09 Oct '17, 8pm

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It’s peak wildfire season in California, and today is shaping up to be one of the worst days in state history. More than 31 blazes are currently underway statewide. Overnight, more than a dozen wildfires have sprung up in and around Napa and Sonoma counties — also known as “wine country,” just north of San Francisco — prompting rushed evacuations of more than 20,000 people . In an attempt to speed the flow of relief and firefighting equipment and make the National Guard available, Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency . The Northern California firestorm has quickly burned tens of thousands of acres, and is encroaching on neighborhoods in several places. At around 3 a.m. Monday, a Cal Fire official told a local television station that there was “no hope of containment right now.” 1st images from space this morning of the devastating fires in the North Bay. ...

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grist.org 09 Oct '17, 8pm

It’s peak wildfire season in California, and today is shaping up to be one of the worst days in state history. More than 3...

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ecowatch.com 10 Oct '17, 2pm

California is on fire. Multiple major fires broke out in many parts of the state, burning more than 100,000 acres. More th...

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climate.gov 11 Oct '17, 8pm

Under the driving force of fierce winds, deadly wildfires exploded across northern California in the second week of Octobe...

California National Guard Mobilizes to Help Battle Massive Wildfires

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defense.gov 10 Oct '17, 2pm

Following an emergency declaration by California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state National Guard was mobilizing resources today...

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grist.org 11 Oct '17, 8pm

California’s out-of-control wildfires are officially the worst in state history. Heartbreaking images are pouring in from ...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Oct '17, 6pm

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grist.org 18 Oct '17, 6pm

California wildfires could cost ‘wine country’ its immigrant population. While many homeowners in Sonoma and Napa Counties...

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oceana.org 09 Oct '17, 8pm

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grist.org 09 Oct '17, 11pm

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grist.org 09 Oct '17, 8pm

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What are Diablo Winds?

What are Diablo Winds?

treehugger.com 11 Oct '17, 9pm

The winds fanning the catastrophic Northern California fires are borne out of a complicated mash-up of meteorology, physic...