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'Dangerous Heat Wave' Hits Much Of East, Central U.S.
By Jennife Peltz, AP
Many places facing excessive heat this weekend have no air conditioning, with cities opening shelters for people to cool off.
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Heat Wave To Scorch Midwest And East Coast, Create Dangerous Conditions For Residents
More than 100 local heat records are expected to fall Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
Tropical Storm Barry Rolls Into Louisiana, Spares New Orleans
By By Sarah Blake Morgan and Janet McConnaughey, AP
New Orleans was spared the worst effects of the storm that weakened from hurricane status.
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Disaster Warning Systems Can Save Lives. But They Don’t Always Work Well.
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Federal authorities and social scientists struggle to create effective messages to inform and compel people to take action.
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Anchorage, Alaska, Shatters All-Time Heat Record, And It Could Get Hotter Still
Temperatures spiked to 90 degrees for the first time in the city's history.
Mystery Orbs Over Kansas City Freak Everyone Out, Even National Weather Service
"We honestly have no explanation for the floating objects over Kansas City."
Storms Bring Tornadoes, Floods, Power Outages Across The U.S.
Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left hundreds of thousands of people without power across several states.
Weatherman Who Criticized Sinclair Station's 'Code Red' Alerts Is Fired
Last week, meteorologist Joe Crain went viral for his on-air rebuke of a "corporate initiative." Now he's out of a job.
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Ladybug Swarm Is So Massive It Appears On Weather Radar
Meteorologist Joe Dandrea says the swarm appeared to be about 80 miles wide as it flew over San Diego Tuesday.
Tornadoes Injure Dozens In Ohio And Indiana, Kill At Least One
The National Weather Service warned that further severe storms are likely across the central plains, Midwest and in some northeastern states.
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Dangerous Storm Spurs Tornadoes In Southern Plains
An intense storm system swept through Oklahoma, western Texas and southern Kansas on Monday, spawning several tornadoes that caused some damage.
Another Round Of Severe Weather Forecast For Oklahoma, Texas
The National Weather Service placed several counties under a tornado watch, calling it a "particularly dangerous situation."
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Investigation Finds 'Pervasive' Sex Harassment At Company Run By Trump Nominee
The president wants ex-AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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'Bomb Cyclone' Snow, Wind Impacts Midwest, Great Lakes
Hundreds of schools canceled classes in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota, where the governor closed state offices in much of the state for a second day.
'Did You See That?' Falling Meteor Caught On Camera In Florida
The fireball lit up the night sky as though a stadium turned on its lights, a Tallahassee resident said.
National Weather Service: Alabama Tornado Deadliest In U.S. Since 2013
Meteorologists on Monday gave the deadly Lee County tornado an EF4 classification, saying the Sunday twister had wind speeds of about 170 mph.
At Least 23 Dead After Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Deep South
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
This Might Be The First Time This Hawaii State Park Has Ever Seen Snow
Polipoli Spring State Park on Maui turned white as Haleakala saw 4-foot drifts.
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Tips On How To Stay Safe When Winter Weather Turns Deadly
Amid frigid temperatures, here's a quick guide on spotting hypothermia, what to do if trapped in your car, and more.
Polar Blast Envelops Midwest, Strains Aging Infrastructure
By Michael Tarm & Corey Williams, AP
The Postal Service took the rare step of suspending mail delivery in many places.
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Extreme Weather Is Already Breaking Records Around The World In 2019
Temperatures dipped to -38 degrees in Minnesota as Australia battled a heat wave that topped 115 degrees.
Deep Freeze Envelops Midwest, Even Stops The Mail
By Blake Nicholson, AP
The bitter cold is the result of a split in the polar vortex that allowed temperatures to plunge much further south than normal.
NOAA Claps Back At Trump And His Climate Change Doubts
“Winter storms don’t prove that global warming isn’t happening,” the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tweeted.
How To Help Homeless People Amid The Freezing Cold Polar Vortex
Temperatures in Chicago, Milwaukee and across the Midwest are expected to drop as potentially life-threatening wind chills arrive.
Polar Vortex Clobbers Midwest With Record-Breaking Cold
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55 degrees by Wednesday.
Midwest, Northeast Brace For 'Deadly' Subzero Freeze
By By Ivan Moreno, AP
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55F degrees, which the National Weather Service called “possibly life-threatening.”
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