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Mercy Medical Center is shown in Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Dozens of staff members, including doctors, nurses and others at the medical center are keeping the hospital running despite losing their homes to the flames. (AP Photo/Michael Burke)
August 03, 2018 - 5:13 pm
For the past week, Robert Tierney Jr. has been registering patients at a Northern California hospital in the mornings and checking out possible rentals after work, trying to count his blessings even though his house is one of the more than 1,000 destroyed in a deadly wildfire. Tierney is among...
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A resident, in yellow, wishing not to be identified, is comforted after seeing her fire-ravaged home for the first time Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot in dry and windy conditions that it birthed a record-breaking tornado of flame, officials said Friday. They also warned of worsening conditions throughout the region. Winds in the "fire whirl" created July 26 near Redding,...
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Power lines and a tree block Rainbow Forest Road during a thunderstorm, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 in Lynchburg, Va. The National Weather Service said up to six inches of rain fell within hours, filling College Lake near Lynchburg beyond capacity. The service says a failure of the College Lake Dam could flood parts of Lynchburg with 17 feet of water in just seven minutes. (Taylor Irby /The News & Advance via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 4:20 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there's dry weather. Lynchburg city officials said at a news conference Friday that the engineers had found that College Lake...
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A resident, in yellow, wishing not to be identified, is comforted after seeing her fire-ravaged home for the first time Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters battling deadly and destructive blazes in Northern California faced worsening weather conditions on Friday after a record-breaking fire tornado last week. The National Weather Service issued warnings for critical fire weather conditions into Saturday, saying a...
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Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif. (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 2:14 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 mph, ripping through the region with the force of a destructive Midwest tornado...
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Power lines and a tree block Rainbow Forest Road during a thunderstorm, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 in Lynchburg, Va. The National Weather Service said up to six inches of rain fell within hours, filling College Lake near Lynchburg beyond capacity. The service says a failure of the College Lake Dam could flood parts of Lynchburg with 17 feet of water in just seven minutes. (Taylor Irby /The News & Advance via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 1:00 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Emergency personnel in Virginia are examining a dam for potential failure and a flash flood warning has been extended until this evening, the National Weather Service said Friday. The service said the flash flood warning for Lynchburg will last until 6 p.m. and could be...
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Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif. (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 12:59 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters battling deadly and destructive blazes in Northern California faced worsening weather conditions on Friday. The National Weather Service issued warnings for critical fire weather conditions into Saturday, saying a series of dry low-pressure systems passing...
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Power lines and a tree block Rainbow Forest Road during a thunderstorm, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 in Lynchburg, Va. The National Weather Service said up to six inches of rain fell within hours, filling College Lake near Lynchburg beyond capacity. The service says a failure of the College Lake Dam could flood parts of Lynchburg with 17 feet of water in just seven minutes. (Taylor Irby /The News & Advance via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 11:00 am
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — People in Virginia who were evacuated after heavy rains led to an overflowing dam may not be able to return to their homes for another day. Officials in Lynchburg said it could be at least 24 hours before people evacuated from more than 100 houses could return. The National...
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August 02, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — Five people from France, including a seven-year-old girl, have died in a canyoning accident on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica after a violent storm created a huge wave that washed over them, officials said Thursday. Prosecutor Eric Bouillard said the guide, who also...
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Rainbows are seen over Frankfurt, Germany, late Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
August 02, 2018 - 10:54 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the heatwave in Europe (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A supermarket chain in Finland is inviting customers to spend the night at its air-conditioned store in Helsinki as Europe suffers through a heatwave. K-Supermarket said on its Facebook page that patrons hoping to cool...
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