May 2, 2016; 5:11 AM ET
Temperatures will rise through Tuesday in the Los Angeles area. more >
Noticeably cooler weather on the way Thursday and Friday
The northern part of the world's largest coral reef ecosystem is experiencing "the worst mass bleaching event in its history," according to a statement released Tuesday (March 29) by the Australian Research Council.
A new study could help forecasters give farmers, cities and utilities more time to prepare by identifying a pattern of Pacific Ocean temperatures that seems to precede major heat events in the eastern US.