A few isolated thunderstorms this evening will taper off tonight. It will be a cool and humid evening. There is the potential of some morning thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the region from north to south early Thursday.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahomans need to be ready for chilly weather this winter, according to the Farmers' Almanac.
The northern lights (scientifically called aurora borealis) may be visible from the northern part of the mainland U.S. this week due to a geomagnetic storm.
- Fox Weather
September marks the beginning of meteorological fall, but despite what the calendar shows, cool temperatures might be difficult to find over the next three months.
- Naples Daily News
Two factors will determine whether the system becomes Tropical Storm Danielle: how fast it moves and how much time it spends over water.
- Fox Weather
The most significant flood threat of an already-active Southwest monsoon season is expected to develop Friday and Saturday across parts of Arizona and New Mexico.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A county official was showing representatives of federal agencies the affected areas when they had to flee the rushing waters and seek higher ground.
Intense thunderstorms swept over the French island of Corsica and tore through parts of Italy and Austria on Thursday, leaving at least 12 people dead, including three children, BBC News reported. One of those killed was a 13-year-old girl who was climbing a tree when the severe storm passed through the coastal town of Sagone, France, according to The Associated Press (AP). Gilles Simeoni, president of the Executive Council of Corsica, said the storms were "extremely violent," the AP reported. T
Waterspouts are similar to tornadoes over water. They can move onshore and bring significant damage and injuries.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Firefighters were on the scene of a new fire burning on Wednesday morning on Curly Jack Road near Happy Camp.
- Business Insider
China's new 'air train' runs using an overhead magnetic track, never touching it as it glides through the air 30 feet above the ground — see photos
China's Red Rail is said to be the world's first suspended maglev train that uses permanent magnets, allowing it to float through the air untethered.
- Springfield News-Leader
Climate study predicts Missouri will see days of 125 degree heat index by 2053 as part of 'heat belt'
The model predicts only 50 U.S. counties next year to have temperatures exceeding a 125 degree heat index. By 2053, that number rises to 1,023 counties.
- LA Times
As experts warn of more monsoonal rains later this week, California national parks are still struggling with the flood's aftermath.
An adorable elephant in Shandong province of eastern China was caught on video returning a little boy’s shoe after it fell into his enclosure at a zoo. The video, uploaded to Twitter on Wednesday by Now This, shows the elephant grabbing the tiny shoe with his tusk and carefully reaching up to the boy as the child grabs his shoe back.
- The Hill
Story at a glance All 4,703 property damage claims filed by New York victims of Hurricane Ida were denied by the city Comptroller Brad Lander. The remnants of the Category 4 hurricane caused flooding in the city last September after dumping more than 3 inches of water in an hour. The water quickly overwhelmed the…
Torrential rain slammed the west and north of New Zealand's South Island for a third straight day on Thursday, forcing hundreds to evacuate their homes and triggering road and school closures and land slips. Coming top of weeks of damp weather, the latest rainstorms are worsening conditions in New Zealand's already sodden landscape. Weather forecaster Metservice's data showed part of the north of the South Island had received well over 300 millimetres of rain (11.8 inches) in the past 24 hours.
- The State
Nearly 70 earthquakes have been confirmed in South Carolina in 2022.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is becoming better organized and now has a high chance of turning into a tropical depression soon, forecasters said on Friday afternoon.
- USA TODAY
How hot is too hot? Can humans survive excessive temperatures? Where do these heat records exist? All your burning questions answered.
- Business Insider
The aurora borealis could appear in New York, Chicago, and Portland on Wednesday, as solar storms crash into Earth
Eruptions of plasma from the sun are careening toward Earth, so forecasters expect a geomagnetic storm to push the northern lights south on Wednesday.
Still watching a tropical wave near Central America headed for the Gulf of Mexico. And the Atlantic is about to really heat up!