Quantcast

Extreme Weather

  • Extreme WeatherMore>>

  • Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

    Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 3:43 PM EST2019-02-19 20:43:19 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:44 PM EST2019-02-23 01:44:00 GMT
    An Akita named Kingston has been reunited with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire.Full Story
    An Akita named Kingston has been reunited with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire.Full Story
  • Puerto Rico Gov: Trump refuses meeting over hurricane relief

    Puerto Rico Gov: Trump refuses meeting over hurricane relief

    Friday, February 22 2019 2:03 PM EST2019-02-22 19:03:26 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 6:05 PM EST2019-02-22 23:05:33 GMT
    Puerto Rican governor: Trump refuses private meeting to discuss slow pace of hurricane relief.Full Story
    Puerto Rican governor: Trump refuses private meeting to discuss slow pace of hurricane relief.Full Story
  • Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits southern Ecuador

    Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits southern Ecuador

    Friday, February 22 2019 6:33 AM EST2019-02-22 11:33:10 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 11:34 AM EST2019-02-22 16:34:37 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck eastern Ecuador close to its border with Peru.Full Story
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck eastern Ecuador close to its border with Peru.Full Story
  • Rare snow dusts Vegas strip, sticks to LA-area foothills

    Rare snow dusts Vegas strip, sticks to LA-area foothills

    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:13 PM EST2019-02-21 17:13:30 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 11:05 AM EST2019-02-22 16:05:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A dusting of snow covers an area along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. A winter storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches (8 centimeters) of snow on Las Vegas' southern and western outskirts while othe...(AP Photo/John Locher). A dusting of snow covers an area along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. A winter storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches (8 centimeters) of snow on Las Vegas' southern and western outskirts while othe...
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A dusting of snow covers an area along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. A winter storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches (8 centimeters) of snow on Las Vegas' southern and western outskirts while othe...(AP Photo/John Locher). A dusting of snow covers an area along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. A winter storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches (8 centimeters) of snow on Las Vegas' southern and western outskirts while othe...
    Las Vegas is getting a rare taste of winter weather, with significant snowfall across the metro area for the first time in a decade.Full Story
    Las Vegas is getting a rare taste of winter weather, with significant snowfall across the metro area for the first time in a decade.Full Story
  • Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

    Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:53 PM EST2019-02-21 18:53:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 7:35 PM EST2019-02-22 00:35:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo). Jared Duenas fills up his pickup truck with gasoline in the village of Sinajana, Guam in preparation of a typhoon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.  An intensifying tropical storm in the Pacific is bearing down on Micronesia...(AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo). Jared Duenas fills up his pickup truck with gasoline in the village of Sinajana, Guam in preparation of a typhoon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. An intensifying tropical storm in the Pacific is bearing down on Micronesia...
    (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo). Jared Duenas fills up his pickup truck with gasoline in the village of Sinajana, Guam in preparation of a typhoon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.  An intensifying tropical storm in the Pacific is bearing down on Micronesia...(AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo). Jared Duenas fills up his pickup truck with gasoline in the village of Sinajana, Guam in preparation of a typhoon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. An intensifying tropical storm in the Pacific is bearing down on Micronesia...
    A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend.Full Story
    A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend.Full Story
  • Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

    Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 5:33 PM EST2019-02-19 22:33:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:45 PM EST2019-02-21 17:45:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina sits high and dry due to Lake Mead receding in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drough...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina sits high and dry due to Lake Mead receding in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drough...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina sits high and dry due to Lake Mead receding in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drough...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina sits high and dry due to Lake Mead receding in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drough...
    Arizona water officials say the state won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan wrapped up by a March 4 deadline set by the federal government.Full Story
    Arizona water officials say the state won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan wrapped up by a March 4 deadline set by the federal government.Full Story
  • Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

    Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

    Saturday, February 16 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-16 14:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:14 PM EST2019-02-20 22:14:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Kevin Tovornik poses for a photo in the kitchen of his home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. Tovornik is currently living in his back yard in a camper tra...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Kevin Tovornik poses for a photo in the kitchen of his home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. Tovornik is currently living in his back yard in a camper tra...
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Kevin Tovornik poses for a photo in the kitchen of his home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. Tovornik is currently living in his back yard in a camper tra...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). Kevin Tovornik poses for a photo in the kitchen of his home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. Tovornik is currently living in his back yard in a camper tra...
    Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges.Full Story
    Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges.Full Story
  • Police: 1 dead after avalanche hits Swiss ski resort

