Wildfire rages in Bordeaux; fire pilot killed in Portugal

PARIS (AP) — Strong winds and hot, dry weather frustrated French firefighters’ efforts Saturday to contain a huge wildfire that raced across pine forests in the Bordeaux region for a fifth straight day, one of several wildfires scorching Europe this week. Among the worst fires have been in Portugal, where the pilot of a firefighting … Read more

The National Weather Service has released more details about the Alexandria area tornado | Local News

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has released more details of the tornado that hit the Alexandria area on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Here is their report: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN …NWS Damage Survey For 05/12/22 Alexandria Tornado Event… Overview… A fast moving tornado, storms moved at 70 mph through Alexandria, moved through … Read more

Wildfires spread further in southwest France, with 10,000 hectares ablaze

A church is pictured during sunset as a heat wave hits Europe, in Oisy-le-Verger, France, July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, July 16 (Reuters) – Wildfires spread further in southwest France on Saturday, with nearly 10,000 hectares on fire in the Gironde region, up from 7,300 … Read more

Marion County residents concerned after National Weather Service’s radar goes down again

To keep up with the latest local news subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news straight to your email every morning. OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) – With severe weather in the forecast for this weekend, the National Weather Service in Jacksonville said their radar will be down for maintenance. “We have a radar cooling … Read more

Wildfires, and a Heat Wave, Sweep Across Europe

Crews in the south of France were battling wildfires on Saturday that had consumed more than 22,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of 12,000 people, the local authorities said. The wildfires are among dozens across Europe, driven by a heat wave that has gripped parts of the continent and threatens to bring record-breaking temperatures to … Read more

NWS confirms EF-0 tornado in Durham County :: WRAL.com

By WRAL News Chapel Hill, NC — The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-0 touched down in Durham County on Monday. The tornado had maximum wind speeds of 85 miles per hour, according to NWS, and touched down occurred around Glenbrook Drive, De Mille Street, Hinson Drive, Waring Street and Da Vinci Street. NWS said … Read more

Arizona governor deploys National Guard to county facing flash flooding amid battling wildfires

Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, said on Twitter 30 National Guard members will be on the ground on Saturday afternoon to help with flooding mitigation measures such as filling sandbags. On Sunday, 60 members will attend, with “presence throughout the rest of the week,” Ducey said. Crew members with the Wildland Fire and Arizona Healthy … Read more

National Weather Service explains why severe weather threat didn’t materialize

articles FOX 5 Live VIPIR radar showing storms on the morning of May 6, 2022. (FOX 5 Atlanta) ATLANTA – The author of a National Weather Service thread on Twitter has a sense of humor about a forecast “bust.” Meteorology isn’t an “exact science,” and forecasts tend to over-prepare for severe weather events more often … Read more

After Gaza rockets, Israel freezes move to allow in 1,500 more workers

Israel on Saturday said it was freezing a planned expansion of work permits for Gazan Palestinians by 1,500 (to a total of 15,500), after terrorists in the coastal enclave launched four rockets at southern Israel overnight. Israel’s military liaison to the Palestinians, widely known by its acronym COGAT, had announced the additional 1,500 permits on … Read more