User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
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Storm brings flooding, power outages to Seattle, Eastside 3.9.2014 Seattle Times: Local
An early evening storm dumped  almost half an inch of rain on Seattle and contributed to flooding and power outages around the area Tuesday.
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United Nations' 'reports from future' predicts climate hell by 2050 2.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
London, Sep 02 : United Nation recent initiative called 'weather reports from the future' predicted the disastrous climate change by 2050 with imagined weather forecasts.
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Midwest storms bring severe wind and rain as tornadoes touch down 2.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Line of storms bring large hail, floods and winds to midwestern states with National Weather Service confirming some tornadoes

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Mudslide closes parkway until next summer 2.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board will vote on a $640,000 engineering contract for the project on Wednesday.
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Fire and water how global warming is making weather more extreme and costing us money 2.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, floods climate research is linking more extreme weather to global warming Connecting the dots between human-caused global warming and specific extreme weather events has been a challenge for climate scientists, but recent research has made significant advances in this area. Links have been found between some very damaging extreme weather events and climate change. For example, research has shown that a dipole has formed in the atmosphere over North America, with a high pressure ridge off the west coast, and a low pressure ridge over the central and eastern portion of the continent. It is important to note that the dipole is projected to intensify, which implies that the periodic and inevitable droughts California will experience will exhibit more severity. Increased heating from global warming may not cause droughts but it is expected that when droughts occur they are likely to set in quicker and be more intense. In the US Southwest, for instance, state-of-the-art ...
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More severe storms rumble through Midwest, bringing heavy rains, large hail, damaging winds 2.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorms, landslides hit China 2.9.2014 Hindu: International
Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality. More than 500 professional rescuers, including fire-fighters an...
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Tropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico; 3-6 inches rain predicted for some areas 2.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights 2.9.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.
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Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights 2.9.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.
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United Nations predicts climate hell in 2050 with imagined weather forecasts 1.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
'Reports from the future' warn of floods, storms and searing heat in campaign for climate change summit Continue reading...
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Rainstorms part of Labor Day forecast 1.9.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Labor Day started cloudy in downtown Chicago — advance warning of what forecasters say promises to be an overcast day with some rain and warmer than normal ...
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Weather view: your August pictures 1.9.2014 Guardian: Environment

We asked you to share your most striking images of the weather in August. Here are the best of them. Thanks to everyone who contributed

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Pakistan state TV goes off air as anti-government protesters storm building, clash with police 1.9.2014 Star Tribune: World
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US Open: Roger Federer survives early hiccup to down Marcel Granollers 1.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
  • No2 seed beats Spaniard 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1
  • David Ferrer loses to Gilles Simon

Roger Federer recovered from dropping his first set of the tournament to race into the fourth round of the US Open. The second seed made a slow start in a match interrupted by a thunderstorm but was hugely impressive thereafter in beating Spains Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Federer came into this tournament in superb form and had not been tested in his opening two matches so it was a big surprise when he only won one point in the first three games.

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Wind, Flood Concerns as Strong Storms Move Through Eastern New England 1.9.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
Wind, Flood Concerns as Strong Storms Move Through Eastern New England
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3 hurt in lightning strike at NY beach as heavy storms interrupt Labor Day weekend festivities 1.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Bad Northeast weather shuts down music concerts, halts play at US Open; lightning hits 3 men 1.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires 31.8.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires 31.8.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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