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Could the 2015 Alaska fire season top the record year of 2004?

While the amount of acreage burned in Alaska during June of 2015 shattered the previous acreage record set in June of 2004 by more than 700,000 acres, it remains to be seen if this summer’s wildfire season will keep pace with or challenge the summer of 2004 in terms of total acreage burned. 387 more words

Active Wildland Fire

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado In Chester County

HONEY BROOK, Pa. (CBS) — The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has confirmed a tornado near Honey Brook in Chester County Tuesday afternoon.

Here is the first preliminary PNS on the tornado that had occurred in Chester County PA yesterday.

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Weather advisory extended through 4 p.m.

Update 3:20 p.m.: A significant weather advisory for Palm Beach County has been extended to 4 p.m. as forecasters track a strong line of thunderstorms moving east at 15 mph. 69 more words


Unseasonable Thunderstorms, Rain Expected to Hit SoCal

Unusual weather was expected to hit Southwestern California for a second day on Wednesday, possibly bringing lighting and thunder as well as much-needed rain.

Heavy downpours, lightning, wind and hail were expected across the southland, with a 55 to 74 percent chance of hitting the San Bernardino Mountains, according to the… 346 more words

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Exotic termites are finding love in the Palm Beach County heat

It’s not just tourists who enjoy Florida’s warm winters, termites are binging on the heat too. And with abnormally warm temperatures the past four winters, the wood-noshing pests are having a field day. 266 more words


July 2015 outlook

Normal is OK this time of year. Our average temperature for June 2015 was very close to normal in the Twin Cities, coming in at eight-tenths of a degree above normal. 120 more words

Fast-Moving Monsoonal Storm Brings Rain, Lightning, Gusty Winds To Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Lightning, rain and howling winds were causing problems Wednesday all over Southern California as a monsoonal storm moved into the region. 320 more words