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Rays-Yankees game postponed due to severe weather forecast

Jul. 17, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain keeps interrupting the New York Yankees' sunny season. The scheduled game between the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays was postponed Wednesday night due to a forecast of thunderstorms and severe weather. Though no showers were falling yet on a humid evening in the Bronx, the game was called...

Tennessee governor tours flooded crops, promises support

Jul. 17, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee took an aerial tour of flooded fields in western Tennessee on Wednesday, promising support to distressed farmers who warn they haven't seen such conditions in nearly a century. Flooding that has refused to leave since October is now spilling over into mid-July,...

Authorities ID Denver man who died after lightning strike

Jul. 17, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the Denver man who died after he was struck by lightning while hiking on a mountain. The Daily Camera reported Wednesday that the Boulder County Coroner's Office identified the 36-year-old man as Peter Jornroth. Authorities say Jornroth and his wife were a...

US heat wave just warming up for long and scorching weekend

Jul. 17, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend. Communities are preparing by offering buildings as cooling centers and asking residents to check in on relatives and...

Temperature in Phoenix spikes to hottest of the year

Jul. 16, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The temperature in Phoenix hit a whopping 115 degrees Tuesday, making it the city's hottest day so far this year. The scorching weather prompted an excessive heat warning earlier in the day from the National Weather Service. It was in effect until 8 p.m. Forecasters were urging people to...

Suspected tornado in Mississippi from Barry's wet remnants

Jul. 16, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A suspected tornado struck a rural area of north Mississippi on Tuesday, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines as the wet remnants of Tropical Storm Barry rumbled through several states, officials said. A storm that may have included a tornado passed through Victoria,...

The Latest: Phoenix reaches hottest temperature of the year

Jul. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on high temperatures in Phoenix (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Phoenix is having its hottest day of the year. The National Weather Service in Phoenix confirmed on social media Tuesday afternoon that the city's high temperature has hit 115 degrees. The sweltering conditions prompted...

The Latest: Suspected tornado part of Barry's remnants

Jul. 16, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the effects of the remnants of Hurricane Barry (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Officials say a suspected tornado has moved through a rural area of north Mississippi, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines. National Weather Service forecaster Andrew...

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia

Jul. 16, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in Assam state, officials said. Nepal's National Emergency...

The Latest: Toxic bacteria keep Mississippi beaches closed

Jul. 16, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Beaches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast remain closed because of toxic bacteria detected before Barry blew ashore. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium. Commonly known as blue-green algae, it can cause...