La. flood board to sue oil companies over erosion

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Flood protection officials in the New Orleans area are filing a lawsuit seeking to hold the oil and gas industry responsible for the erosion of hundreds of acres of coastal land that serve as…

Tropical Storm Dorian swirls in eastern Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — A new tropical depression has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is expected to soon become a tropical storm. The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Wednesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Wet and unsettled weather will continue for parts of the East on Wednesday. In the North, showers in the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic States will gradually taper off through Wednesday…
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Photos: Rainbows

After the rain, you can always hope for colorful rainbows to appear in the sky. Residents report pictures of rainbows throughout the viewing area.…
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Photos: Severe Storm

Residents report severe storm photos throughout the viewing area.…
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Severe storms hit Valley

Afternoon storms rolled through the Valley Tuesday causing heavy downpours, pea sized hail and high winds.…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, July 22, 2013. Wet and unsettled weather will continue for the East on Monday. In the north, a low pressure system in southern Saskatchewan will continue eastward near the Canada-U.S. border through the…

Storm rolls through Phoenix, prompts road closures

PHOENIX (AP) — A storm that rolled through metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday morning brought about a half inch of rain, sent water rushing through washes and flooded homes in Scottsdale. Authorities said they rescued several motorists who became…
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Storm rolls through Phoenix, prompts road closures

PHOENIX (AP) — A storm that rolled through metropolitan Phoenix this morning brought about a half inch of rain and has caused flooding in some washes. Authorities say they rescued several motorists who became trapped in their vehicles…

Tornado hits Ohio’s Ursuline College; no one hurt

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado of 110 mph winds has hit the campus of Ursuline College in northeast Ohio. College officials say no one was injured. Officials say on the college’s…

Las Vegas thunderstorm brings high water to Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — High winds and severe thunderstorms struck Las Vegas, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding parts of the famed Strip. The Las Vegas Review-Journal (http://bit.ly/12UXRDS ) reports that gamblers were forced to scatter…

Thunderstorm threat a wildcard for Calif. wildfire

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — The threat of weekend thunderstorms could bring much-needed moisture to a huge wildfire in the Southern California mountains near Palm Springs. Unfortunately it could also bring wind, lightning and other volatile conditions that could…

Las Vegas thunderstorm brings high water to Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say high winds and severe thunderstorms hit Las Vegas, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding parts of the famed Strip. The National Weather Service says that a 71-mph wind gust swept…

More evacuate, weird weather fears at Calif. fire

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California wildfire that destroyed seven homes and cabins in the mountains above Palm Springs grew overnight and continued to threaten the town of Idyllwild Friday as crews kept an eye on an…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, July 19, 2013. The main weather story across the nation will remain the hot conditions in the Midwest and East. A ridge of high pressure over the Eastern Seaboard will maintain warm and…

US wilting in a heat wave somehow stuck in reverse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oppressively hot weather in the Northeast has surprised meteorologists: It’s moving backward across America, something that rarely happens. Normally U.S. weather systems move west to east. The western Atlantic high pressure system behind the…

Relief from worst heat on the horizon by weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooler temperatures are within sight but likely not soon enough and cool enough for a large swath of the country hit with dangerously high temperatures for days as the largest heat wave of the…

Heat blankets much of US as summer sizzles

NEW YORK (AP) — Forecasters warned of potentially dangerous temperatures from Minnesota to Massachusetts, as the nation’s largest heat wave of the summer stretched out and stagnated, with relief in many places still days away. The National Weather…

Photos: Summer heat wave

The first big heat wave of the summer is here, bearing down on all parts of the U.S., following temperatures that blistered the West Coast in June.