# Climate change
SoCal Fire Risk: 65 MPH Winds and Low Humidity
LOS ANGELES, CA — Southern California braces for turbulent weather this week as the National Weather Service (NWS) issues a warning of "critical" fire weather conditions. Anticipated wind gusts of up to 65 mph, combined with low humidity, pose heightened fire risks across the region.
Temps to drop to a bone-chilling 28 degrees this week in California tourism hotspot
The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning and a Freeze Watch for the North Bay Interior Valleys in the Bay Area, signaling the potential for sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 degrees.
NYC Weekend Storm: Heavy Rain & Winds Ahead
AccuWeather is forecasting a major weekend storm that will impact 180 million people, bringing significant rainfall, powerful winds, and even a rare December thunderstorm. While NYC will be spared snowfall, parts of the Appalachians and the interior Northeast may see accumulating snowfall as cold air moves in on Sunday.
Texas Oil and Gas Industry Under EPA Scrutiny for Methane Emissions
EPA Introduces Stringent Methane Emission Rules for Texas Oil and Gas Operators. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized an ambitious climate regulation targeting methane emissions from oil and gas operators in Texas. Announced at the 28th United Nations climate summit, COP 28, in Dubai, this rule marks a significant stride in the Biden Administration's climate agenda.
Key Insights from the Fourth Republican Presidential Debate
The fourth Republican presidential debate offered a dynamic exchange of ideas and policy proposals as candidates engaged in discussions on a range of critical issues. Hosted with the aim of providing voters with a deeper understanding of each candidate's stance, the event showcased the diversity of perspectives within the Republican field.
Santa Ana winds roar back this week bringing 40 MPH gusts to SoCal
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for several regions in Southern California, warning residents of potentially hazardous wind conditions. The advisory, effective from 10 AM Thursday to 4 AM PST Friday, encompasses the desert mountain slopes of Riverside County, the San Diego County Mountains, San Diego County Deserts, and the San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning.
Warm Welcome: Manatees Flock to Florida Springs
As we step into what many consider the state's "most wonderful time of the year," the crisp morning air marks the official arrival of manatee season in Florida. With temperatures now often dropping below the 50s overnight, these beloved gentle giants are once again arriving en masse at various coastal connecting Florida springs for warmth.
Ignoring the Inevitable: The World's Slumber in the Face of Climate Catastrophe
SAN JOSE - The world stands at a critical juncture, teetering on the edge of a climate catastrophe, yet many continue to slumber, lulled into inaction by a false sense of security. The Arctic, our planet's early warning system, is sounding an alarm that cannot be ignored any longer. It is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the planet, a clear signal of the imminent danger posed by climate change.
R100: Transition of 418 Brands to 100% Renewable Energy!
The RE100 is a global project led by the Climate Group and CDP, aiming to get big companies to use 100% renewable electricity. Launched in 2014, it now has members in many countries. Through policy engagement and partnerships, the RE100 helps companies overcome challenges to using renewable electricity to achieve zero-carbon electricity grids by 2040.
Why hasn't El Nino year brought more rain to Southern California? The Weather Service explains.
Despite the ongoing presence of a strong El Niño event in the Eastern Pacific, most locations in Southern California are experiencing below-average rainfall for this water year, leaving many residents puzzled. The National Weather Service aims to demystify this phenomenon, clarifying what El Niño is and, perhaps more crucially, what it isn't.
Widespread storms will spread across the U.S. for several days with varying weather patterns
Cross country storm blankets the USA with a myriad of weather patterns. There is virtually no state that will not be affected by the incoming cross-country storm this weekend. A nationwide storm will hit much of the United States in the coming days, bringing with it a variety of weather patterns including rain, wind, and even snow.
Inches of Snow hit the North Carolina Mountains on Tuesday
At the start of this Monday, a bit of wintery snow and powder hit the western portion of the state of North Carolina, giving people a taste of a bit of winter weather. While this tiny amount of winter weather was not too bad, it is believed that there is some real snow that is going to hit the mountains of North Carolina by mid-day today. The Winter Weather advisory went into effect through Wednesday for North Carolina areas above three thousand five hundred feet, so those who are living in the mountains and Avery County, North Carolina are going to have to be on alert for large amounts of snow coming down.
Rain is moving across Northern California but probably won't cause any major problems
Northern California is gearing up for a welcomed change in weather as rain is set to arrive early Wednesday morning, providing much-needed relief to the region, according to the latest update from the National Weather Service.
Winds as strong as 70 MPH set to gust along Eastern California creating hazardous conditions
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for several areas spanning Eastern Alpine County, Mono County in California, and the Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area in Nevada.
Recent Figures Show Past Decade Was Earth's Hottest, Glaciers at Risk
The decade from 2011-2020 was the hottest on record, with average temperatures 1.98°F (1.10°C) above pre-industrial levels. Glaciers thinned by approximately 3.2 feet per year due to the accelerated rate of climate change.
Towering 24-foot waves anticipated in part of California coast; Officials warn about huge danger
The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory and a Beach Hazards Statement for Coastal Del Norte, Northern Humboldt Coast, and Southwestern Humboldt Counties. This advisory warns of large breaking waves ranging from 20 to 24 feet, with an increased threat of sneaker waves along the affected coastline.
Slick roads and snow today
The National Weather Service (NWS) has forecasted hazardous weather conditions this morning with a snow and rain mix, followed by a chance of rain this afternoon. Total daytime snow accumulation is predicted to be less than a half-inch. The high today will be in the upper 30s.
Major Storm likely Sunday in the Eastern US, strong south winds & heavy rain, will impact travel
We are moving along what is going to be a rather uneventful week until we get to the second half of the weekend when things will get a bit rough and stormy. Today we have an upper trough moving southeast in the Ohio Valley with an area of light rain and wet snow but we expect this to move southeast and not be an issue for Eastern Pennsylvania to Southern New England. There will be clouds however in the mix along with some sunshine and temperatures today will continue their trend of going lower with highs today mostly in the 40s. Local radars are nice and quiet and should remain so.
Powerful Atmospheric River arrives on U.S. West Coast: Flooding watches issued ahead of major rain
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for several areas in Southern Oregon, including Central Douglas County, Curry County, and Josephine County, as well as the Southern Oregon Coast.