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Dangerous fire weather conditions return Sunday to Southern California

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LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in two weeks, dangerous fire weather is forecast to return to Southern California on Sunday as dry, strong Santa Ana winds -- with gusts of up to 50 mph -- are expected to return from the desert.

Red flag warnings will be in place Sunday for a broad stretch of Southern California, from Ventura County through ...Read more

A little snow causes a big mess, more than 100 crashes on Minnesota roads

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MINNEAPOLIS -- A snowfall of a mere one-tenth of an inch caused way more than its share of damaged cars and rattled drivers early Saturday, with 118 crashes reported between 6 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Another 22 vehicles spun out or slid off the slick roads, said State Patrol spokesman Lt. Gordon Shank.

No ...Read more

Tropical Storm Pablo churns in Atlantic, Olga falls apart in the Gulf

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Tropical Storm Olga lost steam in the Gulf of Mexico and was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone early Saturday morning, while Tropical Storm Pablo churning in the northeast Atlantic is expected to meet a similar fate, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Olga dissipated overnight with no coastal watches or warnings in effect, the NHC ...Read more

Tropical Storm Olga forms in the Gulf with no threat to Florida

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MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Olga formed in the Gulf of Mexico Friday with a predicted path pointed toward the northern Gulf coast over the weekend. At this time, it poses no threat to Florida.

According to the 5 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, Olga has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and is headed north-northeast at 18 mph. No ...Read more

Tropical depression forms in the Gulf, poses no threat to Florida at this time

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MIAMI -- A new tropical depression formed in the Gulf of Mexico Friday morning with a predicted path pointed toward the northern Gulf coast over the weekend. At this time, it poses no threat to Florida.

According to the 11 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Depression 17 has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and could ...Read more

Fall heat wave turns 'happiest place on Earth' into hottest place in America

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mickey Mouse and his guests at the Magic Kingdom endured quite a scorcher on Monday.

The city of Anaheim, home to Disneyland, earned the title of hottest place in the United States for the day after reaching a sizzling 98 degrees. Yorba Linda and San Pasqual Valley trailed slightly at 97 degrees while Fullerton, Chino, ...Read more

Baby born in laundry room as tornado swirled around North Texas Sunday night

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FORT WORTH, Texas -- As the tornado whipped through North Texas Sunday night, destroying homes and buildings, a baby girl was born.

In a laundry room.

Without power.

By candlelight.

"Baby girl born in our laundry room with the tornado sirens going off, a tornado on the ground half a mile away," stated a Facebook post by The Bump Birthing ...Read more

They were watching football when the sky fell without warning, Dallas tornado survivors say

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DALLAS -- Angela Boston crawled to a closet with her daughters when wind and rain started to bear down on their home late Sunday night.

"There was no time for a warning," she said Monday morning while surveying the damage to her home just north of Walnut Hill Lane.

The back of her house is gone.

The fence is in crumbles.

Tree limbs cover her...Read more