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July 24 (4 fatalities)

8:31 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On July 24, 4 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 18 (8 fatalities)

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On July 18, 8 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 20 (3 fatalities)

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On July 20, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 19 (5 fatalities)

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On July 19, 5 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 22 (1 fatality)

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On July 22, 1 residential fire fatality was reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 23 (10 fatalities)

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On July 23, 10 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 21 (2 fatalities)

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On July 21, 2 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:10km) in Indonesia at 7/25/2017 11:57:50 PM

8:18 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Indonesiaread more »

2017-07-25 23:57:50 (M4.9) southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia -5.6 101.4 (29192)

8:16 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: southwest of Sumatra, Indonesiaread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 436

8:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 436 SEVERE TSTM NE SD 252020Z - 260400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 436 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 320 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northern Nebraska Southern and eastern South Dakota * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until 1100 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Clusters of scattered severe storms should develop along a front through this eveningread more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 437 Status Reports

8:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 0437 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 437 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..JEWELL..07/25/17 ATTN...WFO...MPX...FSD... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 437 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS MNC003-013-015-019-023-033-037-053-067-073-079-081-083-085-093- 101-103-117-123-127-129-131-139-143-151-161-163-165-171-173- 252340- MN . MINNESOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANOKA BLUE EARTH BROWN CARVER CHIPPEWA COTTONWOOD DAKOTA HENNEPIN KANDIYOHI LAC QUI PARLE LE SUEUR LINCOLN LYON MCLEOD MEEKER MURRAY read more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 436 Status Reports

8:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 0436 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 436 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..JEWELL..07/25/17 ATTN...WFO...LBF...FSD...UNR...ABR... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 436 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS NEC017-031-075-091-103-161-171-252340- NE . NEBRASKA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BROWN CHERRY GRANT HOOKER KEYA PAHA SHERIDAN THOMAS SDC003-005-007-011-015-017-023-025-029-035-037-039-043-051-053- 057-059-061-073-077-079-085-095-097-109-111-115-121-123- 252340- SD . SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE AURORA BEADLE BENNETT BROOKINGS read more »

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 437

8:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

WW 437 SEVERE TSTM MN 252045Z - 260400Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 437 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 345 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Central and southern Minnesota * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until 1100 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Thunderstorms should develop east from eastern South Dakota and offer a risk for severe wind/hail this evening, with a toread more »

SPC MD 1422

8:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

MD 1422 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 436...437... FOR NORTHERN NEBRASKA ACROSS SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA INTO MINNESOTA Mesoscale Discussion 1422 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0625 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Areas affected...Northern Nebraska across southeast South Dakota into Minnesota Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 436...437... Valid 252325Z - 260100Z The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 436, 437 continues. SUMMARY...The threat of locally damaging winds or hail persists across a wide area from north central Nebraska into southern Minnesota. DISCUSSION...Scattered storms continue to evolve within the surface trough where strong heating occurred this afternoon. Hail cores have been noted on many of the cells, wiread more »

Green earthquake alert (5.5M,depth:10km) in Indonesia at 7/25/2017 11:23:23 PM

7:45 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Indonesiaread more »

2017-07-25 23:23:23 (M5.5) southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia -5.7 101.4 (29192)

7:43 pm Eastern | U.S. News

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:28.41km) in Philippines at 7/25/2017 7:51:48 PM

5:42 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Philippinesread more »

2017-07-25 19:51:48 (M4.9) Panay, Philippines 10.3 122.1 (29192)

5:40 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Panay, Philippinesread more »

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:26.16km) in West Of Macquarie Island at 7/25/2017 9:12:19 PM

5:34 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in West Of Macquarie Islandread more »

2017-07-25 21:12:19 (M4.9) west of Macquarie Island -56.9 147.4 (29192)

5:31 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: west of Macquarie Islandread more »

AVO Pavlof YELLOW/ADVISORY - No significant activity observed in seismic, infrasound or satellite data.

