More monsoon activity expected this afternoon as tempertures rise.
- WRTV - Indianapolis Scripps
T'Storm chance Sunday
- KGUN - Tucson Scripps
Monsoon storm activity picked Thursday afternoon and is expected again tomorrow.
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
The monsoon is back in action across Arizona bringing strong winds, blowing dust, lightning, and rain. Our best bets for measurable rain in the Valley will be today and Sunday.
Severe thunderstorms moved across southern California on June 22 in the first monsoonal surge of the season, according to the National Weather Service.Video uploaded on Twitter by @gutterdove shows a lightning strike in the distance with dark clouds looming over Phelan, California.The storms, caused by monsoonal moisture, brought thunder, rain, lightning, wind gusts of 50 mph, and pea-sized hail to the region, the NWS said in a special weather statement.Regional high temperatures in the 90s were forecast for Thursday. Credit: @gutterdove via Storyful
Hailstones peppered a back porch in Sedona, Arizona, on Thursday, June 23, as monsoon storms affected the area.In the caption accompanying the video, the user wrote, “Holy Hail! Pouring, thunder, lightning and hail here in Sedona.”The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement in the area and encouraged residents to “seek shelter in a sturdy structure.” Credit: Joanie Neri via Storyful
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The National Weather Service in Phoenix issued thunderstorm and dust storm warnings on Thursday afternoon, as light rain was expected to roll in.
- Palm Beach Daily News
The system currently has a 50% of development over the next five days. If it becomes a tropical storm, it would be Bonnie.
- Naples Daily News
Environmental conditions could become conducive for gradual development of the system off Africa by early next week as it moves west.
- Miami Herald
The occurrence is “still not fully understood by scientists,” officials say.
- Road & Track
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- Idaho Statesman
Sixty people nearly had to stay at the park overnight.
- Tacoma News Tribune
Washington state emergency management officials warn residents of swimming risks like hypothermia and drowning before weekend heat wave.
The storm prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Dust Storm Warning for parts of Phoenix and areas south of it.
- Associated Press
Two people reported overdue after deciding to return to Virginia in their weather-damaged sailboat instead of continuing their trip to Portugal’s Azores are safely headed home, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. Virginia Beach natives Yanni Nikopoulos and Dale Jones, both 65, contacted the Coast Guard on Friday saying they were safe and on course for Hampton, Virginia.
- LA Times
A Kern County man was injured by a lightning strike while out walking his dog and pushing a baby in a stroller early Wednesday, authorities said.
- WPBF - West Palm Beach
National Hurricane Center monitoring tropical wave in Atlantic
- The Desert Sun
IID may have perfected water rights to Colorado River water, but it is vulnerable. As drought continues, the use of freshwater will be more scrutinized.
- Charlotte Observer
It happened at a neighborhood pool, officials said.
- Tallahassee Democrat
Mid-summer is a transitional time in hurricane season, here's what that means for Florida.
- The Des Moines Register
Iowans can celebrate National Catfish Day June 25 by fishing on their own or in one of the scheduled catfishing tournaments.