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Intense earthquake swarm near Salton Sea, Southern California

An intense earthquake swarm is taking place near the Salton Sea in Southern California, U.S. on June 5, 2021, starting with M2.2 at 08:05 UTC (01:05 LT). The USGS has registered 285 earthquakes by 21:24 UTC. The swarm is still in progress and new earthquakes are...

June 05, 2021

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Shallow M5.9 earthquakes hit Gorda plate, off the coast of Oregon, U.S.

Two shallow M5.9 earthquakes hit off the coast of southern Oregon, U.S. at 07:52 and 08:17 UTC on June 4, 2021, at a depth of 16.6 km (10.3 miles) and 14.5 km (9 miles), respectively. They were located around 12 km (7.4 miles) from each other and followed by 5...

June 05, 2021

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Drought ravages California reservoirs, record low levels expected this summer

Severe drought has caused California's reservoirs to run low, with Lake Oroville expected to reach a record low later this summer. Nearly three-quarters of the state is suffering from the extreme dry spell, with other areas facing a dire water supply situation...

June 04, 2021

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Significant flooding sweeps through parts of New Mexico

Significant flooding swept through parts of New Mexico on Sunday, May 30, 2021, leading to damage and disruptions. Police reported at least one person died after her vehicle got caught in floodwaters in Hondo. Significant flooding hit parts of the state after Sunday...

June 01, 2021

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Record cold grips eastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend

Numerous cold temperature records have been broken in parts of the eastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend while a heat wave is forecast to reach dangerous levels for some locations in the west, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). In addition to the...

June 01, 2021

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, U.S.

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Alaska at 06:59 UTC on May 31, 2021, at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 76.2 km (47.3 miles) N of Chickaloon (population 272), 128.3 km...

May 31, 2021

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Severe storms bring damaging tornado, hail to parts of the Great Plains, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, hail, and tornadoes caused significant damage to properties in parts of the Great Plains, U.S., on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, particularly affecting Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas. WIdely scattered severe thunderstorms are forecast to...

May 28, 2021

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Bright fireball seen over Washington, D.C.

A bright fireball was seen over Washington, D.C. shortly before 02:00 UTC on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 (22:00 LT on Tuesday, May 25). The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 23 reports from witnesses in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington....

May 27, 2021

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First significant explosion at Great Sitkin since 1974, Alaska

A short-lived explosive eruption began at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska at 05:04 UTC on May 26, 2021, and lasted for about 1 to 2 minutes. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 05:30 UTC. This was the first significant explosion at the volcano since 1974. The...

May 26, 2021

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Potent storm system to unleash late-season, long-duration snowstorm in Northwest U.S.

A potent storm system is forecast to slam into the Northwest U.S. this week, unleashing late-season snowfall, rain, and thunderstorms for the region. The long-duration snowstorm is set to develop along the northern Rockies and the Bitterroot Range Wednesday night,...

May 19, 2021

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Historic rainfall, significant flood threat continues for south-central U.S., at least 5 fatalities in Louisiana

A widespread and significant flood risk continues across the south-central U.S. from repeated rounds of intense rain and strong to severe thunderstorms. Flash flood watches are in effect for a large part of the ArkLaTex. Officials in Louisiana said Tuesday they are...

May 19, 2021

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Explosions detected at Semisopochnoi volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Several small explosions were detected at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska on May 18, 2021, and a small ash cloud was observed in a satellite image acquired at 23:21 UTC on May 17. As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to...

May 19, 2021

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California - Oregon border faces 'catastrophic' water crisis, irrigation water to farmers shut off

The water crisis along the California - Oregon border has reached catastrophic levels, on course to becoming the worst in generations amid historic drought in the area. Federal regulators have shut off irrigation water to farmers, severely impacting the agricultural...

May 18, 2021

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Severe storms lash Texas and Louisiana, flood emergency declared

Severe storms lashed parts of Texas and Louisiana over the past days, prompting the National Weather Service (NWS) to declare a flash flood emergency. Widespread flooding was reported throughout Lake Charles, which saw its third wettest day on record on Monday, May...

