Heat wave breaks through Southern California with sporadic rain

SAN DIEGO– Southern Californians welcomed cooler temperatures and scattered rain on Saturday from a tropical storm that moved away from the Pacific coast days after a relentless heat wave nearly overwhelmed the state’s power grid. . Officials braced for flooding in coastal and mountainous areas from the storm and feared strong winds could spread the … Read more

Tropical Storm Kay could bring a year of rain to drought-stricken Southern California

CNN — In parts of Southern California that have been badly hit by drought for months, residents are bracing for a storm that might fall a year of rain – and cause dangerous flash floods. Extreme weather is forecast as Tropical Storm Kay is moving north after making landfall in Mexico as a Category 1 … Read more

Global warming will cause ‘extreme heat belt’ in US, study warns

Note: Shaded counties are those that will have, on average, 0.5 days or more at or above a heat index of 125°F in 2053; Data: First Street Foundation; Map: Axios Visuals A new study reveals the emergence of an “extreme heat belt” from Texas to Illinois, where the heat index could reach 125°F on at … Read more

Northwestern U.S. heat wave could have hottest day on Tuesday

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Temperatures in Portland, Ore., could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius) on Tuesday, likely making it the hottest day in a weeklong heat wave for the region. of the Pacific Northwest which rarely sees such scorching weather. Forecasters have issued an excessive heat warning for parts of Oregon and Washington state. … Read more