Hot Weather Scorches Central US While Alaska’s Wildfires in June Breaks Records

The Southern Plains, the Mississippi Valley, the Great Lakes, and the Deep South are all experiencing scorching temperatures for the third week in a row, which has affected most of the country. Heatwave in the central US (Photo: Lance King / Getty Images) 11 major cities set daily heat records to begin the week, … Read more

New Jersey Experiences Rare Wildfire Reaching 12,000 Acres; Road Closures Reported

A wildfire is ongoing in southern New Jersey and has grown in size as of Monday evening, June 20. The so-called Wharton State Forest fire has reached at least 12,000 acres, affecting several townships in the state, such as Hammonton, Mullica, Shamong, and Washington. Local authorities are reportedly gaining momentum in containing the New Jersey … Read more

Drought Warning Issued for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Drought has reportedly continued to affect the Intermountain West as of late April, resulting in the start of the annual spring snowmelt. As a result, US meteorologists have issued a new drought warning ranging from moderate to critical. The latest drought forecast confirmed previous empirical evidence that drought has worsened for more than a thousand … Read more

New Fire Weather Warning Issued for the Rocky Mountains, Surrounding Areas Until April 20: Three Wildfires Reported in Texas

Wildfires pose a threat once again to the Southwest US as weather authorities issued a new fire weather warning in the Rockies and its surrounding areas. In Texas, three separate wildfires have erupted over recent days, which highlights the risk of similar natural events in other areas across the region. Fire Weather Warning (Photo: Photo … Read more

Blazing Wildfire in Turkey That Almost Wiped Out Forest Finally Under Control

According to local officials in a Turkish town in the south, forest fires that erupted in two areas early Monday have been brought under control. When flames flared in two portions of a forest in Dörtyol, a town in the southern Turkish province of Hatay, around one hour after midnight, villagers called the firefighters. Immediate … Read more

NOAA – NWS Warns of Late-Season Winter Storm, Critical Fire Weather Conditions, and Severe Weather Across the US

The United States is facing yet another series of multi-faceted weather events in the coming week. US meteorologists have issued their latest weather forecast of a late-season winter storm that will affect the West Coast, critical fire weather in the Great Plains, and severe weather in the Mississippi Valley. US Weather Forecast (Photo: Photo by … Read more

Invasive Fire Ants Moved to a New “Wetter” Environment After Old Hills Damaged by Wildfire

Invasive fire ants have expanded their Australian invasion by banding together and building floating rafts with their bodies to live for weeks at a time during recent flooding in Queensland. (Photo: Image From Steven Paultanis) Building Rafts In Queensland, eradication agents got photographs of the hazardous ants building rafts in flood waters. One of the … Read more