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  • California ends one of driest-ever water years

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are urging residents and businesses to keep conserving water as the state ends another extremely dry "water year" with no guarantee the coming year will be any wetter. The 2014 water year that ends Tuesday is one of the driest on record, with the...

  • Link between climate change, extreme weather hard to prove: federal scientists

    Man-made climate change, largely through burning greenhouse gas-emitting fossil fuels that scientists say warm the planet, did not necessarily explain the 16 extreme weather events for 2013 that the report covered.

  • More rain dampens huge California wildfire

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More wet weather is expected over the weekend as crews gain even further advantage on a massive wildfire in Northern California, officials said Saturday. Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms helped firefighters make significant progress while battling the King Fire...

  • Southern California gets heat and storms

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wild weather hit Southern California on Tuesday, baking many areas with triple-digit heat but pummeling others with winds, lightning, rain and hail. Moist, unstable air flowing up from the remnants of Hurricane Odile in Mexico's Baja California combined with a continuing heat...

  • Hurricane drenches Mexico; may help US Southwest

    LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rains brought by Hurricane Norbert prompted evacuations as the storm roared up the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Forecasters said the storm may help bring weekend precipitation to the parched U.S. Southwest. Baja California Sur state Gov. Marcos...



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