A search for a missing boater in the waters off Huntington, Long Island has been suspended for the night.
- Associated Press
More than 100 people had to spend the night on a highway, including nearly 30 who took refuge in a tunnel, after rain over an area burned by a wildfire once again triggered mudslides in western Colorado, authorities said Friday. The people were caught with their vehicles on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon on Thursday night. The tunnel serves as a 24-hour operations center for the Colorado Department of Transportation, so it is relatively well-lit and has telephones, Stowe said.
- NBC News
Debris and mudslides from a burn scar around Glenwood Canyon forced closure of the crucial east-west artery that passes through the Rocky Mountains.
- KTRK – Houston
The smoke could be seen for miles as it drifted high into the air Saturday while fire crews worked to put it out.
Already the 2021 North American monsoon season has gotten off to a tumultuous start. Not only has it been the busiest start to the season in years, the monsoon thunderstorms and their resultant flash flooding have turned deadly across the American Southwest. AccuWeather forecasters say that although the engine for the monsoon will continue to churn out thunderstorms in the coming days, the activity will shift around in parts of the West. A pattern change could also influence the coverage of stor
- Miami Herald
“Hot town, summer in the city/Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty,” goes the old song. And that uncomfortable feeling is so on the mark Saturday in South Florida.
Enough ice melted in Greenland over the last 2 days it could cover the entire surface area of Florida in 4 inches of water
The largest ice mass in the northern hemisphere lost more than 8.5 billion tons of surface mass on Wednesday, and an additional 8.4 billion on Thursday.
(Bloomberg) -- California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to free up energy supplies and speed development of new power plants to help the state avoid blackouts as it faces wildfires and crippling heat waves this summer.The historic drought, intense heat and blazes battering the state have left it facing a projected possible power-supply shortfall of as much as 3.5 gigawatts during late afternoons under extreme conditions, according to the emergency proclamation Friday.Califo
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Extreme heat, drought, wildfires, water shortages, even runaway pest populations. It is, by many projections, not particularly bright.
The temperature in Spokane, Washington, could climb to 102 degrees Fahrenheit (38.9° C) on Friday, tying a record high from 1929, while Lewiston, Idaho, could see a near-record of 108 F, National Weather Service forecaster Bob Oravec said. High-temperature records were shattered across the Pacific Northwest last month when a days-long heat wave killed hundreds of people and paralyzed a region accustomed to temperate summers, and where many residents do not have air conditioning.
- USA TODAY
A fierce cold snap prompted snowfall in southern Brazil, with snow accumulating on streets of cities where the wintry phenomenon is rarely seen.
- The State
A scorching heat advisory is in effect throughout the Midlands with Friday’s temperatures sitting around 100 degrees.
- WABC – NY
Powerful storms tore through parts of New Jersey Thursday night, carving a path of destruction with Long Beach Island seeing significant damage.
Silicon Valley billionaires are already investing their riches into bunkers and doomsday shelters in New Zealand and other parts of the globe.
- The Weather Network
On this day in weather history, Ellicott City, Maryland, flooded.
- USA TODAY
Soaring heat, dry conditions in West lead to fire warnings; California faces potential power outages
At least 87 fires are burning across the country, with weather conditions over the weekend making conditions conducive to new fire starts.
- CBS News Videos
After their local government ended its glass recycling program, Tina Crapsi and Dawn Vincent came up with a new way to recycle glass. Metal workers by trade, the duo spent months of trial and error to produce an original solution. Jessi Mitchell reports.
- The Weather Network
The speed at which we are changing Earth's climate may be the fuel driving record-smashing extreme weather events.
Firemen in Italy said on Saturday they were battling for a second straight day wildfires in Sicily that reached the town of Catania, forcing people to leave their homes and the local airport to temporarily shut down. The firemen said on Twitter they had been conducting 250 operations in Sicily in the past 24 hours, of which 50 were in Catania alone. The city famous for its Baroque architecture is located on the slopes of Mount Etna on the island's eastern coast.
With climate change fueling high temperatures across the Arctic, Greenland lost a massive amount of ice on Wednesday with enough melting to cover the U.S. state of Florida in 2 inches (5.1 cm) of water, scientists said. It was the third-biggest ice loss for Greenland in a single day since 1950. The rapid melt followed warm air being trapped over the Arctic island by a change in atmospheric circulation patterns, scientists said, noting that there could be more ice lost.