Tropical Storm Beta expected to make landfall late Monday

Parts of Texas and Louisiana are bracing for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during a busy hurricane season.

Weather forecast

Get your sweaters, because some of the chilliest air of the season is sweeping our way. The first frost and freeze advisories have been put in place for areas north of the city, with temperatures dropping as low as the upper 30s across the region tonight. A bright sunny day will follow tomorrow, but temperatures will stay cool.

Easing wildfires not as simple as climate change vs. forest work

Scientists say wildfires are all but inevitable, and the main drivers are plants and trees drying out due to climate change and more people living closer to areas that burn. And while forest thinning and controlled burns are solutions, they have proven challenging to implement on the scale needed to combat those threats.

Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.