Things remain quiet in the Atlantic Basin with another plume of Saharan Dust moving through. No development is expected there through the next 5 days. Meanwhile, the Pacific continues to stay fairly active with another disturbance that could become a tropical depression by the middle of next week.
Ride along with a 4Runner driver on a cruise through the flood-ravaged roads of Death Valley National Park.
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Narratives around this disaster have run amuck with some going so far as to name the people dealing with it as the harbingers of their own destruction
From a trickle of water running between rocks in a dry, barren, mountainside landscape to a roaring river in a matter of mere minutes: Monsoon floods in the Southwest escalate quickly. Each summer, Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer, who may be best known for chasing tornadoes, goes on "flash flood chases" in which he aims to capture the moment that the rainwaters transform the parched landscape into a dangerous wall of water. A dramatic video recently captured by Timmer perfectly illustrated the
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Thunderstorms around the Florida panhandle caused several waterspouts, which look like tornados in the ocean, to form Tuesday morning.
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The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
At 6 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Boo Freeman filmed a massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Florida, about 50 miles east of Pensacola, before most people had their first cup of coffee. "What a morning! Wow!" Freeman posted on Instagram. Multiple videos and photos posted to social media showed the storm, Northwest Florida Daily News reported. Freeman told AccuWeather that the photogenic waterspout dissipated offshore. "I've seen many waterspouts; just last week we had another one pass by." AccuWeathe
- Naples Daily News
A tropical wave over the southwestern Caribbean has a 20% chance for development as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico.
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When most people hear the word “tsunami,” they may imagine a massive wave, but that’s actually a misconception that researchers in Washington state are trying to correct.
- The Holland Sentinel
A case of upwelling along the Lake Michigan shoreline caused water temperatures to drop by up to 25 degrees.
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Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- Redding Record Searchlight
A complex of fires in Humboldt and Trinity counties grew by more than 2,000 acres from Sunday into Monday.
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Hottest days of the year could double or quadruple in 30 years, says new First Street Foundation Report.
The governor of West Virginia declared a state of emergency in two counties Monday after record-setting rainfall caused significant flash flooding overnight, damaging over 100 homes in Kanawha County, washing out bridges and prompting a number of water rescues. Floodwaters rushed into the county Sunday evening into Monday morning, with some areas of Kanawha receiving up to 6 inches of rain in a short period of time. As of 9 a.m. EDT Monday, more than 500 emergency calls had come into the local 9
Regions that rely on the Yangtze, China's longest river, are having to deploy pumps and cloud-seeding rockets as a long drought depletes water levels and threatens crops, and a heatwave is set to last another two weeks. The Yangtze's middle and lower reaches have faced temperatures in excess of 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) over the past month, with experts blaming climate change-induced variations in the western Pacific subtropical high, a major determinant of summer weather throughout east Asia. With the autumn harvest under threat, the agriculture ministry has deployed 25 teams to key regions to take action to protect crops, the Shanghai government's Guangming Daily newspaper reported.
Severe flooding caused an “extensive amount of damage” to parts of West Virginia, prompting the Governor to declare a State of Emergency on August 15.This footage, filmed by Joey Crist, shows muddy water cascading down a road in the small city of Smithers, West Viriginia.Governor Jim Justice declared a State of Emergency in Kanawha and Fayette counties after between four to six inches of rain fell overnight, flooding several roads and damaging over 100 homes.According to the National Weather Service “unsettled weather” was set to continue in the region for the rest of the week, with daily afternoon storms expected. Credit: Joey Crist via Storyful
- The Sheboygan Press
Lake Michigan levels could lead to more flooding and erosion in the future. Here's how Sheboygan is preparing for rising waters.
Sheboygan is preparing for future flooding and erosion that could result from fluctuating water levels in Lake Michigan.
- Bradenton Herald
A new study predicts Manatee County will see the second-highest increase in local hot days of any Florida county over the next 30 years.
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A wildfire that sparked Monday afternoon near the Colfax area of Placer County has prompted evacuation orders. The Oak Fire was reported around 3:05 p.m. in Weimar along Live Oak Road near Interstate 80. Cal Fire, the state's fire management agency, said the fire started after a vehicle fire spread into nearby vegetation. As of 8:00 p.m. Monday, Cal Fire said the fire has burned at least 17 acres and has no containment. Cal Fire said they had an aggressive initial attack on the fire. They deployed several engines, air tankers and helicopters. The aircraft played a role in helping slow the spread of the flames with retardant and water drops. Fire crews are making progress, despite the several trees in the area and the dangerously dry conditions.
- LA Times
The inland regions in Southern and Northern California are bracing for extreme heat that could push 110 degrees in some spots.