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- Miami Herald
Forecasters are watching a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico and two systems in the central and eastern Atlantic, one of which is forecast to turn into a tropical depression soon.
- Charlotte Observer
The quake had a depth of 0.8 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
- The State
Since late December, national geologists have reported 32 earthquakes and aftershocks in the town about 20 miles northeast of Columbia. Sunday’s quake was the strongest.
Flagstaff is experiencing its first major flood of the year as monsoon season is in full swing. Burn scars from the Pipeline, Haywire and Tunnel wildfires are posing a major risk for businesses and residents.
- The Conversation
During ice ages, ice sheets like the one in Greenland have covered much of Earth's surface. Thor Wegner/DeFodi Images via Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. How many ice ages has the Earth had, and could humans live through one? – Mason C., age 8, Hobbs, New Mexico First, what is an ice age? It’s when the Earth has cold temperatures for a long time – millions to tens
- The Weather Network
An all-time heat record is under threat and Hudson Bay’s ice is melting at an astonishing rate as a persistent spell of hot weather roasts the Arctic Circle.
A Virginia couple was located unscathed Friday, 11 days after their sailboat hit rough weather in the Atlantic Ocean and they could not be reached, officials
- Miami Herald
Two disturbances with very different chances of turning into anything more disturbing, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. Sunday update., are in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
Fellow villagers have praised an Indonesian man for capturing a crocodile longer than 4 metres (13 ft) on the island of Sulawesi using just a rope. The giant reptile can be seen in a video being secured around the jaws by Usman, who, like many Indonesians, goes by one name. Usman said it had been roaming the area for at least two days, frightening the inhabitants.
We are expecting a tropical depression in the Atlantic sometime this week. The Gulf of Mexico also needs to be monitored this week for development.
- The Desert Sun
Desert Sun readers sound off about water.
Officials have asked people in Tokyo and its surrounding area to turn off lights amid a heatwave.
- Associated Press
Driving down a windy canyon road in northern Oregon rangeland, Jordan Maley and April Aamodt are on the look out for Mormon crickets, giant insects that can ravage crops. “There’s one right there,” Aamodt says. Mormon crickets are not new to Oregon.
- Good Morning America
Millions of Americans had already been given a taste of sweltering temperatures by the time the summer solstice -- the longest day of the year and the official start of the summer season -- arrived last week. Following back-to-back dangerous heat waves that impacted a large swath of the nation over the past two weeks, much of the country will be bracing for more rounds of intense heat as summer continues. The final days of June and first days of July will likely bring above-average temperatures along the Gulf Coast, with building heat in the West.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A North Texas wildfire that started Thursday has expanded from 300 acres to over 6,500 acres and remains only 12% contained as of Saturday.
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Nearly 5,000 homes lost power due to interference with a major power line in Flagstaff but service has been restored, according to the APS outage map. In Phoenix, we got rain, high winds and thunder.
- Redding Record Searchlight
A fire west of Mount Shasta burned about 10 acres late Saturday and early Sunday before crews stopped the forward progress of the blaze.
AccuWeather meteorologists are closely tracking a disturbance over the north-central Gulf of Mexico for potential tropical development into the middle of the week. Regardless of whether a system evolves, downpours that can produce flash flooding but also alleviate ongoing drought conditions are forecast. The tropical season in the basin officially started on June 1, and the first named storm, Tropical Storm Alex, formed just five days later, contributing to drenching rainfall across Florida. Sin
- The Desert Sun
The engineering of water importation should have started with the 2003 agreement that legalized redirecting Colorado River water away from the sea.