By Eric Florip October 1, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Despite recent rains, the 2014 water year ended this week with a sizable precipitation deficit in Clark County.
By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times October 1, 2014 11:33 a.m.
Forty-seven people are now believed to be dead following the surprise eruption of a volcano in central Japan last week.
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press September 30, 2014 2:56 p.m.
TOKYO — Huge boulders falling from the sky. Billowing gray smoke that cast total darkness over the mountain. Volcanic ash piling on the ground and fumes filling the air.
By Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times September 30, 2014 10:43 a.m.
MADERA COUNTY, Calif. — Under the blistering Central Valley sun, Filiberta Sanchez and her toddler granddaughter strolled down a Parkwood sidewalk lined with yellow weeds, dying grass and trees more fit for kindling than shade.
September 30, 2014 6 a.m.
Welcome to this last day of September. Rain showers will be on the menu, with much cooler temperatures. Light snow was predicted for the higher ski areas in the Cascades overnight. Things will dry out later Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure moves overhead. The coolest morning if we stay clear all night will be Thursday, with lows maybe down to 40 degrees or lower in many county locations. Fall-ish weather, for sure.
By Patrick Timm September 28, 2014 6 a.m.
Just 12 days ago, I was writing about the hot weather over us and how many 90-degree days we have logged this summer. Then on the first day of fall, the curtain abruptly lowered on summer. What a dramatic change.