- Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm Updated: Aug-29-15 2:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.
- Drought-plagued California readies for El Nino storms Updated: Aug-26-15 2:09 am
SANTA ANA, California - While drought-plagued California is eager for rain, the forecast of a potentially Godzilla-like El Nino event has communities clearing out debris basins, urging residents to stock up on emergency supplies and even talking about how a deluge could affect the 50th Super Bowl.
- Study sees dying wildlife, bigger fires if drought lasts Updated: Aug-20-15 5:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The carcasses of salmon, trout and more than a dozen other newly extinct native species lie in dry streambeds around California.
- Feeling the heat: Earth in July was hottest month on record Updated: Aug-20-15 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. weather officials said.
- Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs Updated: Aug-19-15 10:34 pm
HONOLULU - Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger of dying because of warm ocean waters.
- Strong El Nino brings boom to surf businesses Updated: Aug-16-15 2:47 pm
HONOLULU - A strong El Nino means storm preparation for most Hawaii residents, but for some business owners the inclement weather isn't all bad news.
- Q&A: Drought-weary California hopes El Nino means wet winter Updated: Aug-14-15 10:13 pm
FRESNO, California - Chances are strong that a record-setting El Nino is headed toward California this winter. What is unknown is how it will play out for the state beset by four years of drought that fallowed farm fields, turned lawns brown and dried up streams and wells.
- Warm water, low rivers killing fish in Anchorage, Mat-Su Updated: Aug-14-15 2:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Uncharacteristically warm water temperatures and low river levels are killing salmon and Arctic char in Anchorage and the Matanuska and Susitna valleys.
- Federal experts: This El Nino may be historically strong Updated: Aug-13-15 11:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The current El Nino, nicknamed Bruce Lee, is already the second strongest on record for this time of year and could be one of the most potent weather changers of the past 65 years, federal meteorologists say.
- Cattle dying as seasonal rains fail in parts of Ethiopia Updated: Aug-10-15 6:53 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Seasonal rains have failed to materialize in some parts of Ethiopia, causing deaths of many cattle and other animals, officials and residents said on Monday.
- Forecasters confident this hurricane season will be light Updated: Aug-06-15 11:49 am
MIAMI - Forecasters are even more confident that this Atlantic hurricane season will be a breeze.
- Wet El Nino winter expected to raise reservoir water levels Updated: Aug-03-15 12:07 pm
PHOENIX - A wet El Nino winter is expected to raise water levels in Arizona reservoirs.