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- USA TODAY
Drought-stricken regions of Northern California could see "excessive rainfall" when an extreme weather system hits the West Coast this weekend.
California’s ‘atmospheric rivers’ bring limited rain relief — a look at the Western drought by the numbers
Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California heading into a weekend that's expected bring stormy weather to the drought-ravaged state, which is among the hardest hit as the U.S. West continues to strain under dry conditions.
- CBS News Videos
Californians are under evacuation warnings from yet another extreme weather event — this time a storm system known as a "bomb cyclone." The storms are expected to bring massive rainfall and strong winds, which can lead to flash flooding and mudslides. Lilia Luciano reports.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
A cold front that moved into Northern California on Thursday night brought a fresh wave of precipitation that impacted Friday morning commuters, but another weather event is expected to bring heavy rain and gusts Sunday. KCRA 3's weather team is calling Sunday a Weather Alert Day due to the potential for street flooding and downed trees. See more above.
- The Guardian
Northern California faces flash flood risk and threat of mudslides, especially in fire-charred areas The storm could put 10 million people at risk of flash floods over the weekend. Photograph: NOAA/Zuma Press Wire Service/Rex/Shutterstock A huge Pacific storm is poised to unleash conditions known as an “atmospheric river”, with torrential rains and strong winds putting about 10 million people at risk of flash floods in parts of northern California this weekend. The incoming tempest has raised fe
- The Weather Network
Those in B.C. will be able to catch a short breather before the next powerful system moves in Sunday, potentially bringing damaging impacts and far-reaching disruptions from its explosive nature.
- CBS News
The storm is the eighth named hurricane of the East Pacific season.
- CBS News Videos
CBS News' meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli forecasts the developing "bomb cyclone" storms headed for California.
One of America's Best Ski Resorts Just Announced It's Opening Two Weeks Early — Thanks to a Massive Snowstorm
Fresh powder in October? We'll take it.
- Reuters Videos
The Mount Etna volcano has been treating locals to fantastic displays ever since it burst into life on February 16, erupting more than 50 times this year.Europe's tallest and most active volcano often erupts but rarely causes damage, while the eruptions themselves do not put the local population at risk.The 3,330-metre-high volcano can cause spectacular views several times a year, spewing lava and ash high over the Mediterranean island of Sicily.The last major eruption occurred in 1992.
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
DULUTH – As cargo ships wait their turn to unload containers at congested coastal hubs, leaders of the country's farthest-inland port have a better idea: Ship it to Duluth. The Port of Duluth-Superior announced last week it can now handle "significantly larger" volumes of containers arriving on international vessels because of expanded permissions from the Department of Homeland Security. That ...
- WABC – NY
A man was rescued from dangerous currents in the waters off Long Island on Friday evening.
- Business Insider
A fire broke out on a cargo ship after about 40 shipping containers fell overboard due to rough seas off the coast of Vancouver Island
"The ship is on fire and expelling toxic gas," the Canadian Coast Guard said of the Zim Kingston, warning other vessels to steer clear.
- Miami Herald
You’ve heard of alligators in a fire station, post office, even the mall.
- KFSN – Fresno
ABC30's Accuweather team is tracking the atmospheric river. Here's when we'll start to see rain in the Central Valley.
- The Week
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- CBS News Videos
CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli reports on the first large atmospheric river of the season, which is expected to bring heavy rain and snow to western regions into next week. He explores how this will impact California and other parts of the Pacific Northwest suffering from a severe drought. He also discusses the stormy forecast for areas on the east side of the country.
- LA Times
An atmospheric river could unleash debris flows and flash flooding across Northern California, especially in areas scorched by fire.
Residents in the Lake Tahoe area prepared for possibly historical levels of precipitation beginning on October 23, when a powerful “atmospheric river” is forecast to begin unleashing significant moisture drawn from the Pacific.The National Weather Service (NWS) issued flash flood warnings on Saturday, October 23, for much of northern California ahead of the weather event. In Tahoe City, temperatures are expected to stay just above freezing, with five inches of precipitation expected to fall, according to the NWS. Snow is forecast to fall at higher elevations.“The main event is still on track late Saturday night through Monday and the current forecast continues to look like we could see the potential for a record or near-record precipitation for 2-day totals in the month of October,” the NWS said.The Pacific Northwest and parts of California were hit with a weaker atmospheric river late this week that brought several inches of rain to some places, including parts of the Bay Area. This footage, taken on Friday by the California Highway Patrol, shows snow falling at Carson Pass in the Sierra Nevada south of Lake Tahoe. Credit: California Highway Patrol via Storyful
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Jared Hembree was last seen in the eastern part of the park on Thursday.