and the low water levels threaten the supply security of industry,” said Holger Loesch, deputy head of the BDI business lobby group.
- NBC News
An "extreme heat belt" reaching as far north as Chicago is taking shape, a corridor that cuts through the middle of the country and would affect more than 107
- Redding Record Searchlight
A complex of fires in Humboldt and Trinity counties grew by more than 2,000 acres from Sunday into Monday.
The governor of West Virginia declared a state of emergency in two counties Monday after record-setting rainfall caused significant flash flooding overnight, damaging over 100 homes in Kanawha County, washing out bridges and prompting a number of water rescues. Floodwaters rushed into the county Sunday evening into Monday morning, with some areas of Kanawha receiving up to 6 inches of rain in a short period of time. As of 9 a.m. EDT Monday, more than 500 emergency calls had come into the local 9
Mudslides forced road closures in the Forest Falls area of San Bernardino County this weekend after heavy rains