May 18, 2021

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Daylight fireball over San Francisco, California

A daylight fireball was recorded over Southern California, U.S. at around 02:19 UTC on May 14, 2021. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 34 reports and 1 video. Daylight fireball over California on May 14, 2021 - heatmap + trajectory. Credit: AMS Featured...

May 14, 2021

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Damaging tornado hits uptown New Orleans, Louisiana

A damaging tornado swept through uptown New Orleans, Louisiana early Wednesday morning (LT), May 12, 2021, as severe thunderstorms rolled over the area. This was the only tornado in the U.S. on May 11, the first to hit New Orleans since July 2019 and the 10th since...

May 13, 2021

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Elevated temperatures and gas emissions at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska

Above-background activity has been observed at the Great Sitkin volcano in Alaska, prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory on May 13, 2021. Elevated surface temperatures have been...

May 13, 2021

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HVO tracking changes at world's largest volcano - Mauna Loa, Hawaii

Scientists at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are tracking changes on the Mauna Loa, the world's largest volcano. This volcano is currently not erupting, but there have been signs of elevated unrest above known background activity since July 2019, when HVO...

May 12, 2021

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Bay Area under extreme drought and wildfire risk as California dry spell worsens, U.S.

The latest version of the federal United States Drought Monitor map has put much of California's San Francisco Bay area under the extreme drought, as of Thursday, May 6, 2021. The dry conditions also placed almost 3.7 million ha (9.3 million acres) of land under...

May 10, 2021

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Bright fireball streaks across the sky over Minnesota

A bright fireball streaked across the sky over Minnesota at around 08:03 UTC on May 9, 2021. The event lasted several seconds before the object fragmented and disintegrated. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 39 reports by early Monday morning, from users in...

May 10, 2021

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Massive waterspout forms in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, U.S.

An unusually large waterspout formed in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey around 13:30 LT (18:30 UTC) on Saturday, May 8, 2021. There are no reports of damage or injuries. The spout was spotted between Toms River and Seaside Heights, north of Route 37 bridge. The National...

May 10, 2021

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Tornado outbreak: Destructive tornadoes sweep through Mississippi, U.S.

Several destructive tornadoes swept through Mississippi late Sunday night (LT), May 2, 2021, damaging buildings and downing trees and power lines. A tornado emergency was declared for Tupelo and surrounding areas, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. ...

May 03, 2021

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Tornado west of Jena, Louisiana to begin tornado outbreak in U.S.

A tornado was intercepted by Reed Timmer's Dominator Drone just west of Jena, Louisiana at 17:50 LT on May 2, 2021. A tornado outbreak unfolded after this across Mississippi including a tornado that just passed through the Tupelo, Mississippi area with a tornado...

May 03, 2021

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Destructive hail and tornadoes slam southern U.S., causing damage in excess of 1 billion dollars

Severe hailstorms and tornadoes pounded the southern U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday, April 28 and 29, 2021, leaving a trail of destruction. As a result, more than 28 000 customers were without power in Texas alone. The storms caused damage in excess of $1 billion...

April 30, 2021

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Baseball-sized hail hits Norman, causing damage worth millions of dollars, Oklahoma

A severe storm moved through Norman City in Oklahoma at around 01:00 UTC on Thursday, April 29, 2021 (20:00 LT on Wednesday, April 28), bringing winds of up to 115 km/h (70 mph) and hail the size of a baseball. According to local media, the storm will likely result...

April 29, 2021

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Increase in eruptive activity at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska

Eruptive activity at Semisopochnoi has gradually increased over the last 24 hours, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported at 21:48 UTC on April 22, 2021. Satellite views of the volcano show a continuous plume extending 80 km (50 miles) to the south at...

April 23, 2021

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Unseasonal, record-shattering cold and snow engulf central and eastern U.S.

An unusually cold front swept through the central and eastern U.S. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, bringing chilly conditions and snow all the way to Mid-South. By Wednesday morning, April 21, scores of record cold temperatures were set. The cold is expected to settle in...

