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- USA TODAY
A series of potent storms is poised to deliver torrents of rain and feet of snow across California and the West over the next few days.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In the Texas Panhandle, a huge family-owned ranch officially hits the real estate market this week. “It is simply a one of one, and possibly the last of the great ones.”
- USA TODAY
Above-average temperatures are predicted across the South and most of the eastern U.S.. It will be wet in the Pacific Northwest, dry in the Southwest.
- KFSN – Fresno
An atmospheric river will move into the Valley this week. ABC30 Meteorologist Madeline Evans is tracking when rainfall will hit Central California.
- Miami Herald
As the staggering price tag of elevating roads in the Florida Keys comes into focus, where exactly all that cash will come from remains unclear.
- The Weather Network
The hurricane season started with a vengeance and then, things quieted down. A lot.
Real, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger. Wilson Walker reports.
- Robb Report
The vessel brings a whole new meaning to green.
The Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent, England, recently announced the birth of a baby snow leopard at their facility on Sept. 15 and now wants help naming the new cub
One of the world's last two northern white rhinos, a mother and her daughter, is being retired from a breeding programme aimed at saving the species from extinction, scientists said on Thursday. Najin, 32, is the mother of Fatu who is now the only donor left in the programme, which aims to implant artificially developed embryos into another more abundant species of rhino in Kenya. There are no known living males and neither of the two remaining northern white rhinos can carry a calf to term.
- Idaho Statesman
“This behavior caused the bear to pose a threat to human safety,” park rangers said.
- Kansas City Star
“You know, I just tried to stay alive. I somehow got a hold of his antlers and I just screamed and screamed.”
Electric vehicles are cool and some of the features EV buyers can purchase are interesting, even if they are a little odd.
When we were conducting our first drive of the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup, Ford told us it was targeting a city fuel economy rating of 40 miles per gallon for the standard Hybrid version. Now, the EPA has provided its rating, and Ford — as well as potential customers — should be pleased. The official fuel economy numbers for the Maverick Hybrid are 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 37 mpg combined.
A storm passed over the central Rockies and into the northern Plains on Oct. 19, dropping more than a foot of snow in some parts of its path.
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency in Los Angeles County late this afternoon, as well as in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura, Imperial and San Francisco Counties. That puts the entirety of Southern California under the state’s water conservation order. Those eight counties had been excluded from the original emergency declaration, but […]
- Better Homes & Gardens
Several classic garden favorites have turned out to be aggressive enough to harm native ecosystems. Here’s what to plant instead.
- Associated Press
After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change. The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn't receded. Venice’s unique topography, built on log piles among canals, has made it particularly vulnerable to climate change.
- Good Morning America
"Luma out" and "If I can't breathe, Luma shouldn't charge us," read some of the banners held by hundreds of Puerto Rico's residents as they marched on a main highway Friday in protest against Luma Energy, the island's power company. Puerto Rico has had a long history of instability with its electric system, even prior to the devastation Hurricane Maria wreaked in 2017, which left millions on the island without power for nearly a year. The combination of Luma's late response to failures in the transmission and distribution that have left thousands without power in the last months, and the weak infrastructure of the power plants has made Puerto Rico's electric service the worst among the U.S.' states and territories, experts say.
- The Conversation
Extreme rain heads for California's burn scars, raising the risk of mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look like
A firefighter checks homes after a mudslide that killed 23 people in Montecito, Calif., in 2018. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesTwo powerful storm systems known as atmospheric rivers are heading for northern California and Oregon, a region in the midst of an historic drought. While the storms will bring much-needed water to a parched region and should significantly lower the wildfire risk, they also bring dangerous new flood and mudslide risks, particularly in areas recovering fr