A large pine tree expected to fall on a house in the Sierra Madre area Monday morning prompted area evacuations.
- Sacramento Bee
“Acorns were piled up from lower floor to about 20 ft up into the attic.”
There’s a part of America located on the West Coast that’s essentially one giant storage area, filled with millions of square feet of things sitting and waiting to be distributed to the rest of the country. I’m referring to Southern California’s Inland Empire. While this region may be booming to some, that comes at a high price; the L.A. Times reports on the environmental impact of these mammoth buildings and the millions of trucks that traverse the region’s roads to and from the ports.
- LA Times
The homes in Canyon Country were yellow-tagged by a Santa Clarita city building inspector. Residents can still access their homes but cannot sleep there.
- Miami Herald
A local man looked into the backyard and “did a double take,” officials said.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Devil’s Cigar” is one of the world’s rarest mushrooms, officials said.
- Popular Mechanics
Bill Gates wants to build more high-voltage power lines. It’s the best way to support high electricity demand, he says. But there's a big problem.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
Monterey County officials have been releasing some of the reservoir’s water into the Salinas River to prevent it from spilling.
- The Hill
Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, recorded the coldest wind chill in the history of the United States on Saturday morning when an arctic air mass hit New England.
- Fox News
Heavy rain, severe storms and snow are expected this week from a storm system that will develop across central states before it heads east.
Many more victims are likely to be discovered in Turkey and Syria, the World Health Organisation says.
Forty-five years ago, to the day, a historic blizzard rocked the Northeast, leaving Boston and surrounding suburbs paralyzed for a week.
Record-low temperatures chilled New England on Friday, leading to a cold-weather phenomenon that's rarely seen in the United States. A handful of folks in Burlington, Vermont, caught sight of a funnel over Lake Champlain Friday afternoon, but this was no waterspout. The funnel instead drew in steam fog, also referred to as sea fog, creating what is referred to as a "steam devil." These foggy funnels occur during periods of cold weather much like the Arctic blast that New England recently experie
- The Week
What caused the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey?
- The Courier & Press
The National Weather Service is using the adjective "dynamic" to describe the storm system that will move into the Tri-State on Wednesday.
A newborn was rescued in Syria after her mother reportedly gave birth and became trapped in rubble following a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
- The Conversation
As climate change and overuse shrink Lake Powell, the emergent landscape is coming back to life – and posing new challenges
The white 'bathtub ring' around Lake Powell, which is roughly 110 feet high, shows the former high water mark. AP Photo/Rick BowmerAs Western states haggle over reducing water use because of declining flows in the Colorado River Basin, a more hopeful drama is playing out in Glen Canyon. Lake Powell, the second-largest U.S. reservoir, extends from northern Arizona into southern Utah. A critical water source for seven Colorado River Basin states, it has shrunk dramatically over the past 40 years.
- Associated Press
A U.S. judge has ordered the government to revisit part of its environmental review of a lithium mine planned in Nevada, but denied opponents’ efforts to block it in a ruling the developer says clears the way for construction at the nation's largest known deposit of the rare metal widely used in rechargeable batteries. The ruling marks a significant victory for Canada-based Lithium Americas Corp. at its subsidiary’s project near Nevada's border with Oregon, and a setback — at least for now — for conservationists, tribes and a Nevada rancher who have all been fighting it for two years. The opponents said they are considering an appeal based in part on growing questions raised about the reach of an 150-year-old mining law.
- The Post-Crescent
Heavy, wet snow and other wintry weather is on the way for central and northeast Wisconsin Wednesday night into Thursday.
- ABC News
Thousands of Texas customers could be waiting days for power to be restored after last week's freeze
It may feel like spring in Texas, but some of the state's most populated regions are still reeling from last week's freezing temperatures. More than 350,000 customers were without power in Texas on Friday due to the massive ice storm that brought freezing rain and sleet to much of the South, which weighed down power lines and trees. The destruction caused by the inclement weather prompted Texas.
- The Coloradoan
As Colorado's wolf recovery plan inches closer to completion, some say Gov. Jared Polis is pressuring some to work his personal views into it.