Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday, but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes in neighboring California.

Western wildfires grow, but better weather helps crews

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Lower winds and better weather helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation’s largest wildfire in southern Oregon while a Northern California wildfire crossed into Nevada, prompting evacuations as blazes burn across the West.

Interior secretary: Drought demands investment, conservation

DENVER (AP) — Confronting the historic drought that has a firm grip on the American West requires a heavy federal infrastructure investment to protect existing water supplies but also will depend on efforts at all levels of government to reduce demand by promoting water efficiency and recycling, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said Thursday.

Tropical update - July 21, 2021

Our latest look at the Tropics on this July 21st shows a calmer setup compared to how we started the week out. In the Pacific, Felicia and Guillermo have both dissipated over the past few days. With no current systems…

Car wash forecast - July 22nd-24th

Looking at our updated car wash forecast, we have a quick upper-level wave planning on passing by for Thursday. All it wants to do is bring a slight chance for a random shower or t-storm for Thursday afternoon. For the…

Mowing forecast - July 22nd-25th

The updated mowing forecast is still looking pretty fair as we start getting closer to the weekend. For Thursday, a weak wave passing close by wants to bring a slight chance for a few t-storms during the afternoon. With those…