Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

Dec 17, 2017

Residents pile into cars and flee as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California's history toward the wealthy coastal enclave of Montecito northwest of Los Angeles

The Latest: Fire northwest of LA has burned 418 square miles

Dec 17, 2017

Authorities say the massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles has burned another 6 square miles of vegetation and has burned 418 square miles since it started 12 days ago

Kayaker trying to conquer 5 Great Lakes stops due to weather

Dec 16, 2017

A Missouri kayaker who's trying to paddle around all five Great Lakes has stopped her journey because of the rigors of wintry weather

Justin Rose leads weather-delayed Indonesian Masters

Dec 16, 2017

Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the third round Saturday when play was suspended for the day due to bad weather at the Indonesian Masters

Deadly California wildfire continues to grow

Dec 16, 2017

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 Latest: Winds temporarily calm at huge California fire

Dec 15, 2017

Calming winds are giving firefighters an opportunity to gain ground against the huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but forecasters warn that the respite from gusts will only be temporary

Anger grows as Puerto Rico misses power restoration deadline

Dec 15, 2017

Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers slammed local and federal officials on Friday as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island's governor

Rose leads, Snedeker withdraws from Indonesian Masters

Dec 15, 2017

Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play during the second round

Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

Dec 15, 2017

A firefighter has died while working the colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the circumstances have not been released

The Latest: Firefighter working huge California fire dies

Dec 15, 2017

Authorities have identified a firefighter killed while battling a blaze that's destroyed hundreds of homes northwest of Los Angeles

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH