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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Weather service confirms Wisconsin tornado

The National Weather Service says a tornado this week was the first to hit ground in north central and northeastern Wisconsin.

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7 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Flash floods, mudslides hit Okanogan County

The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is telling people to stay indoors as north-central Washington was hit hard by heavy rain, flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of three highways and stranding some motorists.

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Related Topix: Okanogan County, WA, Twisp, WA, Chelan, WA, Douglas County, WA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Whittier Daily News

a Life After Lawnsa gives insight into drought-tolerant yards

The final pitfall listed by the authors of “Life After Lawns,” Molly Bogh and Bill Schnetz, is “thinking the garden is finished.” Truer words were never spoken.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home

WHAS11

GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Oceanography, UC San Diego

The Washington Post

Drought hits food supplies in Central America

Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts are warning that major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of families without food.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, World News

Lowell Sun

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

Japanese police said the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima city rose to 39 on Thursday with 51 people still missing, as search efforts continued in the devastated area.

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Hindustan Times

Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers and police officers search for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Landslide

Click Orlando

Airline profits up in first half of 2014

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year, according to an industry group.

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Daily Reporter

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

Brandon Sun

California drought hurts honey production, leaves fewer crops and wildflowers for honeybees

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Tropical trouble: Storm forming in the Atlantic?Tropical trouble:...

What's now just a messy swirl of showers and thunderstorms far out in the Atlantic Ocean may spin up into a tropical depression or storm later this week or over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers could face serious charges in the videotaped beating of a woman on the side of a freeway.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

My FOX Chicago

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping

Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Drought, California Government, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Agoura Hills, CA

KION 46

In drought, California debates unregulated pumping

California lawmakers are looking at ending the state's status as one of the last in the West to start managing groundwater.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought

ABC News

Surface Water, Groundwater, and Drought

California law and state government treat surface water and groundwater differently, with both resources coming under scrutiny as a three-year drought lingers.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, California Government, California

WLUK-TV Green Bay

A view of FOX 11's Doppler radar tower amid falling snow.

The Old Farmer's Almanac , the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Climate change could mean more ticks & mosquitoes in Iowa

Along with weather extremes including floods and drought, experts say a warmer Iowa climate also could boost the population of ticks, mosquitoes and fire ants and make poison ivy more potent.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Natural Disasters, Drought

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Egypt says rolling blackouts to end in 4 months

Neighborhoods in Egypt sink into darkness for hours during the day, leaving millions without power.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

Stuff.co.nz

Landslide death toll at 27

At least 27 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday , when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll was likely to rise, police said.

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Related Topix: Landslide

Dewsbury Today

Your Wednesday morning report for West Yorkshire

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report for West Yorkshire, including Wakefield, Pontefract, Castleford, Hemsworth, South Elmsall, Dewsbury, Batley, Spenborough, Mirfield and Morley.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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