June 1st saw the hottest day of the year. Slow to cool tonight and then a few t-storms possible on Thursday. Here are the details.
- Associated Press
Two people reported overdue after deciding to return to Virginia in their weather-damaged sailboat instead of continuing their trip to Portugal’s Azores are safely headed home, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. Virginia Beach natives Yanni Nikopoulos and Dale Jones, both 65, contacted the Coast Guard on Friday saying they were safe and on course for Hampton, Virginia.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The tropical wave in the Atlantic is expected to strengthen into a tropical depression next week. Here’s the forecast.
- Idaho Statesman
Sixty people nearly had to stay at the park overnight.
Severe storms fired up across parts of the central U.S. on from June 23-24, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and even tornadoes.
Recently, many in the Southwest have seen showers and thunderstorms slide through the area. Forecasters say that more of the same is in the forecast. While the rain will help dent the ongoing drought and keep wildfire concerns at bay, too much rain at once can lead to the opposite problem, with flash flooding a possibility. For most in the Desert Southwest, the weather conditions in May and June could not be more different. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, no measurable rainfall fell during May. But
"It’s never been this hot so early in the year"
- Biloxi Sun Herald
If you’ve got outdoor plans this weekend, make sure you stay safe and hydrated. Here’s what to know.
- Las Cruces Sun-News
Some national forests in Arizona and New Mexico are relaxing fire restrictions and reopening.
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
The monsoon is in full swing and storm chances will be around through the weekend and into next week across Arizona.
The storm prompted various warnings and advisories to be issued by the National Weather Service, and some drivers were also caught outside in the storm's path. FOX 10 has team coverage on today's weather activity.
- NBC News
A group of women hiking on an Arizona mountain — reportedly for a religious reality show called "Bad Girls Gone God" — had to be rescued on Thursday, with several taken to a hospital for heat-related issues.
- The Courier Journal
With a potential drought looming, Kentucky farmers are starting to get worried that crops are not going to produce as much yield.
- The Weather Network
All modes of severe weather are possible on parts of the southern Prairies on Friday, including large hail, damaging wind gusts, and even the possibility of a few tornadoes.
With temperatures that regularly soar into the triple-digits and an unusual stretch in June during which temperatures soared to 113 degrees Fahrenheit or higher for several days, the city of Phoenix has concocted a new method of keeping the area cool throughout the summer months. Road crews have been out working in Phoenix-area streets, but not just to pave or patch potholes. The city's Street Transportation Department has sent out crews on a unique mission: to spray a special solution onto dark
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
The monsoon is back in action across Arizona bringing strong winds, blowing dust, lightning, and rain. Our best bets for measurable rain in the Valley will be today and Sunday.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Multiple wildfires, including the Pipeline Fire, Haywire Fire and Tonto Canyon Fire are burning across southern and northern Arizona.
Central Florida will get a break from the extreme heat on Saturday as temperatures drop and return to seasonal levels.
Some rain later this morning into the early afternoon.
Firefighters were tackling a wildfire for a third day on Friday in southwest Turkey, where municipal officials have warned that national authorities are unprepared even after last year's devastating fires revealed a lack of planes and personnel. Scenes of burning woodland near the Aegean coastal resort of Marmaris since Tuesday have sparked fears of a repeat of last year's fires that ravaged some 140,000 hectares (345,950 acres) across the region. President Tayyip Erdogan's government was criticised by local residents and opposition parties for being unprepared to fight last year's fires.
A dome of heat that settled near the western edges of North America last summer produced an unrelenting and historic heat wave across the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, Canada. With temperatures hovering in the 100s, the heat was extraordinarily dangerous and deadly, as it buckled power lines, caused asphalt to crumble and was blamed for nearly 200 fatalities in the United States and possibly many more. The majority of those who died lacked air conditioning, according to authorities. Dr