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Northwest faces wildfire risk as hot, dry weather continues

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Red Flag Warnings and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect.  Where the wildfire risk is highest in the Northwest. (Fox News)

A 194-year-old apple tree, the matriarch of the Northwest apple industry, has died

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An apple tree thought to be the oldest in the Pacific Northwest has died this summer at 194 years of age. The Old Apple Tree in Vancouver, Washington, was planted in 1826 when fur traders of the Hudson's Bay Company...

A ‘Pineapple Express’ is headed for the rain-soaked Northwest

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An atmospheric river event known as the "Pineapple Express" is forecast to bring a prolonged period of wet weather to Washington and Oregon beginning Sunday. The effects from rain and considerable mountain snow will...

Train derailment and fire prompts evacuations in northwest Iowa

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Authorities evacuated parts of Sibley, Iowa, after a train derailment and fire on Sunday. "The derailment happened at about 2 p.m. today," Robynn Tysver, a Union Pacific spokesperson told CNN affiliate KMEG. "We es...

Armed men storm school, abduct students in new north-west Nigeria kidnappings

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Abuja, Nigeria Armed men stormed a college in north-west Nigeria in the early hours of Friday morning, opened fire and kidnapped an unknown number of students, a police spokesman told CNN. The students were abducted...

Historic Northwest heat wave leads to hundreds of emergency room visits

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Hundreds of people have visited emergency departments or urgent-care clinics in the Pacific Northwest since Friday as an excruciating heat wave smashed all-time temperature records in Oregon, Washington and Canada. ...

Pacific Northwest delighted to get rain? Probably so

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Nearly 20 fires are currently burning in Washington and Oregon, but a little relief could be coming soon in the form of rain. An atmospheric river event is taking shape, which will bring lots of moisture and rain to...

Well over 100 million people are under heat alerts as sweltering temperatures grip the nation, including the already hard-hit Northwest

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As if hundreds of wildfires, crippling drought and a summer marked by a once-in-a-lifetime heat wave were not enough, more than 20 million Americans in the western US are on alert ahead of another historic heat wave...

Flash flooding possible for Southeast, Southern Plains; heat wave continues in Northwest

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A slow-moving cold front will linger this week through the area. (Fox News) The Southwest is also still looking at the risk of some monsoonal moisture this week. HEAT WAVE IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND ...

Northwest to cool off as Northeast remains hot

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The Northeast is also feeling oppressive with high heat and plenty of humidity, including the I-95 corridor from Philadelphia to Boston.   Heat warnings and advisories currently in effect in the Northeast. ...

Fire danger high Friday in Pacific Northwest

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POWER OUTAGES, STORM DAMAGE SLAM LOUISIANA; SEARCH FOR MERCIAL VESSEL IN GULF OF MEXICO CONTINUES The agency said Thursday that temperatures will be around 20 degrees above normal with an expected highs in the low 80...

Pacific Northwest heat to rise over next several days

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Heat will also build across portions of the Pacific Northwest over the next several days.  The national forecast for Friday, July 30. (Fox News)

Tropical Storm Elsa arrives, Northwest heat wave continues as Fourth of July weekend approaches

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Unsettled weather will be ongoing across the Northeast and will keep the temperatures down over the next few days.    Forecast high temperatures in the West over the next few days .(Fox News)

What is a heat dome? Pacific Northwest boils under its effects

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Excessive and oppressive temperatures dominated the Pacific Northwest and cities in Oregon and Washington broke triple digits.  EXTREME HEAT LINGERS IN NORTHWEST FOLLOWING RECORD-HIGH TEMPERATURES The life-threateni...

Prolonged period of ‘potentially dangerous heat’ becoming more likely for the Northwest, weather service warns

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More than 260 million people in the United States are forecast to experience highs of at least 90 degrees by the end of this week as a new heat wave envelops the Northwest, threatening the region with record-breakin...

More than 100 missing after boat sinks in northwest Nigeria

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Scores of people are missing and feared dead after an overloaded boat capsized in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Wednesday with around 180 passengers on board, government authorities said. The incident...

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