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- Miami Herald
The 18th named storm of the season, Tropical Storm Sam, has formed in the Atlantic. And it’s expected to become a hurricane by Friday, faster than originally expected.
AccuWeather National Reporter Tony Laubach has chased hundreds of tornadoes over dozens of years in numerous locations throughout the United States. But the veteran storm chaser had a new adventure on his plate this week - chasing down tarantulas. Laubach was in southeastern Colorado on Tuesday for a unique vermin event that has begun drawing large crowds. During the spiders' annual mating season, thousands of the hairy, brown creatures can be found scurrying across the rocky surface of La Junta
- The Weather Network
The arrival of the 18th named storm of the 2020 season is imminent, and with the "official" end of the season more than two months away, the hurricane name list may overflow for the second year running.
- USA TODAY
Tropical Depression 18 formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, with tracking models showing it could be near hurricane strength by this weekend.
- Business Insider
Take a look at the record-breaking port congestion from 10,000 feet above, as 70 hulking cargo ships park off the LA coast
From above they may look like specks, but the cargo ships have turned the coast of Southern California into a parking lot.
- The Weather Network
Skipping right into winter as snowfall warnings cover parts of Canada's north on this first day of fall.
- FTW Outdoors
A rescue leopard at South Africa’s Harnas Wildlife Foundation is an impressive leaper, especially at mealtime.
- The Daily Beast
Courtesy Allen West and Jennifer RiceAs the inhabitants of an ancient Middle Eastern city now called Tall el-Hammam went about their daily business one day about 3,600 years ago, they had no idea an unseen icy space rock was speeding toward them at about 38,000 mph (61,000 kph).Flashing through the atmosphere, the rock exploded in a massive fireball about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) above the ground. The blast was around 1,000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The shocked city dwe
- LA Times
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon at 3:57 p.m. Pacific time 10 miles from Valle Vista and about 10 miles from Palm Springs.
The lava still spewing from last Sunday's eruption in the Canary Islands off northwest Africa advanced slowly down hillsides to the coast, where Todoque was the last village between the molten rock and the Atlantic Ocean.
Authorities are searching for a teen who was last seen swimming near a beach north of Santa Cruz on Monday night. Max Darrow reports. (9/21/21)
- WPTV- West Palm Beach Scripps
Tropical Depression 18 could become a major hurricane by early next week as it moves towards the Lesser Antilles.
- Associated Press
The Bureau of Reclamation recently declared the first-ever shortage on the Colorado River, which means Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will get less water than normal next year. The nation's most populated state has the most senior rights to river water. While the reservoir on the Nevada-Arizona border is key for those three lower Colorado River basin states, Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border is the guide for Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah in the upper basin.
Residents of the Penngrove community just north of Petaluma were ordered to evacuate from a large house fire, according to authorities.
"Grace spending time with Daniel the wallaby," dad Chandler Powell wrote while sharing the sweet photo
Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is likely the most challenging crop his family has ever cultivated since his ancestors started farming in 1865 - 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong is not in the tropics of Central America - he is in Ventura, California, just 60 miles (97 km) away from downtown Los Angeles. "I guess now I can say I am a coffee farmer!" he said, after planting the last seedlings of high-quality varieties of arabica coffee long cultivated in sweltering equatorial climates.
- KGO – San Francisco
As of about 3:30 p.m., evacuated residents in the area were allowed to return to their homes.
- The Weather Network
The 5.9-magnitude earthquake reportedly damaged buildings in Melbourne, and was felt throughout neighbouring states.
McDonald's pledged to phase out its plastic Happy Meal Toys, but environmental experts say the company's real problem is its use of beef
This means that plastic figurines could be replaced by items like 3D paper figurines or game pieces made from recycled materials.
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