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NH stuck in warm, sunny weather pattern

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Warm weather eventually will make way for cooler conditions

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Gulf humidity  to return, bringing chance for evening showers

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Gulf humidity to return, bringing chance for evening showers


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Windy conditions calm down over the rest of the work week

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Windy conditions calm down over the rest of the work week


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Trump EPA begins push to overturn Obama-era climate regulation

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Eye in the sky offers clearest vision of Earth

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5,000-mile long 'river in the sky' to deliver heavy rain, feet of snow to Northwest

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First Pacific Storm Of The Season Headed To Northern California
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Wet weather is coming back to Northern California, a welcome sight for fire crews continuing to battle wildfires across the north state. National Weather Service forecasters say widespread rain is possible starting later Thursday and continuing into Friday. Rainfall totals are not expected to be much in the valley, but the mountains could get up to 1.5 inches of rain during the storm   Read More ...
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'Impressive rainfall totals' will soak western Oregon, forecasters say
PORTLAND, Ore. – Some serious Pacific Northwest rain is on the way Thursday. Forecasters say the past couple days of brief showers, grey skies and misting were all leading up to this precipitation storm. The National Weather Service in Portland said a wet, cold front moving southward across western Oregon is leading a cool upper level trough through the area. This means snow levels will lower near the Cascade passes and yes, you guessed it, lots of rain will fall in the metro area and Willamette Valley   Read More ...
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Detroit weather: Enjoy the warmer temperatures while you can
Catch the warmer temperatures while you can before southeast Michigan takes a slide toward chillier fall weather by the middle of next week. Highs and lows throughout the weekend are expected to be in the lower 70s, according to Sara Pampreen, a meteorologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Detroit/Pontiac office. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny and Sunday is expected to be partly sunny, according to forecasts on the NOAA Detroit/Pontiac website   Read More ...
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Detroit weather forecast for Oct. 19, 2017
Detroit weather forecast for Oct. 19, 2017.   Read More ...
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NH stuck in warm, sunny weather pattern
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Midweek rain in Seattle area is just hint of what’s to come, forecasters say
The rain system that hit the Puget Sound region Wednesday afternoon and lasted through the night caused a landslide in Edmonds that forced the evacuation of more than a dozen homes and broke daily rain records in Hoquiam, Bellingham and Quillayute, Clallam County. Mudslide into house at N Meadowdale Rd. & 73rd. Natural gas line ruptured but has now been secured by PSE   Read More ...
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Colder, Wetter Winter Predicted In Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This might not be the best time to report this, given Thursday’s mild, sunny temperatures are earmarked as a #Top10WxDay, but predictions hold that this winter will be colder and wetter than average in Minnesota. Or, at least, a colder and wetter first leg of 2018. The National Weather Service has released its three-month outlook for the nation, covering the months of January, February and March   Read More ...
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NWS: Dry conditions, gusty winds elevate risk of brush fires
There’s an elevated risk of forest and brush fires Thursday afternoon. The combination of dry conditions, low humidity and a strong southwest winds prompted the National Weather Service to will cause “elevated fire weather potential.” The only area not in the elevated fire condition area is coastal Connecticut. The NWS said in a statement: “Dry conditions persist across southern New England with the overall recent lack of precipitation   Read More ...
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Warm weather eventually will make way for cooler conditions
Expect sunny skies and high temperatures today through Saturday in the lower to mid-70s, the National Weather Service office in Valley said. Lows tonight and Friday night will be in the mid-50s to lower 60s. More seasonal lows begin Saturday night when a temperature of 45 is forecast. Saturday will usher in a cold front, touching off a good chance of showers and thunderstorms through Saturday night, the weather service said   Read More ...
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Portland metro Thursday weather: Plenty of rain and breezy with high of 58
It looks like the weekend could be a wild one. Heavy rain and very strong winds (25-35 mph for the valleys) are expected this weekend across southwest Washington and northwest Oregon. Forecasters see a warm front lifting northeast across Oregon and stalling near the Washington border. Along with this, a strong and wet Pacific jet stream will bring heavy rainfall across the Pacific Northwest   Read More ...
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Danielle Gersh's Weather Forecast (Oct. 19)
When will we finally see some fall weather? Danielle Gersh has the Forecast.   Read More ...
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Run of sun ending Saturday afternoon
Forecasters are looking at clouds building on Saturday afternoon, leading the way to showers and possibly thunderstorms, followed by cooler temperatures. 27 Storm Track meteorologist Branden Borremans said highs could hit 69 on Thursday, 76 on Friday and 72 on Saturday before cooler air moves in. The National Weather Service said there's a slight chance for showers Saturday afternoon but a good chance Saturday night and Sunday before 1 p   Read More ...
