Sunny and less humid today

We have a wonderful midweek break from rain chances and high humidity, but both will be back soon...

This morning is mostly cloudy, with isolated rain and storms, and a low around 72 degrees. We have patchy fog again. Tuesday comes with 60% coverage of our area in rain and storms, especially midday through the afternoon hours. Keep the umbrella handy! The high is around 87 degrees today, but feels warmer with high humidity...


Waters off US East Coast may give birth to tropical storm west of Bermuda

While there is no direct threat to land, nearby Atlantic waters off the East Coast of the United States may give birth to a tropical depression or storm during the 2018 hurricane season over the next few days. This feature may join Tropical Storm Beryl, which formed in the south-central Atlantic on Thursday...


EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns

President Donald Trump has announced the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. In a tweet Thursday afternoon, Trump said he had accepted the resignation of the beleaguered EPA chief. In recent weeks, Pruitt has come under increasing scrutiny for numerous scandals that include spending behaviors, allegations that he rented a Capitol Hill condominium linked to an energy lobbyist and a CNN report released this week that accuses the chief of using "secret" calendars and schedules to hide controversial meetings with industry players...


The Record-Breaking Heat Isn't Just Uncomfortable – It's Killing People

PAt least three heat-related deaths have been reported in the United States and the death toll rapidly rose beyond 30 in Canada as a brutal heat wave set records and gripped much of the Northern Hemisphere for days. Officials confirmed at least 33 deaths in Quebec as the Canadian province was left sweltering in the heat wave for days, according to the Associated Press. In Montreal, a maximum temperature of 97.9 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded Monday, marking a new all-time high for the city since records began 147 years ago...



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    6 ways volcanoes benefit Earth, our environment

    The incredible sight of molten lava streaming down a volcano’s sides as voluminous ash plumes gush tens of thousands of feet into the atmosphere will send nearby residents into a panic.It’s for good reason. Volcanic eruptions and related earthquakes have been known to wipe out neighborhoods and claim thousands of lives...


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    Vog vs. laze: What's the difference and why are they so dangerous?

    Two buzzwords associated with the air quality impacts of volcanic activity are "vog" and "laze" - but what is the difference, and what do they mean?Whether volcanic activity occurs in a single eruption or is spread out over the course of weeks or even months, residents of the impacted areas will likely deal with at least one of these air quality hazards...

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    What is a meteotsunami?

    When intense storms move over open water, they can generate a wall of water known as a meteotsunami, an uncommon event that can cause damage along the coast of bodies of water.These events can be difficult to predict and can range from small, almost undetectable waves of water to larger waves that can inundate coastal areas...