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  • US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

    US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:23:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:38:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. ...
    Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over...More >>
    Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.More >>
  • The Latest: Alberto moves up the Gulf of Mexico

    The Latest: Alberto moves up the Gulf of Mexico

    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-05-27 06:24:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:35:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. ...
    Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over...More >>
    Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.More >>
  • No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

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

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:33:18 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...(AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
  • Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

    Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:23:08 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:14:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). A man walks down the stormy beach at a hotel in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earl...(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). A man walks down the stormy beach at a hotel in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earl...
    Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.More >>
    Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.More >>
  • US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

    US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 09:23:11 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-27 02:55:56 GMT
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:07:23 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:48:49 GMT
    (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...(George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

    Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:05:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-05-26 08:04:02 GMT
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • New US weather satellite can't keep cool, could hurt photos

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:34:04 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:04:54 GMT
    The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem.More >>
    The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem.More >>
  • Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

    Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:22:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, fire engulfs sagebrush near Roosevelt, Wash. Federal officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebr...(AP Photo/Don Ryan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, fire engulfs sagebrush near Roosevelt, Wash. Federal officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebr...
    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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • The Latest: US Southwest victim of dryness, rising temps

    The Latest: US Southwest victim of dryness, rising temps

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:13:43 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:07:52 GMT
    (AP photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE - In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent ...(AP photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE - In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent ...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

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

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:32:27 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:15:30 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This satellite image provided by NASA shows Cyclone Mekunu over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea as it heads for the coast of Oman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(NASA via AP). This satellite image provided by NASA shows Cyclone Mekunu over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea as it heads for the coast of Oman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

    Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:01:56 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:29:07 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from video from the U.S. Geological Survey shows blue burning flames of methane gas erupting through cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii during the ov...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from video from the U.S. Geological Survey shows blue burning flames of methane gas erupting through cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii during the ov...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

    Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:11:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:16:12 GMT
    Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend.More >>
    Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend.More >>
  • Obituary: Tornado chaser wants ashes launched into a twister

    Obituary: Tornado chaser wants ashes launched into a twister

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:36:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:57:40 GMT
    Missouri storm chaser leaves unique directive in his obituary: Launch his ashes into a tornado because "that'll be fun!!!!".More >>
    Missouri storm chaser leaves unique directive in his obituary: Launch his ashes into a tornado because "that'll be fun!!!!".More >>
  • Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

    Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:02:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:25:51 GMT
    Victims are suing the federal government over deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.More >>
    Victims are suing the federal government over deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.More >>
  • The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

    The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:52:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:37:41 GMT
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach tops Dr. Beach's best beach list

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

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:12:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:35:52 GMT
    (Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline in Maui, Hawaii. Kapalua Bay Beach is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2018 compiled by ...(Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline in Maui, Hawaii. Kapalua Bay Beach is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2018 compiled by ...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

    Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:03:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A a geothermal plant is seen from the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at the plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volca...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A a geothermal plant is seen from the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at the plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volca...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Experts: 'Alarming' drought conditions hit US Southwest

    Experts: 'Alarming' drought conditions hit US Southwest

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:12:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:05:36 GMT
    (AP photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE - In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent ...(AP photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE - In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent ...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:52:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:45:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Slamet Riyadi). A man watches as Mount Merapi spews volcanic smoke in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country's most volatile volcano, located on the densely populated island of Ja...(AP Photo/Slamet Riyadi). A man watches as Mount Merapi spews volcanic smoke in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country's most volatile volcano, located on the densely populated island of Ja...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

    Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:12:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:57:32 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava as it continues to enter the sea at two locations near Pahoa, Hawaii, Monday, May 21, 2018. Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and set...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava as it continues to enter the sea at two locations near Pahoa, Hawaii, Monday, May 21, 2018. Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and set...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • The Latest: Lava almost cut Hawaii man's leg in half

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:26:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Plumes of steam rise as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii Sunday, May 20, 2018. Kilauea volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Plumes of steam rise as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii Sunday, May 20, 2018. Kilauea volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten ...
    There have been two new small explosive eruptions at the summit of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.More >>
    There have been two new small explosive eruptions at the summit of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.More >>
  • What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:45:47 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
  • Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:01:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
  • Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:11:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:42:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...(AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
  • Hawaii volcano explosions could go for weeks, experts say

    Hawaii volcano explosions could go for weeks, experts say

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:10:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:26:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Clouds, ash and volcanic gases hang over Hawaii's Big Island, Thursday, May 17, 2018, after Kilauea volcano erupted from the summit crater earlier in the day.(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Clouds, ash and volcanic gases hang over Hawaii's Big Island, Thursday, May 17, 2018, after Kilauea volcano erupted from the summit crater earlier in the day.
    Scientist predictions from eight days ago of powerful steam-driven explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have come true.More >>
    Scientist predictions from eight days ago of powerful steam-driven explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have come true.More >>
  • Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

    Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:01:25 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A resident photographs toxic gases emitting from cracks in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii Saturday, May 19, 2018. Two fissures that opened up in a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A resident photographs toxic gases emitting from cracks in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii Saturday, May 19, 2018. Two fissures that opened up in a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more...
    Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation.More >>
    Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation.More >>
  • The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

    The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:45:20 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:05:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). U.S. Air National Guardsman Orlando Corpuz carries a gas mask as he walks over cracks on the road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii Friday, May 18, 2018. Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). U.S. Air National Guardsman Orlando Corpuz carries a gas mask as he walks over cracks on the road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii Friday, May 18, 2018. Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after ...
    Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.More >>
    Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.More >>
  • Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

    Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:30:40 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:41:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Lava crosses the road near Pohoiki Road, Friday, May 18, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii. Several open fissure vents are still producing lava splatter and flow in evacuated areas. Gas is also pouring from the vents, cloaking homes and...(AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Lava crosses the road near Pohoiki Road, Friday, May 18, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii. Several open fissure vents are still producing lava splatter and flow in evacuated areas. Gas is also pouring from the vents, cloaking homes and...
    Hawaii officials warned residents that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.More >>
    Hawaii officials warned residents that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.More >>
  • The Latest: Hawaii authorities warn of fast-moving lava

    The Latest: Hawaii authorities warn of fast-moving lava

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:10:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:24:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Lava crosses the road near Pohoiki Rd, Friday, May 18, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after a volcano menacing the Big Island for weeks exploded, sending a mixture of pulverized rock, ...(AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Lava crosses the road near Pohoiki Rd, Friday, May 18, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after a volcano menacing the Big Island for weeks exploded, sending a mixture of pulverized rock, ...
    Hawaii officials are checking with residents to see if they need help as fast-moving lava approaches a mostly rural part of the Big Island.More >>
    Hawaii officials are checking with residents to see if they need help as fast-moving lava approaches a mostly rural part of the Big Island.More >>
  • Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow

    Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:20:14 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:20:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lindsey Magnani, center, her finance Elroy Rodrigues, left, and their children, Kahele, right, and Kayden, not shown, pick up respirators to help protect against ash from Kilauea volcano, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Volcano, Hawa...(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lindsey Magnani, center, her finance Elroy Rodrigues, left, and their children, Kahele, right, and Kayden, not shown, pick up respirators to help protect against ash from Kilauea volcano, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Volcano, Hawa...
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has spewed a steely gray plume of ash into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town.More >>
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has spewed a steely gray plume of ash into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town.More >>
  • Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

    Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:53:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:10:46 GMT
    A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline.More >>
    A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline.More >>
  • Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

    Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:41:02 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:11:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). In this May 16, 2018 photo, a worker with Cobra Energy Company, contracted by the Army Corps of Engineers, installs power lines in the Barrio Martorel area of Yabucoa, a town where many people are still without power in Puerto...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). In this May 16, 2018 photo, a worker with Cobra Energy Company, contracted by the Army Corps of Engineers, installs power lines in the Barrio Martorel area of Yabucoa, a town where many people are still without power in Puerto...
    The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid despite fears the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked...More >>
    The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid despite fears the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.More >>
  • The Latest: Residents say ash not bad near volcano summit

