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November 21, 2017

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New US weather satellite launched
Saturday, November 18, 2017
The satellite is the first of four next-generation spacecraft for NASA and the National …
More than 2 feet of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe
More than 2 feet of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe
Thursday, November 16, 2017
An early winter Sierra storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the mountains and heavy rain in the valleys triggered power outages and school delays at Lake Tahoe and ...
4 feet of snow possible on top of mountains around Tahoe
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning into Friday for the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe where as much as 4 feet of snow could fall on ...
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People are likely cause of Earth’s warming, report says
Friday, November 10, 2017
Humans are the “extremely likely” cause of warmer temperatures observed since the 1950s, according to a legally required report recently released by the federal government. ...
Likely tornado sends Beach Boys, Oklahoma governor fleeing
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Fallin says in an interview with KWTV that she had to be evacuated from the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, twice during the concert Saturday night. She says that at one point …
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Tropical storm Nate weakens but rain, floods to continue
Sunday, October 8, 2017
The storm hit Mississippi as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 85 mph but weakened later to a tropical storm as it moved inland, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. More than 100,000 residents in Mississippi and Alabama were without power following the arrival of Nate, but no deaths or injuries were reported early Sunday. Authorities were beginning to …
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US Gulf Coast races to ready for fast-moving Hurricane Nate
Saturday, October 7, 2017
A hurricane warning is in effect from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to the Alabama-Florida border and also included metropolitan New Orleans nearby Lake Pontchartrain. A tropical storm warning extended west of Grand Isle to Morgan City, Louisiana, and around …
Wind, dust advisories issued for Las Vegas area
Wind, dust advisories issued for Las Vegas area
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Wind and dust advisories have been issued for today, with the possibility of elevated levels of blowing dust from gusty conditions, according to ...
Batten down the hatches: Strong winds coming Thursday
Batten down the hatches: Strong winds coming Thursday
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Outdoor furniture and garbage cans will be in danger of blowing away Thursday, as strong winds are projected to make their way into the Las Vegas valley, bringing gusts up to ...
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Thunderstorm brings light show to Las Vegas Valley
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A thunderstorm is moving through northern parts of the valley, producing a dangerous light show, heavy rainfall, hail and strong gusts that have reached up to 60 mph. Those outdoors — especially near the storm — should seek shelter as there have been ...
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Aircraft carrier is rushed to the hurricane-battered Keys
Monday, September 11, 2017
Authorities sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to help with search-and-rescue operations in Florida on Monday as a flyover of the hurricane-battered Keys yielded what ...
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Heavy rain, floods lash Italy; at least 5 dead in Tuscany
Sunday, September 10, 2017
The Italian news agency ANSA said the bodies of a 4-year-old boy, his parents and grandfather were found in the flooded …
Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after Harvey
Sunday, September 10, 2017
The Texas Homeless Education Office estimates that about 35,000 to 40,000 students have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. On top of that, more than 200 school districts and charter schools statewide …
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Hurricane Irma pummels Florida; 'This one scares me'
Sunday, September 10, 2017
A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds Sunday for what could be a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, flooding streets, knocking out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses and snapping massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline...
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Irma weakens some but is expected to pick up again
Saturday, September 9, 2017
The National Hurricane Center says it's looking more likely that the eye of Irma will strike the Keys, southwestern Florida and Tampa Bay region. While the core of the massive storm is expected to miss …