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The 6 Storm Team expects a weak upper level disturbance will keep a mostly cloudy sky in the forecast tonight and part of Tuesday with a few patchy light showers.
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As the dog days of August have transitioned into the milder September weather before the much cooler fall days arrive, it's the perfect time to uncork some of those chilled white wines that pair beautifully with the lighter fare and other summertime favorite foods.
Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels, and left entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. About 30,000 tourists were being put up in temporary shelters in hotels and Los Cabos international airport remained closed.
As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from “dangerously hot weather.” “A strong ridge of high pressure will maintain very hot weather and near-record temperatures through Tuesday over much of the area,” the National Weather Service said in a statement.
The death of an Iowa teenager who was sucked into a storm drain during flash flooding this summer has focused attention on the dangers of the large flood-control pipes and culverts used all over the country. The death of an Iowa teenager who was sucked into a storm drain during flash flooding this summer has focused attention on the dangers of the large flood-control pipes and culverts used all over the country.
After a disappointingly cool and wet August, warm weather coming northwards from the Mediterranean is set to send temperatures rocketing over the coming week. Forecasters predict sunshine will bathe large parts of the UK over the next few days, with temperatures in the South and West reaching 25C or even 26C .
When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away. When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away.
Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
The Bonner Bridge will be closed briefly so workers with the state Transportation Department can scan the deck of the span over the Oregon Inlet. The bridge will be closed for 30 minutes starting at 9 a.m. Monday so workers can scan the bridge.
He's asking other supervisors to consider new rules before the 2015 irrigation season, including a moratorium on new well permits for areas in Stage II and Stage III groundwater alerts until a groundwater management plan is put into place. Already this year, the county has issued more well permits than it ever has in history, county officials said during the most recent Drought Task Force meeting.
The El Nino weather pattern that was expected to bring vast amounts of rain to the state this fall and winter has been downgraded by the Climate Prediction Center, a National Weather Service agency, The CPC report said there's still a 60 to 65 percent likelihood that an El Nino will develop, but that "a majority of models and the multi-model averages favor a weak El Nino." "If we have another drought year, I think the implication will really be disastrous," Vaughn Kezirian, executive director of the Northern California Golf Association, said on Friday.
14, 2014. . Tourists watch the ocean from inside a swimming pool at a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept.
The San Jose Mercury News reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Space District descended on Lupin Lodge near Los Gatos on Thursday, saying the clothing-optional resort was illegally taking water from a nearby upstream waterfall. The resort's owners say they are entitled to use the waterfall, which they need to keep their water tank full in case of a fire and to top off their pool for both skinny-dipping and as a backup water source for a fire.
A fast-moving typhoon has slammed into the northeastern Philippines, sparking warnings of possible landslides, flash floods and storm surges. Government forecasters say Typhoon Kalmaegi, with sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour and gusts of 160 kph , blew into the boundary of Cagayan and Isabela provinces Sunday.
LSU AgCenter scientists say good moisture and light pest pressure could make this year's soybean crop a record-breaker. AgCenter soybean specialist Ron Levy tells The News-Star he has been surprised that excess rainfall has not ruined many soybean fields in Louisiana.
Helicopters drop water on a wildfire burning near a home in Silverado Canyon in eastern Orange County on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:12 am
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