Payson, AZPayson Roundup

Lightning strikes two building Wednesday

The Payson Fire Department responded to two lightning-sparked building fires during a monsoon storm Wednesday night. The first building hit was Alpine Mini Storage off East Sherwood Drive around 7 p.m., according to a Payson Fire battalion chief. It appears a bolt hit a ponderosa pine tree next to the...
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Phoenix, AZAZFamily

Lightning strike causes house fire in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Lightning from the monsoon thunderstorm that hit the Valley is the cause of a house fire in Phoenix Friday morning. Phoenix Firefighter David Ramirez says the fire happened in the attic of a home near 12th Street and Desert Cove Avenue, which is north of Peoria Avenue. Ramirez says early reports show that lightning struck the house overnight, sparking a fire in the attic.
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Public Healthmusictimes.com

Sonya Bryson-Kirksey, U.S. National Anthem Singer, In CRITICAL Condition Following COVID-19 Diagnosis [REPORT]

Sonya Bryson-Kirksey currently fights for her life after testing positive for COVID-19. A new report by WFLA-Channel 8 on Wednesday confirmed that Bryson-Kirksey has been admitted to a hospital after contracting the dreaded virus. According to her husband, Jimmie Kirksey Jr., his wife wanted to tell everyone an important message now that she is experiencing the violence of the disease.
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Lightning re-sign forward Gemel Smith to two-year contract

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Gemel Smith to a two-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Smith, 27, skated in five games with the Lightning during the regular season, posting three assists and a plus-3 rating. He also appeared in three games with the Syracuse Crunch, notching three goals and six points.
Webster, WIBurnett County Sentinel

Lightning strikes twice at Webster school

The Webster Board of Education held their monthly meeting on Monday, July 19, and it was hard to ignore the temperature of the room, not from upset people but a lack of air conditioning in the high school media center. District superintendent Jeff Fimreite told the board and the crowd...
NHLNew York Post

Barclay Goodrow brings ‘in-your-face’ game to Rangers lineup

Lightning coach Jon Cooper might as well have orchestrated Barclay Goodrow’s new contract with the Rangers himself after the endorsement he gave the 28-year-old forward during Tampa Bay’s second Stanley Cup run this past season. “You can’t have all Ferraris,” he said. “Sometimes you need a good, old-fashioned four-wheel drive...
Tupper Lake, NYAdirondack Daily Enterprise

Lightning strikes a house, injuring one

TUPPER LAKE — Lightning struck at a property on Upper Saranac Lake, blowing apart trees and damaging a house at a camp on the south end of the lake Tuesday afternoon. One person who was sitting on a porch there suffered minor injuries, Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brendan Keough said.
Broward County, FLweather.gov

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Broward, Miami-Dade by NWS

Effective: 2021-07-23 18:33:00 EDT Expires: 2021-07-23 18:45:00 EDT Urgency: Immediate Severity: Severe Certainty: Observed Instruction: Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into a small central room in a sturdy structure. To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Miami. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook and Twitter. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Target Area: Broward; Miami-Dade A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR NORTHERN MIAMI-DADE AND SOUTHERN BROWARD COUNTIES At 633 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Hallandale, moving southeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar and Pompano Beach. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.88IN WIND...60MPH
EnvironmentSand Hills Express

The five largest burning wildfires in the U.S.

As wildfire seasons in many areas throughout the nation start earlier and last longer, 2021 is on track to be another devastating year for fires. As of Friday, there are a total of 83 large wildfires currently burning in the U.S., which have already destroyed a total of 1,366,587 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

Did The B Word Conference Help Boost Investors’ Confidence? Where Will Bitcoin Go Next? Amazon Is Hiring A Digital Currency Lead

"All About Bitcoin" takes look at this week's trending headlines: Elon musk confirms SpaceX owns bitcoin at the B Word conference, JPMorgan is now offering clients access to crypto funds, a Lightning network update, and Amazon is looking to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead. CoinDesk "First Mover" editor Brad Keoun and research analyst George Kaloudis share their insights. Plus, what to watch for next week.
NHLDetroit News

Red Wings go big with defenseman Simon Edvinsson, goalie Sebastian Cossa

Detroit — A developing trend around the NHL is to acquire the big, smooth-skating defenseman who can provide offense and be a pillar defensively. A team wouldn't mind a big, athletic goalie. In Friday's first-round of the NHL Entry Draft, the Red Wings hope to have gotten both. They took...