I saw on the news the other night the flooding in the Mendenhall River near Juneau, Alaska with houses being swept into the river.
Forecasters for the National Weather Service are anticipating a more active hurricane season this year because of record-warm ocean surface temperatures, the Texas Tribune reported.
An unprecedented number of child care centers are expected to close across the state as pandemic relief funding ends, the Texas Standard reported. A survey conducted by the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children of about 1,600 child care programs indicated 44% were likely to close their doors without additional funding. Federal pandemic relief funds ended for most centers in June.
I went back to school on Monday, Aug. 7. Students will start back on Wednesday, Aug. 16, which is also my birthday.