ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Due to gusty winds and record heat in the Southwest and California, the areas are facing a critical fire danger Friday, especially in the Golden State. Fire danger alerts stretch from California all the way to Indiana Friday and into the weekend. Wind gusts could reach […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Gusty, dry winds are expected on Thursday and Friday for parts of northern California where the Glass and Dolan Fires are burning as winds could gust up to 30 mph. Currently, 24 major fires are burning in California, forcing about 98,000 people to flee their homes. […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — There are 22 large wildfires currently burning in California with dozens more burning from Texas to Washington. On Sunday, record heat and dry gusty winds helped to spread the fires. Winds gusted over 50 mph in northern California with record high temperatures of 101 in Napa […]

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News A major weather pattern change is in sight for the next few days in much of the U.S., including the return of dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the West as well as a heat wave in the Southwest. Already Saturday morning, there are wind advisories, fire weather […]

ABC NewsBY: BRITTANY BORER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Several daily high temperature records were broken from Washington State to Texas on Saturday like in Shreveport, Louisiana, which hit its first 100-degree day of the year. Today, we expect more of the same across the western third of the country and parts of Texas with […]

ABC NewsBY: REED MCDONOUGH, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Wildfires in the West continue to rage as the region sees more record high temperatures. The extreme weather has proved to be particularly a problem in California. As the state battled both extreme heat and wildfires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company initiated rotating outages Friday night […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Northeast is expected to have another hot and humid day with flash flooding possible. A Heat Advisory has been issued from New York City to Hartford, Providence and Boston with temperatures near 90 degrees and, with humidity, it will feel like its 90 to 100 […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A derecho moved through the Midwest Monday from Nebraska to Ohio producing more than 500 damaging severe storm reports and leaving more than one million people without power. A derecho is a powerful line of severe storms that produces straight line winds that can cause major […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Another heat wave is developing across the eastern United States Monday all the way from Texas to Massachusetts. There are 12 states from Oklahoma to Massachusetts under Heat Advisory and some areas will feel like its near 110 degrees. For the Northeast, there could be another […]

ABC NewsBY: BRITTANY BORER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A line of thunderstorms is moving across portions of Missouri and Illinois this morning. Flash Flood Watches are in effect as some spots could see as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain with due to thunderstorms. Another round of storms is expected to follow […]

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