- Brazil: Will take months to study damage left by burst dam Updated: Nov-25-15 2:28 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - It could take months to evaluate the extent of damage to a river left choked with mud when a dam burst at an iron ore mine, Brazil's environment minister said Wednesday.
- UN weather agency: It's record hot out there this year Updated: Nov-25-15 11:05 am
WASHINGTON - Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.
- El Nino expected to create drier, warmer Wyoming winter Updated: Nov-24-15 8:01 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Eager skiers and snowboarders and Wyoming may have to wait a year for an extra-thick blanket of powdery snow as El Nino is expected to bring a drier and warmer winter to the northwest.
- Dry weather, less wind likely for Hawaii this winter Updated: Nov-20-15 8:48 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii can expect dry weather conditions and less wind this winter as the result of a powerful El Nino, according to federal scientists.
- Great Lakes levels expected to stay mostly above average Updated: Nov-19-15 6:46 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Water levels in the Great Lakes should remain mostly above average over the next six months as a powerful El Nino gives the region a break after two bitterly cold winters, but it's unclear whether there will be longer-term effects, federal scientists said Thursday.
- Absurdly hot October as Earth sets 8th heat record this year Updated: Nov-18-15 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON - Even in a record-breaking hot year for Earth, October stood out as absurdly warm.
- Climatologist predicts mild, dry start to Indiana's winter Updated: Nov-10-15 3:41 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Indiana's state climatologist says the Pacific Ocean's current El Nino weather pattern should bring Indiana a mild and dry start to its winter.
- Slow-moving storm brings wind, snow to some parts of West Updated: Nov-04-15 5:16 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A slow-moving storm out of the Pacific Northwest brought forceful wind and heavy rain to much of the West and threatens to drop as much as a foot of snow on higher elevations before it moves out of the region.
- Agencies warn Los Angeles homeless about El Nino flood risk Updated: Nov-02-15 10:27 am
LOS ANGELES - Homeless people living in Southern California's storm drains and riverbeds are being warned to find other shelter before the expected arrival of significant rains spawned by the warming of the eastern Pacific Ocean known as El Nino.