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  • Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California

    Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:38:32 GMT
    The surf was churning in Southern California, and even bigger waves were brewing.More >
    Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot...More >
  • More rain forecast for wildfire-singed Washington

    More rain forecast for wildfire-singed Washington

    Saturday, August 23 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 23:15:43 GMT
    An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.More >
    A slow-moving front bringing heavy rain and thunder is expected to arrive in areas of Washington state scarred by wildfires on Sunday - days after flash floods destroyed at least 10 homes and closed down highways.More >
  • Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

    Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:14:59 GMT
    Officials in an area of north-central Washington scarred by massive wildfires say heavy rains unleashed mudslides that damaged or destroyed 10 homes and blocked highways.More >
    Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.More >
  • WildfiresMore>>

  • Tiny mountain lion cubs saved from wildfire

    Tiny mountain lion cubs saved from wildfire

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:19 GMT

    Wildfire crews in the national forest spotted the cubs under a burning log and doused them with water.

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    Wildfire crews in the national forest spotted the cubs under a burning log and doused them with water.

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  • Northern California wildfires show slower growth

    Northern California wildfires show slower growth

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:00:58 GMT
    The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.More >
    The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.More >
  • Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire

    Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:38:47 GMT
    A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by...More >
    U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan released Wednesday that allows loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists...More >
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