Expect a hot and hazy day in Colorado on Friday as temperatures near 100 degrees are in store for the Denver metro and northeast Colorado and wildfire smoke will move over the state.
- Argus Leader
As Sioux Falls braced for severe weather and storms, the sky turned green. Here's a look at the strange weather occurrence.
- Naples Daily News
No new tropical cyclones are expected over the next five days but as Tropical Storm Colin reminded us, conditions can change rapidly.
- Idaho Statesman
The fire, which started near the World Center for Birds of Prey on Monday evening, has been contained.
- 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 storage device made from sand may overcome the biggest issue in the transition to renewable energy.
- Associated Press
The Great Salt Lake has hit a new historic low for the second time in less than a year as the ongoing megadrought worsened by climate change continues to shrink the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi. Utah Department of Natural Resources said Monday in a news release the Great Salt Lake dipped Sunday to 4,190.1 feet (1,277.1 meters). Lake levels are expected to keep dropping until fall or winter, the agency said.
- LA Times
The number of people missing is reduced to five after several hikers were reported safe, following a deadly avalanche in northern Italy.
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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.
- Miami Herald
“Given the warm weather and tight fit of the container, it was important to try and free the cub quickly.”
- The Stockton Record
Firefighters are battling a fresh wildfire that broke out Monday at a recreation area in Amador County packed with Fourth of July revelers.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Severe storms expected in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin, including hail and wind up to 60 mph
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southeastern Wisconsin until 3 a.m.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A former spokesman at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California calls on state officials to make sacrifices now or risk drying out the state completely.
- Florida Today
The Caribbean Sea keeps on gifting Central Florida's beaches mounds of mushy, stinky golden brown seaweed.
Climate change and worsening drought have driven water stores to dangerous lows. Now the federal government is telling states to drastically cut back.
Over the weekend, Tesla showed off its latest gadget: a solar trailer, featuring extendable panels, a satellite internet terminal and even a lick of matte-black paint. Tesla may have designed the trailer to add some range to electric vehicles — or to advertise Starlink's new $25-per-month "portability" feature, which SpaceX announced in May. Whatever it's for, you probably won't see this trailer for sale any time soon.
Millions are battling flooding and overflowing sewers as monsoon rains lash India's financial capital.
- Ocala Star Banner
Troy Travis Starling and Dustin Reddish were present in court with their lawyers on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to torturing black bears.
- Charlotte Observer
“It’s gross & scummy, but doesn’t appear to be a threat to water quality.”
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyLast week’s decision by the Supreme Court to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions comes as far-right groups try to use the issue as a Trojan horse to push other issues like anti-immigration policies.David Roberts, who writes the climate newsletter Volts, tells The New Abnormal’s Molly Jong-Fast why the court’s decision could propel a rise in eco-fascism.“The point of this is to remov