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Gulf humidity to return, bringing chance for evening showers
After a cool start, heat and humidity will return to Austin on Thursday, bringing a small chance for late showers and storms through Saturday, fueled by moist air flowing from the Gulf of Mexico. However, the weather pattern promises to be short-lived when a cold front is expected to arrive Saturday night, bringing storms to Austin as Formula 1 racers prepare for the Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas on Sunday   Read More ...
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Sunny skies, high near 73 for your Thursday
Look for morning fog to give way to sunny skies across the Tri-State, with a high near 73. Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Friday, sunny, with a high near 76. Friday night, mostly clear, with a low around 48. Saturday, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Saturday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 78   Read More ...
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A dry, warm spell of weather through the weekend
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Warmer weather returns to the region on this Wednesday, with the high expected to approach 70 degrees under sunny skies in Providence, the National Weather Service says. "High pressure will maintain dry weather and warmer than normal temperatures through the weekend," the Weather Service says in its forecast discussion. On Thursday, expect partly sunny skies with a high near 74 in Providence   Read More ...
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High wind advisory for Oregon Coast
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory that starts at noon Wednesday and last until 11 p.m. Beaches and headlands can expect to see sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Coastal cities will see gusts to about 55 mph. The peak period for the high winds will be 3 p   Read More ...
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Windy conditions calm down over the rest of the work week
Blustery winds reached their peak by Wednesday afternoon, gusting over 30 mph at times. Quieter weather slides in for Thursday and Friday as a variety of factors keeps the weather calmer. Winds should pick back up again between Saturday and Sunday, and could be blustery again by next Tuesday. The reason? Changing air masses. The air in the atmosphere will contract or expand, depending on the temperature of the air   Read More ...
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Rain returns late weekend
We'll continue to see mostly sunny skies for the rest of the week. Temperatures Thursday will reach the upper 70s. If you're going to the Florida-Georgia line concert tomorrow, you can expect mostly clear skies with temperatures in the 60s. Friday looks mostly sunny with temperatures near 80. If you're heading to a high school football game, the forecast will remain dry and clear   Read More ...
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Storm leaves thousands without power in Western Washington
SEATTLE (AP) - Officials say over 54,000 customers were without power as a wind and rain storm blew through Western Washington. The National Weather Service in Seattle on Wednesday issued high wind warnings on the coast and north of Seattle from Everett to Bellingham while wind advisories were issued from Seattle to south of Centralia. The weather service says a wind gust up to 44 mph was recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Wednesday evening   Read More ...
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Partly cloudy, showers possible Thursday
WEBVTT SUMMER: BACK AT HOME, THE COASTHAS BEEN SEEING A LOT OF RAINBUT THERE COULD BE SOME GOODNEWS TOMORROW.TONY: WE ARE GOING IN THE RIGHTDIRECTION.EVEN IN NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY,THINGS ARE BEGINNING TO DRY OUT.IT IS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERNBREVARD COUNTY WE STILL HAVETHOSE SHOWERS.WE HAVE COASTAL SHOWERS TOMORROWBUT THE INTENSITY AND DURATIONOF THE RAIN TOMORROW WILL BE FARLESS EXPENSIVE FROM WHAT WE'RESEEING TODAY   Read More ...
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Trump EPA begins push to overturn Obama-era climate regulation
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving to repeal former president Barack Obama's landmark regulations to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants. The plan, introduced on 10 October, is a step towards fulfilling President Donald Trump's promises to reverse Obama-era climate regulations and end the “war on coal”. But any attempt to repeal the power-plant rule is certain to face lawsuits from environmental groups and many states that support Obama's climate policies   Read More ...
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Eye in the sky offers clearest vision of Earth
When a rocket failure saw NASA’s first carbon-monitoring satellite plunge into the ocean in 2009, it was a major blow for climate scientists. Space-based greenhouse-gas monitoring was a promising new frontier — and perhaps an eventual tool for monitoring international climate commitments. It took several years to get a replacement into space, but the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) began taking measurements in 2014   Read More ...
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Tips on how you can capture extraordinary photos during the 'golden hour'
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Flash flood watch issued for Chetco Bar fire burn area
The Chetco Bar fire burn area is under a flash flood watch Thursday in anticipation of approaching rain storms, the National Weather Service said. The watch is in effect from Thursday morning to Thursday evening, when heavy rain is expected to fall in Curry County, western Siskiyou County and eastern Josephine County, the weather service said. The watch does not include the cities of Brookings, Harbor, Pistol River or Happy Camp   Read More ...
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5,000-mile long 'river in the sky' to deliver heavy rain, feet of snow to Northwest