5:06 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Jul 25, 2017 20:11 - No unusual activity has been detected in seismic and infrasound data. Web-camera and satellite views of the summit have been obscured by clouds. The level of unrest at Pavlof can change quickly and the progression to eruptive activity can occur with little or no warning. We continue to monitor Pavlof closely and will provide any new information about the status of the volcano when or if it becomes available.read more »

AVO Cleveland ORANGE/WATCH - Steam plume in webcam. No significant activity in seismic, infrasound, satellite data.

5:06 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Jul 25, 2017 20:11 - No significant activity was detected in seismic or infrasound data from Cleveland in the past 24 hours. Web-camera views this morning showed a weak steam plume emanating from the summit crater. No activity was observed in partially cloudy satellite images. Cleveland volcano is monitored with a limited real-time seismic network, which inhibits AVO's ability to detect precursory unrest that may lead to an explosive eruption. Rapid detection of an ash-producing eruption may be possible using a combination of seismic, infrasound, lightning, and satellite data.read more »

AVO Bogoslof ORANGE/WATCH - No activity detected in seismic, infrasound or satellite data.

5:06 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Jul 25, 2017 20:11 - No activity was detected in seismic, infrasound, or lightning data over the past day. Nothing significant observed in mostly cloudy satellite images. Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. Activity can escalate quickly with additional explosions producing high-altitude (>15,000 ft) volcanic clouds with little to no detectable precursory activity. Some previous explosions have been preceded by an increase in earthquake activity that allowed for short-term forecasts of imminent significant explosive activity. Although ...read more »

July 20 (3 fatalities)

4:03 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On July 20, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 22 (1 fatality)

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On July 22, 1 residential fire fatality was reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 21 (2 fatalities)

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On July 21, 2 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 19 (5 fatalities)

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On July 19, 5 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 18 (8 fatalities)

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On July 18, 8 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 23 (10 fatalities)

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On July 23, 10 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

July 24 (4 fatalities)

4:03 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On July 24, 4 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

2017-07-25 19:23:32 (M4.6) south of the Fiji Islands -22.4 -178.1 (29192)

3:59 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: south of the Fiji Islandsread more »

SPC Jul 25, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

3:46 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0242 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Valid 252000Z - 261200Z ...THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN SD TO CENTRAL MN... ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM PORTIONS OF WESTERN NE TO NORTHWEST WI... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN CO TO LAKE SUPERIOR... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF THE GREAT BASIN... ...SUMMARY... Scattered severe storms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest during the late afternoon and evening. Large hail, damaging winds, and a couple tornadic storms will be possible. ...Upper Midwest... No appreciable changeread more »

2017-07-25 16:24:53 (M4.4) near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 54.0 159.3 (29192)

3:42 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russiaread more »

SBA Key to Individual and Business Disaster Recovery in Arkansas

3:37 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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HVO Kilauea ORANGE/WATCH - Eruption continues at summit and East Rift Zone. Flows pose no threat to nearby communities.

3:36 pm Eastern | SciTech

Jul 25, 2017 19:09 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at its summit and from the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō continues to enter the ocean at Kamokuna. Surface flows are active above the pali, with continued activity on the coastal plain. These flows pose no threat to nearby communities. There have been no significant changes in seismicity levels across the volcano. At the summit, there was no significant change in ground tilt and the lake level is roughly 27 m (89 ft) below the Overlook crater rim this morning. ...read more »

SBA Key to Individual and Business Disaster Recovery in Arkansas

3:29 pm Eastern | U.S. News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is the largest source of federal recovery funds for disaster survivors and businesses, including those affected in the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19.Low-interest disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters are eligible for up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property. Language English read more »

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:31.09km) in Japan at 7/25/2017 4:55:20 PM

3:00 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Japanread more »

2017-07-25 16:55:20 (M4.5) Hokkaido, Japan region 42.4 145.6 (29192)

2:56 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Hokkaido, Japan regionread more »

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

2:50 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0147 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Valid 261200Z - 271200Z No changes to the ongoing forecast are necessary. See below for more details. ..Picca.. 07/25/2017 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0227 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017/ ...Synopsis... The slow-moving midlevel low centered over northern CA is forecast to begin ejecting northeast on Wednesday, though in general the pattern will change little compared to previous days, with an upper ridge persisting across the Southwest into the southern Plains. A weak surface ridge will settle into portions of the central and northern Plains in the wake of a cold front, resulting in light winds and read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Tue Jul 25 18:51:01 UTC 2017

