May’s average temperature on Earth of 59.93 degrees Fahrenheit beat the old record set four years ago. In April, the globe tied the 2010 record for that month. Records go back to 1880.
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A swollen river that threatened homes where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet crested earlier and at a lower level than expected early Friday.
Power outages mean some traffic signals may not be working. Remember that these intersections should be treated as four-way stops.
Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won’t: Action is needed on global warming.
The National Weather Service said dual twisters touched down within roughly a mile (1.6 kilometers) of each other. Emergency crews and residents spent the evening sorting through demolished homes and businesses in the community of about 350, roughly 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Omaha.
Indiana has no money left to help low-income people pay their cooling bills this summer because it used all its funding in paying $47.8 million to help pay winter heating bills.
A wildfire threatening homes in the southern Sierra Nevada west of California’s Lake Isabella grew only slightly overnight and crews expect to make significant progress before hotter, drier weather sets in later in the week.
The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds early Wednesday are near 75 mph (120 kph) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected during the next two days.
Several tornadoes touched down as a line of severe thunderstorms swept through Colorado on Sunday, with one of the twisters hitting near a junior golf tournament and injuring a caddy.
Baseball-sized hail pummeled homes and cars in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday as powerful thunderstorms moved through a swath of Midwest states, also causing severe flooding and prompting reports of tornadoes.
Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? People are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a feminine name than a masculine one, a new study finds.
The new pollution rule the Obama administration announces Monday will be a cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy and arguably the most significant U.S. environmental regulation in decades.
A National Weather Service team headed to western North Dakota on Tuesday to assess the strength of a tornado that injured nine people, one critically, and destroyed at least eight trailers at a workers’ camp in the heart of the state’s booming oil patch.
Colorado State University researchers have forecast nine named storms in 2014, with just three expected to become hurricanes and one major storm with winds over 110 mph.
Many downtown Fort Wayne streets were flooded early Wednesday morning after heavy rains hit the area following storms that had rolled through the area several hours earlier.