WFTV 5 p.m. Weather Update
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
- Lohud | The Journal News
The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
- 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.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Farmers' Almanac used its 200-year-old formula to predict generally cool weather for the U.S. this fall, with November snow in northern Arizona.
- The Salinas Californian
A large swath of Monterey County and California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures. Here's how to stay safe.
- Naples Daily News
A tropical wave over the southwestern Caribbean has a 20% chance for development as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico.
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
- 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
- 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.
- The Holland Sentinel
A case of upwelling along the Lake Michigan shoreline caused water temperatures to drop by up to 25 degrees.
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
Severe flooding caused an “extensive amount of damage” to parts of West Virginia, prompting the Governor to declare a State of Emergency on August 15.This footage, filmed by Joey Crist, shows muddy water cascading down a road in the small city of Smithers, West Viriginia.Governor Jim Justice declared a State of Emergency in Kanawha and Fayette counties after between four to six inches of rain fell overnight, flooding several roads and damaging over 100 homes.According to the National Weather Service “unsettled weather” was set to continue in the region for the rest of the week, with daily afternoon storms expected. Credit: Joey Crist via Storyful
- The State
More than 60 earthquakes have been recorded in the Midlands in 2022.
The governor of West Virginia declared a state of emergency in two counties Monday after record-setting rainfall caused significant flash flooding overnight, damaging over 100 homes in Kanawha County, washing out bridges and prompting a number of water rescues. Floodwaters rushed into the county Sunday evening into Monday morning, with some areas of Kanawha receiving up to 6 inches of rain in a short period of time. As of 9 a.m. EDT Monday, more than 500 emergency calls had come into the local 9
- Bradenton Herald
A new study predicts Manatee County will see the second-highest increase in local hot days of any Florida county over the next 30 years.
- 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
- Redding Record Searchlight
A complex of fires in Humboldt and Trinity counties grew by more than 2,000 acres from Sunday into Monday.
- CBS News
Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- Miami Herald
Hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1, but in recent years named storms have been popping up ahead of schedule more and more often.
- Idaho Statesman
Hotshot crews are working to get the fire under control.