(NEW YORK) -- The image of barges idling along the Mississippi River could be indicative of future economic woes should the drought conditions in the Midwest continue to worsen, according to experts. The lower-than-usual water levels on one of the most important trade routes in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The effects of sea level rise on coastal communities is even more drastic than scientists previously thought -- with more evidence pointing to increases in flooding, even on days without rain, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. High-tide flooding, or... Read More.
(New York) — The devastating drought in Southern California is expected to continue or worsen this winter, with drier-than-average conditions forecast for the hard-hit Southwest, including Southern California, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday in its winter weather outlook. NOAA predicts drought conditions... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Fire conditions in the West are worsening this week, increasing the possibility of more blazes. Currently, 90 large wildfires are burning in 12 states in the West -- at least 35 of which ignited over the weekend due to lightning strikes. Another heat... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The already devastating wildfire conditions in the West are expected to worsen Wednesday as the region sees an increase of gusty, dry winds -- which is fuel for fire. More than 60 wildfires are burning across the West. Red flag warnings and... Read More.
(THREE RIVERS, Calif.) -- The resilience of some of Earth’s timeless towering treasures, the ancient sequoia trees, is being tested by the very thing they rely on to survive: fire. “Up until just a few years ago, it was just virtually unheard of that fire... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The drought conditions in the Golden State are continuing to appear grim as multiple states in the West prepare for an extended fire season due to dryer-than-normal conditions. A drizzle of rain that moved quickly through California's Bay Area Saturday was not... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ongoing drought conditions across the United States will likely worsen this spring, while flooding is expected to be less severe than in recent years, according to a forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration... Read More.
BY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The major winter blast occurring across the United States is about to get much worse. Nearly every part of the U.S. is going to seeing dangerous weather over the next week. At least 40 states have weather... Read More.