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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:07:00 GMTWeather experts say the U.S. can expect a five-fold increase in the number of extremely heavy rainstorms by the end of the century.Jennifer Bernard and her dog, Shelby, travel down flooded streets in a kayak Sunday in Youngsville, La.Locals work to rescue up to 70 horses after a Houston-area stable was inundated by floodwaters on April 18. A new study says heavy downpours will be more common by the end of the century.A map shows the projected increases in extreme precipitation across the U.S. A value of zero indicates no changes in the probability of while, for example, 300 percent means a fourfold higher chance of an extreme change.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:43:00 GMTWhen the sun drops below the horizon at the Oceti Sakowin camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, 15 degrees suddenly feels more like 5 degrees.Native Americans from Washington state arrive at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation after traveling from the headwaters of the Missouri River in a dugout canoe on Dec. 1, outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota.Veterans near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.Snow covers the ground at Oceti Sakowin Camp on Thursday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:54:00 GMTAerial footage shot from a helicopter flying over Gatlinburg, Tennessee, captured the scale of the devastation.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:00:34 GMTScientists were quick to debunk the author's claims and share their dismay that the House committee would cite an organization like Breitbart.Chairman of the committee Lamar S. Smith (R-Tx.), addresses members of the press.Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Lamar S. Smith (R-Tx.), addresses members of the press.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:11:27 GMTSecurity cameras showed flames engulfing his Gatlinburg vacation home after smoke triggered the alarm system.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:54:57 GMTGov. Bill Haslam called it the worst fire Tennessee has seen in 100 years.Janet and Jon Summers of Memphis, Tennessee, who were visiting their sons in Gatlinburg, are unaccounted for in this week's wildfires.Janet and Jon Summers of Memphis, Tennessee, who were visiting their sons in Gatlinburg, are unaccounted for in this week's wildfires.Michael Reed with one of his daughters.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:17:00 GMTJennifer Young says one of the hardest things about dealing with the tornado was realizing she wasn't able to protect her children.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:37:13 GMTJennifer Young says one of the hardest things about dealing with the tornado was realizing she wasn't able to protect her children.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:06:34 GMTStorms stretched from Louisiana, across Mississippi and Alabama and into Georgia. New Orleans was among the cities under a tornado watch Wednesday.A Rosalie firefighter helps remove debris from the Rosalie Plaza after a tornado ripped through the town, in Rosalie, Alabama, on Nov. 30, 2016.Damage at Ider Daycare in Flatrock, Alabama.A map showing Rosalie, Alabama.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:10:51 GMTThree people were killed and thousands were left without power as storms swept through Alabama and Mississippi.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:35:00 GMTThe fires burning in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, threatened to engulf the gateway town's roads.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 14:45:06 GMTApproximately 3.7 million people are expected to fly home after Thanksgiving this year. Fortunately for travelers, there are very few reported delays.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 12:24:35 GMTItalian emergency crews flew over Turin in Northern Italy to survey the flooding caused by heavy rain.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 05:26:00 GMTThe storm caused rain-soaked ryegrass pollen grains to explode and penetrate deep into people's lungs.Storm clouds gathered Monday over Melbourne, Australia, before a major thunderstorm unleashed an outbreak of a rare form of asthma.Storm clouds gathered Monday over Melbourne, Australia, before a major thunderstorm unleashed an outbreak of a rare form of asthma.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:54:00 GMTAround 900 acres have been scorched around Blowing Rock by a fire that may have been started deliberately. Savannah Levins of WCNC reports.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:06:09 GMTFrom upstate New York to Minnesota to Colorado, snowstorms could slow the travel rush.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:20:41 GMTA major offshore quake led to a surge on the Sunaoshi River and cooling was suspended at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 04:00:00 GMTWinter is a month away, but parts of Northeast are already buried under nearly 2 feet of snow.Postal clerk Pamela Bentley shovels lake-effect snow in front of the U.S. Post Office on Monday in Grafton, New York.Postal clerk Pamela Bentley shovels lake-effect snow in front of the U.S. Post Office on Monday in Grafton, New York.Monday's weather forecast.Vintage Chevy trucks are covered in snow Monday in Stephentown, New York.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:49:00 GMTA winter storm moving across the Northern United States has caused two deaths and hundreds of crashes as it moves into the Northeast.A man shovels his sidewalk during a snowstorm Friday in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:30:23 GMTTemperatures will tumble through the 40s, and even 30s during Sunday as the new air mass arrives.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:37:42 GMTThe storm system will continue moving east this weekend.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:18:57 GMTNearly 6 million people are under "some sort of winter weather advisory," TODAY's Al Roker reports.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:08:00 GMTThe U.S. Forest Service says wildfires have burned 80,000 acres across the South.Firefighters walk down a dirt road as a wildfire burns a hillside Tuesday in Clayton, Georgia.Firefighters walk down a dirt road as a wildfire burns a hillside Tuesday in Clayton, Georgia.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:06:35 GMTFrom Charlotte to Atlanta to Nashville, firefighters are having difficulties putting out fires.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:36:46 GMTMany of the nation's biggest fires are burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where dozens of communities have been evacuated.Crews work a wildfire Friday near Lake Lure, North Carolina.Two major fires burn at the Flipper Bend area atop Walden Ridge, seen Sunday from the Montlake neighborhood of Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee.