Intense temperatures in the 90s will continue to prevail in Washington D.C. until Wednesday. Excessive heat warning from noon to 8:00 p.m. will remain to take effect.
The extreme temperature in Washington D.C. will cool down starting Monday; however, the heat index could still hit 110 degrees during the afternoon hours. The nation's capital will continue to see intense temperatures in the 90s until Wednesday. more >>
The punishing summer heat wave in Los Angeles County in California will continue this week.
The heat wave will reportedly continue until Wednesday this week, with some areas in LA County to reach as high as 108F. Officials say that the ongoing heat wave might result in possible wildfires, heat strokes among people and other heat-related conditions.
LA County Heat Wave Causes more >>
As rescue operations intensify across Louisiana following a massive flooding that battered the region, residents have taken to social media to ask for help and document just how devastated the state is.
Flooding photos on social media
Photos from Twitter showed private citizens on boats, as houses and cars are half-submerged in floodwaters. more >>
Torrential rainfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast has caused "historic" flooding across central and southern Louisiana, killing at least three people. Thousands of people have been rescued, and the governor has declared a state of emergency even as more rain is expected over the weekend.
Gov. John Bell Edwards, who had to leave the Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge due to a flooded basement, told reporters Saturday that at least three people had died and more than 1,000 people had been rescued from homes, cars and trees. He called the floods "unprecedented, historic," according to The Associated Press.
An elderly man drowned after slipping and falling in high waters amid heavy rain in East Baton Rouge Parish; another man died when his pickup truck was swept off a flooded highway and submerged underwater in St. Helena Parish, and a woman was recovered from the Tickfaw River also in St. Helena Parish, according to ABC News, which said crews were working to rescue yet another person in the same parish, though they expect this person may have also died. more >>
Tropical Storm Javier has developed Sunday morning near the Pacific coastline of Mexico. The storm is expected to move closer in the next few days. Javier was able to form quickly from the fragments of Hurricane Earl which has plowed through Belize, Mexico and Honduras last week.
Javier may also be able to pull moisture northward into the Southwest part of the U.S. in the next days. Residents along the coastline of Mexico and nearby areas should expect strong winds, high surf and heavy rain as Javier makes landfall.
Warnings set up and projected path more >>
From the scenic Big Sur region to the small towns of Reno, seven Western states are now affected by terrible wildfires. Evacuation orders have been given to communities in Nevada, Montana, Wyoming and Oregon while fire fighting crews are struggling to control a blaze in Washington headed for a security area at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Here is a complete list of all fires in all seven states
California (Soberanes Fire, Prather Fire and Sand Fire) more >>