Two vehicles got stuck in a sinkhole after the part of the street they were parked on collapsed underneath them in Manhattan Sunday.
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A cluster of tropical activity has developed across the Pacific Ocean, as three features battle for dominance and hold the potential for a phenomenon called the Fujiwhara Effect to occur. "Tropical activity has picked up across the eastern Pacific," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alex DaSilva. The three main areas of interest are Tropical Rainstorm 9-E, Hurricane Hilda and Tropical Depression 10-E The good news is that all three features are generally moving away from Mexico and will pose no thr
- Associated Press
Mudslides from heavy rains caused "extreme damage” to a major interstate and left it blocked with piles of boulders and logs, Colorado transportation officials said Sunday, as forecasters warned of more flash floods in the coming days across the Rocky Mountain and Great Basin regions. The flood risk was elevated for many areas of the West where recent wildfires burned away vegetation and left hillsides more susceptible to erosion, the National Weather Service said. Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, was closed with no word on when it might re-open after being pounded by flash floods over a three-day period.
- 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.
- USA TODAY
Wildfire-weary West faces thunderstorms and potential flash floods; progress made against Bootleg Fire
Already besieged by wildfires, parts of the American West will encounter thundershowers that could lead to flash floods this week.
- 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.
"It's much worse than I thought," George Clooney said in a video while talking with a state-run television station in Italy
- ABC News Videos
Dangerous weather conditions continue to threaten millions of people across the country.
- USA TODAY
When turning on faucets is a source of stress: Climate change is starting to shape where Americans relocate
Redfin will be adding localized climate risk data to their site later this week, the company told USA Today exclusively.
Tony Laubach is in Kingman, Arizona, tracking storms that are causing flooding and slowing traffic in the area.
- The New York Times
BEATTY, Ore. — Marc Valens washed his hands in the rubble of what was once his home, in the bowl where he used to make salad. There was something almost normal about it all: the clink and clank of lids and pots as he stood at the still-intact sink and stove. But any sense of normalcy was an illusion. Much of his home and belongings were gone, swallowed up by the largest wildfire currently burning in America, the Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon. The frame of a chair sat amid the ash where the liv
- ABC News Videos
Wildfires and mudslides are some of the concerns brought on by the severe weather conditions.
Flash flood warnings were issued in central Arizona on Friday, July 30, as severe thunderstorms hit the region.This video, shared by Kenneth Seth Yarbrough from the town of Payson, located northeast of Phoenix, shows water rushing by.Thunderstorms weakened over Friday night across most of Phoenix but remained in the forecast into Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Kenneth Seth Yarbrough via Storyful
- 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.
Will N95 Masks Protect You From Wildfire Smoke and Air Pollution? We Asked the Experts About Masking Up, Again
We talked to experts to find out if N95 masks will protect you from wildfire smoke and air pollution.
- Motley Fool
Seven years ago in this space, I profiled the drought that was baking California (and the companies working to combat it). It was California's worst drought in 500 years, experts said at the time. Things have gotten so bad that California's State Water Resources Control Board may vote on Aug. 3 to cut off water access to Central Valley farmers.
(Bloomberg) -- A massive methane plume detected last month over Kazakhstan occurred near a major pipeline that supplies natural gas to China.The cloud was observed roughly 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of the largest Kazakh city of Almaty on July 24, and had an emissions rate of more than 200 tons of methane an hour, according to an estimate from geoanalytics firm Kayrros SAS. That amount of the super-warming greenhouse gas would have roughly the same short-term climate warming impact as the an
- The Guardian
More than a billion sea creatures across the Pacific north-west perished in this year’s heatwave. And it’s just a taste of what’s to come A dead Chinook salmon floats in the lower Klamath River in Weitchpec, California. Extreme heatwaves are raising water temperatures to levels unlivable for animal life. Photograph: Nathan Howard/AP When forecasts foreshadowed the Pacific north-west’s devastating heatwave at the end of June, marine biologist Christopher Harley was alarmed and intrigued. Then cam