Record rainfall Friday trigged flash floods at Death Valley National Park that swept away cars, closed all roads and stranded hundreds of visitors and workers. There were no immediate reports of injuries but roughly 60 vehicles were buried in mud and debris and about 500 visitors and 500 park workers were stuck inside the park, officials said.
- 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
- Business Insider
Map shows 'extreme heat belt' projected to cover a quarter of the US in 30 years, where temperatures would breach 125 degrees Fahrenheit
An analysis of satellite data predicts about one-third of Americans will get temperatures above 125 degrees Fahrenheit in 2053. That's conservative.
Tammy Perreault, 63, was struck by an umbrella while sitting on a beach in South Carolina and died from her injuries nearly an hour later
- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman from California shares the biggest culture shocks she faced after moving to Iowa: ‘It’s crazy different’
A Californian is going viral after sharing the biggest culture shocks she faced after moving to Iowa.
- Macon Telegraph
Nina Lipscomb had been missing for four days when the boy found her alive.
- USA TODAY
An altered image falsely claims to show CNN reporting Russian officials ordered a DNA test to determine if Brittney Griner is male or female.
- 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.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
Former LA County official who took photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash testified that he didn't 'even know' who 13-year-old Gianna Bryant was
Retired LA Fire Captain Brian Jordan was on the defense during his Monday testimony in the Vanessa Bryant trial, abruptly leaving the stand three times.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Farmers' Almanac used its 200-year-old formula to predict generally cool weather for the U.S. this fall, with November snow in northern Arizona.
Prosecutors said that Nicole Linton, who is facing manslaughter charges after allegedly causing a fiery car crash in Los Angeles County, harmed herself and was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment multiple times before the wreck, the Los Angeles Times reports.
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
- Kansas City Star
“It was very hectic,” said police officers who were at the scene.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
- Yahoo Entertainment
Tuesday’s Deadliest Catch was intense as the fishing fleet near the U.S.-Russian border witnessed what appeared to be a missile launch.
At 6 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Boo Freeman filmed a massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Florida, about 50 miles east of Pensacola, before most people had their first cup of coffee. "What a morning! Wow!" Freeman posted on Instagram. Multiple videos and photos posted to social media showed the storm, Northwest Florida Daily News reported. Freeman told AccuWeather that the photogenic waterspout dissipated offshore. "I've seen many waterspouts; just last week we had another one pass by." AccuWeathe
Local Florida reporter says Marco Rubio refuses to take his questions but goes on Fox News where they 'handle him with kid gloves'
Reporter Michael Putney said he has invited Marco Rubio on his show every week for the last two years.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance over Nicaragua Tuesday afternoon is forecast to move across Central America and into the Gulf of Mexico this week.
- Miami Herald
He’s a nationally known expert in prostate, breast and brain cancers.