A NASA-led research campaign called SnowEx kicked off in Colorado in February. The five-year study will advance global measurements of how much snow is on the ground at any given time and how much liquid water is contained in that snow. The amount of water in snow plays a huge role in water availability for drinking water, agriculture, and hydropower.
NASA investigates water supply in snow
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The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is facing eight lawsuits alleging misconduct against inmates at the jail. The Board of Commissioners have also asked the Department of Justice to investigate potential civil rights violations and allegations of improper use of force against inmates. Sheriff Phil Plummer is defending his office and employees.
Firefighters in Oakland, California knocked down part of the wall of the Ghost Ship warehouse, where a fire killed at least 36 people on Friday night. Investigators are still searching for more bodies, and officials had said an unstable wall was posing a safety hazard to those searching the structure, and hampering the search.
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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
Police Officer JD Garton and Sgt. Joe Kantola of Kearney Missouri Police Department responded to a call from a Kearney resident who was hearing strange noises coming from the storm drains on April 7, 2016. Turns out a the baby fox was in the drainage system. Witness Officer Garton's body cam footage, navigating the underground drainage system and rescuing the small animal. The fox was taken to an animal rescue where it will be nursed to health and later released. Watch the whole video to see the little fox speak for himself. Credits: Videos and photos courtesy of Kearney Missouri Police Department
A 21-second animation of infrared and visible imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite from Jan. 19 to 21 shows the movement one frontal system moving across the southern U.S. followed by a second storm system that is expected to bring the powerful winter storm to the Mid-Atlantic.