Heavy Rain, High Winds Continue In Texas After Nicolas Landfall
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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.
- 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.
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
Skipping right into winter as snowfall warnings cover parts of Canada's north on this first day of fall.
- 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
Evacuations were ordered Thursday in a Northern California community as a new wildfire spread, authorities said. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation order because of the Fawn Fire burning in the unincorporated Mountain Gate area north of the city of Redding at the far north end of the Central Valley. Residents were told to temporarily gather in a parking lot at Shasta College in Redding.
- The Guardian
Severe wildfires are making the recovery process for plants and animals more challenging, sometimes for years after the flames The charred forest outside Greenville, California. The Dixie Fire has burned over a half million acres. Photograph: Terry Schmitt/UPI/REX/Shutterstock After more than two months, the battle to contain the Dixie fire – a behemoth blaze that swept nearly 1m acres, leveling mountain towns and blackening the conifer-covered landscape – is nearing its end. But even after the
- FTW Outdoors
A rescue leopard at South Africa’s Harnas Wildlife Foundation is an impressive leaper, especially at mealtime.
- 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)
- Charlotte Observer
Bands of showers and thunderstorms are moving across the N.C. mountains toward the foothills and Charlotte region, NWS says.
- The Weather Network - Video
Tropical Storm Sam has formed and will strengthen over the next 4-5 days as it slowly moves west through a prime development environment.
- Associated Press
A small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean is struggling days after a volcano erupted, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people, and authorities are warning that more dangers from the explosion lie ahead. The eruption occurred Sunday afternoon on La Palma, one of eight volcanic islands in Spain’s Canary Islands archipelago, which is strung along Africa’s northwestern coast. It was the second volcanic eruption in 50 years for the island, which has a population of 85,000.
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
- KGO – San Francisco
As of about 3:30 p.m., evacuated residents in the area were allowed to return to their homes.
- AFP Videographics
CCTV footage shows a ski run at Mount Buller during an earthquake that shook southeastern Australia. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).
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.