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The Trump administration blocks California forest fire aid

The Trump administration has denied California’s disaster relief request to clean up the damage from six recent fires across the state, including the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles County, the El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino County, and the Creek Fire, one the largest that continues to burn in Fresno and Madera counties. The decision came late Wednesday or early …

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Further forest fire evacuations have been ordered as Northern California prepares for high winds

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Further evacuations were ordered in Northern California Thursday as wildfire residents braced for the return of high winds that could start a burning fire in the region’s wine country. The Napa Valley evacuations came when forecasters in much of northern, central and southern California issued a red flag warning, the highest fire hazard warning. The warning went …

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“Critical Risks” of Forest Fires in California Amid Heat Waves

SHUT DOWN California firefighters use flamethrowers in the San Gabriel Mountains to burn burning land along the way of the Bobcat fire. USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO – California residents who recently took a breather from the unhealthy air quality caused by a flood of forest fires this month are now holding their breath and hoping these conditions do not return. …

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Notre Dame-Wake Forest football game postponed after more positive coronavirus tests

The Notre Dame-Wake Forest football match, scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed after the Irish announced that 13 players had been isolated. In a statement Tuesday, Notre Dame said seven players out of 94 tests conducted on Monday tested positive for coronavirus. Combined with last week’s test results, 13 players are in isolation, 10 in quarantine. As a result, Notre …

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Forest fires, coronavirus and an earthquake collided during the terrible week in California

The Golden State has tried to stem the spike in coronavirus cases that began this summer as dozen forest fires burn and smoke makes breathing difficult. Then, as if enough crises hadn’t collided, another peril struck Southern California – an earthquake. As more than 19,000 firefighters scrambled to contain multiple flames in the state, they grieved for one of their …

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Forest fires, hurricanes and disappearing sea ice: the climate crisis is here

Worst forest fires in U.S. history, Arctic sea ice tending to a historically low, simultaneous hurricane in the Atlantic and the hottest summer in the northern hemisphere on record: Scientists say this year’s series of natural disasters and record temperatures are their worst fears has exceeded. “We speculated about things that might happen 40 years ago, and I don’t think …

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California Forest Fires: Thousands of firefighters continue to fight forest fires that killed 24 people in less than a month

Forest fires in the west The Bobcat Fire burns in the Angeles National Forest north of Monrovia, California on Friday, September 11th. Forest fires in the west George Coble walks through his ruined property in Mill City, Oregon on Saturday, September 12th. Forest fires in the west Crystal Sparks, 35, kisses her 4-year-old twins Chance and Ryder Sutton as they …

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The smoke from forest fires on the US west coast is visible from nearly 1 million miles away (photo).

NASA’s EPIC camera aboard the NOAA Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft captured this photo on September 9, 2020. A thick cloud of smoke from the forest fires on the west coast hovers over the Pacific just off the west coast. (Photo credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The smoke blew from the Forest fires are raging in the western United States is …

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Forest fires in California, Oregon, and Washington create dangerous air quality across the west

Forest fires in California, Oregon, and Washington have created dangerous air conditions throughout the western United States as smoke from the devastating flames spans thousands of kilometers. Air quality in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles is currently among the worst in the world. connected In the Bay Area, air purifiers are sold out in stores as residents seek …

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