Look for several rounds of beneficial rainfall heading into the weekend around Southeast Texas. Rain chances will fade over the weekend but hold steady at around 30% for most of next week. Temperatures will be slightly cooler when the rain chances are higher this weekend. Look for a very typical August temperature pattern starting on Monday.
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
- NBC News
Las Vegas was hit with fresh flash floods Thursday night just two weeks after casinos and hotels in the tourist hotspot were flooded with water during monsoonal rains.
- Business Insider
Videos show Las Vegas casinos underwater again following flash floods, the latest in a string of extreme weather events
One clip from inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino showed card tables being soaked as water fell from the ceiling.
- Miami Herald
The drought in Europe is on track to be the worst one in 500 years, experts say.
- TCPalm | Treasure Coast Newspapers
Saharan Air Layer dust clouds can travel and impact locations around the globe, thousands of miles away from its African origins.
A slowly brewing area of low pressure over the western Gulf of Mexico not only has the potential to evolve into a tropical depression and storm -- potentially becoming the fourth of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season -- as it drifts toward the Texas coast, but it is also likely to bring both much-needed rain and the risk of flash flooding as it pushes inland later this weekend, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. The same disturbance may go on to bring a new round of flash flooding to the southwest
Climate change is exacerbating conditions in Europe where hotter temperatures are speeding up evaporation.
Covid forced many restaurants to shut down. But those that pulled through are facing a new challenge: extreme heat.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Friday's objectives are to continue monitoring the McKinney Fire, mop up deeper into the fire's interior and protect cultural and natural resources.
- CBS News
With record heat turning brush and farmland into a tinderbox across much of Europe, wildfires are tearing across France, Spain and Portugal.
- Christian Science Monitor
As climate change engulfs the American West, a veteran Montana fire lookout finds hope in the vast wilderness area she stewards.
- Tallahassee Democrat
Ominous steering currents for Florida may be on horizon as quiet hurricane season persists | WeatherTiger
That slow start to Florida's hurricane season doesn’t mean much, unfortunately. September's peak is still coming.
- Miami Herald
It wasn’t the first time a bear was spotted in the neighborhood.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.
- NBC News
A wildland firefighter battling an Oregon blaze died after he was struck by a tree, authorities said Thursday.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer was in Bitter Springs, Arizona, as a flash flood overtook the hardpan on Aug. 12, heading toward Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon.
- The News-Press
Florida Python Challenge is a 10-day event in which pro & novice snake hunters head into the field to capture as many pythons as possible, for a prize
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A severe thunderstorm centered over Scottsdale is slowly moving west toward Central Phoenix, bringing with it heavy rain and possible dust storms.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
The National Weather Service for Las Vegas has issued a flood advisory until 12:15 a.m. Friday. The NWS said that the flooding would be caused by excessive rainfall.
- The Week
Newsom unveils plan to store more water as California gets drier