Wildfire continues burning northeast of Helena
Spotty storms have developed and will be possible around sunset.
- Palm Beach Daily News
An area of disturbed weather over the far eastern Atlantic ocean could become a tropical depression as it moves westward this week, forecasters say.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Are you ready for winter?
Several wildfires continue to burn across eastern Washington.
- The Guardian
Fourth set of skeletal remains, as yet unidentified, discovered at Swim Beach in Nevada as lake hits lowest level in 80 years
FOX 13’s meteorologist Dave Osterberg says there is a tropical wave coming off the coast of Africa. It has the potential to develop. Even if it does become a named storm, it has to fight the Saharan dust layer. Otherwise, it is quiet in the tropics.
- Associated Press
More human remains have been found at drought-stricken Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday. It’s the fourth time since May that remains have been uncovered as Western drought forces the shoreline to retreat at the shrinking Colorado River reservoir behind the Hoover Dam. National Park Service officials said rangers were called to the reservoir between Nevada and Arizona around 11 a.m. Saturday after skeletal remains were discovered at Swim Beach.
- The Courier Journal
In past flooding, hydrologists have calculated runoff 1,000 times greater than without mining. Scientists say climate change will intensify heavy rains.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters are monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic that now has a slightly higher chance of turning into a depression over the next couple of days.
It’s been the summer of the shark off Cape Cod with hundreds of reported sightings, but a new venomous creature is making its presence known.
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STORY: About 60 cars belonging to park visitors and staff were buried under several feet of debris at the Inn at Death Valley, an historic luxury hotel near the park headquarters in Furnace Creek, the site of a spring-fed oasis near the Nevada border, the park said in a statement.Floodwaters also pushed trash dumpsters into parked cars, shoved vehicles into each other, and swamped many facilities, some hotel rooms and business offices, it said.No injuries were reported. But about 500 visitors and 500 park staff were temporarily unable to leave the park because all roads into and out of Death Valley were closed, according to the statement. After work by emergency crews, authorities escorted the cars out of the area.Authorities are conducting aerial searches for stranded motorists but said they have not received reports of stranded cars, Death Valley National Park wrote on its Facebook page.They expect to reopen a particularly damaged area of Highway 190 by Tuesday (August 9).The flooding was unleashed by a torrential shower that dumped 1.46 inches of rain at Furnace Creek, nearly matching the previous daily record there of 1.47 inches measured from a downpour in 1988, park spokesperson Amy Wines said.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
Eyewitness video shows children rescued during Denver flooding. 📹 Felix Espinoza
- Raleigh News and Observer
A photographer was recording the sunset when lightning struck.
Boston Harbor is one of the region’s greatest assets, but it could become its biggest liability.
- Argus Leader
The previous record was 4.59 inches on August 1, 1975.
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.
- 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.
- NBC News
Firefighters rescued at least 19 people in Denver, Colorado, after flash floods turned roadways into rivers Sunday night as Kentucky faced possible further storms.
- Wichita Eagle
Zoo staff notified the sheriff’s office, which called the fire department to unlock the vehicle and rescue the Boston terrier, according to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office. The dog is still in specialty boarding.
The Cincinnati Zoo revealed on TODAY that they welcomed a new baby boy hippo to its family last week. The calf is the sibling of the zoo’s most famous hippo, 5-year-old Fiona.