Articles tagged "us west"

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Ahead of historic heatwave - 90 percent of U.S. West is in drought for the first time in Drought Monitor's history

More than 90% of the U.S. West is in drought for the first time in the history of Drought Monitor. The news comes as the region is prepping for an exceptionally dangerous and historic heat wave this weekend. The temperatures are expected to reach unprecedented...

June 25, 2021

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Unusually strong storm takes aim at California, Oregon and Washington

An unusually strong spring storm will move into California and spread across the rest of the western states through the weekend as the region enters a period of unsettled weather with a couple of strong cyclones. Heavy rains are expected and localized flash flooding...

April 07, 2017

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Significant storm system affecting northwestern US

A significant storm system started impacting the northwestern United States on Sunday, February 5, 2017 and is expected to continue bringing heavy rain and mountain snow to much of the western US over the next several days. An active weather pattern will continue...

February 06, 2017

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Warm and dry conditions to continue across the US West

Unusually warm and dry weather has been persistent across the US West during October 2015. A number of temperature records have already been broken, and hot conditions are expected to continue throughout the week, increasing the risk of wildfires in already...

October 12, 2015