Category: Weather

Yellowstone National Park remained closed to visitors as flooding continued Tuesday from heavy rain and
melting snow that wiped out roads and destroyed buildings. Work was under way to evacuate some parts of the park. (William Campbell/Getty Images)

Floods leave Yellowstone landscape ‘dramatically changed’

Visitors traveling to park in coming weeks must stay informed about current situation, road and weather conditions. Northern portion of Yellowstone National Park likely to remain closed for a substantial length of time due to severely damaged, impacted infrastructure; Visitors traveling to park in coming weeks must stay informed about current situation, road and weather conditions Heavy rains are wreaking havoc […]

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U.S. coronavirus cases are dropping and more extreme winter weather on the way

Brutal blast of winter weather blamed for at least 20 deaths in the U.S. At least 20 people have died in the extreme conditions, and more ice, snow, and frigid temperatures are forecast for parts of the country in the coming days. Nearly 75% of the Lower 48 states of the U.S. was under snow cover, according to the National […]

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Hurricane Laura makes landfall at Louisiana with 150mph winds and ‘unsurvivable’ surge

Hurricane Laura hits southwestern Louisiana amid warning of ‘potentially catastrophic impacts’ (Evening Standard) Hurricane Laura is coming ashore as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm near Cameron, Louisiana. A catastrophic storm surge and damaging winds is battering the region and a threat of flooding rain and strong winds will extend well inland.   At a Glance Laura has made landfall […]

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Tropical Storms Marco and Laura Both Headed to the Gulf of Mexico

Marco is expected to become a hurricane on Saturday and Laura is forecast to produce heavy rain over several Caribbean Islands. KHOU 11 Meteorologists and the National Hurricane Center are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storms Laura and Marco. Both systems are expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico, and from there, it’s still uncertain where they will […]

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