We're back to a dry and hot pattern this week, and it all starts today. High pressure will keep Colorado dry and warm with generally light surface winds. Smoke won't be very thick today, so we should have pretty nice air quality in and out of the mountains.
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- Miami Herald
The ghost town was home to 27 families in the 1950s.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
Top commercial and residential water users in Las Vegas metro area listed as Feds declare water shortage and continue predictions of lower levels at Lake Mead.
- The State
Eight earthquakes have been confirmed in the same area of South Carolina in little more than two months.
- FTW Outdoors
A trail camera in Canada’s Yukon Territory has captured footage showing a large grizzly bear marking territory by standing and rubbing its back against a tree.
- CBS News
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- Washington Examiner
Self-proclaimed shaman accused of starting California fire said she was trying to boil bear urine: Police
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- Business Insider
The aurora could be visible as far south as New York, Wisconsin, and Washington state on Monday, thanks to a geomagnetic storm
When solar winds interact with Earth's magnetic field, they can create auroras. Strong geomagnetic storms send the lights farther south.
- The Daily Beast
JOSH EDELSONOver two days in the summer of 1910, wildfires roared across the bone-dry forests of the inland Northwestern U.S., the Rockies, and parts of British Columbia. Whole towns burned. The blazes scorched 3 million acres of forest, an area the size of Connecticut, and left behind a legacy that profoundly changed how the U.S. managed wildfires—and ultimately how fires behave today.The Big Burn shook firefighting agencies and officials, most notably the newly formed U.S. Forest Service and i
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- CBS News
The "small but dangerous storm" is one of the earliest 18th named storms to form.
- The Guardian
Firms say what’s underneath the Salton Sea could fuel a green-energy boom. But struggling residents have heard such claims before An area along the Salton Sea that was once filled with water. Photograph: John Francis Peters/The Guardian Standing atop a pockmarked red mesa, Rod Colwell looks out at an expanse of water that resembles a thin blue strip on the horizon. The Salton Sea, California’s largest lake, has come and gone at least five times in the last 1,300 years, most recently in 1905, whe
- Kansas City Star
A “rusty colored” liquid from a steel plant spilled into Lake Michigan, officials said.
Widening power shortages in China have halted production at numerous factories including many supplying Apple and Tesla, while some shops in the northeast operated by candlelight and malls shut early as the economic toll of the squeeze mounted. China is in the grip of a power crunch as a shortage of coal supplies, toughening emissions standards and strong demand from manufacturers and industry have pushed coal prices to record highs and triggered widespread curbs on usage. Rationing has been implemented during peak hours in many parts of northeastern China since last week, and residents of cities including Changchun said cuts were occurring sooner and lasting for longer, state media reported.
- USA TODAY
In 2018, three men approaches a group of wild bears feeding in a river. They were caught by people watching live camera of the bears.
- Motley Fool
A vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill is scheduled for this Thursday in the House of Representatives.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
There's enough groundwater for the people and businesses in the Indian Wells Valley. It's agriculture that's causing shortages.
- Miami Herald
Hurricane Sam weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm on Monday as it continued barreling across the Atlantic, and forecasters are also eyeing three systems that could turn into tropical depressions this week, including the remnants of Peter.
LA PALMA, Spain (Reuters) -A volcano on Spain's La Palma island began ejecting lava again on Monday after a lull, while hundreds of people in coastal villages hunkered down in anticipation of lava emitted in previous days reaching the sea and releasing toxic gas. Spurts of vivid lava emerged from the Cumbre Vieja volcano in the early evening and snaked down the dark mountainside after a period of several hours without explosions, according to Reuters witnesses. "Activating and deactivating is logical, natural in the evolution of Strombolian volcanoes," said Miguel Angel Morcuende, director of the Pevolca response committee, referring to the type of violent eruption that emits incandescent dust.
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- The Guardian
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