(NEW YORK) — The La Soufriere Volcano, located on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted Friday morning, forcing the evacuation of over 16,000 people from nearby homes. Scientists had been monitoring the volcano’s activity for years and were able to alert the islands... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Manatee County on Saturday because of a leak at a wastewater storage pond, the collapse of which officials called "imminent." The Manatee County Public Safety Department... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D.) -- Three fires burning in the Midwest are threatening hundreds of homes and have forced the closure of Mount Rushmore Memorial National Park.The Schroeder Fire, burning in Pennington County, has scorched... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, N.J.) -- A brush fire that raged through New Jersey forced residents to evacuate after it destroyed or damaged dozens of structures.The fire began early Sunday afternoon near Airport Road and Cedar... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Some residents on the Hawaiian island of Maui were urged to evacuate Monday after heavy rainfall caused a dam to overflow and triggered life-threatening flooding that destroyed homes.The National Weather Service reported 13.2... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Up to 5 inches of rain has slammed parts of Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee, leaving residents stranded, roads washed out and buildings flooded.In London, Kentucky, the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new wildfire broke out northwest of Denver -- called the East Troublesome wildfire -- and it is 19,086 acres and 10% contained with mandatory evacuations in effect.There is some bad... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least three dozen large uncontained wildfires are burning in the western U.S.Over the weekend, gusty winds and bone dry conditions spread the fires in Colorado and Utah.The Cameron... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nearly four dozen uncontained wildfires are burning in the West Thursday, with 20 of them burning in California alone.Winds gusted from 70 up to 104 mph in Colorado, producing a perfect... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Wildfire season is in full effect Thursday as multiple fires throughout the West are being fueled by bone dry conditions. The Lake fire broke out north of Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Historic heat across the South continues today with San Antonio, Texas hitting 107 degrees, the hottest temperature ever recorded in the city in the month of July.In Del Rio, Texas, temperatures... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Charleston Fire in Douglas County, Colorado, forced hundreds of families to flee their homes Monday as the fire quickly grew to 500 acres. Nearly four dozen wildfires are currently burning... Read More.