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Warnings for Puerto Rico as Tropical Storm Bears Down

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 06:36
Forecasters said Erika could be a low-grade hurricane by the time it reaches or brushes close to Florida on Monday.

Resources Falling Short in Monster Washington Fire

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 13:43
Commanders blamed a "lack of resources" for the continued spread of the 260,000-acre Okanogan Complex of fires in Washington state.

Firefighters Prepare for Another Tough Day Battling Western Blazes

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:59
Firefighters in Washington state prepare for another tough day fighting blazes in condition so harsh a Red Flag Warning, the highest alert, has been issued. NBC News' Miguel Almaguer reports from base camp.

Tropical Storm Erika Is Spinning Toward the Caribbean

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 09:13
Forecasters say the Southeast should keep an eye on the storm.

From Gunfire to Rescues, NBC Reporter Recalls Covering Katrina

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 06:52
A decade ago, NBC's Carl Quintanilla was in the heart of New Orleans as it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Powerful Typhoon Slams Japan

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 05:47
A typhoon hit the southern island of Kyushu Tuesday morning, prompting the evacuation of nearly 300,000 people.

Then and Now: Photographer Revisits His Katrina Images

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 03:01
Reuters photographer Carlos Barria returns to New Orleans to revisit the locations captured in his photographs a decade after Hurricane Katrina.

Caught on Camera: Tornado Tears Through Aussie Town

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 02:47
Small tornado swept through Dubbo, eastern Australia, bringing down power lines, trees and damaging homes.

Tropical Storm Erika Develops in Atlantic

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 20:58
The National Hurricane Center reported Monday night that Erika had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was centered 955 miles east of the Leeward Islands.

'Intoxicating': Crews Find Beauty in Washington Wildfires

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 15:18
Firefighters battling the 73,000-acre Canyon Creek wildfires in Oregon struggled with tougher conditions as two more communities were evacuated.

Danny Expected to Remain a 'Small' Tropical Storm

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 11:35
As the first named hurricane of the season softened to a tropical storm, Danny was expected to remain relatively weak as it churned west Sunday.

Hurricane Danny Weakens to Tropical Storm, Islands Prepare

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 17:48
Danny is expected to be near the Leeward Islands on Sunday or Monday, but it probably won't bring heavy rain to drought-stricken parts of Puerto Rico.

Then and Now: Photographer Revisits His Katrina Images

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 09:54
Reuters photographer Carlos Barria returns to New Orleans to revisit the locations captured in his photographs a decade after Hurricane Katrina.

Rare Late-Summer Tornadoes Feared in Plains, Midwest

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 09:50
Nebraska, Kansas and northwest Missouri are at the greatest risk for damaging winds during the day and isolated tornadoes at night.

More than 70 International Firefighting Experts Have Joined the Effort to Contain Wester Wildfires

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 09:40
Nearly 70 firefighting experts from Australia and New Zealand have joined with the nearly 29,000 deployed firefighters to battle wildfires across the western United States. NBC News' Miguel Almaguer reports from the scene.

Three Myths About Wildfires Debunked

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 08:36
With the western United States in the middle of a horrific wildfire season, let's spark some truth on wildfires.

Lightning Appears to Hit Jet on Runway in Atlanta

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 07:27
Video from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport appears to show a bolt of lightning striking a Delta Jet.

Hikers Rescued in Hawaii After Flash Flood

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 07:26
An ATV adventure turned to terror when a flash flood popped up unexpectedly in Hawaii.

Wildfires Cause Charred Hills and Lost Lives in Washington State

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:59
NBC News's Miguel Almaguer reports from a charred hillside in Washington state, at the site where several firefighters lost their lives.

Forecasters Upgrade Danny to Hurricane

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:13
Danny, the first hurricane of the season in Atlantic Ocean, is currently tracking west toward the Windward Islands.