Zach's tracking the potential for rain and wind from Nicole
- Charlotte Observer
Nearly a quarter million North Carolinians live within half a mile of chicken or turkey barns. State lawmakers have done little to protect them.
- Fox News
National Geographic spotlights extraordinary photography as ‘Pictures of the Year’: Here are 10 great shots
National Geographic picked 118 intriguing and inspirational photos as "Pictures of the Year" for 2022, including landscapes, wildlife and people from around the world.
- The Weather Network
The dreaded polar vortex will be making a trek south across a good portion of Western Canada this week, bringing a dangerous cold with it that will send daytime highs into the -20s and overnight lows into the -30s.
- Sacramento Bee
Capital’s rainfall totals are 22% above the average for this time of year.
- The Conversation
Downed powerlines can mean weeks without power. AP Photo/Matt SlocumIn areas where storms or extreme heat and cold have knocked out the power for days at a time, people are starting to ask whether investing in rooftop solar and battery storage systems can keep the lights on and the air conditioner running when the power grid can’t. When the grid goes down, most solar systems that lack a battery will also shut down. But with batteries, a home can disconnect from the grid. Each day, the sun powers
- Fox Weather
It's little rest for the weary for travelers in California trying to get over the passes in the Sierra Nevada as a second storm is barreling through the Golden State just hours after a first storm blasted the mountains with feet of snow and wind gusts reaching as high as 99 mph.
- Fox Weather
Get ready for a wet week in the South. The atmosphere is primed and ready for a super soaker. Round after round of rain heads through the South and Mid-south, keeping entire states under flash flood threats.
- Fox News
Jonathan the tortoise arrived on the Island of Saint Helena in 1882 at the alleged age of 50 and has lived on the governor's plantation house ever since.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
There are far cheaper and more secure options to find new water for Arizona than desalinating ocean water from the Sea of Cortez.
- Out Traveler
Researchers have located a 68-mile-wide crater left by a giant asteroid they believe may have devastated a very different planet over three billion years ago.
- The Guardian
Underground greenhouses are helping people to take back control of their nutrition and ease farming amid the climate crisis
Dollar Tree may be the place you only go for quick and affordable party or cleaning supplies, but you'd be amazed at the breadth of items the discount store offers each season. Though we're still...
- App.com | Asbury Park Press
Brick police have arrested two in connection with an illegal puppy mill operation. Police said the animals were being kept in inhumane conditions.
The reptiles are being moved from a breeding centre to a far-away zoo, making conservationists uncomfortable.
- CBS News
The first system dumped 24 inches of snow on Thursday alone in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Molten lava flowing from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island threatens to block the island's main highway
Molten lava flowing from the Mauna Loa volcano is threatening to cross the main highway on Hawaii's biggest island, which would add hours to commutes.
- LA Times
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reportedly began receiving calls about turkey attacks on mail carriers in October 2021.
From a distance, they appear like autumn foliage: millions of endangered monarch butterflies blanketing trees in a kaleidoscope of brown, orange and black. Every year, migratory monarchs travel up to 2,000 miles (3,000 km) from the eastern United States and Canada to spend the winter among the forests of central and western Mexico. Winter weekends bring hundreds of visitors to Sierra Chincua, an idyllic monarch sanctuary in the western state of Michoacan, about three hours drive from Mexico City.
Nearly 2,000 people are told to leave the area of Mount Semeru, as "hot avalanches" of lava pour from it.
- Tri-City Herald
The cold snap will persist with temperatures about 10 degrees below normal.