The Atlantic remains quiet except for some Saharan Dust. The Pacific Basin still has a hurricane and tropical storm to discuss.
- 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.
- 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.
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
- Miami Herald
A disturbance began to develop Friday just offshore of southeastern Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.
- 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 was in Bitter Springs, Arizona, as a flash flood overtook the hardpan on Aug. 12, heading toward Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon.
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer captured video on Aug. 12 as dangerous flooding came in waves from storms along the Vermilion Cliffs in Arizona.
Tumbling temperatures this weekend could be here to stay. Canadian air, combined with a rare nor'easter could keep it feeling like September in the Northeast into next week. Cities like Philadelphia and New York City were running 4-5 degrees above normal for the start of the month and reaching the 90-degree mark more than a handful of days. Philadelphia residents endured a longer stretch of hot conditions, where the persistent heat resulted in a 10-day heat wave. Boston's heat wave finally came
- 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.
Covid forced many restaurants to shut down. But those that pulled through are facing a new challenge: extreme heat.
What does drought mean and what are the implications for water, food, rivers and wildlife?
- 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.
- USA TODAY
Scientists say climate change increases the likelihood of the recurrence of a 'megaflood' like the Great Flood of 1862.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Hurricane Andrew ended Florida's 42-year streak of no direct hits from a hurricane. It's legacy and lessons endure 30 years later.
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) -Several regions of China including the major southwestern city of Chongqing baked in temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) on Saturday, while the country's national observatory continued its red alert for extreme heat. In Zhejiang, home to many factories and exporters, a meteorological official said that the eastern province has broken its previous record for high temperature days this year, with 31 days above 35C and 16 days above 38C. Along with Chongqing, which saw temperatures up to 42.1C on Saturday, Hubei, Hunan, Shandong, Anhui, Xinjiang, Jiangxi and Fujian were among the provinces and regions where temperatures exceeded 35C.
Authorities are still counting the number of homes destroyed
Firefighters have managed to halt the spread of a "monster" blaze in southwest France, allowing authorities to reopen a stretch of highway to traffic ahead of a busy travel weekend. Reinforcements from across Europe helped local firefighters tackle the blaze which has ravaged forests in France's Gironde region since Tuesday and forced 10,000 people to evacuate their homes.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bitter cold will chill Kansas this winter, predicts the Farmers' Almanac. But critics says the publication's forecasts shouldn't be taken seriously.
- The Takeout
It’s still pretty dang hot out there. Even though there have been whispers of fall in some parts of the country, the world at large is still under extreme temperatures, and no one is in the clear yet. While some may think they can just crank up their air conditioning and avoid the pitfalls of the climate crisis, that’s just not the case. Grocery stores in particular are being impacted in ways that you might not even realize as temperatures continue to rise.
- Tacoma News Tribune
Today is likely the coolest it will be all week.