Over half of the US population will see 90 degrees or above this weekend. And it’s only May

Record heat, which has been brewing across the drought-stricken Plains and parts of Texas, is moving east and hundreds of temperature records could fall in its path. From Thursday to Sunday, as many as 130 record high temperatures are forecast to be tied or broken in parts of 20 states. “Pretty much every day from … Read more

Climate change made India heat wave 100 time more likely

A farmer pours water on himself while working at a wheat farm in the Ludhiana district of Punjab, India, on Sunday, May 1, 2022. T. Narayan | Bloomberg | Getty Images The blistering heat wave in northwest India and Pakistan was made over 100 times more likely because of human-caused climate change, according to a … Read more

Experts spell out do’s and don’ts for parents amid baby formula shortage

White House chief of staff Ron Klain says the White House is “absolutely” and “strongly” considering having President Joe Biden invoke the Defense Production Act to address the urgent baby formula shortage problem plaguing the country. (Paul Hennessy, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health experts addressed growing concerns … Read more

RIPTA Cancels Express Beach Runs — Union Says It Could Take 3 Buses for Families to Make Trip

Monday, May 16, 2022 GoLocalProv News Team View Larger + Roger Wheeler State Beach — previously on the RIPTA express route. PHOTO: DEM RIPTA has canceled its express beach bus runs for seven cities and towns for the upcoming summer season, GoLocal has learned. While RIPTA claims that there are other beach transportation services for … Read more

Cold, hard, sanitary cash? BYU study finds going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was ‘useless’

Liz Atkinson, manager of the Quicksilver store at the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi, cleans a terminal after a transaction on May 1, 2020. Many businesses began encouraging transactions with plastic debit and credit cards as a safety measure to fight the spread of COVID -19. Now, a study from BYU says that plastic … Read more

ERCOT asking Texans to conserve energy as we roll into a hot weekend

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A Canadian town is under evacuation after breakaway ice causes flooding

Residents of Hay River, on the south side of Great Slave Lake, have been ordered to leave and find shelter, according to a Thursday news release from the town. Hay River is about a five and a half-hour drive around the lake from Yellowknife. “This is a difficult time for our community,” the town of … Read more

Record High temperatures this weekend “are difficult for our firefighters”

“We are expecting above normal temperatures and what that means for fires is generally unstable conditions,” Todd Shoemake, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, told CNN. “So if you do start to see fire growth, a lot of times it can become pretty explosive and really rapidly gaining in … Read more

Orange County fire: Hundreds remain under evacuation orders as Coastal Fire engulfs at least 20 homes

Concerns loom that embers may spread in coming days as California and the region expect temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above average into early next week, with forecast highs topping 100 degrees in parts of the state, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said. Allan Aguilera and his family decided to evacuate Laguna Niguel on Wednesday when … Read more

Coastal Fire destroys at least 20 homes in Orange County, California, as hundreds are evacuated

The Coastal Fire began Wednesday afternoon at about 2:45 pm in the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park and quickly grew to about 200 acres, Orange County Fire Authority Assistant Chief of Field Operations TJ McGovern said. The fire then spread into the city of Laguna Niguel and ripped through mansions along hillside streets in … Read more