They say it's not the heat, it's the humidity, and that was definitely true today. Unfortunately, it's not going to go away as soon as we might like, so be prepared for high temperatures, muggy air and scattered showers and storms all weekend long.
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
- Business Insider
Map shows 'extreme heat belt' projected to cover a quarter of the US in 30 years, where temperatures would breach 125 degrees Fahrenheit
An analysis of satellite data predicts about one-third of Americans will get temperatures above 125 degrees Fahrenheit in 2053. That's conservative.
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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.
- The Courier Journal
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
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
Videos show the flooded streets of central Paris as heavy storms pummel the city after months of drought
Some metro stations received nearly one month's worth of rain within one hour, reported a French weather account run by volunteers.
- Naples Daily News
Whether the tropical wave in the Caribbean develops into a named storm depends on two things: how fast it moves and time over water.
It's been a summer full of extreme heat and prolonged drought in Texas and much of Oklahoma, but a needed change in the weather pattern is on the way as temperatures are forecast to throttle back this week. While there is some good news that rain is forecast for parts of the region, too much rain is likely to cause flooding in some areas, AccuWeather meteorologists caution. "A strong bubble of high pressure at most levels of the atmosphere has kept rain away and caused heat to build much of this
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- The Times Herald
The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards put out a joint statement regarding the Port Huron Float Down. The statement said the event is inherently dangerous
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
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A new study released Tuesday said the first storms of the Atlantic hurricane season have been firing up about 5 days per decade earlier since 1979.
- Northwest Florida Daily News
Multiple large waterspouts were spotted Tuesday morning off the Emerald Coast, and several people took to social media to share videos and photos.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance over Nicaragua Tuesday afternoon is forecast to move across Central America and into the Gulf of Mexico this week.
- KGO – San Francisco
Residents in low-lying cities along the bayshore, San Francisco and Oakland airports, and freeways would be flooded as mega storms dump rain for three to four weeks, not days, as a result of climate change.
- LA Times
High temperatures are expected to push up electricity demand, particularly from air conditioner use, potentially exceeding available supplies.
- USA TODAY
Hottest days of the year could double or quadruple in 30 years, says new First Street Foundation Report.
Extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer reported from Arizona on Aug. 16 during a short break between flood risks in the state.
- Yahoo News
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.