CBS2's Vanessa Murdock has your weather forecast for June 18 at 11 p.m.
- Travel Noire
People who live or are going to the Southern Caribbean islands must be extremely cautious over the next few days.
- Naples Daily News
Invest 95L is forecast to move ashore over Texas later today, bringing heavy rain to the area. It could become a short-lived tropical depression.
Meteorologists are still watching three disturbances in the Atlantic basin.
- LA Times
The Rices fire, which broke out Tuesday in Nevada County, has burned 769 acres, growing by almost 200 acres overnight, and is still 0% contained.
- USA TODAY
South Carolina was rocked by several earthquakes Wednesday, including the two strongest quakes yet in a "swarm" of earthquakes.
Mike Buresh is tracking some true tropical downpours that we’re accustomed to for this time of the year.
Alaska, traditionally one of the coldest states in the country, is set to see an unusually warm start to July thanks to a heat dome parking itself over the region. Temperatures could rise up to 20 degrees F above normal in the northernmost state, with temperatures rising well into the 80s to near 90 F. A heat dome occurs when there is a large poleward shift in the jet stream, which becomes wavy and elongated. In this case, an unusually strong high pressure system is forcing the jet stream well t
- Tallahassee Democrat
In honor of the year’s loudest and fastest three-day weekend ahead, the Tropics are living on the edge, with three disturbances pushing the boundaries of hurricane climatology for late June.
Heat waves, like those repeatedly hitting Italy with peaks of 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), can significantly reduce the yield of surviving rice.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Footage shows residents waking up amid a foam cloud sweeping at least 30 homes as firefighters sprayed water to disperse the cloud."Honestly, this (house) can collapse at any minute and I will have to sleep under the bridge,” Soacha resident William Sanchez said, while cleaning up his kitchen that was flooded with the toxic foam.Local media reported the foam came from a sewage gully that overflowed under the downpour.Authorities said they would be conducting lab analysis to determine whether chemicals, waste, or other substances could have caused the foam.
- The Weather Network
This city just shattered its record for most consecutive days above 25°C, and it’s within striking distance of chopping down another heat record this week.
- The Coloradoan
One hundred personnel will be working the lightning-caused fire that started late Monday evening in a remote and rugged area.
- LA Times
Crews have made significant progress on the Rices fire but are 'far from being out of the woods,' a Cal Fire official said. Multiple structures are believed to have been destroyed.
- The Weather Network
Oneka Technologies says its desalination systems can be powered solely by ocean waves and can deliver thousands of litres of clean drinking water.
An unprecedented early-season heat wave in Japan has placed a significant strain on residents and the power grid alike over the past week. AccuWeather meteorologists say relief is on the way, but not before the region endures several more days of scorching conditions. From June 23 to June 28, 263 record high temperatures were shattered across the country, including more than half a dozen all-time record highs. On Tuesday, June 28, the cities of Toyota, Katsunuma and Tajimi all set new high marks
- Associated Press
Great white shark researchers on Cape Cod are reminding visitors that warmer weather signals not just the start of the busy tourist season, but also the arrival of the region’s famous predators. July tends to be when great whites appear in earnest as the cape’s waters warm, with sightings peaking from August through October, Megan Winton, a scientist with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, said during a news conference at the organization’s offices in Chatham on Wednesday. Greg Skomal, a state marine biologist who has been studying the region’s great whites for decades, said the animals still tend to be concentrated on the Atlantic Ocean-facing side of the cape, where they feast on a flourishing seal population.
- Forkast News
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Houston will continue to watch a low in the Gulf. The National Hurricane Center gives it a 40% chance to develop into a tropical depression or storm. Its organization, track, and intensity will determine the amount of rain expected for southeast Texas on Thursday and Friday. For now, it looks like the dry ground can handle all the rain without widespread problems. Things should dry over the weekend and July 4th looks muggy and hot.
- Idaho Statesman
“The encounter happened too suddenly for him to deploy the bear spray he was carrying,” officials said.
- York Daily Record
Sheetz recently announced a price drop on some of its gas. Is it safe to use?