Efforts were underway in Merced on Friday to protect people, property, and zoo animals from the next round of rain.
- CBS News
These fish can live up to 60 years and can grow to be a whopping 14 feet and 800 pounds.
- Idaho Statesman
Video of the release shows the furry creature peeking up at the conservation officer before scampering off through the snow.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The monkeys were recovered by police Tuesday night in a house in Lancaster where church officials reported finding other animals including chickens and other birds.
- Myrtle Beach Sun News
Experts don’t know what drives the migration.
- The News-Press
Four months after Hurricane Ian walloped Southwest Florida, the clean-up efforts continue on Fort Myers Beach. Canals remain filled with debris.
- The Desert Sun
Arizona says feds should look at banning lawns in Southwest too. Seven states are grappling with saving the dwindling river via competing plans.
- The Weather Network
A powerful surge of Arctic air diving south will bring some communities their coldest air in years.
- Sacramento Bee
The Sierra snowpack is ahead of the epic 1982-83 winter.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The scenic highway has been closed from just south of Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County to Lime Creek in Monterey County for weeks.
- The Week
China has cloned 3 'super cows' that produce more milk than average
- Hillsdale Daily News
Fire Engineer Matt Halleck — a training officer in Hillsdale — said there's not much firefighters can do to extinguish electrical vehicle fires.
The 'world's largest cruise ship' has created a high-tech recycling system to process millions of pounds of water, food, waste and avoid polluting the oceans
Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, one of the world's largest cruise ships, crushes around 528 gallons of water bottles per week.
- USA TODAY
Missing monkeys taken from Dallas Zoo found in closet of abandoned home; police search for person of interest
Police found the monkeys in a closet at a home outside Dallas and were asking the public for help in identifying a person of interest in the case.
- Associated Press
Snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains have swelled to more than 200% their normal size, and snowfall across the rest of the Colorado River Basin is trending above average, too. While the much-needed water has improved conditions in the parched West, experts warn against claiming victory. “The drought is so critical that this recent rainfall is a little like finding a $20 bill when you’ve lost your job and you’re being evicted from your house,” said Rhett Larson, an Arizona State University professor of water law.
- The Bulletin
Get ready for cold weather this weekend
- FTW Outdoors
The folks at Joshua Tree posted an image of a bighorn sheep on a rock out in the open, yet it blends in well enough to make it a fun search.
The only EV operating in Antarctica needed an upgrade because of climate change — it's just too warm.
- Fox Business
Four months after Hurricane Ian, homeowners and business owners are still struggling to remove boats that traveled several miles during the storm.
- The Jackson Sun
West and Middle Tennesseans can expect the Ice Storm Warning to remain valid through Thursday morning and are cautioned to limit travel at all costs.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Who remembers the December 2013 winter storm that coated Fort Worth in 4 inches (!) of sleet, causing what became known as “cobblestone” ice on roads?