Winds Expected To Drive Next Wave Of Deadly California FiresWinds up to 45 mph (72 kph) were expected to pummel areas north of San Francisco where at least 23 people have died and at least 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
At Least 10 Dead As Fires Rage In California Wine CountryThe fires broke out nearly simultaneously and then exploded overnight, sending residents fleeing as embers rained down and flames raged around them.
Thinning Forests Aims To Reduce Fire RiskThe Nature Conservancy is selectively logging dry forests in Washington's Central Cascades as part of a long-term plan to make thousands of privately owned forestland more resilient to fire, disease and climate change.
Inslee Declares State Of Emergency For 20 CountiesSeveral wildfires continue to burn in Eastern Washington
Washington Tragedy Highlights Firefighters' Youth, Passion
Obama Administration Warns Southwest, Northwest Could Face Catastrophic Wildfires This SummerThe Southwest and Northwest could face potentially catastrophic wildfires this summer, despite an unusually wet May over much of the nation, the Obama administration has warned.
Winter Snowpack At Only 22 Percent Of Normal On April 1Washington's winter snowpack set a new record low for the month of April, setting the stage for low water supplies and perhaps more devastating wildfires later this year.
Northwest Thunderstorms Complicate Fire FightsTriple-digit heat and lightning have made firefighters' jobs even more difficult across the Northwest, where two dozen large wildfires are already burning.
Oregon Wildfires Stretch State Resources15 fires are burning more than 565 square miles in Oregon.
Heat Wave Expected In Washington Temperatures this weekend expected in the 80s to lower 90s in Western Washington and 90s to triple digits in Eastern Washington.
Experts: Bad Wildfire Season Ahead For Wash.The Washington Department of Natural Resources expects the wildfire season will be worse than average
Climate Change Brings Risk To NorthwestGlobal warming is already altering Northwest forest landscapes, increasing wildfire risks and threatening coastal communities

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