Meteorologist Kathy Orr has the latest forecast.
While much of the United States is kicking off this weekend with heavy rain, extreme heat and even tornadoes, one area will experience the country's first winter storm warning of the season. Early Friday morning, the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, issued a winter storm warning in the Brooks Range and a portion of the Alaskan North Slope. This is the first winter storm warning to be issued anywhere in the United States this snow season, which officially began on July 1. The signif
- Orlando Sentinel
The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday that a tropical wave has moved off the African west coast as the peak of hurricane season approaches. As of the NHC’s 2 p.m. tropical outlook, forecasters give the system a 40% chance of formation in the next five days. On Saturday, the NHC began projecting the formation of a potential tropical system in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and forecast the ...
- WMUR - Manchester
The United States Geological Survey reported a 2.3 magnitude earthquake around 8:05 p.m. in Deering.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Rainfall totals across most of northern Arizona are much higher than what they typically are at this point in the summer, the weather service says.
- The Telegraph
Millions of households across the south of England could be hit with hosepipe bans within days after the Environment Secretary urged more water companies to introduce urgent restrictions.
Seattle's Space Needle would also comfortably fit in the black pit, as would six Christ the Redeemer statues from Brazil stacked head-to-head, giant arms outstretched. The National Service of Geology and Mining said late on Saturday it is still investigating the gaping hole near the Alcaparrosa mine operated by Canadian company Lundin Mining, about 665 km (413 miles) north of Santiago. Lundin did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
- The Guardian
Fourth set of skeletal remains, as yet unidentified, discovered at Swim Beach in Nevada as lake hits lowest level in 80 years
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.
A Cape Cod beach closed Saturday afternoon after a “number” of Portuguese man o’wars washed ashore.
- Statesman Journal
Multiple wildfires are burning around Oregon that have brought recreation closures to popular areas including Diamond Peak and Waldo Lake.
- LA Times
Forecasts for wind gusts of up to 30 mph pose risk of spreading deadly McKinney fire in Klamath National Forest.
- USA TODAY
'I can't do it again': Can Appalachia blunt the devastating impacts of more flooding, climate change?
Appalachia is facing a harsh reality after historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky, killing at least 37 people and raising urgent climate questions.
- Delaware Online | The News Journal
Since 1818, the Old Farmers' Almanac has offered long-range forecasts along with advice on planting, fishing, astronomy and household help.
- USA TODAY
With an estimated 115,000 pounds of debris accumulating on the reefs of Papahānaumokuākea, crews struggle against a pileup that keeps building.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Because of the heavy rain threat the Denver7 weather team is issuing a Weather Action Day beginning late Saturday evening and Sunday. Up to 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall in as little as 45 minutes during a strong thunderstorm today.
- LA Times
As Death Valley dries off from near record rains, some see the fingerprints of climate change
Rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms have brought intense flooding to portions of the Southwest in recent days and weeks due to the North American monsoon kicking on all cylinders across the region. Many cities in the area received significantly more rainfall than normal for the month of July and AccuWeather forecasters say that the pattern isn't set to break anytime soon. The Southwest has been no stranger to heavy rain and flooding events recently. In Las Vegas, streets seemingly turned into
- The Oklahoman
Deer hunters will have the option of another weapon this fall as air powered arrow rifles have been legalized for hunting in Oklahoma.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Forecasters say heavy rain possible for southern Wisconsin later in weekend; hot and muggy for Saturday; air quality alert issued
A warm, humid airmass will bring uncomfortable temperatures to southern Wisconsin on Saturday followed by chances for heavy rain, forecasters say.