Weather events

Jan

18
2017

Pioneer Cabin Tree, Famous for Tunnel, Is Toppled by Storm – NBC News

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Nbcnews.com reports that...

A famed giant sequoia hollowed out so cars could drive through its trunk has met its end — toppled by the rains that lashed California over the weekend.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jan

18
2017

Chile city in state of emergency over wildfires

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Digitaljournal.com reports that...

Chile on Saturday declared a local state of emergency over wildfires plaguing the landmark tourist-draw city of Valparaiso.

Read more at www.digitaljournal.com


Jan

18
2017

Tornadoes, Flooding Struck Near Dallas-Fort Worth Sunday Evening (RECAP)

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Two tornadoes were confirmed in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area Sunday evening, one near Laguna Park and another near Grand Prairie. About 30 homes were damaged in Frisco, Texas, according to The Associated Press.


Jan

18
2017

Winter Storm Jupiter’s Icy Side Hits Plains, Midwest Hard; 6 Killed

Jodde     Damage over $1M, red, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

Ice totals in the Plains and Midwest started to reach dangerous levels Sunday morning across the Plains and Midwest, threatening to cripple an entire region of the country for days.

During its trek eastward, Winter Storm Jupiter has killed at least six, spreading freezing rain and ice that has created dangerous road conditions from Oklahoma and Kansas to mid-Missouri and Southern Illinois.

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Dec

09
2016

Winter storm leaves thousands without power in Quebec City area – Montreal – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Hydro-Québec is working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses across the province this morning as strong winds and snow caused outages in several regions.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Dec

09
2016

Hawaii Faces Down Nearly Three Feet of Snow | Smart News | Smithsonian

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Smithsonianmag.com reports that...

Winter has hit Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, report Weise and Doyle. The volcano peaks, which are both well over 13,000 feet high, do get a seasonal snow cap, and the National Weather Service tells Weise and Doyle that they don’t always get snow during the winter. But his year is a snowy one. Despite warm temperatures below

Read more at www.smithsonianmag.com


Dec

08
2016

Floods spread to 12 provinces | Bangkok Post: news

Jodde     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Bangkokpost.com reports that...

A locomotive was stuck Monday on a southern track between Phatthalung’s Khuan Khanun district and Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Cha-Uat, as parts of the track were submerged under floodwater, triggered by heavy rains in the South. Photos courtesy State Railway of Thailand

Read more at www.bangkokpost.com


Dec

07
2016

Deadly Storms Add to Drought, Flood and Fires Plaguing South – ABC News

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of

Read more at abcnews.go.com


Nov

18
2016

Flooding forces 20,000 to evacuate in the Dominican Republic

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Humanosphere.org reports that...

More than 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the Dominican Republic by torrential rain and flooding, and meteorologists say another tropical storm is already on the horizon.

Read more at www.humanosphere.org


Nov

18
2016

Level 2 drought response issued in Georgia | WSB-TV

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Wsbtv.com reports that...

The metro Atlanta area has gone 31 days without measurable rain. More than 22 percent of the state is now under an exceptional drought, which is the highest level, and more than 52 percent is in an extreme drought.

Read more at www.wsbtv.com