An atmospheric river is poised to funnel gigantic amounts of rain and snow to the Northwest over the next few days. As much as 15 inches of rain is forecast in the mountains along with several inches in coastal areas, including Portland and Seattle. It could be Seattle's wettest weather since February, the National Weather Service said. There is also a risk of flash flooding in western Washington and northwestern Oregon on Thursday as a result of the heavy rainfall, the weather service warned   Read More ...
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Rain and storms return by late weekend
Temperatures will remain mild through the afternoon with highs in the mid 70s. We are looking at mostly sunny skies with high pressure and dry air dominating our weather pattern. Temperatures will fall into the upper 40s Wednesday night. We'll continue to see mostly sunny skies for the rest of the week. Temperatures Thursday will reach the upper 70s. If you're going to the Florida-Georgia line concert, you can expect mostly clear skies with temperatures in the 60s   Read More ...
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Typhoon Lan poised to be Northern Hemisphere’s next megastorm in the western Pacific
The tropical Atlantic Ocean has witnessed one of its worst hurricane seasons on record, but the western Pacific Ocean — historically home to some of the planet’s most powerful storms — has been strangely quiet. That could change, in a heartbeat. Typhoon Lan has developed between the Philippines and Guam and is set to intensify explosively over the next two days   Read More ...
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Sunny days to last until Friday, rain possible during weekend
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2017 could tie record for billion-dollar disasters in a year. Here's why.
A hurricane dumped record rainfall on Texas, another left nearly all of Puerto Rico without electricity and intense wildfires killed more than 40 people in California — all in just the past two months. So far this year, 15 separate weather and climate disasters have each caused at least $1 billion in damages in the U.S., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   Read More ...
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The Latest: Light rain, moist winds could aid firefighters
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): Light rain forecast in Northern California is expected to help firefighters battling the remains of wildfires that have burned for more than a week in wine country. National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Walbrun said about a tenth of an inch of rain is expected Thursday night. He said it won't be enough to drench fires, but the precipitation combined with moist winds should help   Read More ...
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The Latest: Light rain, moist winds could aid firefighters
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): Light rain forecast in Northern California is expected to help firefighters battling the remains of wildfires that have burned for more than a week in wine country. National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Walbrun said about a tenth of an inch of rain is expected Thursday night. He said it won't be enough to drench fires, but the precipitation combined with moist winds should help   Read More ...
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The Latest: Light rain, moist winds could aid firefighters
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): Light rain forecast in Northern California is expected to help firefighters battling the remains of wildfires that have burned for more than a week in wine country. National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Walbrun said about a tenth of an inch of rain is expected Thursday night. He said it won't be enough to drench fires, but the precipitation combined with moist winds should help   Read More ...
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Al Franken Auditions for Senate Climate Lead. Millions Watch
The Senate's funny guy is not joking around about climate change. The highlight of an hourslong budget hearing in June came when Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) circled figuratively around Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who claimed incorrectly that humans are not the primary control knob for rising temperatures. Perry appeared frustrated and then asked what's wrong with being called a climate skeptic   Read More ...
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World Hunger Is Increasing Thanks to Wars and Climate Change
Around the globe, about 815 million people – 11 percent of the world’s population – went hungry in 2016, according to the latest data from the United Nations. This was the first increase in more than 15 years. Between 1990 and 2015, due largely to a set of sweeping initiatives by the global community, the proportion of undernourished people in the world was cut in half   Read More ...
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Now is the time to protect yourself from the flu
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Rain, colder air to slice through unseasonable warmth permeating northeastern US next week
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Cool, wet weather to offer brief reprieve from California wildfire activity late this week
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Orionid meteor shower: Friday night to bring excellent viewing conditions in eastern US
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Red Flag fire weather warning issued for portions of ND, Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of North Dakota and a portion of northwest Minnesota. The warning was issued overnight and is currently set to begin at 1 p.m. today and end at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 18.   Read More ...
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Red Flag fire weather warning issued for portions of ND, Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of North Dakota and a portion of northwest Minnesota. The warning was issued overnight and is currently set to begin at 1 p.m. today and end at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 18.   Read More ...
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