Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
While the current El Nino could rival that of 1997, that doesn't mean the U.S. impacts will be the same. Continue reading →
The state's residents are adapting to what might be the new normal.
The desiccating Santa Ana winds of California may be blasting the land with fire-enhancing ozone carried all the way down from the stratosphere.
Numbers don't lie, and the data underlying California's drought do not have anything good to say.
Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous United States.
While the west coast endures a long stretch of brutal dry weather, some see hope because the southwest is being inundated with rain.
Forest Service anticipates spending up to $1.6 billion fighting a fire season that could be worse than normal.
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