    Police: 1 dead after avalanche hits Swiss ski resort

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-20 14:53:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 10:04 AM EST2019-02-20 15:04:23 GMT
    (Denis Mentha/Keystone via AP). Rescue crews work work at the site of an avalanche site in the ski resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon av...(Denis Mentha/Keystone via AP). Rescue crews work work at the site of an avalanche site in the ski resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon av...
    (Denis Mentha/Keystone via AP). Rescue crews work work at the site of an avalanche site in the ski resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon av...(Denis Mentha/Keystone via AP). Rescue crews work work at the site of an avalanche site in the ski resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon av...
    Swiss police say a 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes has died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a popular Alps ski resort Tuesday.Full Story
    Swiss police say a 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes has died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a popular Alps ski resort Tuesday.Full Story
  • Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so far

    Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so far

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-19 16:03:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:34 PM EST2019-02-20 00:34:43 GMT
    Police say an avalanche in the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana has buried "several people" and rescue teams have been deployed.Full Story
    Police say an avalanche in the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana has buried "several people" and rescue teams have been deployed.Full Story
  • Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

    Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

    Thursday, February 14 2019 11:14 PM EST2019-02-15 04:14:13 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 12:04 PM EST2019-02-18 17:04:14 GMT
    Authorities warn that mudslides are possible even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee...Full Story
    Authorities warn that mudslides are possible even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.Full Story
  • California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

    California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

    Thursday, February 14 2019 6:53 PM EST2019-02-14 23:53:24 GMT
    Friday, February 15 2019 9:25 AM EST2019-02-15 14:25:19 GMT
    Two California officials want the most populous state to take out insurance to help cover taxpayers' costs in bad wildfire seasons.Full Story
    Two California officials want the most populous state to take out insurance to help cover taxpayers' costs in bad wildfire seasons.Full Story
  • Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

    Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 11:13 PM EST2019-02-14 04:13:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 11:04 PM EST2019-02-15 04:04:11 GMT
    Heavy rain is again raising the risk of mudslides in Southern California burn areas where evacuations are ordered during a powerful storm that flooded roads and toppled trees further north.Full Story
    Heavy rain is again raising the risk of mudslides in Southern California burn areas where evacuations are ordered during a powerful storm that flooded roads and toppled trees further north.Full Story
  • Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

    Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

    Thursday, February 14 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-02-14 18:33:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 5:36 PM EST2019-02-14 22:36:14 GMT
    A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in wildfires in California is demanding more answers from the utility.Full Story
    A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in wildfires in California is demanding more answers from the utility.Full Story
  • FEMA head Brock Long, investigated over vehicle use, resigns

    FEMA head Brock Long, investigated over vehicle use, resigns

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 3:53 PM EST2019-02-13 20:53:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 13 2019 9:33 PM EST2019-02-14 02:33:33 GMT
    The head of the federal disaster response agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.Full Story
    The head of the federal disaster response agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.Full Story
  • The Latest: California Gov. says he's committed to rail line

    The Latest: California Gov. says he's committed to rail line

    Tuesday, February 12 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-02-12 19:33:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 12 2019 9:15 PM EST2019-02-13 02:15:16 GMT
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom pulls plug on plan for high-speed train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, says it will take too long and cost too much.Full Story
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom pulls plug on plan for high-speed train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, says it will take too long and cost too much.Full Story
  • Sweden needs more resources, skills to fight wildfires

    Sweden needs more resources, skills to fight wildfires

    Tuesday, February 12 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-12 16:13:22 GMT
    Tuesday, February 12 2019 12:53 PM EST2019-02-12 17:53:43 GMT
    Sweden's civil protection agency says the country needs more water-dropping capacity to fight serious wildfires like the ones last year and improve cooperation between the rescue services.Full Story
    Sweden's civil protection agency says the country needs more water-dropping capacity to fight serious wildfires like the ones last year and improve cooperation between the rescue services.Full Story
  • Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort

    Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort

    Thursday, February 7 2019 6:14 PM EST2019-02-07 23:14:15 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 1:27 PM EST2019-02-08 18:27:26 GMT
    Critics question Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s sincerity with new wildfire-prevention plan after a years-long record that includes hundreds of fires.Full Story
    Critics question Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s sincerity with new wildfire-prevention plan after a years-long record that includes hundreds of fires.Full Story
  • After tornado, Cuban state loses monopoly on disaster aid

    After tornado, Cuban state loses monopoly on disaster aid

    Thursday, February 7 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-02-07 18:33:22 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 6:24 AM EST2019-02-08 11:24:00 GMT
    For the first time in communist Cuba, prosperous individuals and successful private businesses have taken on an important role in disaster recovery, long a point of pride for the government.Full Story
    For the first time in communist Cuba, prosperous individuals and successful private businesses have taken on an important role in disaster recovery, long a point of pride for the government.Full Story