Heather Mathis' evening weather forecast Friday, July 29, 2022
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The National Weather Service in Phoenix issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Peoria, Surprise and Sun City until 8 p.m. Sunday.
Spotty storms have developed and will be possible around sunset.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Are you ready for winter?
- Palm Beach Daily News
An area of disturbed weather over the far eastern Atlantic ocean could become a tropical depression as it moves westward this week, forecasters say.
FOX 13’s meteorologist Dave Osterberg says there is a tropical wave coming off the coast of Africa. It has the potential to develop. Even if it does become a named storm, it has to fight the Saharan dust layer. Otherwise, it is quiet in the tropics.
- WMUR - Manchester
The United States Geological Survey reported a 2.3 magnitude earthquake around 8:05 p.m. in Deering.
Several wildfires continue to burn across eastern Washington.
A flood watch is up for DeKalb and McHenry counties, where up to 2 inches of rain has already fallen.
- Statesman Journal
Multiple wildfires are burning around Oregon that have brought recreation closures to popular areas including Diamond Peak and Waldo Lake.
- The Guardian
Fourth set of skeletal remains, as yet unidentified, discovered at Swim Beach in Nevada as lake hits lowest level in 80 years
France on Sunday braced for a fourth heatwave this summer as its worst drought on record left parched villages without safe drinking water and farmers warned of a looming milk shortage in the winter. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne's office has set up a crisis team to tackle a drought that has forced scores of villages to rely on water deliveries by truck, prompted state-run utility EDF to curb nuclear power output and stressed crops. National weather agency Meteo France said it was the worst drought since records began in 1958 and that the drought was expected to worsen until at least the middle of the month.
- Wichita Eagle
Are you yet to enjoy the perfect BLT this year due to the challenging tomato crops around Wichita? There’s hope yet this year, experts say.
A Cape Cod beach closed Saturday afternoon after a “number” of Portuguese man o’wars washed ashore.
- The Courier Journal
In past flooding, hydrologists have calculated runoff 1,000 times greater than without mining. Scientists say climate change will intensify heavy rains.
- Associated Press
More human remains have been found at drought-stricken Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday. It’s the fourth time since May that remains have been uncovered as Western drought forces the shoreline to retreat at the shrinking Colorado River reservoir behind the Hoover Dam. National Park Service officials said rangers were called to the reservoir between Nevada and Arizona around 11 a.m. Saturday after skeletal remains were discovered at Swim Beach.
We are still talking about the Saharan Dust and the National Hurricane Center is watching a tropical wave that could not be further away in the Atlantic.
It’s been the summer of the shark off Cape Cod with hundreds of reported sightings, but a new venomous creature is making its presence known.
- Associated Press
France was in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year Monday as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought on record. National weather agency Meteo France said the heat wave begain in the south and is expected to spread across the country and last until the weekend. Overall, the southern half of France expects daytime temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) ad won't drop at nighttime below 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit).
- USA TODAY
With an estimated 115,000 pounds of debris accumulating on the reefs of Papahānaumokuākea, crews struggle against a pileup that keeps building.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Eyewitness video shows children rescued during Denver flooding. 📹 Felix Espinoza