Zola, a gorilla at Dallas Zoo, was just slapping his hands happily in an indoor paddling pool before showing off his dancing skills. The viral video was shared by Dallas Zoo's on June 20, inspiring at least one great edit with music.
A Red Flag Warning, issued by the National Weather Service, remains in effect until 11 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, as heat, dryness and hot breezes combine for dangerous conditions in the Sacramento region and Northern California in general.
Not so long ago, California was in the middle of a deep drought but in June its snow water equivalent rose to a heaping 170 percent of normal. NASA shows in its latest video that satellites were capturing that change.
Water, sports drinks, energy drinks, milks and shakes. We have lots of choices when it comes to hydrating before a work-out or a game. Learn about the best ways to stay hydrated in this video from Cleveland Clinic.
As the heat wave continues, Folsom Lake is a popular spot for cooling down. Families were out with young kids playing in the water Tuesday, and 11-year-old Galt resident Nesiah Tovar talked to the Bee about her family's plans for the day.
A timelapse video by the University of Nevada Seismology Lab shows the dramatic progress of a thunderstorm moving over the mountains near east of the Sierra Nevada and west of Hawthorne, Nev., on Monday, June 19, 2017, the same day that temperatures and dry conditions will continue to bake the Sacramento region.
Brooke Bingaman of the the National Weather Service in Sacramento offers specific ways for valley residents to remain healthy and safe as the season's first significant heat wave rolls through the region.