Trees fell and wires were downed in San Francisco as a powerful storm hit California and prompted evacuation orders in other parts of the state Wednesday, officials said. Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier declared a state of emergency as the weather was expected to bring heavy rain, snow and flooding. The declaration will allow state agencies to respond quickly as the storm develops and support local jurisdictions. The heaviest rain was expected to hit Northern California Wednesday and Thursday morning, Newsom’s office said. In Southern California, the heaviest rain was forecast for Wednesday night through Thursday.
A hurricane warning was issued in Florida as subtropical storm Nicole strengthens by the minute. This rare November hurricane could hit Florida’s east coast this Wednesday not two months after Hurricane Ian’s deadly destruction. The last time a hurricane struck the US in the month of November was Hurricane Kate in 1985.
The National Hurricane Center expects Nicole to keep strengthening into a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches the Sunshine State late Wednesday into Thursday morning.
Unlike the recent increase in Covid-19 cases, Americans unfortunately cannot send mother nature into a 10 day quarantine in order to prevent further damage and destruction to society. The midwest and east coast have been suffering from a plethora of natural disasters, from floods in Yellowstone to tornadoes in Wisconsin, alongside an increase in temperatures nationwide as heat advisories spread from Colorado to Florida.
Dangerous flooding caused by heavy rain and melting snow impacted several counties in Montana beginning Monday. As a result, all five of Yellowstone National Park’s entrances have been closed, with no official date for reopening. The flooding has caused damage to roads and bridges as well as many homes and businesses. Videos on social media show entire homes and bridges being swept away with the rushing water. Park officials released a statement saying many of the roads are completely gone and
will require a significant amount of time for repairs.
Roald Dahl is a famous English writer who has written multiple short stories that question the truth of society. In “The Landlady,” a young man named Billy Weaver finds an old bed and breakfast to stay in. Little did he know that after meeting the loving landlady who took great care of him, we would be staying in the house forever.
Parts of California and the Western United States have experienced some extreme weather, bringing rain, wind, and snow overnight.
The hot and dry weather has been fueling wildfires across the U.S., especially on the west coast. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the Bootleg Fire has scorched 537 square miles, and it has become so intense that it is creating its own weather.