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Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer was in Bitter Springs, Arizona, as a flash flood overtook the hardpan on Aug. 12, heading toward Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
After strong rains and recent flooding, monsoon season is expected for longer. Expect more storms this weekend into next week.
- NBC News
Las Vegas was hit with fresh flash floods Thursday night just two weeks after casinos and hotels in the tourist hotspot were flooded with water during monsoonal rains.
- USA TODAY
A study says that as the Earth warms, a California flood that would swamp Los Angeles, displace millions and cause historic damage gets more likely.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance began to develop Friday just offshore of southeastern Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.
Pockets of heavy rain and thunderstorms swept across the Southwest on Thursday night, prompting flash flood warnings in southern Nevada, far southeastern California and Arizona. The gusty storms knocked out power to many Las Vegas residents and flooded numerous roadways, including the famous Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced on Friday afternoon that a body was found in a flood wash near the Las Vegas Strip. This was the second body discovered in the same was
- Business Insider
Videos show Las Vegas casinos underwater again following flash floods, the latest in a string of extreme weather events
One clip from inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino showed card tables being soaked as water fell from the ceiling.
Covid forced many restaurants to shut down. But those that pulled through are facing a new challenge: extreme heat.
- The Des Moines Register
Rain over the weekend didn't prevent drought conditions from spreading and deepening in large swaths of the state
What does drought mean and what are the implications for water, food, rivers and wildlife?
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) -Several regions of China including the major southwestern city of Chongqing baked in temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) on Saturday, while the country's national observatory continued its red alert for extreme heat. In Zhejiang, home to many factories and exporters, a meteorological official said that the eastern province has broken its previous record for high temperature days this year, with 31 days above 35C and 16 days above 38C. Along with Chongqing, which saw temperatures up to 42.1C on Saturday, Hubei, Hunan, Shandong, Anhui, Xinjiang, Jiangxi and Fujian were among the provinces and regions where temperatures exceeded 35C.
- The Takeout
It’s still pretty dang hot out there. Even though there have been whispers of fall in some parts of the country, the world at large is still under extreme temperatures, and no one is in the clear yet. While some may think they can just crank up their air conditioning and avoid the pitfalls of the climate crisis, that’s just not the case. Grocery stores in particular are being impacted in ways that you might not even realize as temperatures continue to rise.
- Tacoma News Tribune
Today is likely the coolest it will be all week.
AccuWeather forecasters are on alert for a swath of excessive rainfall to spread throughout the Plains and Mississippi Valley in the upcoming days. Complexes of storms that are likely to develop along a slow-moving feature will bring the risk of torrential downpours for some across the central United States. "A low pressure system brewing in the Plains will set the stage for heavy, flooding rainfall for portions of the central U.S. and Mississippi River Valley early this upcoming week," explaine
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bitter cold will chill Kansas this winter, predicts the Farmers' Almanac. But critics says the publication's forecasts shouldn't be taken seriously.
Heavy rain caused flash flooding in the Las Vegas area on Thursday night, August 11, footage shows.The National Weather Service warned that heavy rain, nuisance flooding, frequent lightning, and wind gusts could be expected in Clark County, Nevada, until after midnight into Friday.The NWS said the region has so far recorded its wettest monsoon season in 10 years, with more than a month and a half of the rainy season still to come.Footage streamed live to Facebook by Raul Gutierrez shows the extent of the flooding in a parking garage on Thursday night. Credit: Raul Gutierrez via Storyful
- Associated Press
Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan's main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials. The Japan Meteorological Agency said that Meari made landfall in Shizuoka prefecture southwest of Tokyo in the afternoon, bringing sudden heavy rains and blasting winds to a widespread area and prompting warnings about mudslides and flooding. More than 72,000 people in the area's main city of Shizuoka were told to evacuate due to possible landslides.
- Springfield News-Leader
The Farmer's Almanac suggests the Midwest may have snow "in time for a white Christmas" even in areas where such a holiday treat is unlikely.
- LA Times
Despite worsening drought conditions, global warming has already doubled the odds that California will experience a catastrophic 'megaflood.'
Tammy Perreault was struck by an umbrella while sitting on a beach in South Carolina and died from her injuries nearly an hour later