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Tornado Threat as Chicago, Midwest Braces for Severe Weather

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:48
The National Weather Service warned that storms expected to form from Cedar Rapids to northwestern Indiana could become severe quickly.

Extreme Cold Threatens South Pole Rescue Mission

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 04:12
Extreme midwinter conditions are threatening efforts to evacuate a worker with a dangerous illness from a U.S. research station

Big Cities Under Threat From Hail, Winds and Twisters

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 03:41
Millions of Americans across the Midwest were under threat from damaging winds, large hail, flooding and a possible tornado outbreak Wednesday.

Pair of California Wildfires Grow Amid Simmering Heat

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 06:18
The fires had grown to a total of 7 square miles, and authorities worried they could soon combine into one monster blaze.

Fast-Moving Wildfires Tear Through Southern California

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 03:32
Evacuation orders have been issued after two sprawling wildfires broke out amid a blistering heat wave.

Tropical Storm Danielle Forms Off Mexico's Eastern Coast

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 12:04
Tropical Storm Danielle formed off eastern Mexico on Monday and began drenching the country's Gulf coast region with heavy rains.

Wildfires Continue To Burn Across Southwest

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 10:45
Crews continue to battle huge fires in California, Arizona and New Mexico. NBC's Steve Patterson reports.

Arizona Heatwave Turns Deadly

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:14
Tucson's Salvation Army works to keep the homeless cool as record-setting heat hits the city. So far four deaths have been blamed on the heatwav

Deadly Heat Wave Adds Misery to Fire-Ravaged West

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 03:17
Searing temperatures complicated the battle against explosive wildfires that scorched parts of the Southwest over the weekend and into Monday.

Intense Heatwave Expected to Feed Southwest Wildfires

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 08:22
Scalding heat was expected to intensify Sunday in the Southwest, where firefighters were struggling to battle wildfires fed by the hot, dry weather.

Wildfires Rip Through California, New Mexico

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 04:25
17,000 acres of land has burned in New Mexico as wildfires continue to rip through western states. In California, hundreds are forced to evacuate Santa Barbara after a state of emergency is declared.

Fire Crews Fight Wildfire, Brace for 120-Degree Temps

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 11:43
Blazing temperatures of up to 120 degrees in some parts of Southern California were expected to worsen the fire dangers.

Searing Heat Worsens Dangerous California Wildfire

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 06:29
Blazing temperatures of up to 120 degrees in some parts of Southern California were expected to worsen the fire dangers.

Scorching Heat, Winds Add Danger in Wildfire Fight

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 04:52
More than 12,000 firefighters continue to battle wildfires in California as wind speeds increase and temperatures reach triple digits, making dangerou

Wind Gusts Could Breed 'Fire Tornadoes' in SoCal Wildfire

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 11:27
About 140 homes and ranches are at risk in the coastal canyons of an area that hasn't seen such dramatic burns in 60 years.

New Mexico's Dog Head Fire Spreads to 16,000 Acres

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 04:12
Fanned by strong winds, the massive wildfire near Albuquerque raged out of control, prompting the national guard to be activated to help battle the bl

Sherpa Fire Burns At Least 1,400 Acres in California

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 00:20
Hundreds of firefighters are working to contain the fire burning in Southern Santa Barbara County in California.

120 Degrees! Triple-Digit Heat Wave Heads West

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 17:29
Heat advisories and warnings are in effect for 66 million Americans — about a fifth of the entire U.S. population.

Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western States

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 14:54
Firefighters in several western states are battling fierce wildfires, and at least 66 million people are under a heat alert out West as temperatures approach all-time highs.

Santa Barbara Wildfire Forced Evacuations

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 08:48
Dubbed the "Sherpa Fire," this fast moving wildfire has burned at least 1,200 acres in Santa Barbara County.