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Tropical Storm Simon Likely To Become Hurricane

Tropical Storm Simon is expected to become a hurricane.

Up until now, there have been 17 named storms during the 2014 eastern Pacific hurricane season off the coast of Mexico. Tropical Storm Simon has become the 18th. The tropical storm should track toward the west-northwest during the next few days. The center of the storm should remain just off the Mexican Pacific coast. The… Read more »

Hurricane Marie Intensifies In Pacific, Dangerous Forecast

Hurricane Marie

Hurricane Marie is becoming a relatively rare occurrence as a storm in the South Pacific that may affect latitudes north of South and Central America. Headed west-northwest, Hurricane Marie is currently a Category 4 weather event, with wind speeds over 150 miles per hour. These winds are expected to slow to 105 mph by Tuesday… Read more »

Ex-Hurricane Bertha Winds Down On Approach To UK

Predicted To Bring Heavy Rains

The southern coast of the U.K. is predicted to see rain this weekend as the remnants of Hurricane Bertha head towards Europe. There is a 40 percent chance of heavy rain, strong winds, and large waves along the southeast coast. Born at midnight as a tropical storm on July 31 275 miles southeast of Barbados,… Read more »

Hawaii Braces For First Hurricane In 22 Years

Hawaii Hurricanes 2

Hawaii braced Thursday for its first hurricane in 22 years as Iselle took aim at the Big Island. The fast-moving Category 1 hurricane was expected to lose momentum before hitting the island state, but the storm strengthened instead. Hurricane Julio is tracking right behind Iselle and the Category 2 storm should hit Hawaii two days… Read more »

Tornado Hits Boston Suburb Revere, Massachusetts

Tornado Strikes Revere, Massachusetts

A tornado struck Boston suburb Revere, Massachusetts, Monday morning, downing trees, closing several streets, and crashing multiple cars. Despite the damage to trees and homes, no serious injuries were reported. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado, noting it was the first time in at least 64 years that a twister touched down in the… Read more »

Lightning Strikes In Southern California Injure At Least 14

VENICE BEACH LIGHTNING STRIKE

Lightning strikes in southern California have injured at least 14 in a rare surge of July thunderstorms, authorities reported on Sunday. According to The Weather Channel, 13 of the 14 victims were struck by lightning near the Ocean Front Walk in Venice Beach. The second of the lightning strikes injured a 57-year-old man on a… Read more »

Lightning Strikes Seen Across NYC, Creating Breathtaking Images

nyc skyline lightning

Lightning strikes were seen across NYC this week, creating some amazing images that were captured and shared across social media. The storms blew through the Big Apple on Wednesday evening, lighting up the skies over Manhattan. A number of curious residents snapped pictures of the lightning strikes in NYC, including a breathtaking shot of a… Read more »

Mississippi River Flooding Terrifies Residents

Mississippi River Flooding Terrifies Residents

The Mississippi River is steadily bearing down on St. Paul, Minnesota and has risen well above flood stage in many southeastern Minnesota counties. Earlier this morning, the Stillwater Lift Bridge, a crucial conduit between Minnesota and Wisconsin over the St. Croix River, which feeds into the Mississippi River, was closed by transportation officials, according to… Read more »

Great Lakes Ice Finally Gone Just Days Before Start Of Summer

Great Lakes Ice Finally Gone Just Days Before Start Of Summer

The Great Lakes ice is finally gone, marking a winter that stretched from November to just 10 days before the start of summer. Large chunks of ice left over from the frigid winter remained on the lakes well into the spring, with the last holdouts floating in the waters of Lake Superior near Marquette, Michigan…. Read more »

Lake Superior Still Frozen

Lake Superior temperatures.

A long and brutal winter has left Lake Superior frozen on the surface well into spring. According to Detroit News, the surface water over the deepest sections of Lake Superior are at least 6 degrees colder than normal. This weather anomaly will delay the point at which heavy evaporation begins in Lake Superior, which will… Read more »

Slide Rock State Park Threatened By 4,500 Acre Wildfire In Arizona

Slide Rock State Park Threatened By 4,500 Acre Wildfire In Arizona

A wildfire near Arizona’s Slide Rock State Park has spread to cover more than 4,500 acres of land between Flagstaff and Sedona, with roughly 500 firefighters called in to control the blaze and evacuations mounting. Authorities have already evacuated resorts and campgrounds within the park, which sits in the northern portion of the state. They… Read more »