- California: Record water savings shows big cuts possible Updated: Jul-02-15 3:23 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
- Western wildfires: Progress against Washington fires Updated: Jul-02-15 2:07 am
Fire crews have reported progress fighting wildfires in tinder-dry, drought-stricken Washington state, as well as in Nevada.
- Weather service says tornado touched down in Lee's Summit Updated: Jul-02-15 1:37 am
LEE'S SUMMIT, Missouri - A tornado has touched down in suburban Kansas City, but authorities say no injuries were reported.
- Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025 Updated: Jul-02-15 12:17 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows.
- Dolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California woman Updated: Jul-01-15 11:17 pm
SANTA ANA, California - A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
- Rain keeps River Raisin floodwaters high in Monroe County Updated: Jul-01-15 8:17 pm
DUNDEE, Michigan - Forecasters say rain kept water high along the River Raisin in Monroe County, prolonging area flooding
- Current heat wave can have negative impact on crops Updated: Jul-01-15 6:59 pm
MOSCOW, Idaho - Agricultural experts say the current heat wave can have a negative impact on farmer's crops.
- The Latest: Electrical fire at Wimbledon sets off alarm Updated: Jul-01-15 5:53 pm
LONDON - The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
- Workers clear floodwater from Kalamazoo baseball field Updated: Jul-01-15 2:44 pm
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Concerns over the potential cancellation of Independence Day celebrations have been washed away after crews worked around the clock to clear floodwater from a Kalamazoo baseball field.
- Record heat at Wimbledon causes issues for ball boy, players Updated: Jul-01-15 1:57 pm
LONDON - The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel "dizzy" and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament.
- Flash flood warning for northern half of Vermont Updated: Jul-01-15 1:52 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - As the rain continues, a flash flood warning has been issued for the northern half of Vermont.
- Western Europe sweats - and enjoys - unusual heat wave Updated: Jul-01-15 1:02 pm
PARIS - Joggers wheezed, electric wires warped, and Britain sweated through its hottest July day on record as a wide swath of Western Europe sweltered in a heat wave.
- Tropical storm approaching Guam, expected to become typhoon Updated: Jul-01-15 9:02 am
AGANA, Guam - A tropical storm is expected to pass through Marianas as a typhoon over the weekend, bringing rain, thunder and strong winds.
- Storms knocks out power to thousands in Connecticut Updated: Jul-01-15 8:01 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A band of strong thunderstorms has caused some headaches for morning commuters and knocked out power to several thousand people.
- Brutal heat wave in Pakistan last month killed 1,250 Updated: Jul-01-15 7:25 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country's southern province of Sind in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding.
- Storms down trees, power lines in mid-Atlantic region Updated: Jul-01-15 7:06 am
WASHINGTON - Severe storms brought down trees and power lines throughout the mid-Atlantic region, affecting some roads and rail service.
- Pierre parks reopening following post-storm cleanup Updated: Jul-01-15 7:02 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - City parks in Pierre and the back nine holes at a local golf course are reopening in time for the July Fourth weekend, after more than a week of cleanup following a severe storm.
- W.Va. gets federal funds to hire storm cleanup workers Updated: Jul-01-15 2:47 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - WorkForce West Virginia is getting federal money to hire about 200 temporary workers for recovery and cleanup efforts after recent severe storms and flooding.
- Weather service: Possible tornado spotted in SE Pennsylvania Updated: Jul-01-15 12:49 am
HONEY BROOK, Pennsylvania - The National Weather Service says a possible tornado has swept through southeastern Pennsylvania while thunderstorms have flooded parts of Lehigh Valley and brought at least 3 inches of rain to the Poconos.
- Montana counties banning fireworks because of fire danger Updated: Jun-30-15 7:37 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Several Montana counties on Tuesday banned or were considering banning fireworks on public and private land ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, saying hot, dry weather has increased the danger of wildfires.
- Hail storm hits Prescott Valley with minor flooding Updated: Jun-30-15 6:53 pm
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A storm hit the Prescott area with hail and rain leaving several homes with minor flooding.
- Proclamation issued for Iowa counties after severe weather Updated: Jun-30-15 6:43 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A disaster proclamation has been issued for 18 Iowa counties affected by recent severe weather.
- USDA: Illinois farmers plant more soybeans, less corn Updated: Jun-30-15 4:25 pm
ST. LOUIS - Illinois farmers have planted more soybeans and less corn this year, a new federal report showed Tuesday, yet they've been menaced by the wettest June on record.
- Lincoln City Council denies over $600K in sewage claims Updated: Jun-30-15 4:22 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln City Council has rejected more than $600,000 in claims by residents whose homes were damaged by sewage during heavy rains.
- USDA: Record soybean crop planted, progress slowed by rain Updated: Jun-30-15 3:34 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, but it's not clear whether they'll all sprout because persistent rain in some Midwestern states has flooded fields and slowed plant development.