Rain Unleashes Mudslide Risks In Fire-Ravaged CaliforniaThe same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months now have to handle hard rains that bring another type of danger -- mudslides.
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.
U.S. Launches Ambitious Plan To Battle Rangeland WildfiresFederal officials have launched a two-pronged plan to stop a vicious cycle of rangeland wildfires in a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West.
House GOP Unveils $81B Disaster Relief For Hurricanes, FiresHouse Republicans on Monday unveiled an $81 billion disaster aid package to help hurricane-ravaged communities and states hit by wildfires, almost double the amount requested by President Donald Trump.
Flames Threaten Coastal Communities As Firefighters MournThousands of firefighters tried to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession in honor of one of their colleagues rolled past.
Lines Cut Around A Third Of Still-Powerful California BlazeFire lines have been established around nearly a third of one of the largest wildfires in California history, but danger remains.
Crews Work To Protect Hillside Homes As California Wildfire ExpandsThe fifth largest wildfire in California history has expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods.
Firefighters Brace For Second Week Of California WildfiresAs Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation.
Flames Engulf San Diego Area In Newest WildfiresRetirement communities built on golf courses, semi-rural race horse stables and other sites were engulfed by flames as the San Diego area became the latest front in California's wildfire fight.
California Wind, And Fire Danger, Hits Unprecedented HighThe color-coded system showing the expected strength of the winds driving the region's fierce wildfires has reached uncharted territory, pushing past red, which means "high" into the color that means "extreme."
Southern California Fire Forces Thousands To Flee HomesFerocious winds in Southern California whipped up an explosive wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 8,000 homes.
Christmas Trees Arriving In North Texas Despite Shortage In Some AreasEverything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed.
FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
California Fire Victims Return Home As Crews Gain GroundFire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California over the past week, and thousands of people got to return to their homes.