No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.

Saturday, May 26th 2018, 12:33 am CDT

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.

Friday, May 25th 2018, 10:23 pm CDT

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

Saturday, May 26th 2018, 4:23 am CDT

Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.

Friday, May 25th 2018, 1:07 pm CDT

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season formed Friday, as the National Hurricane Center said a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto.

Friday, May 25th 2018, 12:05 pm CDT

New US weather satellite can't keep cool, could hurt photos

The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem.

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 12:34 pm CDT

Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 1:22 pm CDT

The Latest: US Southwest victim of dryness, rising temps

Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought is intensifying its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 4:13 pm CDT

Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

Meteorologists are warning that Cyclone Mekunu is expected to be "extremely severe" when it makes landfall on the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 10:32 pm CDT

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 1:01 am CDT

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 4:11 am CDT

Obituary: Tornado chaser wants ashes launched into a twister

Missouri storm chaser leaves unique directive in his obituary: Launch his ashes into a tornado because "that'll be fun!!!!".

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 3:36 pm CDT

Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

Victims are suing the federal government over deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 5:02 pm CDT

The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

Images circulated online from Yemen's Socotra island show soaking wet residents attempting to find shelter from Cyclone Mekunu, which pounded the area on its path toward Oman.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 9:52 am CDT

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach tops Dr. Beach's best beach list

A crescent-shaped beach on Maui scores the top slot on Dr. Beach's annual list of best beaches _ and don't worry, it's nowhere near the volcano.

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 8:12 am CDT

Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 1:03 am CDT

Experts: 'Alarming' drought conditions hit US Southwest

Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought is intensifying its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 1:12 am CDT

Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone

Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country's volatile Mount Merapi volcano, located on the densely populated island of Java, and ordered people within 3 kilometers to evacuate.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 11:52 pm CDT

Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction.

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 1:12 am CDT

The Latest: Lava almost cut Hawaii man's leg in half

There have been two new small explosive eruptions at the summit of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 5:53 pm CDT