Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Weather

In this Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 photo provided by @brandibrands shows a car submerged by water after a flash flood in Acton, Calif.

BY ANITA SNOW and JOHN ANTCZAK PHOENIX (AP) — Desert communities in Arizona and California were cleaning up Friday after summer storms unleashed muddy torrents into roadways and toppled huge ...
Hurricane Matthew

Researchers with the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University say that the odds of a hurricane making landfall somewhere in Florida are 61 percent this year, according to new ...
A man poses for photo as he stands over a medieval forest near the Bosnian town of Srebrenik, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, Aug. 2 2017.

BY JOVANA GEC BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — No wonder it’s been dubbed “Lucifer.” A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record ...
In this July 29, 2017, image made from a video provided by Jhonatan Gonzalez, shows hikers forming a human chain to cross a river swollen with flash flood waters in the red-rock Utah Desert at Zion National Park in Utah.

BY LINDSAY WHITEHURST SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One of several hikers who formed a human chain across a river swollen with flash flood waters in the Utah desert said ...
One child bolts as others hold their ground as water begins to spray out at the International Fountain at the Seattle Center during a heat wave Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Seattle.

BY STEVEN DUBOIS PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Children splashed about as adults dipped their toes in Portland fountains seeking relief from a heat wave that’s baking a region famous for ...
This satellite image taken Monday, July 31, 2017, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Noru.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still ...
Part of the roof at the Outrigger Resort rests on the ground after it blew off on Fort Myers Beach, Fla., Monday, July 31, 2017.

BY TAMARA LUSH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Emily weakened to a tropical depression Monday afternoon as it slogged eastward across the Florida peninsula, spreading drenching rains, causing ...
A sign marks high water at a flooded section of Highway 530 in Oil City, La., Sunday, March 13, 2016.

With newly-upgraded Tropical Storm Emily bringing heavy rains to Southwest Florida, local governments are urging motorists to approach flooded roads with caution and report dangerous debris and blockages. A flood ...

Monday was a wet one in Southwest Florida thanks to Tropical Storm Emily. The storm, which formed up rapidly early Monday morning off the coast is dumping heavy rains throughout ...
Sunbathers are being evacuated from the beach in Le Lavandou, French Riviera, as plumes of smoke rise in the air from burning wildfires, Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

BY THOMAS ADAMSON and NADINE ACHOUI-LESAGE BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — French firefighters have tamed one of the fiercest blazes to break out during four days of wildfires in the country’s ...
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