THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Hot, dry weather on Sunday added to the challenges facing California firefighters battling to keep flames from driving further into a grove of ancient sequoias, where the base of the world’s tallest tree has been wrapped in protective foil. Meanwhile, flames had reached the giant trees in another grove.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Two lightning-sparked wildfires in California merged and made a run to the edge of a grove of ancient sequoias, momentarily driving away firefighters as they try to protect the world's largest tree by wrapping its base in protective foil.
ABIQUIU, N.M. (AP) — At the edge of a sandstone outcropping, Teresa Leger Fernández looks out on the Rio Chama. The river tracks a diverse landscape from the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains through rugged basalt hillsides, layers of volcanic tuff, and the red and yellow cliffs made famous by painter Georgia O’Keeffe.
KENNEWICK, WA- Autumn officially begins Wednesday, but fall couldn't wait! The last official weekend of summer 2021 brings cooler temperatures, wind and significant rainfall to the Northwest. Right now, it looks like the Cascades will get the bulk of the…
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
A couple in Pennsylvania is facing extensive repairs after just twelve days into home ownership, Tropical Rainstorm Ida filled their home with water nearly to the second floor.
Welcome to the weekend! Here's a look at your weather forecast: Much cooler conditions for your weekend with highs in the mid to upper…
Good Thursday morning! Cool temps, and good air quality greet you this morning. Get ready for cool temps to take grip as…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Nicholas hovered over Louisiana on Wednesday, raining on a region struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida and deluging coastal Mississippi, Alabama and northwest Florida.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production slowed to a 0.4% gain in August as shutdowns of petroleum refineries and petrochemical plants caused by Hurricane Ida curbed manufacturing activity.
Good Wednesday morning! Big changes to the weather story for the next 5-7 days in Eastern Washington and Oregon. Mild this morning, with morning temperatures in the 50s and 60s. Highs in the upper 70s to around 80 today with…
SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas continued weakening Tuesday night after being downgraded to a tropical depression and slowing to a crawl over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, drenching both states with flooding rains.
CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — In a story published September 12, 2021, about California wildfires, The Associated Press erroneously reported U.S. Highway 50 is a state route.
Happy Tuesday! After one of the hottest summers on record, southeastern Washington and Oregon are on track to see a…
Nicholas now a tropical storm after making landfall in Texas as a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds
Nicholas made landfall Tuesday morning along the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane, threatening to pummel the state with fierce winds, heavy rain and possible flooding.
HOUSTON (AP) — Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it headed toward landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast and it was expected to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana.
Flood-prone Houston and storm-battered Louisiana are in the path. The hurricane could bring up to 20 inches of rain to parts of the Gulf Coast. Get the latest and follow a map of the storm's path.
Happy Monday! Seasonal temperatures to start off the week. A light breeze for Monday morning, with Northwest winds from 10-20MPH. Highs in the 70s and 80s today. A cooling trend begins Thursday. The average high temperature today is 83 degrees…
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana.
LULING, La. (AP) — Tara Williams’ three little boys run shirtless, because most of their clothes were swept away, and they stack milk crates beneath a blazing sun because their toys are all gone too. Their apartment is barely more than a door dangling from a frame, the roof obliterated, most everything in it lost.
LULING, La. (AP) — Tara Williams’ three little boys run shirtless, because most of their clothes were swept away, and they stack milk crates beneath a blazing sun because their toys are all gone too. Their apartment is barely more than a door dangling from a frame, so they crowd into a Ford Fusion for shelter.