‘Life threatening’ ocean currents, waves from Tropical Storm Chris off NC, SC coasts Tropical Storm Chris was stalled off the coast of the Carolinas on Monday, July 9, 2018, gathering strength to become a hurricane but posing no threat of making landfall. The storm was expected to cause “life threatening” rip currents and rough surf, […]
Five-ton tractor missing following series of tornadoes in Montana, South Dakota – NY Daily News A tornado that crossed the Montana-South Dakota state line resulted in “considerable” tree and structural damage, according to the NWS. The tornado, which included winds that reached 136 miles per hour, also destroyed some farm machinery, including the massive tractor.
Downpour means a break from heat, but also flooding A summer downpour arrived Thursday afternoon in Santa Fe and across New Mexico, a welcome reprieve after months of scorching temperatures and dangerously dry conditions. But the fierce storm also brought flooding, particularly in forested areas recently charred by wildfire, such as an area near Cimarron […]
Colorado wildfire destroys more than 100 homes; “extreme caution” urged across West DENVER — A growing destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched American West kept hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders and derailed holiday plans. Authorities announced late Monday that a fire near Fort Garland, […]
China issues U.S. travel warning amid trade tensions BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States, the latest such warning as trade tensions escalate between the two countries. The embassy warned Chinese tourists to be aware of issues including expensive medical bills, the […]
FBI: Man scouted for July 4 attack at parade in Cleveland An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities said Monday that Demetrius…
Storms to pummel midwestern US to end Sunday; NASCAR to be threatened Residents of the midwestern U.S., as well as portions of Ontario, will face the threat of severe thunderstorms into early Sunday evening. The same stormy weather that brought fatal flooding to central Iowa on Saturday night will continue eastward through the end of […]
North Korea believed to be ‘deceiving’ US, increasing nuclear production: report U.S. intelligence officials believe North Korea has been “deceiving” the U.S., saying the Hermit Kingdom was bolstering production for nuclear weapons at “multiple secret sites” in the past few months, a report stated.
Rising concerns over hackers using satellites to target US The rapidly expanding number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information is creating new opportunities for hackers. It’s a risk exacerbated by the growing number of aging satellite systems in circulation. While it is cheaper to leave old satellites in orbit rather […]
Tornado injures 8 people in small eastern Kansas town of Eureka The governor has declared an emergency after eight people were injured when a tornado slammed into a small town in eastern Kansas. The tornado touched down Tuesday night in the Greenwood County town of Eureka, about 60 miles east of Wichita.