Overnight rain floods trails, parks in Story County
- Associated Press
For National Park Service fisheries biologist Jeff Arnold, it was a moment he'd been dreading. Bare-legged in sandals, he was pulling in a net in a shallow backwater of the lower Colorado River last week, when he spotted three young fish that didn't belong there. Minutes later, the park service confirmed their worst fear: smallmouth bass had in fact been found and were likely reproducing in the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam.
The report finds that tsunami waves would reach shorelines in many places in minutes along the eastern side of Bainbridge Island, Elliott Bay and Alki Point.
- LA Times
The fire in Northern California's Amador and Calaveras counties grew slightly on Wednesday as firefighters were able to increase containment to 40%, Cal Fire says. It's one of the largest fires this season.
- Naples Daily News
There are no tropical threats to Florida for the next week to 10 days.
- Argus Leader
As Sioux Falls braced for severe weather and storms, the sky turned green. Here's a look at the strange weather occurrence.
- The Stockton Record
Some 1,200 firefighters are battling the Electra Fire, which has forced evacuations near Jackson, California, after tripling in size overnight.
A confirmed tornado, given a preliminary rating of EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, ripped through southwestern Ohio on Wednesday as severe thunderstorms rumbled through the region. The tornado resulted in a state of emergency declaration after injuries and damage were reported and occurred one day after a harmful derecho event ripped through the northern Plains and Midwest. The National Weather Service office in Wilmington conducted a storm survey in northern Clermont County Thursday morning a
The world’s second-largest rare earth reserve has been discovered in Turkey, officials say, but experts warn that turning rare earth deposits into financial success is easier said than done.
- LA Times
Parts of California have received only two-thirds or less of normal rainfall over the last three seasons.
- The Conversation
How hot is too hot for the human body? Our lab found heat + humidity gets dangerous faster than many people realize
Long-term exposure to high heat can become lethal. Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesHeat waves are becoming supercharged as the climate changes – lasting longer, becoming more frequent and getting just plain hotter. One question a lot of people are asking is: “When will it get too hot for normal daily activity as we know it, even for young, healthy adults?” The answer goes beyond the temperature you see on the thermometer. It’s also about humidity. Our research shows the combination of the two can get da
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
'If you are at your home, stay home': Most of Milwaukee and Waukesha counties under a flash flood warning
The National Weather Service said the flash flood warning is scheduled to last until 11:15 p.m.
- Argus Leader
Peak winds so far were measured at 96 mph in Huron, and 99 mph near Howard, the NWS stated.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Lexington police said they’ve responded to 190 total calls related to storm damage since yesterday afternoon.
- CBS News Videos
A bear in Mexico fell from a 49-foot-tall tree he was stuck in after officials used a tranquilizer to help him down.
- Detroit Free Press
The spill of nearly 30 gallons caused the marina to close over the weekend.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
Hurricane season update from Colorado State holds steady, forecasting above-normal year with 20 named storms
A bit of what can be considered good news emerged from Colorado State’s regularly-scheduled 2022 hurricane season update released on Thursday — nothing has changed from the June update. The forecast remains 20 named storms, 10 hurricanes and five major hurricanes, numbers that still reflect an above-normal hurricane season and “above-normal probability for major hurricanes making landfall ...
As millions of residents found themselves in the path of severe storms Tuesday, one state in particular received a colorful concoction in the skies as rain and hail fell. Storms passed through South Dakota during the Tuesday afternoon hours, leaving behind considerable rainfall, hail and wind reports. The most unique portion of the severe weather came in its particular hue, eschewing the typical gloomy grey skies for a green shade more in common with night vision goggles than daytime thunderstor
A snake combusted after sparking a power outage that struck 9,800 homes in Japan's Fukushima amid a heatwave
The Tohoku Electric Power Company said the snake could have slithered over a live fire, causing a power surge that led to the blackout.
Bonnie is now a major hurricane. The Atlantic has several tropical waves but nothing is expected to become a tropical cyclones for now.
- Times Record News
No relief is in sight from brutal summer temperatures for the next week.