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1 hr ago | The Town Talk

Firefighters gain ground on massive Washington blaze

Firefighters made progress Sunday containing a wildfire that burned 21,823 acres in Washington but are fearful that predicted afternoon thunderstorms could ignite more fires.


Related Topix: Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Wenatchee, WA, Entiat, WA

5 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Lightning Strikes Twice in Colorado National Park [From ABC News]

A lightning strike left one dead and three others injured Saturday at Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, just one day after another strike left a woman dead and seven other people injured, a park spokeswoman said.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO

9 hrs ago | Essexcounty Standard

Dramatic storm sees several Essex properties hit by lightning

The county was hit by torrential rain from between 8pm-10pm and lightning is understood to have struck several buildings, including a house in Basildon, one in Braintree and a conservatory in the Maldon area.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

14 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern weather

It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, a phrase the National Weather Service's Chicago office tweeted earlier this week to describe the upcoming sweater weather.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Meteorology, Science, Michigan

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. heat wave increases concerns over forest fire risk

A provincewide heat wave in British Columbia was expected to hit record highs in the coming days, heightening concerns about wildfires.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Heat Wave, Canada

Graham Leader

Washington fire grows slightly; some progress made

A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.


Related Topix: Fire, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Brandon Sun

Storm threatens Brandon, but dikes hold as Assiniboine River crests

Thunderstorms threaten to whip up winds and douse waterlogged parts of Manitoba with rain, but the province says dikes are holding and that the Assiniboine River has reached its crest in Brandon.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hailstorm


10 cool ways to beat the heat this summer

As the temperature rises outside, it can be a challenge to keep your cool. Not only can hot weather make you feel uncomfortable, it can cause heat related conditions, such as dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.



Extent of flood-related ag land damage trickles in

Officials say it's too early to offer a sweeping estimate of the flood's financial cost.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

KHOU-TV Houston

The nation's weather

A cold front will extend from the Intermountain West to the upper Midwest on Saturday, while an area of low pressure will deepen over the central Plains.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Polar vortex or not, cooler air to descend on U.S.

Is it back? A version of what some are calling the polar vortex, last winter's favorite whipping boy, will make a rare summer cameo in the central U.S. next week.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, State College, PA

Terrace Standard

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada,

Daily Reporter

Hundreds battle central Washington wildfire

Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Entiat, WA, Heat Wave


Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps

It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, something the National Weather Service says it regrets tweeting earlier this week.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Why Your Summer Is About to Get Colder

A cool mass of air is heading toward the United States from the upper regions of Canada and Alaska this week, according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News Corporation, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

NBC Chicago

Co. Paints Drought-Stricken Lawns

Los Gatos-based Green Canary has been painting lawns that have turned brown due to a lack of water.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Weird

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Puerto Rico to seek US aid for moderate drought

Puerto Rico's acting governor says he plans to declare a state of emergency to allow the U.S. territory to apply for federal aid to deal with abnormally dry conditions in the island's southern and central regions.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, World News

News Herald

Severe weather injures 10 in Virginia Beach

Two people are in critical condition, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital spokesman Dale Gauding.


The Miami Herald

Iowa flooding 911 call: 'A boy went in the sewer'

This undated file photo provided by the Blake family shows Logan Blake, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Natural Disasters, Flood


6.5 million homes at risk from storm surges

Every summer, residents along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts brace themselves for the hurricane season.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Arthur