Western United States

(AP File Photo)

Powerful storm system blasts US West; 8 killed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. has marched eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds. The fierce weather has […]

11/23/2013

An air tanker makes a drop on the Mountain Fire near Lake Hemet, Calif. on Tuesday July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Frank Bellino)

Interactive guide to 50 years of wildfires

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07/19/2013

NOAA: Warm winter in West, but East? Who knows

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal meteorologists are forecasting a milder and drier winter for much of the western United States, but say they are stumped about what will happen in the East. The National Oceanic and […]

10/18/2012