Temperatures fall Friday as rain, storms return
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The President of the Canary Islands says the eruption is the "most damaging volcano in Europe in the last 100 years."
Data: Pew Research; Chart: Jared Whalen/AxiosAmericans are taking notice of extreme weather events, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.Details: Two-thirds of Americans say extreme weather events in the U.S. have been occurring more frequently than in the past, while only 28% said they've been taking place about as often, and just 4% perceiving a dropoff in frequency.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeSo far in 2021, the
- LA Times
Late October precipitation could dampen wildfires in Northern California
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Rain and snow will develop along the Front Range this afternoon, with wet roads and 40s for the evening commute.
More than 1,300 California firefighters are working to contain the wind-driven blaze that triggered new evacuation orders and far-reaching power shut-offs, officials said. The big picture: The Alisal Fire, which ignited near the Alisal Reservoir on Monday, now spans more than 15,000 acres and is only 5% contained, according to Inciweb, an inter-agency incident information site.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Strong northwest winds continue to push the f
Jamie Yuccas reports on erratic winds fueling the still growing Alisal Fire in Santa Barbara County(10-13-2021)
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The gigantic Itaipu hydroelectric dam straddling the Brazil-Paraguay border on the vast Parana River, is feeling the heat of Brazil’s worst drought in nine decades. According to Itaipu’s website, 2020 was one of the driest years in the plant’s history, with power output at its lowest level since 1994, a decade after it was inaugurated and when it had less capacity than now. Production this year will be even lower, by about 15%, said Hugo Zarate, the plant's superintendent.
- USA TODAY
The leaves in your yard might be starting to fall to the ground. But if you were planning to add raking to your weekend to-do list, think again.
- Washington Examiner
One of three escaped zebras in Maryland was found dead, according to Prince George’s County Department of Environment.
- Business Insider
A criminology professor was charged with wildfire arson in California. The crime is far more common than you think.
Nine percent of wildfires in California are linked to arson, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
- LA Times
As the government seeks an end to drift gill net fishing, a once booming swordfish industry draws its last breaths.
- Washington Examiner
Director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue Al Wolf discovered nearly 100 rattlesnakes underneath a Santa Rosa, California, home this month.
- The Telegraph
The Duke of Sussex has pleaded with corporate oil drillers not to “pillage the ecosystem for potential profit” as he launched a new environmental campaign.
Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle.
- Raleigh News and Observer
What time of day are deer most active? Are there more this year? What should you do if you hit one? Answers to some common questions.
- The Guardian
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, two of the nation’s busiest, create more than 100 tons a day of smog that choke local communities The Port of Los Angeles in California is backed up with a growing number of incoming cargo ships waiting offshore. Photograph: Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times/Rex/Shutterstock Dozens of behemoth cargo ships adorned with tall stacks of brightly colored containers still dot the coastline off southern California. Part of a shipping bottleneck plaguing US ports, t
In this week's segment, KPIX Meteorologist Darren Peck explains what the early Sierra snow means for this winter's long range forecast
- Idaho Statesman
The grizzly appeared as the group was processing a hunted elk, officials said.
More than 1,300 firefighters helped by aircraft dumping water and fire retardant worked Thursday to box in a wildfire in a Southern California coastal mountain range that has closed a major highway for days.
Several new electric pickup trucks and SUVs are coming to the market in the next few months, raising hopes they will help tip the scales in favor of electric vehicles by offering people their desired style.