Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Fire help arriving from Ontario, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cloverdale Reporter

    Firefighters and aircraft from Ontario arrived in B.C. Tuesday to help deal with the growing wildfire threat, and more reinforcements are on their way from Australia. Ontario sent 70 firefighters and specialists to Abbotsford and Cranbrook for deployment in the Coastal and Southeast fire centres, with two skimming aircraft, a "birddog" plane and an air attack officer arriving at the Kamloops fire centre.

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  2. US: Iowa egg, poultry groups blast USDA handling of H5N2Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Egg and poultry groups Tuesday criticized the Agriculture Department's handling of the worst avian flu outbreak in U.S. history, with one Iowa turkey producer charging the response allowed the deadly virus to spread. At a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing about the bird flu outbreak that has devastated producers in Iowa and 14 other states, Brad Moline, a third-generation turkey farmer from Manson, told lawmakers that state and federal officials were slow to sit down with poultry groups to outline how they planned to combat the disease and what would be required of the industry.

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  3. Wildfire evacuees on cots in Cold Lake evacuation centreRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | MacLeans

    Some people who had to flee their homes due to a fast-approaching forest fire in northern Saskatchewan say the evacuation centre they are staying at in Alberta is lacking basic amenities. Jennifer and Mable Isbister, who live in La Ronge, say the past two days haven't been easy for them or their families.

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  4. Crews fight small brush fire near SusanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Crews are battling a small brush fire near Susanville in Lassen County on Tuesday. About 3 acres burned in the fire that started a little after 1 p.m., the Susanville Fire Department reported.

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  5. Flash flood warning cancelled in Washoe County, the SierraRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    A flash flood warning has been issued Tuesday for Carson City, portions of Washoe, Lyon and Douglas counties, along with Storey County. The National Weather Service said doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain across Rawe Peak southeast of Carson City and south of Dayton.

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  6. Eyre says troops are readyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Joint Task Force West commander Brig.-Gen Wayne Eyre speaks with Steve Roberts, the executive director of wildfire management. Eyre said he's been impressed with firefighting efforts so far.

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  7. How drought is hurting Sask. cattle producersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    You may already be groaning about the price of beef in the meat aisle, but long before the cost goes up in stores, cattle producers are taking a hit. "A drought like this is going to cost producers more money than any other drought in history," said Bill Jameson, chair of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association.

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  8. Okanagan forecast: sun with hazeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    The BC wildfire smoke has now settled into many of the Southern Interior valleys including the Okanagan. Until we get some more vertical movement of the air, the smoke will continue to linger in parts of the valley.

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  9. Man killed in fiery truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Central Kitsap Reporter

    A Central Kitsap man was killed after the truck he was driving crashed into a tree and caught fire on a curvy section of Tahuyeh Lake Road NW on July 5. The Kitsap County Coroner's Office identified the driver as Jeffrey Riley Thatcher, 31, of Central Kitsap. Thatcher was declared deceased at the crash scene.

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  10. Huckleberry fire fight a combined effort from CORD and BC Wildfire ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    When Joe Rich resident Lisa Metz takes her garbage and recycling down to the road to be picked up-in her case its Highway 33 just outside of Kelowna-its not uncommon for her to see tossed out cigarette butts lining the ditch of the highway. So on Friday afternoon, while she was at work, it wasn't a huge surprise to hear that there was a forest fire burning near her house, located just off Highway 33. "When we take the garbage cans down you can see the cigarette butts scattered all along the highway," said Metz on Monday, back in her home after spending three nights evacuated.

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  11. Here's What Happens When You Put Canned Ravioli In 2,000-Degree LavaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    Just kidding -- it's a terrible idea. Even if you do have molten lava in your backyard, this should go without saying: Don't try this at home.

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  12. Prairie Grove homeowners use sandbags to help with rising watersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

    The water is rising in Prairie Grove and for those living there - they are using sandbags to keep from coming into their homes. 40/29's Daniel Armbruster shows us how people are dealing with the floods.

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  13. How Is Washington's Drought Affecting Local Farms?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Stranger

    It's when, after months of rain , the clouds finally part and the temperatures rise. But not this year.

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  14. B.C. asks Ontario, Australia for help in battling wildfires across provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    All available crews have been committed to fight against British Columbia's burning forests, a situation that has forced officials to triage response to the worst fires and call in reinforcements from as far away as Australia. On Tuesday, 184 fires were burning across B.C., engaging more than 1,000 personnel and triggering evacuation orders and alerts, as well as air-quality advisories.

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  15. Effects of the California drought on farming is regional and coastal farms are thrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    April Mackie of RAMCO Custom Harvesting, at their fields in Salinas, Calif., Tuesday, June 9, 2015. RAMCO does farming and also places agricultural workers with other companies.

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  16. Noteworthy Central Solano County firesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The area has seen a number of spectacular fires in recent years to include three significant wildfires in a little more than two weeks as the state and the region experience the effects of four years of drought. Monday's six-alarm wildfire in rural Vacaville, dubbed the Sky Fire, started about 36 hours after an estimated 325 acres were scorched in the area of Pena Adobe Park and Lagoon Valley Park by a Fourth of July fire that authorities said was likely caused by fireworks.

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  17. Firefighters make headway to contain Sky FireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    More than 200 firefighters worked through the night Monday and all day Tuesday to halt the spread of a large wildfire in rugged Solano County hills that started with a vehicle fire and quickly became one of the largest firefighting efforts in the state. Firefighters by the hundreds converged Monday on Solano County to battle the six-alarm wildfire that worked its way through the brush and trees in hills northwest of Vacaville.

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  18. Getting bees to buzz off your feederRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    Dish or basin-style hummingbird feeders with ports on top make it difficult for bees and wasps to reach the nectar. As summer heats up, so do pest problems at nectar feeders.

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  19. Constant rain slows down Missouri crop productionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KMIZ

    Bill Wiebold at MU's Bradford Research Center said he feels like he's trapped in a never ending cycle. "It's like the movie groundhog day, where every day you wake up and you kinda repeat the same kind of wet weather," he said.

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  20. Snoqualmie begins water conservation campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    Governor Jay Inslee has declared a statewide drought emergency due to a widespread lack of snowfall last winter. Water flow in the Snoqualmie River has dropped drastically, down more than 60 percent from its usual flow.

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