Residents recorded the vortex moving rapidly across the terrain, tearing through some homes in its path.
- The Courier Journal
Narratives around this disaster have run amuck with some going so far as to name the people dealing with it as the harbingers of their own destruction
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
- CBS News
Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman from California shares the biggest culture shocks she faced after moving to Iowa: ‘It’s crazy different’
A Californian is going viral after sharing the biggest culture shocks she faced after moving to Iowa.
- Macon Telegraph
Nina Lipscomb had been missing for four days when the boy found her alive.
Tammy Perreault, 63, was struck by an umbrella while sitting on a beach in South Carolina and died from her injuries nearly an hour later
- 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.
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
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
Former LA County official who took photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash testified that he didn't 'even know' who 13-year-old Gianna Bryant was
Retired LA Fire Captain Brian Jordan was on the defense during his Monday testimony in the Vanessa Bryant trial, abruptly leaving the stand three times.
- Naples Daily News
A tropical wave over the southwestern Caribbean has a 20% chance for development as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico.
- 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.
- Kansas City Star
“It was very hectic,” said police officers who were at the scene.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
Shocking video shows a good Samaritan coming to the rescue of an elderly man being attacked and robbed in Hollywood.
- Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue across South Texas this week after a tropical disturbance dropped six inches in some areas.
- CBS News
Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- USA TODAY
- Good Morning America
Authorities in Northern California have announced a new phase in the ongoing search for a teenager who disappeared after a party 11 days ago. Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen on Aug. 6 around 12:30 a.m. local time near the Prosser Family Campground in the small town of Truckee, some 20 miles north of Lake Tahoe. "Her cellphone went dead and became virtually untraceable shortly after," Angela Musallam, public information officer for the Placer County Sheriff's Office, told ABC News during an interview that aired Aug. 9 on "Good Morning America."