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Fire Danger: Red – Fire Season 2020

Stay with KOBI-TV NBC5, Your place for continuing coverage of the fire season in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Visit this page often for the latest stories and information links. Latest Stories Social Updates KOBI-TV NBC 5 Tweets by KOBITV ODF Southwest …

Siberian heatwave continues

VERKHOYANSK, Russia (NBC) – Temperatures are soaring across the United States, but elsewhere, one unexpected area that is also suffering a heatwave is the Russian region of Siberia in the Arctic Circle. Temperatures there have been hitting over 100°F in recent weeks, …

Fire crews prep for weekend lightning

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend’s increased risk of lightning storms has the Oregon Department of Forestry on high alert. The agency’s Southwest Oregon District said its staff is on board and their mountaintop detection cameras are up and running. ODF said …

Michigan floods trigger state of emergency

MIDLAND, Mich. (NBC) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency after floodwaters breached multiple dams. The breach allowed floodwaters to flow causing a major flooding emergency. About 10,000 people were asked to evacuate their homes. Tuesday catastrophic dam …

Deadly tornadoes hit southern plains

(NBC News) – At least five people are dead and dozens more injured after a series of tornadoes swept across Oklahoma and Texas overnight Wednesday. A disaster declaration was issued for Polk County, Texas where entire neighborhoods were destroyed. Ashley Dreahn saw …

7 killed by Mississippi storms

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (NBC) – A series of deadly storms ripped through Mississippi, leaving behind a path of destruction. The storms damaged homes and scattered debris in Covington County, where there are reports of multiple injuries. According to the National Weather Service, …

Dry winter takes toll on California water reserves

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) – California water managers report despite March rain and snow, the state’s snowpack statewide is 53% of its historical average. The Sierra snowpack typically reaches its peak depth and water content by the start of April, giving water managers …