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This photo taken on Friday, June 19, 2020 and provided by ECMWF Copernicus Climate Change Service shows the land surface temperature in the Siberia region of Russia. A record-breaking temperature of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) was registered in the Arctic town of Verkhoyansk on Saturday, June 20 in a prolonged heatwave that has alarmed scientists around the world. (ECMWF Copernicus Climate Change Service via AP)

The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists

Jun. 24, 2020 4:03 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Arctic is feverish and on fire — at least parts of it are. And that’s got scientists worried about what it means for the rest of the world. The thermometer hit a likely record of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in the Russian Arctic town of Verkhoyansk on...

Storms flood New Orleans streets

Jun. 10, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Storms moving ahead of a cold front overwhelmed New Orleans' aging drainage system Wednesday morning, flooding streets and prompting closure of a section of interstate highway. Drainage of the flood waters was slowed when a main turbine that generates powers to the city's drainage pumps...

Rare June snow, freezing temperatures in parts of Nevada

Jun. 8, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — More seasonable weather is forecast to return to northern Nevada this week after an unusually cold mass of air pushed lows below freezing and dropped rare June snow on parts of the state. The trace of snow at Elko on Sunday tied a 41-old-year record and Winnemucca reported its first snow...

Greenhouse owner calls last frost date with uncanny accuracy

May. 24, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When the wind comes barreling down Mount Mitchell, it bears down hard on the South Toe Valley, bringing with it whatever weather lingers near the summit. On May 10, that wind brought sustained freezing temperatures to Open Ridge Farm, but owner Gretchen Farrell was prepared....