A high risk for severe weather is in place for the Midwest this evening as a life-threatening severe weather outbreak unfolds. Meteorologists issued the highest risk possible as they are now expecting a derecho, or a dangerous line of thunderstorms that produces destructive hurricane-force winds over hundreds of miles.
The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a major severe weather outbreak in the Central Plains and Midwest today, which could include strong tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail. There's some uncertainty in the forecast, but severe weather indices are off the charts and if the storms form, they could mean business.
Welcome to meteorological summer. For the next three months, we're going to sweat, run for our lives, and anxiously wait for student loan debt to kick in. It's already off to a rocky start, with a 20% chance of tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico this week and a severe weather outbreak in the midwest.
A few months ago, a physicist claimed that we could stop tornadoes by building a series of 150-foot wide walls that are 1,000 feet tall and cost $60 billion for every hundred miles. It's a bunch of crap, of course, but the real solution is to both stop building so many houses and stop having so many kids.
A phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge" will make its biannual appearance before sunset this evening in New York City. The event occurs when the sun perfectly aligns itself down the middle of any east-west street in Manhattan, bringing people outside in masses to try to get pictures of the occurrence.
This may win the award for the strangest news banter of the year. She's confused, he's confused, there's an anchor doing court-ordered community service. It's a mess.
In 2003, Barbra Streisand frantically tried to censor pictures of her home in Malibu after someone posted them online. In 2003, millions of people saw pictures of Barbra Streisand's home in Malibu. In what became known as the Streisand effect, attempts to suppress information about something usually backfires and leads to even more publicity for the supposedly secret thing.