High temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s on Monday, but the high humidity levels will make it feel like it's hotter than 100 degrees.
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- USA TODAY
Authorities predict a high probability of above-average temperatures for much of the U.S. over the next several days.
- Miami Herald
A low pressure system that was about 200 miles east of Daytona Beach Saturday morning is going to mess with South Florida’s weather through Monday, regardless of development, meteorologists say.
- USA TODAY
California's huge Dixie Fire exploded to "megafire" status late Thursday, forcing more evacuations in nearby communities, fire officials said.
- The Guardian
The fire that devastated Lytton is still burning – and First Nation residents say the lack of help from the British Columbia government has been ‘sickening’ Aftermath of the fire in Lytton. Photograph: Cole Burston/For The Guardian Vince Abbott had an afternoon of fishing planned – he was going angling for spring salmon in the nearby river – when he heard shouts of panic and felt a searing heat. After three punishing days of record-breaking temperatures in the Canadian village of Lytton earlier
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
- CBS News
A total of 88 large fires are burning in the U.S. They have destroyed more than 1 million acres as of Saturday.
MANILA (Reuters) -Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents in the capital, Manila, out of low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rains, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby provinces. The national disaster agency said about 15,000 people, most of them from a flood-prone Manila suburb, had moved into evacuation centres. "We decided to evacuate early," said Luzviminda Tayson, 61.
- FTW Outdoors
A camper at Grand Teton National Park will pay dearly for failing to follow multiple warning signs about safety in bear country.
- Charlotte Observer
The body was found in rough terrain.
- LA Times
The city of L.A. will reimburse El Segundo residents for air conditioners if they stay in their homes, or hotel vouchers if they would rather leave.
Shocking video shows firefighters in California ride through blazing flames during Tamarack wildfire
The UC Davis Fire Department responded to a housing development on the California-Nevada border this week amid the ongoing Tamarack Fire.
- The Guardian
The shrinking Salton Sea was once a tourist destination. Now it’s home to dangerous algal blooms, endless dust and noxious air The view from the original shoreline of the Salton Sea in Salton City, California. Photograph: Alex Welsh/The Guardian Just to be safe, Noemí Vázquez keeps inhalers in almost every room of her house. She stashes them in her kitchen cupboard, a couple in her purse, one in the bathroom, and, of course, by her bedside. And then there’s the large, black Puma knapsack where s
- Associated Press
People may experience respiratory problems because of a persistent bloom of toxic red tide off Florida's Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service said Friday. The service issued a “beach hazards statement” affecting the oceanfront and bayside shores in Pinellas County from 11:30 a.m. Friday through at least 10 p.m. Saturday. Symptoms include coughing, sneezing and watery eyes.
- Miami Herald
Most of the Florida Keys was in the dark Saturday morning — including Key West International Airport — after a transmission line went out.
Scores of wildfires raging across the Western United States' forest and scrub have belched so much smoke that it is helping an army of firefighters gain ground on the nation's biggest blaze, Oregon's Bootleg fire, by blocking sunlight, officials said on Saturday. Both the National Weather Service and officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said smoke in the lower atmosphere coming from California wildfires has floated over the Bootleg fire, which has scorched more than 401,000 acres in Oregon about 250 miles (402 km) south of Portland. "It's called 'smoke shading' and it's basically put a lid on the lower atmosphere for now, blocking sunlight and creating cooler, more stable surface conditions," said Eric Schoening, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.
- Idaho Statesman
After several days of slightly cooler weather, very high temperatures are on their way for the Treasure Valley.
- Business Insider
Drone videos from the BBC document the deadly flooding hitting China's Henan province, where factory workers produce half the world's iPhones.
- Associated Press
Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. The 66-year-old antiquarian bookseller from Ahrweiler said the first serious warning to evacuate or move to higher floors of buildings close to the Ahr River came through loudspeaker announcements around 8 p.m. on July 14. Huste then heard a short emergency siren blast and church bells ringing, followed by silence.
- Washington Post
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The glassy-gray sea ripples with the movement beneath. Then, a fin, about the height of a playing card, breaks the surface, slicing through the water from just beyond the surf line, a glimpse of a tail tip visible a few feet behind. The dark shape just feet beneath the murky water resolves itself quickly from the bow of a boat. On the iPhone screen where Patrick Rex, a California State University at Long Beach graduate student, has been tracking it by drone, the young gre
(Bloomberg) -- Heat will bear down on Texas and the Great Plains within days, driving temperatures in Dallas above the 100-degree mark for the first time this year.A dome of high pressure will build across the middle of the U.S., boosting demand for power to run air conditioners, said Jim Rouiller, lead meteorologist at the Energy Weather Group. The heat will expand eastward later next week into Chicago while a blanket of humidity will make it feel like 100 Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) from New York