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SEATTLE (AP) — The hottest day of an unprecedented and dangerous heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest on Monday, with temperatures obliterating records that had been set just the day before.
Temperatures soared on Sunday to an all-time high of 112 degrees Fahrenheit in Oregon's largest city as a record heat wave blistered the Pacif…
Seattle hospitals rushed out COVID-19 vaccines in the middle of the night after a freezer they were being stored in failed, leaving more than 1,300 doses that needed to be used before they expired.
Cool temperatures will blanket the Lynchburg area Friday. It looks to reach a crisp 46 degrees. We'll see a low temperature of 23 degrees toda…
The heat is pulling back but the stickiness remains the remainder of this week. The chance of showers and storms is also on the increase, as disturbances slide in from the northwest and a front dances back and forth north and south across Virginia the next few days.
When I pulled in with my family to a hotel in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on the evening of April 15, gusty winds were whipping rain sideways with mid-30s chill as we were beginning to learn just how destructive tornadoes had been much closer to home in Danville, Lynchburg and Amherst County.
The Hawaiian Islands are a chain of volcanoes formed over millions of years. They've developed as the Pacific Plate — one of more than a dozen tectonic plates on the earth's outer layer — slowly moves northwest over a stationary hot spot of magma under the earth's surface. The hot spot partially melts an area under the Pacific Plate, sending magma to the ocean floor. Over time, lava accumulates and emerges above the ocean and builds islands.
The April 15 tornado that moved through Lynchburg on its 25-mile-long path easily crossed the James River, in fact intensifying on the other side as it moved into Amherst County.
The United States is currently in a “tornado drought.”
Mere hours before residents of Lynchburg and Campbell and Amherst counties sought shelter in their homes and basements Sunday evening, a storm system in Greensboro, North Carolina, was making its way north.