Deadly Thomas Wildfire Continues to Spread in California

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Over the past two weeks, numerous wildfires have ignited across the state of California.  High pressure, dry conditions, and a special flow pattern in Southern California called the Santa Ana Winds have helped to drive one of the largest recorded wildfires in state history, the Thomas Wildfire.  The fire has ravaged over 267,000 acres over its two week lifespan, and … Read More

Critical Fire Danger for South Central Plains Friday

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center has highlighted an area where they expect critical fire conditions to occur on Friday. Major cities included in this area are Amarillo,  TX; Salina,  KS; Hutchinson,  KS ; Garden City,  KS; and Dodge City,  KS. They are all within a region expanding across Kansas,  Oklahoma,  Texas,  and New Mexico has been in a long-term … Read More

WATCH: Fire Across the Sky!

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Many residents across the Midwest were treated with a brilliant spectacle very early in the morning on February 6th, 2017. A fireball shot across the skies in proximity to Lake Michigan. Luckily, several surveillance cameras across Illinois and Wisconsin were able to capture the sight for those of us who didn’t see it first-hand. What Is a Fireball? It is … Read More