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While much of the United States is kicking off this weekend with heavy rain, extreme heat and even tornadoes, one area will experience the country's first winter storm warning of the season. Early Friday morning, the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, issued a winter storm warning in the Brooks Range and a portion of the Alaskan North Slope. This is the first winter storm warning to be issued anywhere in the United States this snow season, which officially began on July 1. The signif
- Orlando Sentinel
With the peak of hurricane season approaching the tropics may have woken up from their weeks-long slumber. On Saturday, the National Hurricane Center began projecting the formation a potential tropical system in the eastern Atlantic Ocean as a tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa over this weekend. The NHC said on Sunday that the tropical wave has moved off the ...
Hundreds of visitors were trapped in Death Valley National Park when flooding forced the closure of all roads into and out of the park on Aug. 5.
- Associated Press
Record rainfall Friday trigged flash floods at Death Valley National Park that swept away cars, closed all roads and stranded hundreds of visitors and workers. There were no immediate reports of injuries but roughly 60 vehicles were buried in mud and debris and about 500 visitors and 500 park workers were stuck inside the park, officials said. The park near the California-Nevada state line received 1.46 inches (3.71 centimeters) of rain at the Furnace Creek area.
A flood watch is up for DeKalb and McHenry counties, where up to 2 inches of rain has already fallen.
- LA Times
As Death Valley dries off from near record rains, some see the fingerprints of climate change
France on Sunday braced for a fourth heatwave this summer as its worst drought on record left parched villages without safe drinking water and farmers warned of a looming milk shortage in the winter. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne's office has set up a crisis team to tackle a drought that has forced scores of villages to rely on water deliveries by truck, prompted state-run utility EDF to curb nuclear power output and stressed crops. National weather agency Meteo France said it was the worst drought since records began in 1958 and that the drought was expected to worsen until at least the middle of the month.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Forecasters say heavy rain possible for southern Wisconsin later in weekend; hot and muggy for Saturday; air quality alert issued
A warm, humid airmass will bring uncomfortable temperatures to southern Wisconsin on Saturday followed by chances for heavy rain, forecasters say.
- Delaware Online | The News Journal
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- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Because of the heavy rain threat the Denver7 weather team is issuing a Weather Action Day beginning late Saturday evening and Sunday. Up to 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall in as little as 45 minutes during a strong thunderstorm today.
- USA TODAY
'I can't do it again': Can Appalachia blunt the devastating impacts of more flooding, climate change?
Appalachia is facing a harsh reality after historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky, killing at least 37 people and raising urgent climate questions.
- LA Times
Forecasts for wind gusts of up to 30 mph pose risk of spreading deadly McKinney fire in Klamath National Forest.
The National Weather Service says those living in or near the Cameron Peak Fire burn scar are in the midst of a flash flood warning.
- Tacoma News Tribune
The sweaty times are coming back. A heat advisory starts at noon Saturday and is expected to last until at least Sunday night.
Volunteers in Bountiful spent more than an hour putting dozens of sandbags together for residents as soon as the flooding started.
- Associated Press
Hundreds of hotel guests trapped by flash flooding at Death Valley National Park were able to drive out after crews cleared a pathway through rocks and mud, but roads damaged by floodwaters or choked with debris were expected to remain closed into next week, officials said Saturday. The National Park Service said Navy and California Highway Patrol helicopters have been conducting aerial searches in remote areas for stranded vehicles, but had found none. The park weathered 1.46 inches (3.71 centimeters) of rain at the Furnace Creek area.
FINALLY! Something to talk about in the Atlantic! A tropical wave is moving off the coast of Africa this weekend. Gradual development is expected as the storm moves WNW. The National Hurricane Center currently gives the disturbance a 30% chance of development in the next 5 days.
Sunday’s forecast will be almost a carbon copy of Saturday’s weather.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are keeping an eye on a tropical wave that they say could become a tropical depression by midweek.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Southern California this weekend will see warm to hot temperatures, with some parts seeing a slight chance of thunderstorms.