Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures between 105 and 110 degrees and heat index values up to 112.
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
Summertime heat is set to build across the West as a gradual shift in the weather pattern occurs this week. Forecasters say temperatures will steadily climb between 10 and 18 degrees Fahrenheit above average in the upcoming days in cities such as Seattle, Portland and Medford, Oregon. "Much like recent hot stretches, this will be caused by a large bulge in the jet stream, acting to keep the storm track lifted north and allowing temperatures to surge in the coming days," explained AccuWeather Met
- CBS News
Even Utah's governor, out for a run, heard the boom, which was caused by what the National Weather Service said was a meteor.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer was in Bitter Springs, Arizona, as a flash flood overtook the hardpan on Aug. 12, heading toward Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
After strong rains and recent flooding, monsoon season is expected for longer. Expect more storms this weekend into next week.
- NY Daily News
Renowned researcher Marty Martin, dubbed ‘the ambassador of rattlesnakes,’ dies from rattlesnake bite
William “Marty” Martin, a renowned snake researcher who dedicated his life’s work to the study of timber rattlesnakes, died last week after he was bitten by a snake on the property of his West Virginia home, his wife said. He was 80. Martin, who was described as the “ambassador of rattlesnakes” in a 2019 profile on the online journal Terrain, was just 13 years old when he documented the first ...
- Redding Record Searchlight
Friday's objectives are to continue monitoring the McKinney Fire, mop up deeper into the fire's interior and protect cultural and natural resources.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal officials are expected next month to rename five creeks and a stream on federal land in Kansas because their names include the word "squaw."
- USA TODAY
Scientists say climate change increases the likelihood of the recurrence of a 'megaflood' like the Great Flood of 1862.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A severe thunderstorm centered over Scottsdale is slowly moving west toward Central Phoenix, bringing with it heavy rain and possible dust storms.
- Business Insider
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: 'Why can't we get it through our thick skulls?' America boosting oil and gas production is 'not against' climate change
"Because of high oil and gas prices, the world is turning back on their coal plants. It is dirtier," Jamie Dimon said Tuesday, according to Yahoo.
Tumbling temperatures this weekend could be here to stay. Canadian air, combined with a rare nor'easter could keep it feeling like September in the Northeast into next week. Cities like Philadelphia and New York City were running 4-5 degrees above normal for the start of the month and reaching the 90-degree mark more than a handful of days. Philadelphia residents endured a longer stretch of hot conditions, where the persistent heat resulted in a 10-day heat wave. Boston's heat wave finally came
Authorities are still counting the number of homes destroyed
- Miami Herald
It wasn’t the first time a bear was spotted in the neighborhood.
- Florida Today
Cocoa lake looks like a moonscape as water levels in the St, Johns River feeding it has dropped to record lows, worrying residents and experts alike.
- Lebron Wire
Richard Jefferson, a former teammate of LeBron James, says the four-time MVP isn't one of the Lakers' all-time greats.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.
- The Hill
Coal country is still reeling from Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) decision to back a sweeping climate and energy package that will accelerate the nation’s transition away from coal. In the Mountain State, the once-burgeoning coal industry says it feels betrayed, displaced coal workers are celebrating the bill’s black lung benefits and Republicans seeking Manchin’s seat…
The basketball Hall of Fame is considered easy to get into. Here are 7 current players with fascinating cases.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is lenient on who it lets in, but there are seven current NBA players with fascinating cases.
- NBC Sports BayArea
Draymond Green revealed how often he argues with the Splash Bros, and the answer may -- or may not -- surprise you.