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Tropics Abuzz: Two Hurricanes, One Storm

Two hurricanes and a tropical storm formed in the Atlantic in 12 hours Wednesday, making 1995 one of the most active hurricane seasons on record. Tropical systems were lined up …


Felix Heads Back Toward Bermuda ‘I’M Just Finishing Cleaning From The First Hit’

When Hurricane Felix brushed past Bermuda last week, it downed trees and power lines and swept fishing boats out to sea. Now, officials warn, it may be coming back. “He’s …


Hurricane Nears Bermuda

High waves from a raging sea pounded the south shores of Bermuda late Monday, knocking yachts loose from their moorings and battering oceanfront hotels as Hurricane Felix drew near. Residents …


Heat Grips Midwest And Southwest

Temperatures in the upper 90s killed two more people in the Chicago area, bringing to 570 the number of people who have died from the heat this summer. A 37-year-old …


Felix Getting Stronger, Roaring Toward Bermuda Flossie, Gabrielle Dump Rain On Southwest, Eastern Mexico

Felix, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in two years, intensified Saturday and headed for Bermuda, where forecasters warned it could cause serious damage beginning Sunday night. Felix’s top winds grew …


Tropical Storm Lashes Hong Kong, Killing 2

Tropical Storm Helen lashed the Hong Kong area with 55 mph winds Saturday, leaving two people dead and dozens injured. Driving wind and rain closed most shops and businesses, including …


Capital City Cut Off By Torrential Rains

The highway from Ethiopia’s capital to ports in neighboring Eritrea and Djibouti has been swamped by an overflowing lake following torrential rains, according to news reports Saturday. Ethiopia News Agency …


Storm Causes Flash Flooding In Tucson

A storm with wind gusting to 76 mph dumped hail and more than 3 inches of rain on Tucson, causing flash floods that killed at least one person and left …


Honeycombs Melt Inside Beehives

Not even bees have been safe from the sweltering temperatures that have been roasting much of Spain this summer. Temperatures of more than 104 degrees since late July have melted …


Tropical Storm Dean Batters Texas Coast

Tropical storm Dean whipped the Texas coast with 45 mph winds and much-needed rain Sunday after picking up some punch just offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. The tropical depression …


Tropical Storm Forming In Gulf Of Mexico

A tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to strengthen into a tropical storm over the next two days, forecasters said Saturday. The depression, about 365 miles southeast …


New Heat Wave Has Chicago On Alert To Help Senior Citizens Elderly Living Alone Targeted Since Last Hot Spell So Deadly

Chelsea Shumway, 7, cools off in Culpeper, Va., where the temperature reached the 90s Saturday. Photo by Associated Press


Heat Wave Deaths Rise Past 500 Mark

The death toll from Chicago’s heat wave two weeks ago rose to 529 Thursday as the city braced for another weekend of high heat and humidity. Thirty-two bodies counted from …


Storm Spreads Fuel From Wrecked Tanker

Winds and waves widened South Korea’s worst oil spill ever along its pristine southern coast Wednesday, suffocating tens of thousands of fish, wiping out residents’ livelihoods and threatening tourists and …


Italy’s Heat Wave Takes More Victims

At least five people died of heat-related causes and hundreds were hospitalized as Italy’s heat wave showed no sign of loosening its grip Sunday. The mercury climbed above 95 in …


Europe In Grip Of Heat Wave, Too

A heat wave stifling much of Europe this week set a record in Paris on Friday and was blamed for the deaths of two hikers and an elderly camper in …


Heat Kills 376 In Chicago; Toll May Hit 500 Elderly Most Vulnerable Because They Often Live Alone, Stay Inside

City authorities Tuesday raised the death toll in Chicago’s heat disaster to 376 and said the number of deaths at least partly attributable to five days of 100-degree heat could …


Temperatures Dip A Bit

Temperatures dipped into the 80s and 90s across the eastern half of the nation Monday, bringing welcome relief from the weeklong heat wave blamed for more than 300 deaths in …


Heat Closes Washington Monument Again

With the air-conditioning system conked out, workers set up fans and reopened the Washington Monument on Friday. But it got too hot again, and the famous obelisk was closed for …


Tropical Storm Chantal Gains Strength

Tropical Storm Chantal showed signs Friday of gradual strengthening and a shift to the northwest, but the 40-mph storm remained far from land in the Atlantic. By today “it should …


Picking Up The Pieces Residents Pitch In To Clean Up Damage In Farming Town Hit Hard By Storm

After the storm. Gary Gwinn, 14, of Spokane, saws one of dozens of trees that fell on his grandfather’s farm near Garfield on Sunday. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Plains Frying Up Crispy

Charles Heffernan, left, and his brother, Christopher, beat the heat with a garden hose in Battle Creek, Mich. Photo by Associated Press


Hail Storm Clobbers Area Crops Extensive Damage Turns Boom Year Into Bust For Some Growers

Blasting, razor-sharp ice shards that hailed down Sunday on the Inland Northwest have shredded what could have been a banner year for many farmers. From Whitman County, where officials Wednesday …


Hail To Mother Nature Greenhouses Take Beating, But Boy Scouts Come To The Rescue

Rob Krassowski and Andy Loomer, of Boy Scouts Troop 33, help clean up broken glass. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review


Thunderstorm Downs Power Lines

A thunderstorm Thursday evening ripped through the Inland Northwest, knocking down trees and power lines and causing some isolated power outages. Throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho, firefighters responded to …


Rain Showers Put Damper On Holiday Fun Many Soggy Campers Pack Up And Head For Home Early

Hordes of campers who had piled into North Idaho campgrounds for the Fourth of July weekend packed up soggy clothes and damp spirits Monday to make an early departure. “We …


Cloudburst Drenches Spokane High Winds Knock Down Trees, Power Lines

Strong winds and rain sent a locust tree crashing onto Rick Miner’s house Sunday. Photo by Molly O’Hara/The Spokesman-Review


Summer Finally Makes Its Appearance In Britain

Railway tracks have buckled. Scottish roads are melting. One sunbather’s skirt caught fire. Not everyone would call temperatures in the high 80s a heat wave. But to the fair-skinned British, …


At Least One Dies As Floods Hit Virginia

More than 3 inches of rain an hour submerged parts of Virginia on Tuesday, sweeping away cars and killing a man caught in swirling currents. A 3-year-old girl was missing …


S.F. Heat Wave Deadly

The Bay Area’s record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Monday after temperatures reached 99 in San Francisco on Sunday and even higher elsewhere. The fourth day of sweltering temperatures drove smog …