Weather forecasts

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames from a back firing operation underway rise behind a home off Ladera Lane near Bella Vista Drive in Santa Barbara, Calif. Crews battling Southern California's enormous wildfire are struggling to widen and extend firebreaks before the return of winds Wednesday evening, Dec. 20, 2017, that could once again drive the flames out of control. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)
December 22, 2017 - 10:14 pm
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's big wildfire (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The huge wildfire that burned hundreds of homes in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties is now the largest in California's recorded history. State fire officials said Friday that the Thomas fire has...
Read More
This July 2017 photo provided by Chubb shows the Wildfire Defense Systems, Inc. firefighters mopping up spot fires on a clients property during a wildfire in Panguitch, Utah. Among the army of firefighters protecting entire neighborhoods at the front lines of Southern California's monstrous wildfire are teams hired by insurance companies that offer personalized prevention and protection services for individual homeowners. (Chubb via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 4:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Among the army of firefighters who have been protecting neighborhoods at the front lines of Southern California's monstrous wildfire are small teams hired by insurance companies to provide personalized prevention and protection for threatened homeowners. Firms including American...
Read More
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames from a back firing operation underway rise behind a home off Ladera Lane near Bella Vista Drive in Santa Barbara, Calif. Crews battling Southern California's enormous wildfire are struggling to widen and extend firebreaks before the return of winds Wednesday evening, Dec. 20, 2017, that could once again drive the flames out of control. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)
December 21, 2017 - 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All remaining significant evacuation orders for areas around the smoldering remnants of Southern California's huge wildfire were canceled Thursday after a new round of winds caused little fire activity. The lifting of evacuation orders and warnings in Santa Barbara County left...
Read More
In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Santa Barbara County Fire Capt. Ryan Thomas hikes down steep terrain below East Camino Cielo to meet with his crew and root out and extinguish smoldering hot spots in Santa Barbara, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Officials estimate that the Thomas Fire will grow to become the biggest in California history before full containment, expected by Jan. 7, 2018. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 3:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people under wildfire evacuation orders in Southern California were wondering if they'll be home for the holidays as fire officials braced for a new round of strong winds Wednesday. Firefighters finally got the upper hand on the blaze burning in Ventura and Santa...
Read More
In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, CAL FIRE Inmate Firefighting Hand Crew members hike through the charred landscape on their way to work east of Gibraltar Road above Montecito, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Officials estimate that the fire will grow to become the biggest in California history before full containment, expected by Jan. 7. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 19, 2017 - 10:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ray and Curry Sawyer's Christmas tree is up, still waiting for their grandkids to decorate it. The presents are hidden away in closets, waiting to be wrapped, the ingredients for gingerbread men are sitting in cupboards, and the kindling for the fireplace has been chopped. A...
Read More
In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a Bombardier 415 Super Scooper aircraft comes in for a water drop below East Camino Cielo in the hills above Montecito, Calif., Sunday morning, Dec. 17, 2017. Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarred hillsides in honor of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 10:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters took advantage of calm winds in Southern California to reach 50 percent containment of a massive wildfire, officials said. "We've had a very productive day," said Deputy Chief Mark Brown of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protections. "The weather...
Read More
December 18, 2017 - 2:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest airport is canceling 170 flights because of snowfall, though forecasters predict the weather will improve over the course of the day. Frankfurt airport said flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, Dublin and Warsaw were affected by cancellations Monday. Delta and...
Read More
December 17, 2017 - 6:46 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say more than 30 people have been killed mostly due to landslides set off by a slow-moving storm in the central Philippines. Sofronio Dacillo Jr., a disaster-response officer, told The Associated Press on Sunday that 26 villagers died in landslides in different...
Read More
In this image taken from video provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a wind driven spot fire burns on the west side below Gibraltar Road as smoke from a wildfire fills the air in Santa Barbara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. The Thomas Fire is now the third-largest in California history. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 16, 2017 - 10:14 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities say the massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles has burned another 6 square miles (16 square kilometers) of vegetation and has burned 418 square miles (1,083 square kilometers) since it...
Read More
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Arson Counter-Terrorism investigators check a burned out homeless camp after a brush fire erupted in the hills in Elysian Park in Los Angeles Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The National Weather Service said extreme fire danger conditions could last through the weekend due to lack of moisture along with a likely increase in wind speeds. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
December 15, 2017 - 10:52 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds. The so-called...
Read More

Pages