Exploding Wildfires In The West Derail 4th Of July PlansA growing wildfire destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched U.S. West meant the evacuation of hundreds from their homes.
Drought-Stricken West Braces As Wildfire Season Flares UpSevere drought has already forced officials in several western states to close national parks as precautions against wildfires and issue warnings throughout the region.
'Like Dominoes': Utah Homes Burn As Wildfires Menace U.S. WestA fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires.
Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To CloseExtreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region.
Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More EvacuationsA growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions.
New Mexico Files Counterclaims In Water Fight With TexasNew Mexico is accusing Texas of mismanaging its share of water from the Rio Grande and failing to plan for drought.
Drought On Tap To Intensify Over U.S. SouthwestRivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
Elevated Fire Risk Results In Red Flag Warnings Across North TexasThe fire danger across North Texas continues to be high and weather condition will keep it that way all week. Together dry air; dry ground, dormant vegetation, low humidity and gusty winds are the perfect storm for grass fires.
US Hits Record For Costly Weather Disasters: $306 BillionWith three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.
Quick Warm Up In DFW, We Are Back In The 70sToday: Sunny, breezy and warmer. Elevated fire danger. High: Low to mid 70s. Wind: SW 15-25 mph.
Severe Drought Sneaking Into North TexasToday: Mostly sunny, windy and mild. Elevated fire danger. High: Upper 70s. Wind: South 15-25, Gusts to 30 mph.
Christmas Trees Arriving In North Texas Despite Shortage In Some AreasEverything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed.