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Severe Weather and Scorching Heat Wreak Havoc Across the Midwest and Northeast

Severe Weather and Scorching Heat Wreak Havoc Across the Midwest and Northeast

A large swath of the Midwest to the Northeast faced severe weather risks on Monday as dangerous thunderstorms, including multiple reported tornadoes, swept through the region. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Chicago, a “complex of destructive storms” moved from eastern Iowa into northern Illinois, prompting multiple tornado reports. The storms even … Read more

Baltimore Issues Code Red Extreme Heat Alert Through July 6

Baltimore Issues Code Red Extreme Heat Alert Through July 6

A Code Red Extreme Heat Alert has been issued in Baltimore City, lasting through Saturday, July 6, as temperatures and humidity levels are expected to soar. The heat index is forecasted to exceed 100 degrees for the next few days, according to WJZ’s First Alert Weather Team. Heat Wave Precautions “As we prepare to enjoy … Read more

Hurricane Beryl Devastates Windward Islands: Seven Dead and Extensive Damage

Hurricane Beryl Devastates Windward Islands: Seven Dead and Extensive Damage

A comprehensive picture emerged Wednesday of the extensive damage inflicted by Hurricane Beryl on the Windward Islands, revealing widespread destruction and at least seven deaths. The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency reported that over 90% of homes and buildings on at least three islands have been either destroyed or severely damaged. These islands are part … Read more

Extreme Heat Threatens Fourth of July Celebrations in California’s South Central Valley

Extreme Heat Threatens Fourth of July Celebrations in California's South Central Valley

California’s South Central Valley braces for oppressive heat that could dampen Fourth of July festivities as a massive high-pressure system strengthens throughout the week. This temperature surge raises the risk of wildfires and increases energy demands, forecasters warn. Intense Heat Wave Forecast AccuWeather senior meteorologist Scott Homan predicts significant temperature increases in the valleys, with … Read more

Weekend Weather Update in Chicago: Beach Hazards and Cooling Temperatures

Weekend Weather Update in Chicago: Beach Hazards and Cooling Temperatures

A Beach Hazard statement warns of high waves reaching 4-8 feet and dangerous rip currents, coupled with a Small Craft Advisory currently in effect. As of Sunday, the region finds itself on the cooler side of a frontal system. Expect lingering lakeside clouds this morning, particularly in northwest Indiana, gradually clearing as the afternoon progresses. … Read more

Red Alert Issued for Sunday Across Tristate Area, Severe Thunderstrom Speculated

Red Alert Issued for Sunday Across Tristate Area, Severe Thunderstrom Speculated

On Sunday, residents of Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties are under a Heat Advisory from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Temperatures are expected to soar, with heat indices reaching the upper 90s to low 100s due to high humidity. Concurrently, a high risk of rip currents is in effect at all south-facing beaches in … Read more

Devastating Floods in the Midwest: Communities Brace for Impact

Devastating Floods in the Midwest: Communities Brace for Impact

Kathryn Barber stood on a closed section of Iowa Highway 141, overwhelmed by the sight of the Little Sioux River’s floodwaters. Only the roof of a nearby home remained visible above the water. Once dry and dusty ball fields now resembled marinas, with foul poles and scoreboards barely emerging from the flood. Barber and her … Read more

Extreme Heat and Flooding Plague the U.S.: A Dire Weather Outlook

Extreme Heat and Flooding Plague the U.S.

Heat advisories warning of potentially record-breaking temperatures were active Monday across a vast swath of the U.S. as Iowa and other parts of the Plains region braced for more rain after recent floods triggered hundreds of rescues and evacuations, and caused immense damage. Record-Breaking Heat Grips the Nation Tens of millions of people across the … Read more

Extreme Weather Grips U.S.: Heatwaves, Storms, and Unseasonal Snow

Extreme Weather Grips U.S.: Heatwaves, Storms, and Unseasonal Snow

Millions of Americans are under weather advisories as nearly every region of the country experiences extreme conditions. From intense heat across the Midwest and Northeast, powerful thunderstorms over the Plains, and heavy rain along the Gulf Coast, to freezing temperatures throughout the Northwest, the nation is grappling with diverse and severe weather. Widespread Heat Advisories … Read more

Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Texas as Gulf Coast Braces for Severe Weather

Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Texas as Gulf Coast Braces for Severe Weather

The first tropical storm warning of this year’s hurricane season was issued early Tuesday, prompting coastal communities in southern Texas to brace for heavy rain, flooding, and potential tornadoes. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that the storm, developing over the southern Gulf of Mexico, was expected to reach land as a potential tropical cyclone. … Read more