Eric Fisher has the latest on this developing weather story.
- 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.
- Miami Herald
The drought in Europe is on track to be the worst one in 500 years, experts say.
Pockets of heavy rain and thunderstorms swept across the Southwest on Thursday night, prompting flash flood warnings in southern Nevada, far southeastern California and Arizona. The gusty storms knocked out power to many Las Vegas residents and flooded numerous roadways, including the famous Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced on Friday afternoon that a body was found in a flood wash near the Las Vegas Strip. This was the second body discovered in the same was
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.
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.
- 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.
What does drought mean and what are the implications for water, food, rivers and wildlife?
Another surge of heat is in the works for the northwestern United States, AccuWeather meteorologists say. Not only will temperatures have the potential to approach levels set late last month, but the surging heat and widespread dry landscape could bring a significant uptick in wildfire activity. "An upcoming heat wave for the Northwest next week could rival temperatures reached in some locations from late July," AccuWeather Long-Range Meteorologist Alex DaSilva said. Temperatures are projected t
Climate change is exacerbating conditions in Europe where hotter temperatures are speeding up evaporation.
- NBC News
A wildland firefighter battling an Oregon blaze died after he was struck by a tree, authorities said Thursday.
Beachgoers from Los Angeles County to Ventura County were warned of unusually high tides over the weekend after the National Weather Service issued a beach hazard statement for the area.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Guardian
Scientists concluded that a series of storms could dump enough rainfall to displace millions, causing over $1tn in losses
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.