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A cluster of tropical activity has developed across the Pacific Ocean, as three features battle for dominance and hold the potential for a phenomenon called the Fujiwhara Effect to occur. "Tropical activity has picked up across the eastern Pacific," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alex DaSilva. The three main areas of interest are Tropical Rainstorm 9-E, Hurricane Hilda and Tropical Depression 10-E The good news is that all three features are generally moving away from Mexico and will pose no thr
- NBC News
Debris and mudslides from a burn scar around Glenwood Canyon forced closure of the crucial east-west artery that passes through the Rocky Mountains.
Heavy rainfall caused water to gush down Grand Falls, northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona, footage shot on July 29 shows.This video, by Liz Kylin, shows heavy flows of muddy water cascading down the falls.A significant weather advisory was in place for the region on July 29, with the National Weather Service warning of torrential rainfall. Credit: Liz Kylin via Storyful
- The New York Times
Schanda Handley was at home with her daughter and a neighbor when two men showed up at the door, dressed in what looked like blue uniforms from an appliance store. They had a carpet steamer and asked Handley if they could demonstrate it for her. When she said no, the men forced their way into her house at gunpoint, put a hood over her head and handcuffed her and her neighbor, she said. Then they pushed Handley into a van and drove off, leaving Handley’s 14-year-old daughter and the neighbor behi
- USA TODAY
Already besieged by wildfires, parts of the American West will encounter thundershowers that could lead to flash floods this week.
- Idaho Statesman
In just a few hours, the thunderstorm left nearly four times as much rain as the Treasure Valley normally sees for all of July.
- The Weather Network
As we head towards the second week of August, the extreme temperature contrasts will slowly break down and we will also start to see a shift in the pattern.
- Washington Post
TOKYO - Even before she lost in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament in which she was a favorite to win, Naomi Osaka faced backlash in Japan. The criticism, long running and usually bubbling just under the surface in her birth nation, came to the fore again when she climbed an illuminated staircase to light the Olympic cauldron under the glare of the world's spotlight. The issue for many commenters on Yahoo, which serves as a popular forum for a vocal minority of the country's conser
A woman caught on video being charged by a grizzly bear at Yellowstone faces criminal charges after officials used social media to identify her
Yellowstone officials asked for help identifying the woman, who they later discovered had posted photos of the bears on her personal Facebook page.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The final number of dead in the Surfside condo collapse was devastating: 98 lives lost. But at one point it seemed the number could go much higher. On June 29, five days after the collapse, the number of missing was pegged at more than 150 people. It appeared likely that most would be found dead in the rubble. A number of factors account for the difference, police say. ...
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
Yolo County issued an emergency proclamation Friday for its unincorporated areas due to worsening drought conditions. All residents and businesses in the county are urged to start conserving water.
- NBC News
"Never in a million years did I think our justice system was like this," one mother said. "Never did I think that judges were doing this and getting away with it."
- Charlotte Observer
Charges were dropped quickly against Timothy Caraway, the man on the ground, for insufficient evidence, a court filing shows.
- Associated Press
It was one of the most gruesome mass killings in North Dakota history; four workers at a business who gathered early one morning for “coffee club” were slain in a matter of minutes. The ghastly 2019 scene that gripped Mandan, a community of 22,000 just outside the state capital of Bismarck, is set to be rehashed this week at the trial of Chad Isaak, a Navy veteran and chiropractor whose trailer home is managed by the business police say he “targeted.” Investigators say the evidence against Isaak is overwhelming, including clothing, handgun parts, a knife and used shell casings, surveillance footage, bank records, and Facebook and phone data.
(Bloomberg) -- California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to free up energy supplies and speed development of new power plants to help the state avoid blackouts as it faces wildfires and crippling heat waves this summer.The historic drought, intense heat and blazes battering the state have left it facing a projected possible power-supply shortfall of as much as 3.5 gigawatts during late afternoons under extreme conditions, according to the emergency proclamation Friday.Califo
- USA TODAY Opinion
Survivors of heinous crimes deserve to have their day in court, but the bankruptcy proceedings essentially shut down future lawsuits against the BSA.
- Business Insider
A Trump supporter was arrested after a church prayer group member sent texts to the FBI that showed him inside the Capitol Building on Jan. 6
Glenn Allen Brooks texted selfies of himself inside the Capitol to a church prayer chat group, according to a DOJ criminal complaint.
- The New York Times
BEATTY, Ore. — Marc Valens washed his hands in the rubble of what was once his home, in the bowl where he used to make salad. There was something almost normal about it all: the clink and clank of lids and pots as he stood at the still-intact sink and stove. But any sense of normalcy was an illusion. Much of his home and belongings were gone, swallowed up by the largest wildfire currently burning in America, the Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon. The frame of a chair sat amid the ash where the liv
- The Guardian
Smoke, closed businesses and constant worry have changed life for those living with disaster on their doorstep A Cal Fire engine navigates along Hwy 70 near the burn zone of the Dixie fire on Thursday, 22 July, 2020 in Plumas County, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/UPI/REX/Shutterstock The Dixie fire was consuming vast swaths of land in the Sierra Nevada foothills, but in the nearby valley city of Chico, California, it was a typical summer day. The temperature had already climbed past 102F
Residents in Tulsa, Oklahoma are in an uproar over the city’s reburial of remains believed to be of more than […] The post Reburial of exhumed bodies from Tulsa massacre sparks protests appeared first on TheGrio.