The Oil Springs Fire in Rio Blanco County, which is zero percent contained, is the biggest of five "active large fires" currently burning in Colorado, according to acreage.
The action outside Cruz's home was part of Generation on Fire, a campaign by the organization Sunrise Movement. More than 600 members of the initiative set out in two groups along routes that have been devastated by climate change to demonstrate the urgency of the climate and economic crisis.
In total, the five new fires reported on Thursday and Friday burned more than 1,000 acres across California.
A Flex Alert advising residents to reduce their energy usage was issued amid the ongoing heat wave across parts of the country, with record-breaking temperatures reported this week.
Residents in Arizona can be affected by "life-threatening and damaging weather hazards" during monsoon season, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns.
The "fast moving and dynamic" blaze was reported to have merged with the Mezcal Fire and residents in several parts of the impacted area have been told to evacuate.
David T. Evans was flying between Minco and Tuttle in his SunDancer motor glider when the tornado formed.
The phenomenon is known as a mock sun or parhelion, and sees spots appear at 22 degrees on each side of the sun.
"Upon the arrival of the first officer on scene, the victim had already been removed from the beach and was undergoing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation from fire and lifeguard personnel," the Tybee Island Police Department said in the press release.
The National Weather Service reported 17 people died across the U.S. in 2020 after being struck by lightning.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District has placed several limitations on water usage, including a cap on the use of drinking water for watering ornamental landscapes and lawns.
In February, Texas suffered a major power crisis after the state was hit by a severe winter storm.
2020 was the deadliest year on record for heat-related deaths in Arizona, with 520 fatalities in the state.
Federal investment needs to support and trust bottom-up contributions from other entities if we are to protect ourselves from far worse hurricane seasons yet to come.
The Arizona fire was reported to be 25 percent contained and forward progress had stopped as of late Thursday.
Competitors are sharing first-person accounts of the conditions as organizers face a backlash on Chinese social media.
As much as 18 inches of rain fell across parts of Texas and Louisiana on Monday.
Residents woke up to damaged buildings and downed power lines and trees after a preliminary 19 tornadoes were reported overnight in Mississippi.
A Tornado Watch is in effect in parts of south central Texas through 5 a.m. local time Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
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The comments came after a set of wildfires ignited over parts of South Africa's Table Mountain in Cape Town and eventually spread to the university's campus.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham confirmed that a tornado touched down on Thursday, urging residents in the area to "TAKE COVER NOW!"
States facing the highest risk of tornadoes on Wednesday include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.
Wet weather is expected through the weekend, with the threat of flash flooding raised across the state through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect in Honolulu and Kauai, while a Flash Flood Watch is in place across other parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service.
Nearly 100,000 Mississippi residents were without power by noon local time on Friday.
More than 1,000 Texas public water systems and 177 of the state's 254 counties have reported weather-related operational disruptions, which impacted more than 14 million people.
In a statement issued on Thursday morning, NCDHHS stated that they have "been notified by the federal government of continued delays in some shipments and deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine this week due to severe weather. Both first and second dose shipments have been impacted."
"The destruction and damage to kind of every aspect of our system was significant. The storm was unprecedented and came in three waves which created its own set of challenges," Elizabeth Lattanner, a spokesperson for Portland General Electric told Newsweek.