“You never want to be in a situation where you have to evacuate folks twice.” Brian Ferguson, representative of California Office of Emergency Services.
For those whose California homes have gone up in flames, power outages are the equivalent of turning off an electric fan in the midst of a hurricane.
Health authorities in Oregon say two new cases of measles have been linked to exposure at Portland International Airport earlier this month.
Nine separate wildfires burned more than 30,000 acres across California. About 2,000 residents were forced to flee the state’s famous wine country.
A record-breaking autumn storm hit southern New England early Thursday morning with heavy rain and strong winds – but no injuries or deaths were reported.
ShakeOut: 66 million people practiced emergency and disaster preparedness exercises today, including how to Drop, Cover and Hold during earthquakes.
Japan: Typhoon Hagibis has killed at least 55 people and destroyed homes and other structures in the largest typhoon to hit the region in decades.
The Saddleridge Fire, which has burned about 4,700 acres of northern Los Angeles since Thursday evening, claimed its first fatality Friday morning.
Hours after a typhoon swept across Taiwan, a 460-foot (140-meter) bridge collapsed Tuesday morning in Yilan, a small Pacific coast fishing village.
While the southeast U.S. basked in summer-like weather this past weekend, Missoula, Montana, broke an 85-year-old record for September snowfall on Sept. 29.