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Weather & Climate

Their Vermont homes were inundated by extreme flooding. A year later, they still struggle to recover

July 14, 2024, 5:02am Nation & World

A year after catastrophic flooding inundated parts of Vermont, Lisa Edson Neveu and her two teenage sons still live in their flood-wracked home despite unrepaired damage that festers like an… Read story

Camas mayor pitches opening cold-weather shelter in city-owned building

July 13, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

The city of Camas could eventually have its own cold- and hot-weather shelter if officials can find a suitable space and work through logistics and costs. Read story

Weather Eye: Hot and dry weather to continue through week

July 13, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

The weekend is now upon us, and the weather scene is pretty much status quo, as strong high pressure continues its firm grip on the West Coast. I don’t foresee much of a change in the next week at least. This means our high temperatures will dance around the 90-degree… Read story

Flames from the French Fire consume a storage area at a athletic field in Mariposa, Calif., on Friday, July 5, 2024.

California fire officials report first wildfire death of the 2024 season

Flames from the French Fire consume a storage area at a athletic field in Mariposa, Calif., on Friday, July 5, 2024.

July 12, 2024, 1:13pm Latest News

Wildfires fueled by strong winds and an extended heat wave have led to the first death in California of the 2024 season. Read story

The Winooski River is seen flooded in Plainfield, Vermont. The village was badly hit by the flash flood last night, destroying two bridges and plenty of private houses, Thursday, July 11, 2024.

Vermonters, pummeled by floods exactly a year apart, begin another cleanup

The Winooski River is seen flooded in Plainfield, Vermont. The village was badly hit by the flash flood last night, destroying two bridges and plenty of private houses, Thursday, July 11, 2024.

July 12, 2024, 8:16am Nation & World

Owen Bradley has been listening to the flow of the Great Brook outside his historic brick house in Vermont for nearly 40 years. But the sound changed this week as raging waters inched closer, building to a torrent that tore through the back of the building, ripped off the decks… Read story

Residents pack the shoreline at Frenchman&rsquo;s Bar Regional Park on the last day of a summer heat wave that reached triple digits for multiple days on Tuesday evening.

Vancouver gets relief from triple-digit temps but ‘above normal temperatures’ persist

Residents pack the shoreline at Frenchman&rsquo;s Bar Regional Park on the last day of a summer heat wave that reached triple digits for multiple days on Tuesday evening.

July 11, 2024, 4:17pm Clark County News

A summer heat wave that lingered for days across the Pacific Northwest either broke or tied daily temperature records in Vancouver. Read story

Mark Paulson, a Public Response and Code Enforcement officer, holds cans of cold water while checking on a homeless encampment, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, in Henderson, Nev. About 14 officers from the Office of Public Response drove around the city Wednesday offering water, electrolytes, free bus tickets and rides to cooling centers during a heat emergency.

Wildfire risk rises as Western states dry out amid protracted heat wave

Mark Paulson, a Public Response and Code Enforcement officer, holds cans of cold water while checking on a homeless encampment, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, in Henderson, Nev. About 14 officers from the Office of Public Response drove around the city Wednesday offering water, electrolytes, free bus tickets and rides to cooling centers during a heat emergency.

July 11, 2024, 2:02pm Latest News

Authorities in Western states warned of the rising risk of wildfires amid a protracted heat wave that has dried out the landscape while setting temperature records and putting lives at risk. Forecasters, meanwhile, said Thursday that some relief was due by the weekend. Read story

Houston&#039;s Fire Department Chief Samuel Pena speaks during a press conference in Houston, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, after Hurricane Beryl slammed into Texas, knocking out power to millions of homes and businesses.

Half a million Houston-area homes and businesses still won’t have power into next week, utility says

Houston&#039;s Fire Department Chief Samuel Pena speaks during a press conference in Houston, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, after Hurricane Beryl slammed into Texas, knocking out power to millions of homes and businesses.

July 11, 2024, 11:58am Nation & World

About 500,000 customers still won’t have electricity into next week as wide outages from Hurricane Beryl persist and frustration mounts over the pace of restoration, an official with Houston’s biggest power utility said Thursday. Read story

A sign warns of a road closed by flooding in Marshfield, Vt., Thursday, July 11, 2024.

Disaster revisits Vermont as Beryl’s remnants flood the state a year after catastrophic rainfall

A sign warns of a road closed by flooding in Marshfield, Vt., Thursday, July 11, 2024.

July 11, 2024, 8:58am Nation & World

The remnants of Hurricane Beryl dumped heavy rain on Vermont, causing flooding that washed away an apartment building, knocked out bridges and cut off towns, and retraumatized a state still recovering from catastrophic flooding that hit a year ago to the day. At least one person died. Read story

FILE - Demonstrators cover themselves with sheets to simulate workers killed by extreme heat, June 21, 2023, during a rally by outdoor workers demanding workplace protections against extreme heat, at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Miami.

Here’s what seems to work in Miami to keep deaths down as temperatures soar

FILE - Demonstrators cover themselves with sheets to simulate workers killed by extreme heat, June 21, 2023, during a rally by outdoor workers demanding workplace protections against extreme heat, at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Miami.

July 11, 2024, 8:55am Nation & World

Despite a record 46-day streak of triple digit feels-like temperatures, Miami’s unprecedented brutal summer last year wasn’t that deadly, contrasting with the rest of the nation where federal records show heat fatalities nationally spiked to a 45-year high. Read story