    The Latest: Residents say ash not bad near volcano summit

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:25:19 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:33:48 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP). This Thursday, May 17, 2018 image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a view of the ash plume resulting from an early morning explosion at Kilauea Volcano, in Hawaii. The volcano has erupted from its summit...(U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP). This Thursday, May 17, 2018 image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a view of the ash plume resulting from an early morning explosion at Kilauea Volcano, in Hawaii. The volcano has erupted from its summit...
    The summit explosion of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano created booming sounds in the nearby town of Pahoa and resident Toby Hazel says she's had enough and is preparing to leave town.More >>
    The summit explosion of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano created booming sounds in the nearby town of Pahoa and resident Toby Hazel says she's had enough and is preparing to leave town.More >>
  • 'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

    'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:09:17 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:33:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.
    A geophysicist says a plume that's rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii's Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did Tuesday.More >>
    A geophysicist says a plume that's rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii's Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did Tuesday.More >>
  • Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

    Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:54:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:05:48 GMT
    (Heather E. Hedenschau/Big Island Brokers via AP). This October 2017 photo shows the home of Patricia Deter in Leilani Estates near the town of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii. Deter owned her Hawaii home for about a month before lava from a volcano erup...(Heather E. Hedenschau/Big Island Brokers via AP). This October 2017 photo shows the home of Patricia Deter in Leilani Estates near the town of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii. Deter owned her Hawaii home for about a month before lava from a volcano erup...
    Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.More >>
    Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.More >>
  • Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

    Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:19:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:25:40 GMT
    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky.More >>
    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky.More >>
  • The Latest: National Guard ready to evacuate people

    The Latest: National Guard ready to evacuate people

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:40:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-17 05:31:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii.
    Hawaii Gov. David Ige says the state is forming a joint task force that could handle mass evacuations of the Big Island's Puna district if lava from Kilauea volcano covers major roads and isolates the area.More >>
    Hawaii Gov. David Ige says the state is forming a joint task force that could handle mass evacuations of the Big Island's Puna district if lava from Kilauea volcano covers major roads and isolates the area.More >>
  • Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast

    Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:03:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:59:50 GMT
    (Larry Deklinski/The News-Item via AP). A Freightliner tractor-trailer, which was overturned by strong winds associated with a thunderstorm, rests on a barrier on a bridge crossing the Susquehanna River at Danville, Pa., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The d...(Larry Deklinski/The News-Item via AP). A Freightliner tractor-trailer, which was overturned by strong winds associated with a thunderstorm, rests on a barrier on a bridge crossing the Susquehanna River at Danville, Pa., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The d...
    Cleanup underway throughout the Northeast a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least two people dead.More >>
    Cleanup underway throughout the Northeast a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least two people dead.More >>
  • Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave

    Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:58:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:34:56 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from the U.S. Geological Survey shows activity at Halema'uma'u Crater that has increased to include the nearly continuous emission of ash with intermittent stronger pulses at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). This photo from the U.S. Geological Survey shows activity at Halema'uma'u Crater that has increased to include the nearly continuous emission of ash with intermittent stronger pulses at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on...
    Scientists study Kilauea lava for clues about how eruption will unfold.More >>
    Scientists study Kilauea lava for clues about how eruption will unfold.More >>
  • Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars

    Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars

    Sunday, May 13 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-13 16:33:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:25:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File). File - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, lava burns across a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii. The lava hisses, crackles and pops. It roars like an engine as it sloshes and bubbles. It shoots into ...(AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File). File - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, lava burns across a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii. The lava hisses, crackles and pops. It roars like an engine as it sloshes and bubbles. It shoots into ...
    For the past week, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed lava into the air, destroyed homes, forced residents into shelters and agitated an otherwise cheerful, small community where everyone is a neighbor.More >>
    For the past week, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed lava into the air, destroyed homes, forced residents into shelters and agitated an otherwise cheerful, small community where everyone is a neighbor.More >>
  • Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

    Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

    Monday, May 14 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-05-14 06:33:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:53:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Gases rise from lava fissure 17 after it erupted early Sunday, May 13 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced f...(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). Gases rise from lava fissure 17 after it erupted early Sunday, May 13 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday as residents braced f...
    A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air on Sunday, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's...More >>
    A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air on Sunday, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit.More >>
  • Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

    Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-12 15:42:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:22:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this May 7, 2018 photo, Mount Rainier is seen at dusk and framed by the Murray Morgan Bridge in downtown Tacoma, Wash. The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has geologic experts along the West Coast warily eyeing th...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this May 7, 2018 photo, Mount Rainier is seen at dusk and framed by the Murray Morgan Bridge in downtown Tacoma, Wash. The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has geologic experts along the West Coast warily eyeing th...
    The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.More >>
    The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.More >>
  • Indonesia's most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky

    Indonesia's most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky

    Friday, May 11 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-05-11 06:01:24 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:12:33 GMT
    Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi, has erupted with a column of volcanic materials rising in the sky.More >>
    Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi, has erupted with a column of volcanic materials rising in the sky.More >>
  • Portugal braces for wildfire season after 106 died last year

    Portugal braces for wildfire season after 106 died last year

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 11:14:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-05-15 11:28:44 GMT
    Almost 6,300 firefighters are on standby in Portugal as the country gears up for the annual wildfire season amid controversy over whether enough has been done to prevent a repeat of last year's unprecedented 106...More >>
    Almost 6,300 firefighters are on standby in Portugal as the country gears up for the annual wildfire season amid controversy over whether enough has been done to prevent a repeat of last year's unprecedented 106 deaths.More >>
  • Noisy Hawaiian volcano lava fissure prompts more evacuations

    Noisy Hawaiian volcano lava fissure prompts more evacuations

    Sunday, May 13 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-05-13 15:53:29 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-14 06:04:49 GMT
    (Hawi'i County Fire Department via AP). This Saturday, May 12, 2018, aerial image released by the Hawi'i County Fire Department, show a view of fissure 16, bottom right, that erupted this morning beginning just before 7:00 a.m. HST in the Big Island of...(Hawi'i County Fire Department via AP). This Saturday, May 12, 2018, aerial image released by the Hawi'i County Fire Department, show a view of fissure 16, bottom right, that erupted this morning beginning just before 7:00 a.m. HST in the Big Island of...
    New lava fissures, ground deformation and abundant volcanic gases means eruptions on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano are likely to continue.More >>
    New lava fissures, ground deformation and abundant volcanic gases means eruptions on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano are likely to continue.More >>
  • Bodies of 2 Polish miners recovered week after quake

    Bodies of 2 Polish miners recovered week after quake

    Sunday, May 13 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-05-13 10:23:20 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-05-14 02:35:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafal Klimkiewicz, file). FILE - In this Saturday, May 5, 2018 file photo, a woman cries in front of the Zofiowka coal mine after miners were reported missing following a powerful tremor at the mine, in Jastrzebie-Zdroj in southern Poland. Of...(AP Photo/Rafal Klimkiewicz, file). FILE - In this Saturday, May 5, 2018 file photo, a woman cries in front of the Zofiowka coal mine after miners were reported missing following a powerful tremor at the mine, in Jastrzebie-Zdroj in southern Poland. Of...
    Officials in Poland say that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week.More >>
    Officials in Poland say that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week.More >>
  • The Latest: Volcano's fissures downgraded to 17, not 18

    The Latest: Volcano's fissures downgraded to 17, not 18

    Sunday, May 13 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-13 17:03:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-13 22:55:31 GMT
    (Hawi'i County Fire Department via AP). This Saturday, May 12, 2018, aerial image released by the Hawi'i County Fire Department, show a view of fissure 16, bottom right, that erupted this morning beginning just before 7:00 a.m. HST in the Big Island of...(Hawi'i County Fire Department via AP). This Saturday, May 12, 2018, aerial image released by the Hawi'i County Fire Department, show a view of fissure 16, bottom right, that erupted this morning beginning just before 7:00 a.m. HST in the Big Island of...
    Officials say a new lava fissure has been reported and are ordering more evacuations on Hawaii's Big Island.More >>
    Officials say a new lava fissure has been reported and are ordering more evacuations on Hawaii's Big Island.More >>
  • The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

    The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

    Saturday, May 12 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-12 19:42:41 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-05-13 15:45:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Haw...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Haw...
    A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant.More >>
    A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant.More >>
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