Homeowners in O'Hara Township are cleaning up today after a tree fell into their home due to the severe weather.
- 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.
- CBS News
Four sets of human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May.
- 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.
- The Hill
A chemical leak late Thursday evening caused the closure of a major freeway in California, forcing officials to evacuate about 170 residences from within a half-mile radius of the leak. John Crater, the chief of the Riverside County Fire Department, said at a press conference on Friday that all homes and businesses were evacuated. The…
- 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.
- Miami Herald
It wasn’t the first time a bear was spotted in the neighborhood.
- CBS News
With record heat turning brush and farmland into a tinderbox across much of Europe, wildfires are tearing across France, Spain and Portugal.
What does drought mean and what are the implications for water, food, rivers and wildlife?
- 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.
- NBC News
A wildland firefighter battling an Oregon blaze died after he was struck by a tree, authorities said Thursday.
- 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
- Miami Herald
“That bear had to have been to prison.”
The attractions of electric vehicles have been magnetic in 2022. Now, there is legislation headed toward the home stretch that will give EVs not only new legitimacy in the eyes of the auto market, but potentially lucrative perks to automakers and consumers who decide to bet on electric vehicles as their chosen mode of transportation -- and investment. "This climate spending includes $60 billion for solar panel and wind turbine manufacturing (and $30 billion in credits for new projects), $60 billion for disadvantaged communities that bear the brunt of climate impacts, $27 billion for clean tech R&D, $20 billion to reduce agricultural emissions, $5 billion for forest conservation, $4 billion for drought funding in Western states, new battery manufacturing credits and many more climate-related priorities," EV site Elektrek reports.
- The Week
Newsom unveils plan to store more water as California gets drier
The source of the River Thames has dried up further downstream than ever before, as England looks set to enter a drought that some experts say the country is unprepared for. Britain's Met Office said this July was the driest for England since 1935 with average rainfall, at 23.1 millimetres (0.9 inches), just 35% of the average for the month. "The Thames would normally be at its source - and there's a nice pub next to it - would be about 15 kilometres back upstream," Alisdair Naulls, an engagement officer at the Rivers Trust, told Reuters while standing in a small section of the Thames in Cricklade, about 80 km west of London.
- Florida Today
Cocoa lake looks like a moonscape as water levels in the St, Johns River feeding it has dropped to record lows, worrying residents and experts alike.
Authorities are still counting the number of homes destroyed
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Monsoon season continues with the National Weather Service's forecast of heavy rain this weekend. Plus, info on ADOT highway closures.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.