Snow! It's great for our drought dry state, but not great for travelers hitting the road for thanksgiving.
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The prolific lyricist behind hits including "Sweeney Todd" and "West Side Story" was 91.
- CBS News
Some areas could see see more than 8 inches of snow this weekend.
- USA TODAY
Santa Ana winds in Southern California has led to wildfire warnings for over 17 million people and tens of thousands of power outages.
- FTW Outdoors
A Minnesota angler appears to have broken a 64-year-old state record with the nighttime catch of a nearly 56-pound muskie.
The water transformed a main road into a ravine. It gutted homes, exposing their innards to the world. It left a school playground teetering on the edge of a precipice.
- Idaho Statesman
The conditions have led to burn restrictions in Ada and Canyon counties.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Letters to the Editor: Fix this sidewalk, but not that one? L.A.'s priorities are as broken as its walkways
Los Angeles should simply follow state law and require property owners to maintain the adjacent sidewalks.
- Miami Herald
"This bear learned how to close the front door to my house."
- The Conversation
Most plastic recycling produces low-value materials – but we've found a way to turn a common plastic into high-value molecules
Bales of plastic waste destined for recycling. Koron/Getty ImagesIf you thought those flimsy disposable plastic grocery bags represented most of our plastic waste problem, think again. The volume of plastic the world throws away every year could rebuild the Ming Dynasty’s Great Wall of China – about 3,700 miles long. In the six decades that plastic has been manufactured for commercial uses, more than 8.3 billion metric tons have been produced. Plastics are light, versatile, cheap and nearly inde
- The Weather Network
Rainfall warnings are in effect, some highways were closed pre-emptively and Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued its first-ever red level alert ahead of the incoming deluge.
A flood watch is in effect for several areas
(Bloomberg) -- British Columbia has begun receiving U.S. fuel supplies by sea to help ease shortages triggered by some of the worst floods on record, while the government warned residents to hunker down as fresh storms hit the disaster-ravaged province. Most Read from BloombergBillionaire Family Feud Puts a Century-Old Business Empire in JeopardyAsia’s Richest Man Looks to Walton Family Playbook on SuccessionThe 24-Year-Old Aiming to Dethrone Victoria’s SecretAn Arab City’s Booming Art Scene Is
- Erie Times News
The National Weather Service in Cleveland calls for lake-effect snow and high snowfall in southern and eastern Erie and northern Crawford counties.
- The Guardian
Facing economic and environmental pressures, coal plants are closing across the US, leaving communities to work out how to keep afloat The Navajo Coal Generating Station is just one of many coal plants that have closed in the last few years across the US. Photograph: Radek Hofman/Alamy When the coal-fired power plant just outside the tiny town of Nucla, Colorado, closed in 2019, it had the makings of a disaster. The plant, which opened in 1959, shut down three years ahead of schedule when it ran
Scientists have observed a little-known species of meat-eating bee that sports an extra tooth for biting flesh. According to a recent paper on the bees, they use their extra tooth to pull and gather meat. Doug Yanega, an entomologist with UC Riverside says that these are the only bees in the world that have evolved … The post These meat-eating bees will haunt your nightmares appeared first on BGR.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
“Just the fact that we’re generating the equivalent of half the power we use on campus without burning a lick of coal is the biggest plus in all of this.”
- The Weather Network
On Nov. 26, 2007, the muddy field conditions at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh made for one of the lowest-scoring NFL games in history.
Refugees fleeing weather-related disasters are changing the political equation in Florida, Virginia, California, Idaho and beyond.
- Daily Commercial
Turkeys are extremely social and live together in flocks. While they are certainly capable of flight, turkeys prefer to conserve energy by walking.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) will launch remedial works at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to strengthen an ice wall intended to halt the flow of groundwater after testing indicated partial melting. The work could begin as early as the start of December, according to a presentation from the plant operator dated Thursday, part of a costly and troubled effort to secure the site following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The ice wall is intended to limit the seepage of groundwater into the plant, which has created large amounts of toxic water being stored by Tepco in tanks.