East Coast Braces for a Major Heat Wave

East Coast Braces for a Major Heat Wave

The major heat wave that has covered the Midwest pushed into the Northeast Friday, bring temperatures that could Top 100F in Washington, DC, and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. The huge mass of warm air will blanket the region, home to about 33% of the US population, through Sunday with little […]

Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger

Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger

Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger A mixture of strong, dry winds and warm weather Thursday raise the area’s wildfire danger to ‘extreme,’ in Southern California Strong winds will blow Thursday afternoon and evening in bone-dry areas of the Southern California accompanied by low humidity, creating extreme fire-weather conditions, the National Weather said today. […]

Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US

Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US

Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US Several major wildfires are raging across the Southwestern United States, after consuming dozens of homes and forcing evacuations. Firefighters have gained the upper hand on a blaze burning in the sparsely populated and wooded community of Timberon, New Mexico. That wildfire, which officials said was in the “mop-up stage” […]