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Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

Added: 12.01.2018 13:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Here’s how the Thomas Fire compares to a few other large-scale wildfires in 2016 and 2017.


Jet stream changes since 1960s linked to more extreme weather

Added: 12.01.2018 9:12 | 5 views | 0 comments

Increased fluctuations in the path of the North Atlantic jet stream since the 1960s coincide with more extreme weather events in Europe such as heat waves, wildfires and flooding. The new research is the first reconstruction of historical changes in the North Atlantic jet stream prior to the 20th century. By using tree rings, the researchers developed a historical look at the position of the North Atlantic jet back to 1725.

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Fires and mudslides have some rethinking the California dream

Added: 12.01.2018 8:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

A few who live amid the usually serene beauty and year-round warmth of Santa Barbara County say nature's recent onslaughts of wildfires and mudslides have dampened their California dreams.


California rescuers use dogs, scanners to search deadly mudslide debris

Added: 11.01.2018 10:51 | 5 views | 0 comments

Last month';s spate of wildfires included the largest in California history.

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Montecito residents who dodged fire struggle following storm

Added: 10.01.2018 21:06 | 2 views | 0 comments

Just weeks after returning to homes threatened by one of the worst wildfires in California history, hundreds of residents of Montecito, an upscale enclave of the wealthy and famous, found themselves in another life-or-death situation.


California Mudslides Leave 15 Dead, Hundreds Remain Waiting For Rescue

Added: 10.01.2018 12:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

One day after a massive storm triggered mudslides across Southern California which left at least 15 people dead, rescuers now have to face the challenge of reaching hundreds that are cut off by the debris and mud in one neighborhood while dozens remain missing on Wednesday, according to CNN. Heavy rains that started on Monday caused sudden rivers of mud and debris to cascade from hillsides in Santa Barbara County, tearing homes from their foundations in the community of Montecito. The rainfall came just weeks after one of the largest wildfires in the history of the state stripped the soil of its ability to retain water and the vegetation that could have made the area more flood-resistant....

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Southern California wildfires paved the way for deadly mudslides

Added: 10.01.2018 11:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

Last year's wildfires in Southern California paved the way for this week's deadly mudslides, which turned roadways into ruinous rivers of mud and debris.


Fire and rain: Mudslides now sweep across Santa Barbara County after devastating wildfires

Added: 10.01.2018 11:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

After weeks of wildfires, heavy rain is now devastating parts of Santa Barbara County with flash floods and mudslides.

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Mudslides after wildfires wipe out homes, kill 15

Added: 10.01.2018 11:06 | 2 views | 0 comments

Weeks after devastating fires tore through Southern California, heavy rains sent mudslides rolling down hillsides in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday, leaving 13 people dead.


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