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  • Warm today but turning cooler for the rest of the week

    Warm today but turning cooler for the rest of the week

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 08:12:06 GMT
    A chance of rain early this week will give way to cool and sunny weather late week.
    A chance of rain early this week will give way to cool and sunny weather late week.
  • Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

    Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:13:17 GMT
    A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the...
    A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken...
  • Lava flows from Philippine volcano, thousands flee

    Lava flows from Philippine volcano, thousands flee

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:51:35 GMT
    The Philippines' most active volcano has belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer (half a mile) down its slope, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said...
    The Philippines' most active volcano belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer (half a mile) down its slope in an ongoing gentle eruption, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers,...
  • Northern California wildfire devastates town

    Northern California wildfire devastates town

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:11 AM EDT2014-09-16 08:11:34 GMT
    Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
    Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
  • Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

    Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:51:38 GMT
    Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures.
    A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people,...
  • Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

    Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:51:30 GMT
    Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage.
    Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage.
  • Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

    Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:51:25 GMT
    A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights.
    A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights.
  • Locals, tourists ride out Hurricane Odile in Baja

    Locals, tourists ride out Hurricane Odile in Baja

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-09-15 09:31:26 GMT
    Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.
    Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.
  • Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

    Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:20:59 GMT
    Hurricane Odile grew into a powerful Category 4 storm Sunday and took aim at the resort area of Los Cabos, prompting Mexican authorities to evacuate vulnerable coastal areas and prepare shelters for up to 30,000...
    A powerful Hurricane Odile closed in on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night as Mexican authorities evacuated vulnerable coastal areas and readied shelters for up to 30,000 people.
  • Scientists say the ozone layer is recovering

    Scientists say the ozone layer is recovering

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-14 11:30:33 GMT
    Earth's protective but fragile ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported...
    Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare...
  • When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

    When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:20:21 GMT
    Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums.
    Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums.
  • Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

    Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:47:45 GMT
    Tourists and truckers were told to prepare for another day of disruptive detours Wednesday around a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled in chunks during intense flash flooding.
    Road crews hoped to have one lane repaired in each direction Friday on a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled during intense flash flooding, a state transportation official said Wednesday.
  • Southwest mops up after heavy rains force rescues

    Southwest mops up after heavy rains force rescues

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:16:45 GMT
    Joseph Friend was driving his blue Chevrolet S-10 pickup onto Interstate 10 early Monday when a huge wave of flood water kicked up by a big rig truck pushed his truck off the highway.
    The Southwest was mopping up Tuesday after pouring rains and flash flooding washed out part of a major rail line between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City; swelled a river so high that a Utah national park downstream was...
  • 'There's no control': Hawaii watches lava's creep

    'There's no control': Hawaii watches lava's creep

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-09-09 11:38:27 GMT
    Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.
    Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.
  • Weather slows Yosemite wildfire that dozens fled

    Weather slows Yosemite wildfire that dozens fled

    Monday, September 8 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-09 02:35:52 GMT
    A wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.
    Cooler weather on Monday slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
  • Cars engulfed as rain sets record for Phoenix

    Cars engulfed as rain sets record for Phoenix

    Monday, September 8 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-09-09 01:56:15 GMT
    Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways and small roads, leading to several water rescues and setting an all-time record for rainfall in the city in a single day.
    The remnants of Hurricane Norbert pushed into the desert Southwest and swamped Phoenix with record rainfall for a single day, turning freeways into small lakes and sending rescuers scrambling to get drivers out of...
  • Bus swept away by stream in Kashmir; 50 missing

    Bus swept away by stream in Kashmir; 50 missing

    Thursday, September 4 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-09-04 19:43:10 GMT
    An overcrowded bus carrying wedding guests was swept away Thursday by a flooded stream in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir and about 70 people were missing, a state official said.
    A bus carrying more than 50 wedding guests was swept away by a flooded stream Thursday in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir, and all but five of the passengers were missing, officials said.
  • Norbert becomes Hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

    Norbert becomes Hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-04 03:42:35 GMT
    Norbert has become a hurricane in the Pacific well off the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
    Norbert has become a hurricane in the Pacific well off the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
  • Seismic activity calms down near Iceland volcano

    Seismic activity calms down near Iceland volcano

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:42:21 GMT
    Experts say the seismic activity near the Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland is calming down while tall fountains of fire and lava continue to lick the air along a volcanic fissure, producing a huge plume of steam and...
    Experts say the seismic activity near the Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland is calming down while tall fountains of fire and lava continue to lick the air along a volcanic fissure, producing a huge plume of steam and gas.
  • How To Tell The Weather By Looking At The Clouds

    How To Tell The Weather By Looking At The Clouds

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 9:31 AM EST2014-02-26 14:31:55 GMT
    Clouds are pretty to look at and they add excitement to the atmosphere but they can do oh so much more. I'm going to show you how we can tell the weather by looking at the clouds.
    Clouds are pretty to look at and they add excitement to the atmosphere but they can do oh so much more. I'm going to show you how we can tell the weather by looking at the clouds.
  • Another arctic blast has much of U.S. in its grip

    Another arctic blast has much of U.S. in its grip

    As the Northeast and mid-Atlantic joined the Midwest in dealing with yet another deep freeze on Tuesday, doctors are offering advice on dealing with frigid temperatures.
    As the Northeast and mid-Atlantic joined the Midwest in dealing with yet another deep freeze on Tuesday, doctors are offering advice on dealing with frigid temperatures.
  • Dealing with the deep freeze

    Dealing with the deep freeze

    As another blast of Arctic air sends millions of Americans into a prolonged deep freeze, doctors are offering advice on dealing with dangerously frigid temperatures.
    As another blast of Arctic air sends millions of Americans into a prolonged deep freeze, doctors are offering advice on dealing with dangerously frigid temperatures.
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