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Nicholas crawls into Louisiana from Texas, dumping rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Nicholas hovered over Louisiana on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on a region struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida and swamping coastal Mississippi, Alabama a...

Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas strengthened just off the Gulf Coast and could blow ashore in Texas as a hurricane Monday as it brings heavy rain and flooding to coastal areas from Mexico to st...

Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain

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. ...

Rain helps in California fire fight, lightning sparks others

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thunderstorms that dropped light rain gave some breathing room to crews struggling to quench California's massive wildfires but lightning sparked several new blazes in t...

Rain helps in California fire fight, lightning sparks others

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thunderstorms that dropped light rain gave some breathing room to crews struggling to quench California's massive wildfires but lightning sparked several new blazes in the drought...

Chanthu will come closest to Taiwan on Sunday, typhoon holiday likely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹) is set to come closest to Taiwan on Sunday (Sept. 12), and meteorologist and WeatherRisk Explore Inc. CEO Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) predicts that a ty...

Super Typhoon Chanthu to come closest to Taiwan on weekend, landfall possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chanthu (璨樹) has jumped from a tropical depression to a Category 5 typhoon within 48 hours, and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) may issue a sea warning for the storm as e...

Typhoon Chanthu 'a beast,' Taiwan could issue sea warning Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chanthu (璨樹) has jumped from a tropical depression to a Category 4 typhoon within 24 hours and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) may issue a sea warning for the storm as ea...

Tropical Storm Chanthu likely to come closest to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical storm that formed this morning (Sept. 7) is currently predicted to come closest to Taiwan over the weekend, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Th...

Climate change pushes New Zealand to warmest recorded winter

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The southern winter that just ended in New Zealand was the warmest ever recorded, and scientists say that climate change is driving temperatures ever higher. Fo...

U.S. Gulf Coast residents flee 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida intensified over warm Gulf of Mexico waters on Saturday, prompting tens of thousands to flee coastal areas, while President Joe Biden pledged aid to help states quickly recover once the ...

Tropical Storm Omais could form east of Taiwan Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression forming to the east of Taiwan is predicted to become a tropical storm as soon as Wednesday (Aug. 18), but the extent to which it will impact the coun...

Surfing science: Dependent on weather, defined by the ocean

ICHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Olympic surfing’s debut is making clear that these wave riders are unsung masters of science -- in climatology, meteorology and oceanography to be exact. Ser...

EXPLAINER: As wildlife smoke spreads, who's at risk?

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada is blanketing much of the continent, including thousands of miles away on the East Coast. And experts say the phenomenon is b...

Massive wildfires in US West bring haze to East Coast

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires in the American West, including one burning in Oregon that's currently the largest in the U.S., are creating hazy skies as far away as New York as the massive infernos ...