Sunday, August 18 2013 4:09 PM EDT2013-08-18 20:09:38 GMT
Fire crews are working to put out a brush fire that broke out about a quarter mile past Keaau Beach Park before 5 p.m. Saturday. Homes are being threatened and the blaze is still not under control. CopyrightMore >>
Fire officials say a brush fire that broke out Saturday afternoon scorched about 100 acres and threatened homes near Makaha.More >>
Saturday, August 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-08-18 03:43:32 GMT
A tropical disturbance far southwest of the main Hawaiian Islands has formed into Tropical Storm Pewa, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Forecasters said as of 11 a.m. Friday, Pewa wasMore >>
Tropical Storm Pewa maintained its 65 mile per hour winds as it approached the International Date Line far west of Hawaii, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said. More >>
Monday, July 15 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-07-15 19:33:18 GMT
(Source: CBS 5 News
On the first tour of some of the destruction near Yarnell, you get an idea of how firefighters are balancing the emotions of losing 19 of their own while also working to put out the blaze. "We're doingMore >>
On the first tour of some of the destruction near Yarnell, you get an idea of how firefighters are balancing the emotions of losing 19 of their own, while also working to put out the blaze.
TUOLUMNE COUNTY, CA (KTXL/CNN) - Threatening Yosemite National Park and burning through an area the size of Chicago, the Rim Fire has grown to more than 160,000 acres.
Containment has grown to 15 percent as firefighters work to cut fire lines and put out hot spots.
The Rim Fire has burned erratically, changing directions instantly.
"(Wildfires) can. They can create their own micro climate, much as it happened in Arizona where the fire changed directions and came back the other way," Public Information Officer Steve Stien said.
The Rim Fire appears to have a ferocious appetite and is scorching and scarring everything in its path.
Just days ago the fire made a run towards base camp, the command center for firefighters. Flames blackened the land right up to edge of the camp before making yet another turn.
"They were able to alleviate that danger and obviously save the base camp, which was a godsend," Stien said.
Campers at Berkeley's Tuolumne Family Camp were evacuated two days prior, but they left like the world was coming to an end. Flip flops, towels, even a car all left behind.
Firefighters are still putting out hot spots after a fire roared through a Berkeley camp Sunday afternoon. It appears like it's raining ash. It burned out a lot of the campground, gutted a vehicle, and the fire was so hot, it left pools of melted metal.
The view, once serene, is now devastating. Stone fire places looked like smoldering headstones, and fire is not the only danger.
Near the campground, trees burned through and through, no longer stable, were falling on the roadside.
The only thing certain about this fire is the sheer uncertainty of it all and that firefighters are working, watching, and wondering when they will put this out.
Saturday, November 10 2012 1:48 PM EST2012-11-10 18:48:37 GMT
(RNN) – With the majority of ballots counted and the question of who will be the next president put to rest, only Florida remains undecided as vote tallies continued into Wednesday. With 97 percent reported,More >>
The state of Florida has finished its tally, and its 29 electoral votes went to President Barack Obama. Not that it mattered. More >>
Wednesday, November 7 2012 9:48 AM EST2012-11-07 14:48:58 GMT
(RNN) – Obama took on a variety of issues during his first term in the Oval Office, and he pledged to continue his plan of economic recovery in the next four years. His campaign rode the theme of "Change"More >>
"This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation," said Mitt Romney in his concession speech.More >>
Northwestern Europe is bracing for a severe storm that forecasters say likely will bring gale-force winds and flooding in coastal areas.More >>
Hurricane-force gusts hit Britain on Thursday, disrupting air travel across Europe, halting trains and leaving tens of thousands of U.K. homes without electricity. Accidents linked to the storm killed two people.More >>
A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country is bringing bitterly cold temperatures that prompted safety warnings for residents in the Rockies and threatened crops as far south as California.More >>
The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to minus 20 or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to...More >>
An icy blast of arctic air sent temperatures plunging as much as 40 degrees below normal Tuesday across the western half of the nation soon after a storm snarled roadways in the Rockies and threatened citrus crops...More >>
An icy blast of arctic air sent temperatures plunging as much as 40 degrees below normal Tuesday across the western half of the nation soon after a storm snarled roadways in the Rockies and threatened citrus crops in...More >>
Sunday, December 1 2013 11:15 PM EST2013-12-02 04:15:06 GMT
Freezing rain caused some spinouts and crashes in the eastern-most parts of our area on Sunday morning, but the Pioneer Valley had nothing on what Central Massachusetts residents dealt with. Around 7More >>
Freezing rain caused some spinouts and crashes in the eastern-most parts of our area on Sunday morning, but the Pioneer Valley had nothing on what Central Massachusetts residents dealt with.
A winter storm that hit parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas was expected to be worse, but with temperatures creeping above freezing the outcome was less dramatic than forecasters had feared.More >>
Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to book earlier flights Tuesday to avoid a sprawling storm bearing down on the East Coast with a messy mix of snow, rain and wind that threatened to snarl one of the busiest travel days of...More >>
Tuesday, November 26 2013 6:56 AM EST2013-11-26 11:56:17 GMT
We are in for a pre-Thanksgiving snowstorm! Several inches are expected, but be careful, because all that beautiful white snow can be deadly. Heart attacks, back strain and muscle soreness are just a fewMore >>
We are in for a pre-Thanksgiving snowstorm! Several inches are expected, but be careful, because all that beautiful white snow can be deadly. Heart attacks, back strain and muscle soreness are just a few of the problems attributed to shoveling snow.More >>