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The La Niña climate pattern is a natural cycle marked by cooler-than-average ocean water in the central Pacific Ocean. What you need to know.
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Authorities predict a high probability of above-average temperatures for much of the U.S. over the next several days as some areas hit the mid-100s.
Thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of southern Utah on July 24, prompting officials to issue flash flood warnings throughout the afternoon and evening.This footage was recorded in Tropic, Utah, and shows submerged roads, rushing water, and a large tree being carried downstream by the surging floods.Further thunderstorms and intense weather were expected to move throughout the region, with the chance or more flash flooding. Credit: Edgar Erglis via Storyful
Torrential rain led to severe flooding in the town of Pahrump on Monday, July 26.
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Recent monsoon rain in the Southwest is putting a dent in the extreme to exceptional drought across the region, especially in Arizona and New Mexico.
Water raced over roads in Cedar City, Utah, as heavy rains fell on the area triggering flash flooding on July 25.
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'Going to be a long haul': Massive Dixie Fire merges with Fly Fire, tears through small town as California burns
More homes burned and 10,000 others were threatened Monday as the fast-growing Dixie Fire in Northern California wildfire merged with another blaze.
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“Right now, we just have the closure in place for health and safety issues. ... I really can’t say for certain where we’re going after that.”
A widespread heat wave has begun across the contiguous U.S., with at least 30 million people likely to see temperatures reach or exceed 100°F by the end of the week. Why it matters: The hot weather, which comes courtesy of another heat dome building across the Southwest, Rockies and then sliding into the western Plains, will only aggravate drought conditions and worsen many of the western wildfires.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for fr
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Parts of Belgium were devastated by new flooding on Saturday (July 24), local media reported, with torrents of water sweeping away cars.Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia was hit the hardest by a renewed deluge coming only weeks after 37 people died in flash flooding.Video showed a rush of floodwater ravaging the town Dinant and carrying cars down its streets.The Belgian weather service RMI predicted further rain and issued thunderstorm warnings for Sunday (July 25).
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Nearly 130,000 homes in Michigan are without power after a possible tornado made landfall in the Detroit area late Saturday evening.
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The Dixie Fire is just 21% contained after burning for two weeks. It's one of 80 fires being battled in 11 Western states.
Chinese farmer Cheng wades through knee-deep water, pulling dead pigs behind him one-by-one by a rope tied around their ankles as he lines up the bloated carcasses for disposal. More than 100 of Cheng's pigs drowned in floods that paralysed China's central Henan province last week, and the outlook for those left alive is bleak. Cheng's farm is one of thousands in Henan, famous for agriculture, and pork production in particular.
California's biggest wildfire merged with another blaze as it razed homes in a remote region in the state's north Sunday.The big picture: The Dixie Fire, which erupted July 14 near the origin of the deadly 2018 Camp Fire in Butte County, is one of 86 large wildfires burning across the U.S. West.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Details: The monster fire is now burning with the Fly Fire, which ran to the top of Mt. Hough in the neighboring Plumas County an
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Record temperatures have plunged parts of the Middle East into an energy crisis marked by 23-hour power cuts, failing healthcare systems and fuel-related protests. Years of warnings being ignored, resource mismanagement, corruption and climate change - combined with destabilising economic crises - have led to collapsing power grids and fuel shortages that are leaving businesses, hospitals and citizens in despair. Lebanon has been dealing with a minimum of three-hour power cuts a day since the en
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Severe storms knocked out the power of more than 130,000 people in the region.
Rapid growth in Big Sky is threatening the Gallatin River, a tributary of the Missouri River and a renowned fly fishing destination.
This Vermont Utility Is Revolutionizing Its Power Grid to Fight Climate Change. Will the Rest of the Country Follow Suit?
A Vermont electric utility company is revolutionizing its power grid to fight climate change. Will others follow?
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The Dixie Fire — California's largest wildfire this year — is overwhelming firefighters as it continues to spread. Carter Evans reports.
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Mateo Jaramillo doesn’t want to hear talk of a “breakthrough,” at least not yet. That would understate the challenge of what his startup, Form Energy, is trying to achieve and what more it has to do to accomplish its goal — providing the missing link to decarbonization of the power system.