Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Weather

In this photo taken Monday, June 26, 2017, smoke plumes from the Manzanita Fire are seen near Beaumont, Ca.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah firefighters braced Wednesday for more high winds as they try to slow a stubborn wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation ...
Officers stop cars heading in Panguitch, Utah, heading to Panguitch Lake on highway 143 as the fire approaches, Thursday, June 22, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. The fire near the town of Brian Head ...
The Brian Head Fire continues to grow and has burned more than 27,700 acres, Friday, June 23, 2017 in Brian Head, Utah.

BY MICHELLE L. PRICE SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night ...
A car passes an uprooted tree during rainfalls near Magdeburg, eastern Germany, Thursday, June 22, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — High winds and driving rain hit northern Germany on Thursday, killing one person with a falling tree branch, shutting down major train lines and grounding some planes. ...
This satellite image taken Tuesday, June 20, 2017, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a tropical storm over the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Gulf Coast.

BY KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which ...
A Salvation Army hydration station sign gets hit by the midday sun as temperatures climb to near-record highs, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Phoenix.

BY CLARICE SILBER and ANGIE WANG PHOENIX (AP) — The first day of summer was expected to bring some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, ...
In this June 4, 2017 file photo, Pakistan families cool themselves off in a water stream in Lahore, Pakistan.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows. Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than ...
In this April 11,2010 file photo, tourists walk along a ridge at Death Valley National Park, California.

BY SALLY HO and CHRISTOPHER WEBER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees (49 Celsius) as a reason to hunker down indoors ...
A neighbor whose home was damaged by a storm talks on the phone in front of a row of damaged homes in the Hyda Hills neighborhood in Bellevue, Neb., Saturday, June 17, 2017.

BY MARGERY A. BECK OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Residents in parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa were cleaning up Saturday after severe thunderstorms — some producing hurricane-force winds — ...

As an abnormally dry spring that saw brush fires engulf hundreds of acres in Southwest Florida gives way to rainy season, it can be easy to be overwhelmed by the ...
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