Scattered thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the Desert Southwest on July 22, leading to flooding in some areas that have been experiencing drought.
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A car was driving on the road when it collapsed.
Organizers in Wisconsin postponed the biggest air show in the U.S. as a severe storm system threatened the Midwest with potentially hurricane-force winds, tornados, hail and thunderstorms overnight. Threat level: More than 5.9 million people could be affected by the storm system — which saw the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, postpone events due to be held Wednesday until the following evening amid the threat of 90 mph winds. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights wi
More than 40 cities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul had icy conditions and at least 33 municipalities had snow, reported the meteorology company Somar Meteorologia. Unusually cold weather in Brazil has already sent international prices for coffee and sugar higher and Friday was forecast to be the coldest day of the year, according to Marco Antonio dos Santos, a partner at weather consultancy firm Rural Clima. The polar air mass should move over Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais, major producers of sugar, citrus and coffee, on Friday, bringing freezing temperatures.
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Tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage that contributed to the death of a man who crashed into a fallen tree and power line, officials said Thursday. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on Thursday afternoon, sending trees falling and debris flying. The Courier Times of Bucks County reported one of the tornadoes in Pennsylvania damaged an auto dealership and a mobile home park.
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Any storms that do move into the area will pose a high wind threat, with gusts over 65 mph, ABC7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry said.
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“The biggest threat would be any potential tsunami risk,” a United States Geological Survey geophysicist said.
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A heat wave scorched southeast Europe on Thursday, intensifying wildfires and sending residents flocking to the coast, public fountains and air-conditioned locations to find some relief. Weather experts in Athens said they expected the heat wave to extend into next week, making it one of the most severe recorded in the country since the mid-1980s. At least three people were killed in southern Turkey and dozens of people were hospitalized as the intense summer heat and strong winds fanned two separate forest fires.
2021 Hurricane Season Outlook The Atlantic waters are heating up, and peak hurricane season is almost upon us. Carriers and shippers should be on alert this hurricane season, as tropical storm activity is expected to be above average. Between 1991 and 2020, the average number of named storms (tropical storms and hurricanes) per year was 14.4, but this year is expected to have 20, according to Colorado State Tropical Weather and Climate Research. As of July 7, researchers there were calling for n
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Powerful storms tore through parts of New Jersey Thursday night, carving a path of destruction with Long Beach Island seeing significant damage.
The Pacific Northwest is once again in the midst of a heat wave after already seeing its worst such event on record this summer. Temperatures are soaring into the low 100s in some areas, while dangerous heat is also affecting the South Central states and Gulf Coast. Why it matters: The occurrence of yet another heat wave during a drought in the West is ratcheting up wildfire risks. The heat itself is a major public health risk, as extreme heat is typically the biggest annual weather-related caus
Atsushi Yamada was sitting on his board helping one of his students back to shore when a shark bit him on the leg
Enough ice melted in Greenland over the last 2 days it could cover the entire surface area of Florida in 4 inches of water
The largest ice mass in the northern hemisphere lost more than 8.5 billion tons of surface mass on Wednesday, and an additional 8.4 billion on Thursday.
Dubai is coping with its 125-degree heat by using laser-beam-shooting drones to shock rainwater out of clouds
Dubai is desperately in need of more rain. The United Arab Emirates gets about 4 inches of rainfall per year, which makes farming close to impossible.
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At least five people were hurt when storms struck a Bensalem auto dealership, homes and other businesses in eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down Thursday in Bucks County. (July 30)
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A scorching heat advisory is in effect throughout the Midlands with Friday’s temperatures sitting around 100 degrees.
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The bridge closed for repairs in May after the fracture was discovered during a routine inspection.
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Ginger Zee has the latest updates after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Alaska overnight.
Driving through floodwaters is never recommended, but it does happen. If your car starts to flood, it can be deadly. Following these steps could save your life.
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The CDC said this week that fully vaccinated people who are in areas with substantial or high COVID-19 transmission levels should wear face masks in public indoor settings.
A radar-confirmed tornado wreaked havoc in eastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, striking near a local mall and causing the partial collapse of a car dealership in the area. Just after 7:10 p.m. EDT, the twister struck near the Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center. The town in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, sits about 20 miles northeast of Philadelphia. Bensalem Public Safety Director Fred Harran said it was the worst damage he ha