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Wildfires Out West

Crews across the west coast battling several growing wildfires.

Nearly a thousand firefighters are battling to contain Colorado’s largest fire, the 4-16 fire, burning near Duran, in San Juan National Forest. Flames have spread over 23,000 acres, and crews have only been able to contain about 15% of the blaze. More than two thousand residents have been forced to evacuate. Another wildfire erupted in Silverthorne, Colorado on Tuesday. Although…

Winter Weather Worries

A big storm brings several feet of snow to the East Coast and flooding concerns to the West.

  Snow storms hit both coasts of the United States, forcing millions of people to dig out from the wintry mess. An ensuing rainstorm has raised flooding concerns in the Sierra mountains in California and Nevada, where evacuations have been ordered and some have been rescued. Along the East coast, snowstorms led to traffic deaths in several Southern states. The…