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Jul 26, 2021

‘Dome Of Doom’ Will Bake Texas And Central U.S. This Week

The west is not the only section of the country that will experience sizzling heat this summer. Texas and states in the central plains will also feel nature’s fury this week. It is expected that Dallas will suffer through its first 100-degree day of the summer and the sizzle could reach as far n…

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Jul 15, 2021

Thousands Without Power In Wake Of Iowa Storms

Several tornado warnings were issued across Iowa on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Residents report funnel clouds, tornadoes touching down and storm damage in the areas of Lake City, Fort Dodge, and Waterloo.The south side of Lake City suffered the most damage, which included downed trees, pow…

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Jul 07, 2021

Floridians Prepare For Wrath Of Elsa

Although now a tropical storm, Elsa sets its sights on the Florida peninsula on Wednesday, July 7. It has been forecasted that the storm will reach landfall in the Sunshine State on the north Gulf coast.Meanwhile Hurricane Warnings continue in effect for portions of the west coast, according to t…

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Jul 05, 2021

Drought, Sizzling Summer Temperatures Threaten Hydroelectric Power Plants In California

The sizzling high temperatures that have caused rolling blackouts in California and a drought that has reduced the water levels at reservoirs and lakes, threaten the ability of hydroelectric power plants from generating energy come late summer.Some of the state’s largest reservoirs are at record …

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Jun 30, 2021

Intense Heat Wave Continues Over Northwest And Northeast U.S.

Massive rolling black outs continue in the northwest U.S. due to a record setting heat wave. As many as 12 people die in Washington and Oregon possibly due to the intense heat. One power utility is imposing rolling blackouts due to a heavy demand.The dangerous heat diminished somewhat in the…

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Jun 23, 2021

Devastation In Wake Of Claudette

Claudette made landfall as a tropical storm in southeast Louisiana early Saturday morning, June 19th causing floods in Slidell, Louisiana through the Mississippi Gulf Coast.New Orleans was spared from the worst of the storm. A flash flood watch issued for the Crescent City was lifted overnight on…

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Jun 21, 2021

Power Outages Continue To Be A Problem In Puerto Rico

Ever since Hurricane Maria ravished Puerto Rico in 2017, the residents of the island has continued to encounter power outages, which are affecting thousands. Issues of corruption along with inability to supply the total island with power plagued the utility company that initially had the responsi…

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Jun 18, 2021

Two Tropical Storms Take Form Near U.S.

A little more than two weeks have past since the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and as of Thursday, June 17th, two named tropical storms were forming off different coasts of the U.S. –- Tropical Storm Bill, which skirts the east coast and Tropical Storm Claudette, which threatens the Gul…

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Jun 16, 2021

California Drought Forebodes Terrible 2021 Wildfire Season

The west is suffering through a major drought that is causing fear that the 2021 California wildfire season will be more intense.The drought is killing trees and causing riverbeds in the western region of the country to dry up. The water level of Lake Mead has dropped to its lowest point in histo…

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Jun 09, 2021

Much Of U.S. From The East Coast To The West Coast Suffer Extreme Heat, Blackouts

Areas of the U.S. from the west coast to the east coast has experienced extreme and even record breaking hot temperatures that have also cause power outage.Poweroutages.us reports that major power outages are occurring in: California -- 18,876Oklahoma –- 8,667New York –- 5,718Michigan –- 3,952…

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May 24, 2021

Above Normal Number Of Hurricanes Predicted For 2021 Season

The number of hurricanes expected for the 2021 hurricane season is expected to be above normal.The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts between three and five major hurricanes that will have sustained winds of at least 111 mph. It said that between six and 10 hurr…

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May 21, 2021

Weather Experts Monitor Possible Storms Days After Unofficial Opening of Hurricane Season

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring two regions, one in the Atlantic Ocean and one in the Gulf of Mexico, as possible tropical storm systems just days after the unofficial start of the 2021 Hurricane Season. The season started unofficially on May 15th. The official start of the sea…

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