Scattered Thunderstorms with scattered flash flood warnings.
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
- 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?
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
- Miami Herald
He was found nearly one mile from his boat.
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
France's river Loire, famous for the hundreds of castles gracing its shores, is a shallow river at the best of times, but this year even its flat-bottom tourist barges can barely navigate waters greatly reduced by a record drought. Even some 100 kilometers from where the Loire empties into the Atlantic Ocean, sand banks now stretch as far as the eye can see, large islands connect to the shore and in places people can practically walk from one side of the river to the other. The Loire valley - a UNESCO World Heritage site famed for majestic chateaux such as Chambord, Chenonceau and Azay-le-Rideau - has suffered historically low water levels before, but this year's drought should be a wake-up call, said Eric Sauquet.
- The Times Herald
The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards put out a joint statement regarding the Port Huron Float Down. The statement said the event is inherently dangerous
- The Guardian
Neglected and polluted, the ponds were nearly barren of native species. But community efforts are starting to pay off
In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, two elephants can be seen rushing to save a drowning baby elephant. In what appears to be footage from Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea’s capital, the calf can be seen falling into a large pool of water. An adult elephant who is thought to be the baby elephant’s mother begins to panic, and another adult elephant rushes over.
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.
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
- CBS News
Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
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
- 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.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The tropical wave is currently over land and is expected to hit warm Gulf waters soon. Here’s the forecast.
- Miami Herald
“At what point are they going to call those a tornado and alert the people?”
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- Tacoma News Tribune
The fruit of this invasive plant makes good pies, but its vegetation can be death to salmon.
At 6 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Boo Freeman filmed a massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Florida, about 50 miles east of Pensacola, before most people had their first cup of coffee. "What a morning! Wow!" Freeman posted on Instagram. Multiple videos and photos posted to social media showed the storm, Northwest Florida Daily News reported. Freeman told AccuWeather that the photogenic waterspout dissipated offshore. "I've seen many waterspouts; just last week we had another one pass by." AccuWeathe