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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.

Danny Upgraded to Hurricane, First of Atlantic Season

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 08:24
It could bring rain to South Florida, but forecasters say it's too early to tell.

Cash Burn: Cost of Fighting Wildfires Rising Fast

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 10:56
Forest fires are getting worse and there are more of them. And the way the U.S. pays for firefighting is only making matters worse.

Tropical Storm Danny Heads West, Expected to Strengthen

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 08:15
Forecasters say it's too early to gauge whether the storm will threaten the United States.

Chelan Wildfire Victims Survey Damage

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 06:37
Relief begins to pour in for families that lost homes; sheriff warns would-be looters to stay away. KING's Ted Land reports.

3D Animation Illustrates Challenges in Fighting Chelan Wildfire

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:28
NBC News animation shows the area where the Chelan Wildfire is burning. The fire is just one of several that have burned through seven million acres so far.

Idaho 'Firenado' Shoots 100 Feet Into Air

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:30
It is just the latest example of the frightening extremes marking this historic western wildfire season. So far, more than 7 million acres have been torched this season.

New Tropical Storm in Atlantic, Expected to Become Hurricane

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 13:25
Tropical Storm Danny, currently only packing 40 mph winds and 1,600 miles from the Windward Islands, is expected to become a hurricane Thursday.

Thousands Flee Chelan, WA as Wildfires Continue to Rage

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 08:02
NBC News' Miguel Almaguer reports from Chelan, WA where wildfires have consumed 56,000 acres of land and caused nearly 3,000 people to flee the area.

Experience Tundra or Desert Without Leaving the Airport

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 06:07
Imagine that you could test out the weather in your destination without having to leave the airport.

El Nino Takes Aim At West Coast

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 16:17
Strengthening "Godzilla" El Nino expected to deliver "once-in-a-lifetime" storms to drought stricken West Coast states. NBC's Leanne Gregg reports.

Lightning Splits Redwood

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 14:01
A once towering redwood tree was reduced to splinters by a powerful lightning strike in Tacoma, Washington Wednesday. KING's Ryan Takeo reports.

Super El Niño Could Be Among Strongest on Record

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:02
But it won't erase the California drought.

The Week in Pictures

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:51
Crowds part for a woman and child, mine spill makes river go gold, Ferguson marks painful anniversary, flamingo chicks get tagged and more.

Millions of 'Shade Balls' Bobbing in L.A. Reservoirs

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 09:44
Los Angeles has deployed 96 million black "shade balls" in its reservoirs to protect its water supply from contaminants and evaporation.