Capital Weather Gang: Fire Weather


Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 08/29/2013

California Rim Fire grows: Astonishing timelapse videos from Yosemite

"Menacing yet mesmerizing" scenes of California's Rim Fire from Yosemite.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:06 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fire Weather, Imagery, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/27/2013

California Rim Fire: A blazing tour from Earth and space

Stunning views of the California blaze, tricking into treasured Yosemite National Park

By Jason Samenow  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fire Weather, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Drenched East, parched West: Colorado wildfires 2013

The Yarnell Hill wildfire in Arizona and its tragic toll continue to grab headlines, but Colorado remains the state that has suffered the most persistent fire woes this season.

By Amanda Morgenthal  |  03:32 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fire Weather, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Behind the weather that led to the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire

Lightning, record heat, wind, dry air, and severe drought converged to all play a role in the Yarnell Hill fire tragedy.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, Fire Weather, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Santa Ana winds fan southern California fires

Hot winds have led to dangerous fire weather conditions and a series of wildfires in southern California.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Red flag warning for brush fire potential this afternoon

It's dry, windy, and there hasn't been a lot of rain lately. These are the classic ingredients conducive to the spread of brush fires.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 04/02/2013

PM Update: Cold, dry, and breezy; Fire weather watch Wednesday

A pairing of cold high and low pressure systems to our northwest and northeast is funneling dry, chilled air into the region. So that means sunshine, but a brisk wind and cooler than average temperatures through Wednesday.

By Jason Samenow  |  06:01 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fire Weather