wildfires Headlines

  • California ‘fire tornado’ kills two

    Dramatic new video shows the moment a massive California “fire tornado” with a base the size of three football fields whirled through the sky — claiming the lives of a fire inspector and a bulldozer operator. The clip, obtained by CBS San Francisco, captures the tornado exploding in the middle of the enormous July 26...

    New York Post
  • We have some bad news about the future of the terrible wildfires in the Western U.S.

    The flames scorching the Western U.S. aren't expected to relent anytime soon.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) gave its monthly U.S. climate report on Thursday, and they used the opportunity to show that the next couple of months are ripe for an enhanced fire risk out West. SEE ALSO: The baking Pacific Ocean is changing the weather on the Southern California coast After noting the exceptionally hot and dry conditions that stoked destructive wildfires so far this...

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  • Waterbomber pilot killed fighting Australian wildfires

    By Erin CooperSYDNEY, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A helicopter pilot died on Friday when his aircraft crashed while waterbombing rare winter bushfires in Australia...

    Mail Online
  • Dozens of wildfires blazing across NSW are a sign temperatures will soar this summer say forecasters

    The current spate of bushfires raging across New South Wales is an 'onimous sign' of an exceptionally hot spring and summer, according to forecasters.

    Mail Online
  • US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

    WASHINGTON (AP) - As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local...

    Mail Online
  • Wildfire smoke engulfing a storm in the Atlantic is an ideal metaphor for 2018

    Smoke produced by fires thousands of miles away is now choking a storm swirling in the Atlantic Ocean. Welcome to weather in 2018. Thursday morning, Weather Channel meteorologist Jonathan Erdman found that smoke from California and Canada's record-breaking wildfires has nearly engulfed subtropical storm Ernesto. SEE ALSO: How long does it take for today's violent wildfires to go out? Previously, the wildfire smoke had shut down Yosemite National Park, and the National Weather Service watched...

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