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New Mexico to stand in for California as McConaughey stars in film about a 2018 deadly wildfire

New Mexico to stand in for California as McConaughey stars in film about a 2018 deadly wildfire

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
Canadian wildfire smoke chokes Upper Midwest for second straight year

Canadian wildfire smoke chokes Upper Midwest for second straight year

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Smoke from Canadian wildfires has prompted health warnings across the Upper Midwest and Montana for the second year in a row.
Severe storms blitz the US South again after one of the most active tornado periods in history

Severe storms blitz the US South again after one of the most active tornado periods in history

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 15 million people from Texas to Florida were under threat of severe storms and the potential for more tornadoes Monday, many of them in areas previously hit during one of the most active periods for twisters on record.
Fire officials worry wind could push wildfire into B.C. town today

Fire officials worry wind could push wildfire into B.C. town today

FORT NELSON, B.C. — A fire behaviour specialist with the B.C. Wildfire Service says an intense wildfire could hit Fort Nelson this morning, based on forecasts that have been calling for strong winds.

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake wakes people on the Mexico-Guatemala border

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the border of Mexico and Guatemala early Sunday, driving frightened residents into the streets. The temblor struck just before 6 a.m.
Wildfire that triggered evacuation of Fort Nelson, B.C. caused by downed tree: mayor

Wildfire that triggered evacuation of Fort Nelson, B.C. caused by downed tree: mayor

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The northeastern British Columbia municipality where thousands have evacuated due to a fast-growing wildfire nearby urged all remaining residents to leave immediately Saturday despite improving weather conditions.
Flooding forecast to worsen in Brazil's south, where many who remain are poor

Flooding forecast to worsen in Brazil's south, where many who remain are poor

ELDORADO DO SUL, Brazil (AP) — More rain started coming down on Saturday in Brazil’s already flooded Rio Grande do Sul state, where many of those remaining are poor people with limited ability to move to less dangerous areas.

Backcountry skier dies after being buried in Idaho avalanche

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A backcountry skier has died after being buried by an avalanche in Idaho, officials said.
Fort McMurray under evacuation alert due to out-of-control wildfire nearby

Fort McMurray under evacuation alert due to out-of-control wildfire nearby

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — An evacuation alert was issued in Alberta for Fort McMurray on Friday evening as an out-of-control wildfire burned nearby.
Thousands in Fort Nelson, B.C., ordered to evacuate as wildfire threatens town

Thousands in Fort Nelson, B.C., ordered to evacuate as wildfire threatens town

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Thousands of people in northeast British Columbia were ordered to evacuate and flee south late Friday as a fast-growing wildfire neared the town of Fort Nelson.
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