The Wawona Road (Highway 41) will remain closed from Wawona to Yosemite Valley for at least another week due to ongoing fire activity and firefighter operations. Park visitors are being asked to drive with extreme caution and delays are possible due to fire activity and ongoing fire operations. Visitors should expect limited hours until the park returns to normal operations. … [Read more...] about Yosemite Valley to Reopen to Visitors on Tuesday After Being Closed Due to Wildfires
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“Tree canopies are mostly intact above destroyed structures, indicating the strength of the wind in these areas,” the report says. “It is evident in many areas occupied by high densities of residential and commercial structures that the heat from the fire was transferred horizontally to other structures and ground vegetation by strong winds.” … [Read more...] about Cal Fire compares Camp Fire destruction to World War II firestorm
The feud eventually exploded into a brief spat at the local emergency operations center at the end of the weekend, in which Gillum said he was surprised by the press release asserting FDOT help had been rejected “while our people were working side-by-side in the field.” … [Read more...] about A hurricane bashed the capital. Then Andrew Gillum and Rick Scott had political storm.