April 22, 2021

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Elevated seismicity and deformation at the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii

While the largest volcano on Earth -- Mauna Loa is not erupting, rates of deformation and seismicity at the summit remain slightly elevated and above long-term background levels. Other Mauna Loa monitoring data streams show no significant change in deformation rates...

April 16, 2021

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Lava activity at Kilauea confined to Halemaʻumaʻu, erupting on the northwest side of the crater, Hawaii

Hawaiian Kilauea volcano continues erupting since December 20, 2021, with lava activity confined to the Halemaʻumaʻu crater. On April 15, the lava lake was 227 m (745 feet) deep and remains stagnant over its eastern half. SO2 emission rates remain elevated at 950...

April 16, 2021

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Sustained ash emissions at Semisopochnoi volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to Red and the Alert Level to Warning for Semisopochnoi volcano on Friday, April 16, 2021, after sustained ash emissions rose up to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. Satellite data suggest ash emissions...

April 16, 2021

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'Gorilla' hail pounds north-central Texas, leaving properties damaged, U.S.

Parts of north-central Texas were pounded by what is described as a "gorilla" hail due to its remarkable size, with some as large as a grapefruit, on Monday, April 12, 2021. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), hail...

April 15, 2021

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Bright fireball explodes between Florida and The Bahamas

A bright fireball exploded between Florida and The Bahamas at around 02:18 UTC on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has so far received 205 reports and 9 videos. The fireball moved in a south to north direction, NE of West Palm Beach,...

April 13, 2021

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At least 2 killed, 7 injured as severe storms and tornadoes hit Gulf Coast, U.S.

At least 2 people have been killed and 7 others injured after severe thunderstorms produced strong winds and at least 5 tornadoes across the Gulf Coast, U.S. on April 9, 2021. A 28-year-old man was killed and 7 others injured after an EF-3 tornado with estimated...

April 11, 2021

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Texas 2021 deep freeze left nearly 200 people dead, new analysis shows

Nearly 200 people died as a result of the unprecedented winter storm that lashed Texas in February 2021, a new analysis showed, making the disaster one of the worst in the state this past century. The toll is expected to grow in the coming days as investigations...

April 07, 2021

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Earthquake swarm rattles Los Angeles area following M4.0 jolt, California

A swarm of earthquakes rattled the Los Angeles area in California early Monday, April 5, 2021, following an M4.0 earthquake 2 km (1.2 miles) east of Lennox. The USGS received more than 7 400 'I felt it' reports. The Lennox quake was 19.9 km (12.4 miles) deep...

April 06, 2021

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Renewed activity at Veniaminof volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Low-level ash emissions from the summit of Veniaminof volcano, Alaska were observed in web camera views on April 5, 2021, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported at 20:49 UTC. Because of the renewed activity, AVO has raised the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE...

April 06, 2021

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Schroeder wildfire threatens Rapid City fire suppression, South Dakota

Multiple National Guard helicopters were in full aerial suppression mode on March 29, 2021, as the Schroeder Fire burned multiple homes and threatened thousands more west of Rapid City, South Dakota. Approximately 500 homes were ordered to evacuate the area as high...

March 30, 2021

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Destructive floods after near-record rains hit Nashville, claiming lives of 4 people, Tennessee

Four people have been killed and 130 rescued after near-record levels of rainfall hit Nashville, Tennessee on March 27 and 28, 2021, causing significant flooding across the region. John Cooper, Mayor of Nashville declared a local state of emergency. The last time...

March 29, 2021

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Tornado outbreak: Another potential severe weather event for the Southern U.S.

A week after a multi-day severe weather outbreak, another severe event appears likely across the Southern U.S. through Thursday, March 25, 2021. A moderate risk of severe thunderstorms is in effect for Thursday across parts of the South, including the Memphis,...

March 25, 2021

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Very bright fireball over Pennsylvania, U.S.

A very bright fireball was recorded over Pennsylvania, U.S. at around 04:25 UTC (00:25 EDT) on March 21, 2021. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 263 reports, mostly from Pennsylvania, but users from Connecticut, Washington DC, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky,...

March 22, 2021