The potential for thunderstorms and downpours increases late Sunday afternoon and in the early evening hours.
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- Men's Health
A downpour won't stop you from looking your best when you're wearing these.
Belgian authorities raised the death toll on Thursday from last week's burst rivers and flash floods to 37, with a further six people missing. Belgium's crisis centre, which is coordinating the rescue and relief operation, raised the number of fatalities from a previous 32. The Belgian centre added that, of 473 people reported missing, there was still no trace of six.
Lower winds and better weather helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation’s largest wildfire in southern Oregon while a Northern California wildfire crossed into Nevada, prompting evacuations as blazes burn across the West.
A significant and far-reaching heat wave is poised to build across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and it could be the most expansive in the country so far during this unusually hot summer, aggravating drought and wildfires. The big picture: Forests across the West are already burning at a scope and intensity that's unusual for this time of year. Drought data released Thursday showed that what is already the worst Western drought so far this century is only intensifying.
The North American Monsoon, an annual phenomenon in the southwestern United States, began to unleash rounds of showers and thunderstorms across interior parts of the region in mid-June. This month, the heavy rainfall has turned deadly, with some locations being flooded multiple times. And, to make matters worse, AccuWeather forecasters say more rain is on the way. On Tuesday, drenching rainfall centered on Albuquerque, New Mexico, where 1 inch of rain poured down in just 15 minutes near Indian S
- CBS News
With temperatures in Dubai regularly surpassing 115 degrees Fahrenheit, the government is now using drones to zap clouds with electricity, creating rainstorms.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters are monitoring a disturbance in Alabama forecast to move into the Atlantic, just offshore the coasts of Georgia and eastern Florida, by the weekend.
A massive, uncontained wildfire has crossed the border from Northern California into Nevada — triggering fresh evacuations, this time in the Silver State, AP reported early Thursday.The big picture: The Tamarack Fire, south of Lake Tahoe, has razed over 68 square miles since erupting on July 4 — one of 23 blazes ignited by lightning strikes, according to the U.S. Forest Service. It's one of 78 large fires raging across 13 U.S. states.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscr
More than 10,000 people in and around Phoenix were left without power as monsoon rains pummeled Arizona
The US National Weather Service issued warnings Thursday for flash floods in Arizona, with rains expected to continue through Saturday night.
- BuzzFeed News
"He said that the bear kept coming back every night, and he hadn’t slept in a few days."View Entire Post ›
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
- The Guardian
Residents of the region, known for its mild weather, are facing a shifting reality People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland on 27 June. Photograph: Maranie Staab/Reuters The recent heatwave that broiled the US Pacific north-west not only obliterated temperature records in cities such as Seattle and Portland – it also put a torch to a comforting bromide that the region would be a mild, safe haven from the ravages of the climate crisis. Unprecedented t
- USA TODAY
'Monster' Bootleg Fire in Oregon grows as dozens of blazes char western US; Oregon announces campfire ban as conditions worsen
The nation's largest wildfire grew Wednesday as smoke from dozens of blazes in the West spread across the country.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers are dismayed by people in wetter parts of the country writing as if they wish for California's failure because of the drought.
- USA TODAY
Smoke from wildfires in the West continued to spread Thursday, bringing hazy skies and poor air quality to many locations.
- Miami Herald
With almost all of the debris removed from the Surfside condo collapse, the oceanfront town expects Collins Avenue to reopen soon around the site of the former Champlain Towers South complex. That’s caused another worry: can the hollowed-out condominium site still support the adjoining road?
OREGON CITY, Ore. (Reuters) -The destruction wrought by the extreme heat and wildfires raging across Oregon this summer includes all kinds of farms - including one that grows trees for the Christmas season. Jacob Hemphill, owner of Hemphill Tree Farm, estimates that he has lost over $100,000 worth of Christmas trees as a result of the recent "heat dome" event, which saw temperatures of 115 degrees Fahrenheit (46.1 °C) in some parts of the Portland metropolitan area.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG — Toliver and Jessica Tucker are used to the dark, oily water, the bulging eyes, the gray flesh decaying to a pulp in the city’s bayous. They have even become accustomed to the smell — God, the smell — of all the rotting fish in gruesome flotillas, victims of a toxic Red Tide in Tampa Bay. But the maggots? The maggots are new. White and wriggling, they circle the scales of ...
- FTW Outdoors
A camper at Grand Teton National Park will pay dearly for failing to follow multiple warning signs about safety in bear country.
The United Arab Emirates are using drones to send electrical charges into clouds, forcing rain to fall over the typically hot country