Weather


Israel Hot, and Getting Hotter, Says Report

Things are heating up – and not just because it’s summer. In a new study, the Israel Meteorological Service says that climate change will cause an already hot Israel to…

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Heat Relief on the Way for California Firefighters

Cooler temperatures will bring some relief to firefighters battling California wildfires, but not until later in the week, the National Weather Service said. “No luck today, but starting Monday, we’re…

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Heat Wave Sizzles Midwest, East Coast

Sweltering temperatures flirting with 100 degrees Fahrenheit blistered parts of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast on Monday and sizzle at least through the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, the…

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NYC Excessive Heat Warning Goes to Early Monday

It’s going to be a hot start to the work week. New York City officials say residents should continue to take precautions against extremely high temperatures and humidity as the…

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Winter or Summer? Weather, Calendar Seem to Disagree

Israelis awakening Wednesday could be forgiven for thinking it was Rosh Chodesh Shevat, instead of Tammuz – as heavy rain, often accompanied by thunder and lightning, fell throughout the country.…

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Bus Overturns in Heavy Rain, No Injuries

A bus full of passengers overturned in heavy rains in southern Israel on Thursday night. B’chasdei shamayim, there were no injuries. Initial reports which described the accident at the Rotem…

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Rain, Hail and Flooding in Rare Post-Pesach Storm

Prayers for rain have stopped since Pesach, but the rains returned anyway on Wednesday, drowning one man, causing flash floods and disrupting air travel. A 17-year-old Israeli was swept away…

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Snow Begins Early Monday in New York

Winter weather made a comeback Monday morning. After a weekend of highs nearing 60 degrees, temperatures plummeted overnight Sunday into Monday, with snow moving in on the Northeast. In New…

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Jewish Influence on the Weather

It was a mixture of amusing and disturbing when Washington, D.C. Councilman Trayon White Sr. used social media to share his unusual thoughts about a recent sudden snowfall in the…

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