Out of control and still uncontained, the McKinney Fire continues to burn, having consumed more than 55,000 acres so far. What and how the fire started is still under investigation, but those monitoring the fire are looking at lightning as a potential cause.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyAt the risk of awarding the title prematurely, we think we’ve found the weirdest study published in 2022. Scientists strapped GoPro cameras to the bodies of six dolphins trained by the U.S. Navy, and recorded them hunting for food and consuming their prey in grisly detail. According to the study, there was a purpose behind this potential invasion of dolphin privacy; namely, to learn more about how the mammals hunted and ate.Scientists
Authorities are carrying out cloud seeding operations in central and southwest China.
- KGO – San Francisco
Residents in low-lying cities along the bayshore, San Francisco and Oakland airports, and freeways would be flooded as mega storms dump rain for three to four weeks, not days, as a result of climate change.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The feds talked tough about stepping in to save Lake Mead and Lake Powell if states could not agree to cuts. But was that just an empty threat?
- Business Insider
Map shows 'extreme heat belt' projected to cover a quarter of the US in 30 years, where temperatures would breach 125 degrees Fahrenheit
An analysis of satellite data predicts about one-third of Americans will get temperatures above 125 degrees Fahrenheit in 2053. That's conservative.
From a trickle of water running between rocks in a dry, barren, mountainside landscape to a roaring river in a matter of mere minutes: Monsoon floods in the Southwest escalate quickly. Each summer, Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer, who may be best known for chasing tornadoes, goes on "flash flood chases" in which he aims to capture the moment that the rainwaters transform the parched landscape into a dangerous wall of water. A dramatic video recently captured by Timmer perfectly illustrated the
- USA TODAY
Keep an eye to the sky Wednesday night: The aurora borealis, aka northern lights, may be making a rare appearance.
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- The Guardian
Neglected and polluted, the ponds were nearly barren of native species. But community efforts are starting to pay off
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- Tacoma News Tribune
The fruit of this invasive plant makes good pies, but its vegetation can be death to salmon.
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
Videos show the flooded streets of central Paris as heavy storms pummel the city after months of drought
Some metro stations received nearly one month's worth of rain within one hour, reported a French weather account run by volunteers.
- Lohud | The Journal News
The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Farmers' Almanac used its 200-year-old formula to predict generally cool weather for the U.S. this fall, with November snow in northern Arizona.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The tropical wave is currently over land and is expected to hit warm Gulf waters soon. Here’s the forecast.
- Detroit Free Press
Even the best public charging services aren't good enough, according to new survey that quizzed 11,554 drivers about charging EVs at public stations.
It's been a summer full of extreme heat and prolonged drought in Texas and much of Oklahoma, but a needed change in the weather pattern is on the way as temperatures are forecast to throttle back this week. While there is some good news that rain is forecast for parts of the region, too much rain is likely to cause flooding in some areas, AccuWeather meteorologists caution. "A strong bubble of high pressure at most levels of the atmosphere has kept rain away and caused heat to build much of this
- Redding Record Searchlight
Here's what's happening with fires burning in the North State on Wednesday.