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95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

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95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

- Extremely hot days, when temperatures soar to 95 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, can be miserable. Crops wilt in the fields. Electric grids strain to keep pace with demand. People are at greater risk of dying. And those hot temperatures are expected to be much more frequent in the coming decades. The map above, based on a new analysis from the Climate Impact Lab, shows how 95-degree days (35 degrees Celsius) are expected to multiply this century if countries take moderate climate action

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Weather service confirms microburst hit Burlington County

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Weather service confirms microburst hit Burlington County

- A brief powerful storm that downed trees and electric lines in parts of Burlington County early Saturday was a microburst and not a tornado, the National Weather Service confirmed. The storm's path of destruction began on Crescent Drive in Browns Mills, leaving several trees and power lines down, according to a statement from the weather service's Mount Holly office. Several utility poles were also downed on Trenton Road, with scattered damage on Broadway and Pear Road

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Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms

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Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms

- Midland, Mich. — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. MSP Marine Services Team working in Midland County

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Afternoon showers Sunday afternoon, cooler than average

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Afternoon showers Sunday afternoon, cooler than average

- DETROIT - More shower activity is possible Sunday afternoon. Cooler air is blowing in, too. Please join me on Twitter (@AndrewHumphrey) for regular weather updates. Sunday morning will be cool with a few passing showers around dawn. It will be cool with temps starting in the low and middle 50s. Skies clear a bit before lunchtime, but chances are many residents can give their air conditioners a break

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Rain doesn't dampen spirits, fireworks at Shake the Lake fest

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Rain doesn't dampen spirits, fireworks at Shake the Lake fest

- “We we’re prepared for it,” Donna Kniebuehler, 63, said as she and Rick, 70, sat huddled under an umbrella on Lake Monona’s shore as it rained Saturday evening. “It’s just rain. If they cancel (the show), we’ll move, but until then, no.” But the rain didn’t cancel the fireworks show and only delayed some events in Madison’s third Shake the Lake festival -- the city's annual Fourth of July festival that tokk place about a week and a half before the actual holiday

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Rain to delay Shake the Lake fireworks show by 30 minutes

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Rain to delay Shake the Lake fireworks show by 30 minutes

- “We we’re prepared for it,” Donna Kniebuehler, 63, said as she and Rick, 70, sat huddled under an umbrella on Lake Monona’s shore as it rained Saturday evening. “It’s just rain. If they cancel (the show), we’ll move, but until then, no.” But the rain didn’t cancel the fireworks show and only delayed some events in Madison’s third Shake the Lake festival -- the city's annual Fourth of July festival that tokk place about a week and a half before the actual holiday

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'Don't...get shooted,' little girl pleads with mom after Castile is shot

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'Don't...get shooted,' little girl pleads with mom after Castile is shot

- Why are eclipses rare? The moon's orbit wobbles. Sometimes the moon's shadow is too high above the Earth. Sometimes it is too low. Other times, it is just right. Earl Ourada has been gathering weather data from his ranch northwest of Boise for almost 60 years. His daily readings help meteorologists at the National Weather confirm their forecasts. High temperatures have increased snowmelt from the mountains, and the Boise River is slowly seeping over its banks in places like 46th Street near the closed Greenbelt

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Keeping cool on a sunny day around the Puget Sound

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Keeping cool on a sunny day around the Puget Sound

- The heat is on Western Washington, with temperatures reaching into the high-80s and low-90s across the region Saturday, and hotter weather is expected Sunday. Bellingham, Quileute and Hoquiam each set a new temperature record Saturday, the National Weather Service reported. While the high of 89 degrees recorded at Sea-Tac International Airport on Saturday fell three degrees shy of a record, Sunday’s predicted high of 95 is expected to shatter a record of 88 set in 2006

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Mayors back Paris accord, take aggressive role on climate change

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Mayors back Paris accord, take aggressive role on climate change

- MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – With the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach. The conference supported the Paris agreement, and according to preliminary results released Saturday from an ongoing nationwide survey, the vast majority of U

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Cool, quiet weather continues Sunday

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Cool, quiet weather continues Sunday

- WEBVTT METEOROLOGIST SEAN EVERSON WITH, YOUR WEATHER NOW FORECAST.SEAN FANTASTIC WEATHER, THECLOUDS MOVING OUT AND WE HAVETEMPERATURES GOING DOWN A LITTLEBIT.WE COULD HAVE SOME SHOWERS NEARWAVERLEY, BUT THESE ARE HIGHERIN THE ATMOSPHERE AND DRYING UPBEFORE THEY REACH THE GROUND.AND WE HAVE DRY AIR IN PLACE.CLOUDS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON ANDCOMING INTO THE EVENING.THEY ARE ON THEIR WAY OUT.SHOWERS DISSIPATING AS THEYENCOUNTER THE DRYER AIR

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Chilly, wet weather ahead for metro Detroit

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Chilly, wet weather ahead for metro Detroit

- It's only four days into summer, but you'll want to grab a jacket and an umbrella heading out Sunday as cool, wet weather moves in. According to the National Weather Service in White Lake Township, temperatures will struggle to crest 70 degrees Sunday and Monday, with nighttime lows in the low 50s. Rain and thunderstorms will move in by mid-morning and continue throughout the day with the highest chances north of I-96

