Here's how the next seven days of weather will look.
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Environmental conditions are unfavorable for the system east of Florida to strengthen.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
After strong rains and recent flooding, monsoon season is expected for longer. Expect more storms this weekend into next week.
Summertime heat is set to build across the West as a gradual shift in the weather pattern occurs this week. Forecasters say temperatures will steadily climb between 10 and 18 degrees Fahrenheit above average in the upcoming days in cities such as Seattle, Portland and Medford, Oregon. "Much like recent hot stretches, this will be caused by a large bulge in the jet stream, acting to keep the storm track lifted north and allowing temperatures to surge in the coming days," explained AccuWeather Met
- USA TODAY
Hottest days of the year could double or quadruple in 30 years, says new First Street Foundation Report.
- CBS News
Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- USA TODAY
Scientists say climate change increases the likelihood of the recurrence of a 'megaflood' like the Great Flood of 1862.
Regions that rely on the Yangtze, China's longest river, are having to deploy pumps and cloud-seeding rockets as a long drought depletes water levels and threatens crops, and a heatwave is set to last another two weeks. The Yangtze's middle and lower reaches have faced temperatures in excess of 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) over the past month, with experts blaming climate change-induced variations in the western Pacific subtropical high, a major determinant of summer weather throughout east Asia. With the autumn harvest under threat, the agriculture ministry has deployed 25 teams to key regions to take action to protect crops, the Shanghai government's Guangming Daily newspaper reported.
- NY Daily News
Renowned researcher Marty Martin, dubbed ‘the ambassador of rattlesnakes,’ dies from rattlesnake bite
William “Marty” Martin, a renowned snake researcher who dedicated his life’s work to the study of timber rattlesnakes, died last week after he was bitten by a snake on the property of his West Virginia home, his wife said. He was 80. Martin, who was described as the “ambassador of rattlesnakes” in a 2019 profile on the online journal Terrain, was just 13 years old when he documented the first ...
A massive crack in a pipe at the Lake Huron water treatment facility has impacted the water access of more than 130,000 people across several communities in Metro Detroit. Residents in the village of Almont, Bruce Township, Burtchville Township, Imlay City, Rochester, Shelby Township, and Washington Township should continue boiling their water before using it.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal officials are expected next month to rename five creeks and a stream on federal land in Kansas because their names include the word "squaw."
The Heartland of the United States has endured a multitude of weather events in recent weeks, ranging from the heavy rain and major flooding that occurred in the St. Louis area last month to the ongoing drought across portions of the High Plains. Heading into this week, however, AccuWeather meteorologists say a slow-moving system will allow clusters of thunderstorms to develop, bringing swaths of heavy rain and localized flooding to the region. Heavy thunderstorms closed out the weekend across e
AccuWeather radar on Monday morning, Aug. 15, 2022, revealed the most intense rainfall moving westward over southern Texas and northern Mexico. A tropical system will continue to bring flooding rainfall through southern Texas and northern Mexico in the coming days before impacting yet another portion of the United States midweek. AccuWeather forecasters began monitoring a budding tropical rainstorm during the middle of last week. Even though it never had the chance to become an organized tropica
- Raleigh News and Observer
As storms hit harder, NC is putting up a more substantial fight | Opinion
- Associated Press
A large wildfire in northeast Spain grew rapidly overnight and was burning out of control Sunday, forcing the evacuation of eight villages and 1,500 people in Zaragoza province, firefighters said. The head of the local Aragon government, Javier Lamban, said Sunday that the situation was critical in the town of Añon de Moncayo and the priority for the 300 firefighters fighting the blaze was to protect human lives and villages. The wildfire, which began Saturday, developed a 50-kilometer (31-mile) perimeter in less than 24 hours, the local forest chief said.
Mudslides forced road closures in the Forest Falls area of San Bernardino County this weekend after heavy rains
- The Sheboygan Press
Lake Michigan levels could lead to more flooding and erosion in the future. Here's how Sheboygan is preparing for rising waters.
Sheboygan is preparing for future flooding and erosion that could result from fluctuating water levels in Lake Michigan.
- The Guardian
Spill is yet another example of how contamination from corporate polluters can endanger entire communities, critics say
- Business Insider
Across the world, severe droughts made worse by climate change are revealing old sites, ancient artifacts, and even human remains.
- LA Times
Summer has brought severe drought to the northeastern U.S., which has farmers begging for rain and many communities limiting nonessential water use.