235 million people are braving temperatures above 90 degrees, and 40 million are battling the heat in the triple digits as the week-long heat wave continues. Some baseball fans still braved the games though attendance capacity barely hit 70% capacity at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank park. Meanwhile, two more deaths were reported due to the heat wave, bringing the total to 5. Fortunately, a cold wave is moving into the northeast overnight, expected to bring lower temperatures and some long-awaited relief.
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Keep an eye to the sky Wednesday night: The aurora borealis, aka northern lights, may be making a rare appearance.
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
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
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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.
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A county official was showing representatives of federal agencies the affected areas when they had to flee the rushing waters and seek higher ground.
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Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
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The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
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After a summer of drought, heat waves and forest fires, violent storms are whipping France and neighboring countries and have flooded Paris subway stations, snarled traffic and disrupted the president’s agenda. Winds over 100 kph (60 mph) were recorded at the top of the Eiffel Tower during a flash flood Tuesday, and similar winds were forecast Wednesday in the southeast. Hail hammered Paris and other regions in Tuesday’s sudden storm.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The tropical wave is currently over land and is expected to hit warm Gulf waters soon. Here’s the forecast.
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.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- Business Insider
The aurora borealis could appear in New York, Chicago, and Portland on Wednesday, as solar storms crash into Earth
Eruptions of plasma from the sun are careening toward Earth, so forecasters expect a geomagnetic storm to push the northern lights south on Wednesday.
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
- Northwest Florida Daily News
Multiple large waterspouts were spotted Tuesday morning off the Emerald Coast, and several people took to social media to share videos and photos.
An impressive monsoon season in the southwestern United States has brought many scenes of flash flooding, in particular to Las Vegas where floodwaters turned the famous Las Vegas Strip into a river last week. AccuWeather meteorologists warn that tropical moisture could bring more widespread downpours through the weekend. A surge of moisture from a tropical rainstorm that brought torrential rainfall to Texas this past weekend and Monday will continue to spread into the interior Southwest through
- Naples Daily News
A tropical wave over the southwestern Caribbean has a 20% chance for development as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Colorado River feeds Lake Powell and Lake Mead, the two largest water reservoirs in the United States.
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The storm could hit as soon as Thursday, NOAA said.