WHAT TO DO
Fire crews are drilled on ten Standard Firefighting Orders, developed by the U.S. Forest Service to reduce the risk of firefighting. When firefighters die, investigations have found these basic rules are often overlooked or broken:
WHAT TO DO
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A storm that caused flash flooding in the area burned by Colorado’s Waldo Canyon Fire last year damaged about 20 homes, roughly a half dozen of them significantly.
More than a half inch
Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, July 02, 2013.
Expect little change in the nation¼’s weather on Tuesday as a fairly stagnant weather pattern remains overhead. This pattern will support continued heat in the West and another round of
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Varying winds caused by rugged terrain and Arizona’s monsoon may have contributed to the deaths of 19 firefighters over the weekend.
The firefighters, part of the elite Granite Mountain Hotshots based in nearby Prescott,
NEW YORK (AP) — Months after Superstorm Sandy swamped her little island, the Statue of Liberty will finally welcome visitors again on Independence Day.
Sandy made landfall one day after the statue’s 126th birthday, flooding most of the
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The National Weather Service says California’s Death Valley National Park tentatively recorded a high temperature of 129 degrees on Sunday, which would tie the all-time June record high for the United
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dalila (dah-LY-lah) continues to swirl off Mexico’s Pacific coast.
The storm has maximum sustained winds early Monday near 45 mph (75 kph) with some possibility of strengthening later in the day and Tuesday.
Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, July 01, 2013.
Expect little change in the nation¼’s weather on Monday as a fairly stagnant weather pattern remains overhead. This pattern will support continued hot weather in the West and muggy conditions
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A heat wave punishing several Western states brought at least record-tying temperatures to Death Valley and Las Vegas.
The mercury rocketed to 128 degrees Sunday in Death Valley National Park, the National Weather Service
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say 200 people were treated for heat problems as temperatures soared at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas.
Clark County spokesman Erik Pappa says about 30 of them were hospitalized for heat-related injuries