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Arizona so hot weather map almost runs out of colors

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Arizona so hot weather map almost runs out of colors

- Arizona truly has some extreme heat going on. It's going to be so hot, the high temperature map will almost run out of colors. I've tweaked color banks on weather graphics for almost 30 years. The trick is to get the colors to match the temperatures, as we have come to expect them. So cold temperatures are usually blue and purples, and hot temperatures are varying levels of red

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Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Northeast |  Atlantic |  Pennsylvania |  West |  Mountain |  Arizona | 

Beach hazard statement issued for possible rip currents along Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio

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Beach hazard statement issued for possible rip currents along Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio

- CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a beach hazard statement for possible rip currents and dangerous swimming conditions for Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio through 10 p.m. this evening. According to the statement, Lake Erie beaches of Cuyahoga, Lake and Ashtabula counties have high swimming risks due to strong waves and currents. The Weather Service urges to stay out of the water until the conditions subside

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FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain, damaging winds possible during Saturday storms

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FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain, damaging winds possible during Saturday storms

- Saturday has been declared a First Alert Day due to a cold front bringing the possibility of showers and thunderstorms. The First Alert Day continues to be in effect for several more hours until the front passes. The front is currently in the foothills of North Carolina as of Saturday afternoon, and the front is pushing to the east/southeast. As the front progresses, it brings the possibility of heavy rain, gusty winds and even small hail

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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

- MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach. The conference supported the Paris agreement, and according to preliminary results released Saturday morning from an ongoing nationwide survey, the vast majority of U

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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms

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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms

- MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. The Chippewa River could stay above flood stage until Tuesday

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Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

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Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay River was out of its banks near the southeastern Mississippi town of Leakesville and nearly 9 feet (3 meters) above flood level with the water still rising

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Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine'

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Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine'

- The 39th annual Pride Houston celebration happens Saturday "rain or shine," according to organizers of the festival that most years draws hundreds of thousands to downtown Houston. As the party began at noon, it was all rain and no shine. Storms blew across the city, a few highway exits flooded and the National Weather Service warned of street flooding, high winds and lightning

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National Weather Service confirms West Virginia tornado
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Officials have confirmed that a tornado touched down in northern West Virginia as the remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy passed through the state. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh said the tornado in Monongalia County had a rating of EF1 , with maximum winds estimated at 95 mph (153 kph). It was the eighth tornado to hit Monongalia County since 1950, but the second in as many years   Read More ...
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Some Michigan crops getting too much rain, others not enough
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Sporadic rain patterns in recent weeks are making Michigan a tale of two states where agriculture is concerned. The Michigan Farm Bureau says heavy rainfall may ruin crops in central Michigan fields where growers were worried about drought earlier this spring. More than a foot of rain has fallen within a week in parts of Isabella and Midland counties   Read More ...
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Beach hazard statement issued for possible rip currents along Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio
Beach hazard statement issued for possible rip currents along Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a beach hazard statement for possible rip currents and dangerous swimming conditions for Lake Erie beaches in Northeast Ohio through 10 p.m. this evening. According to the statement, Lake Erie beaches of Cuyahoga, Lake and Ashtabula counties have high swimming risks due to strong waves and currents. The Weather Service urges to stay out of the water until the conditions subside   Read More ...
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FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain, damaging winds possible during Saturday storms
FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain, damaging winds possible during Saturday storms Saturday has been declared a First Alert Day due to a cold front bringing the possibility of showers and thunderstorms. The First Alert Day continues to be in effect for several more hours until the front passes. The front is currently in the foothills of North Carolina as of Saturday afternoon, and the front is pushing to the east/southeast. As the front progresses, it brings the possibility of heavy rain, gusty winds and even small hail   Read More ...
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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach. The conference supported the Paris agreement, and according to preliminary results released Saturday morning from an ongoing nationwide survey, the vast majority of U   Read More ...
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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms
Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. The Chippewa River could stay above flood stage until Tuesday   Read More ...
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Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay River was out of its banks near the southeastern Mississippi town of Leakesville and nearly 9 feet (3 meters) above flood level with the water still rising   Read More ...
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Abandoned bridge collapses into tropical storm-driven flood
STATE LINE, Miss. (AP) - The remains of a historic bridge over a southeast Mississippi river have collapsed because of flooding caused by the former Tropical Storm Cindy. WDAM-TV reports the former Mississippi 42 bridge fell into the Chickasawhay River on Thursday. The abandoned bridge was on the Greene-Wayne county line, north of the current span. The steel bridge, which no longer had a road deck, had been a local landmark   Read More ...
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Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine'
Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine' The 39th annual Pride Houston celebration happens Saturday "rain or shine," according to organizers of the festival that most years draws hundreds of thousands to downtown Houston. As the party began at noon, it was all rain and no shine. Storms blew across the city, a few highway exits flooded and the National Weather Service warned of street flooding, high winds and lightning   Read More ...
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Tropical Storm Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Tropical Storm Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay River was out of its banks near the southeastern Mississippi town of Leakesville and nearly 9 feet (3 meters) above flood level with the water still rising   Read More ...
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