As residents across the Northeast U.S. recover from the catastrophic flooding from recent storms, they are being hit with another unexpected blow: Without flood coverage, their homeowners and renters insurance won't cover their losses.
Under a plan announced Monday, the U.S. Departments of Labor and of Health and Human Services as well as other federal agencies are launching actions intended to reduce heat-related illness and protect public health.
The danger for fire will increase beginning Sunday night in the East Bay hills and north into Solano County, according to the National Weather Service.
Tropical Depression Nicholas threatened the U.S. Gulf Coast with heavy rain and flooding as it moved over Louisiana on Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Nicholas has weakened to a tropical depression as it slowed to a crawl over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana as its heavy rains continued to drench the area, maintaining a flood threat.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Nicholas has strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane ahead of its expected landfall in Texas.
National Weather Service models showed that on Friday morning, lightning was spotted in the Sacramento valley, along I-80 in Vallejo and Fairfield, and some areas near Martinez.
There were more than 1,100 “cloud to ground strikes” in California, the National Weather Service said. In the Bay Area, there were 110 confirmed strikes, the NWS said.
It turns out when the list of hurricane names came out for 2021, it coincidentally contained many of the same names of the characters in the hit movie.
A fire weather watch was issued for Thursday evening through Friday evening in much of the interior of Northern California due to a weather system that is expected to bring a chance of thunderstorms with lightning and erratic gusts.
More than 400,000 homes and businesses in Louisiana still don’t have power nine days after Hurricane Ida.
Louisiana health officials are revoking the licenses of seven nursing homes that were evacuated to a warehouse where seven residents died after Hurricane Ida amid conditions deemed squalid.
Six days after Hurricane Ida made landfall, hard-hit parts of Louisiana were still struggling to restore any sense of normalcy.
As flights resume and some power is beginning to be restored in New Orleans, the president planned later on Friday to visit the hurricane-battered state and deliver remarks.
At least 13 people died in New York City, while at least 25 people died in New Jersey.
Forecasters warned of potentially dangerous hazardous flooding from Ida, but the ferocity of the storm caught the nation's most densely populated metropolitan corridor by surprise.
Louisiana health officials say four nursing home residents died after being evacuated to a large warehouse during Hurricane Ida.
President Joe Biden on Thursday emphasized how “extreme storms” such as Hurricane Ida are a deadly reminder that the climate crisis is here and the nation needs to act to combat it.
A stunned U.S. East Coast is facing a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain.
By Monday evening, Ida had already been downgraded to a tropical depression, so what caused the major weather disaster in the region? A combination of factors were at play.