Scorching temperatures topping 90 degrees Fahrenheit were expected throughout the east, rising to at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) in New York and Washington.
Canada’s Quebec region, particularly around Montreal, also got blasted, although city hospitals said there had been no immediate spike in heat-related illnesses.
New Yorkers were warned to stay in the [...]
While the locals and dwellers of the community of Billings Montana were busy and preoccupied with the celebrations and festivities of Father’s Day on Sunday evening, they had absolutely no idea that Mother Nature was in no mood to support their notion of Father’s Day and, in turn, knocked them hard with one of [...]
As many as 60 tornadoes tore through Minnesota on Thursday evening, killing three people, injuring dozens of others and flattening homes up and down the state.
Police and National Guard soldiers are blocking entry to tornado-damaged neighborhoods in Wadena as the northwestern Minnesota town prepares to start cleaning up after the devastating storms.
In the northwest [...]
A smoky haze drifted over a massive section of central Canada and deep into the United States Monday due to numerous forest fires in central Quebec.
Winds pushed the smoke southwest from Quebec City Sunday evening into the St. Lawrence Valley and beyond. Fire crews from the northeastern U.S. and across Canada are fighting 52 fires [...]
Tornadoes hit hard Oklahoma on Monday afternoon, seriously destroying houses as well as a convenience store, and with a radio station reporting one death.
Meanwhile, authorities are investigating whether a tornado touched down in northeastern Oklahoma, causing extensive damage in the Tulsa area.
Tulsa City-County Emergency Management director Michael McCool said a tornado may have barreled across [...]
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 27 counties in western and northern Oklahoma.
The watch extends along and 95 miles north and south of a line from 10 miles northeast of Topeka, Kan., to 45 miles west-southwest of Altus.
Twenty-seven counties are included in the watch, which runs until 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Parts of [...]
Monday night, severe weather hit Oklahoma and Kansas and as many as a dozen tornadoes were seen across the plains; 5 people have been reported dead and dozens other were injured. The National Weather Service said that the storms will continue through Tuesday. Tuesday morning rescuers are searching for possible survivors in damaged homes. At [...]
A deadly storm has triggered floods in several southeast states, leaving at least 15 people dead as it moves toward Georgia. The storm flooded Tennessee on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands others . Authorities said about 20 inches of rain was dumped on the state, turning streets into [...]
National Weather Service scientist, Gary Hufford, told reporters in a conference call Tuesday that it can be difficult to tell with satellite imagery how much ash is in the air and whether the airspace is safe for jetliners.
“The volcanic ash science still has many limitations,” he said.
Asked whether he would be comfortable flying [...]