2:50 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Tue Jul 25 18:51:01 UTC 2017.read more »

2017-07-25 16:17:02 (M4.4) Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islands 18.8 145.5 (29192)

2:37 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Pagan region, Northern Mariana Islandsread more »

SPC MD 1419

2:13 pm Eastern | U.S. News

MD 1419 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY FOR WEST CENTRAL NV AND EXTREME EAST CENTRAL CA Mesoscale Discussion 1419 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0111 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Areas affected...West central NV and extreme east central CA Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 251811Z - 251945Z Probability of Watch Issuance...5 percent SUMMARY...Isolated strong downburst winds possible this afternoon. DISCUSSION...East of the midlevel low over the northwest CA coast, deep convection is beginning to develop over the high terrain from the east slope of the Sierra Nevada into west central NV. Continued surface heating will drive sufficient buoyancy for thunderstorms to move northward-northeastward off the high terrain, read more »

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Bollinger, Christian, Greene, Madison, Osage, Reynolds, Ste. Genevieve and Wright Counties

1:36 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook

1:34 pm Eastern | Weather

000 ABPZ20 KNHC 251734 TWOEP Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Greg, located more than 1000 miles east of the Big Island of Hawaii, on Hurricane Hilary, located several hundred miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and on Hurricane Irwin, located several hundred miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. An area of low pressure could form several hundred miles south of Mexico in a day or two. Development, if any, of this system is expected to be slow to occur for the next few days while it moves west-northwestward at 5 to 10 mph. Upper-level winds could become more conducive for some development by the weekend as Hurricane Hilary moves farther read more »

2017-07-25 15:50:34 (M4.4) near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 37.6 141.4 (29192)

1:18 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: near the east coast of Honshu, Japanread more »

SPC Jul 25, 2017 1730 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

1:16 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 1730Z Day 2 Outlook Day 2 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1211 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Valid 261200Z - 271200Z ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM NORTHERN MO TO SOUTHERN WI... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN KS TO NORTHERN IN... ...SUMMARY... Scattered strong/severe storms will be possible across portions of the Midwest region Wednesday. ...Midwest... Latest model guidance continues to suggest a strong short-wave trough will progress across MB into northwest ON by 26/12z with subsequent movement to near the QC border by early evening. Southern influence of this feature will affect the Great Lakes region where 12hr height falls will be on the order ofread more »

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Bollinger, Christian, Greene, Madison, Osage, Reynolds, Ste. Genevieve and Wright Counties

12:53 pm Eastern | U.S. News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missourians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the flooding and severe storms that occurred April 28-May 11, 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and home improvement stores in Bollinger, Christian, Greene, Madison, Osage, Reynolds, Ste. Genevieve and Wright Counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer. Language English read more »

SPC Jul 25, 2017 1630 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

12:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 1630Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1124 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Valid 251630Z - 261200Z ...THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EASTERN SD AND SOUTHWEST MN... ...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CENTRAL NE TO NORTHWEST WI... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TO UPPER GREAT LAKES... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WESTERN GREAT BASIN... ...SUMMARY... Scattered severe storms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest during the late afternoon and evening. Large hail, damaging winds, and a couple tornadic storms will be possible. ...Upper Midwest... Pronounced capping as sampled by the 12Z Aberread more »

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

12:27 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1123 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 Valid 251700Z - 261200Z ...Western US Dry-Thunderstorm Potential... The ongoing isolated dry-thunderstorm area is expanded southward across parts of the Sierra Nevada, where thunderstorms will likely develop later today. Although previous rainfall and some modest increase in PW values suggest conditions will be less favorable for ignitions/fire spread today versus prior days, thermodynamic profiles should still support some enhanced potential for lightning-induced starts. The 12Z REV sounding sampled PW of 0.75 inches, and forecast soundings suggest around 0.75-0.85 inches across the area laterread more »

July 19 (5 fatalities)

11:33 am Eastern | U.S. News

On July 19, 5 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

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