Rachel Garceau's Idaho News 6 forecast 9/27/21
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- Kansas City Star
Can you count how many snakes are coiled around this pipe?
- NBC News
"This is such a joy to see," one observer said.
- KGO – San Francisco
STORM WATCH: Several drivers abandoned their vehicles on I-880 in Fremont after flooding from one of the strongest storms to hit the Bay Area in years blocked the freeway early Monday.
- LA Times
Heavy rain in Northern California unleashed mud and debris flows and shut down at least one critical highway by Sunday morning.
California’s ‘atmospheric rivers’ and ‘bomb cyclone’ bring scant long-term rain relief — a look at the Western drought by the numbers
Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California heading into a weekend that's expected bring stormy weather to the drought-ravaged state, which is among the hardest hit as the U.S. West continues to strain under dry conditions.
- LA Times
A massive storm barrels toward Southern California after causing flooding and mud flows in areas burned by wildfires across Northern California.
- Daily Paws
Sailor (what a name for a boat dog!) had a surprise visitor while her owner was diving off the Australian coast.
- The New York Times
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man in Florida’s largest city wrote to officials that the smell and flies were getting bad, after six weeks of waiting for his yard waste to be picked up. Other residents sent photos of overflowing bins, stacked plastic bags and littered lawns. At one point, the fed-up neighbors of Almira Street in Jacksonville threatened to rent a truck and dump their trash on the steps of City Hall. The disruption to America’s economy created by the coronavirus pandemic has led to mass c
- LA Times
Sacramento and San Francisco both set records for rainfall on Sunday.
- USA TODAY
EVs cost more to power than gasoline costs to fuel an internal combustion car with reasonable gas mileage, according to an Anderson Economic Group report.
A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country's worsening plastic waste crisis by turning bottles, single-use sachets and snack food wrappers that clog rivers and spoil beaches into building materials. The Plastic Flamingo, or "The Plaf", as they are commonly known, collect the waste, shred it and then mould it into posts and planks called "eco-lumber" that can be used for fencing, decking or even to make disaster-relief shelters. Having collected over 100 tonnes of plastic waste to date, the social enterprise is doing its bit to address a local problem that has global ramifications.
- Idaho Statesman
The bird’s plumage featured rare white coloring, the result of a genetic mutation.
- WCVB - Boston
New Hampshire Department of Transportation workers in Lincoln encountered a snow-covered Kancamagus Highway on Monday morning.
- American City Business Journals
The 200-megawatt solar project sits on more than 1,000 acres about 40 miles west of Phoenix. It's one of four solar projects that a Boston company acquired from Tempe-based First Solar Inc. in February.
- Touchdown Wire
A massive storm is pushing into California. Just in time for "Sunday Night Football."
- LA Times
While the massive plume of moisture helped, experts said it will take much more than one storm to make a dent in the drought.
As more people try to live environmentally friendly lives, how do we make sex more sustainable?
- USA TODAY
Bomb cyclone, atmospheric river blasts West Coast; 2 dead in Seattle area; hundreds of thousands without power
A furious storm unleashed from a "bomb cyclone" over the Pacific Ocean slammed Northern California, bringing fierce winds and dangerous flooding.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
Pet owners beware! A coyote attacked a small dog in an east Las Vegas backyard leaving it seriously injured. It’s another reminder of how our growing community encroaches on wildlife and its habitat. Jeremy Chen reports.
- Associated Press
A type of whale that is one of the rarest marine mammals in the world lost nearly 10% of its population last year, a group of scientists and ocean life advocates said on Monday. The North Atlantic right whale numbered only 366 in 2019, and its population fell to 336 in 2020, the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium said. Right whales were once abundant in the waters off New England, but were decimated during the commercial whaling era due to their high concentrations of oil.