Posts tagged as: U.S.

Feb

13
2016

Huge temperature contrasts across US

Natalie     Data, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Extreme cold weather is affecting eastern Canada and NE states of the US. Further west it’s a much hotter story as BBC Weather’s Nick Miller explains.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

24
2015

US storms: At least 11 dead in trail of destruction

Natalie     Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

At least 11 people have been killed and scores more injured by a devastating storm which left a path of destruction across the US South on Christmas Eve.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

22
2015

El Niño pattern brings springlike temperatures to much of U.S.

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Dallasnews.com reports that...

A weather pattern partly linked with El Niño has turned winter upside-down across the U.S. during a week of heavy holiday travel. It is bringing springlike warmth to the Northeast, a risk of tornadoes in the South and so much snow across the West that even skiing slopes have been overwhelmed.

Read more at www.dallasnews.com


Dec

16
2015

Record rain causes Waterloo sewer overflows

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

M.wcfcourier.com reports that...

A record-breaking rainfall caused Waterloo’s sewer system to overflow even in areas where steps have been taken to reduce such spills.

Read more at m.wcfcourier.com


Dec

01
2015

Central Florida temps in line with global rise to record highs

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Orlandosentinel.com reports that...

Most of Central Florida had its hottest November on record, and Orlando registered its second-highest average temperature for the month since the late 1800s.

The National Weather Service in Melbourne also reported the fall season of September through November was the warmest for most of the area and second-warmest for Orlando.

Read more at www.orlandosentinel.com


Nov

12
2015

Floods Devastated South Carolina Farms

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Rfdtv.com reports that...

After the historic flood and continued rain in South Carolina, farmers need help. Many fields have been turned into ponds and some crops aren’t even worth harvesting.  On Myra Ardis’ family farm in Elloree, cotton and peanuts are still in shambles. “We could not pay the cost of running a machine through the field with what we would get paid with the deduction on these nuts,” says Ardis.  

Read more at www.rfdtv.com


Nov

11
2015

Firefighters Battle 40-Acre Brush Fire in Simi Valley Area

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Ktla.com reports that...

Ventura County firefighters battled a 40-acre brush fire in the Simi Valley area on Wednesday evening.

The fire was reported at 5:37 p.m. from Bannister Way and Wood Ranch Parkway (map), according to the county Fire Department’s website.

The blaze had crossed a fire road, the website stated.

Read more at ktla.com


Nov

06
2015

Travis County reveals flood damage totals

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Fox7austin.com reports that...

Travis County officials released flood damage totals for the rain that fell Halloween weekend. More than 300 properties were affected. Fifty of those were not in a floodplain.

Last Friday, the rainfall proved disastrous for Travis County residents. In total, 336 properties were affected with 161 having major damage.

Read more at www.fox7austin.com


Nov

05
2015

October rains stop Oklahoma flash drought

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Koco.com reports that...

Up to two weeks ago, the drought was rapidly expanding across Oklahoma, creating dangerous conditions for the winter fire danger season. Heavy rains in the last two weeks have not only helped stop the drought, it eliminated all of the flash drought across southern Oklahoma.

Read more at www.koco.com


Nov

04
2015

Winter Is (Not Really) Coming

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Nymag.com reports that...

The calendar says it’s supposed to be the first week of November, but it kind of feels like New York fell into a seasonal-affective hyperloop when Daylight Saving Time ended, sending the city back to the warm, short-sleeve days of September for good. 

Winter hats, which usually begin appearing around now, are an endangered species, and high temperatures are teetering toward 70 degrees today. On Friday, temperatures could get as high as 75 degrees. The New York Post talked to an AccuWeather meteorologist who said, “There’s a good possibility of no snow until December.” This year is already set to be the hottest ever recorded

Read more at nymag.com