Things continue to stay very quiet in the Atlantic Basin with no tropical development expected through the next 5 days. Over in the Pacific, there are two weak areas to watch for gradual development.
- Raleigh News and Observer
A photographer was recording the sunset when lightning struck.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The National Weather Service in Phoenix issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Peoria, Surprise and Sun City until 8 p.m. Sunday.
It has been more than a month since the last tropical storm, Colin.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Are you ready for winter?
- Palm Beach Daily News
An area of disturbed weather over the far eastern Atlantic ocean could become a tropical depression as it moves westward this week, forecasters say.
Several wildfires continue to burn across eastern Washington.
- Statesman Journal
Multiple wildfires are burning around Oregon that have brought recreation closures to popular areas including Diamond Peak and Waldo Lake.
- Wichita Eagle
Are you yet to enjoy the perfect BLT this year due to the challenging tomato crops around Wichita? There’s hope yet this year, experts say.
FOX 13’s meteorologist Dave Osterberg says there is a tropical wave coming off the coast of Africa. It has the potential to develop. Even if it does become a named storm, it has to fight the Saharan dust layer. Otherwise, it is quiet in the tropics.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The rain is expected to give a temporary relief from the 100 degree days with temperatures in the mid-90s.
A flood watch is up for DeKalb and McHenry counties, where up to 2 inches of rain has already fallen.
France on Sunday braced for a fourth heatwave this summer as its worst drought on record left parched villages without safe drinking water and farmers warned of a looming milk shortage in the winter. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne's office has set up a crisis team to tackle a drought that has forced scores of villages to rely on water deliveries by truck, prompted state-run utility EDF to curb nuclear power output and stressed crops. National weather agency Meteo France said it was the worst drought since records began in 1958 and that the drought was expected to worsen until at least the middle of the month.
- LA Times
As Death Valley dries off from near record rains, some see the fingerprints of climate change
(Bloomberg) -- Another scorching heat wave is set to hit northwest and central Europe this week, putting further pressure on the continent’s strained power infrastructure.Most Read from BloombergWinners and Losers in Democrats’ Signature Tax and Energy BillR Kelly Has $28,000 in His Prison-Inmate Account. Prosecutors Want to Seize ItStocks Whipsaw With Technology Under Pressure: Markets WrapTax Bill Latest: GOP Private Equity Carveout Amendment ApprovedSizzling temperatures are expected to hit t
- Associated Press
France was in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year Monday as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought on record. National weather agency Meteo France said the heat wave begain in the south and is expected to spread across the country and last until the weekend. Overall, the southern half of France expects daytime temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) ad won't drop at nighttime below 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit).
- USA TODAY
'I can't do it again': Can Appalachia blunt the devastating impacts of more flooding, climate change?
Appalachia faces a harsh reality and urgent climate questions after historic flooding in eastern Kentucky killed at least 37 people.
Cars were seen stranded in an intersection in Denver, Colorado, on Aug. 7, after heavy rain triggered flash flooding across the city.
Fishermen along Italy's Po River made a startling discovery when a previously submerged bomb dating back to World War II was unearthed in the parched riverbed. The country and its vital Po River, the biggest reservoir of fresh water available in Italy, are facing their worst drought in 70 years. Over 500 pounds of explosive material were safely defused by military experts before a controlled detonation of the bomb was carried out on Sunday, Aug. 7, according to Reuters. The bomb, weighing 1,000
The new week will bring another surge in moisture from the North American monsoon, elevating the flash flood risk across the Southwest.
Weekend heavy rain shut down some water rides at Water World on Monday