For animals that are already endangered, vulnerable or threatened, the effects of climate change, especially the human component, could be the difference between extinction and survival.
Conditions may evolve to not only bring thunderstorms but also the potential for locally severe weather to parts of the south-central United States this week.
Florida's Gov. Rick Scott announced he will be directing the state transportation agency to implement fixes to improve the state’s hurricane evacuation routes, as well as improving fuel supplies.
Repeated downpours will elevate the risk of flash, urban and river flooding along a 1,500-mile-long swath of the central United States into midweek.