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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Strong winds and blowing dust are expected to hit Kern County this weekend. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is warning that the Valley portion of Kern County may be impacted through Saturday evening. Other counties may also experience strong winds and dust, including Fresno and Kings counties. The …

Record-breaking temperatures, gusty Santa Ana winds and bone-dry conditions have Southern California bracing for a weekend of fire danger. The National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning for a large swath of Southern California, including the mountains and valleys of Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties. The warning, which denotes the potential …

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Light to moderate trade winds will blow over the islands through Tuesday night, with the usual nighttime and early-morning showers for windward and mauka areas. Winds are expected to diminish and shift from the southeast for Kauai and Oahu Wednesday through Friday as an upper-level disturbance and cold front approach and …

Zeta struck the Yucatán Peninsula north of Tulum, Mexico, shortly after midnight as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 80 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The area is being pummeled by strong winds and heavy rains, and the storm is expected to bring storm surge of 2 to 4 feet above normal …

Other blazes were developing across the heavily populated region. The National Weather Service office in Los Angeles warned of winds gusting as high as 90 mph in higher elevations, calling it “a particularly dangerous situation.” Meanwhile, powerful northerly winds were blowing in Northern California, with a gust up to 58 mph recorded at Oakland International …

After some calm, winds threaten a resurgence in parts of Oregon. Firefighters battling the devastating flames in Oregon are expected to encounter resurging wind gusts in parts of the state on Sunday that threaten to fan the flames even as rescue workers continue searching for dozens of missing people. The National Weather Service issued a …

Hurricane Laura is intensifying and the inland threat is growing. In a just-released 4:33 p.m. update, the National Weather Service says the Bossier City area could experience winds of up to 75 miles per hour — or much greater. Peak winds are forecast for 45 to 55 mph with gusts to 75 mph beginning early …

Three to six inches of rain, with locally heavier amounts, are predicted. “This amount of rain is likely to result in significant flash flooding of small streams and creeks Monday night into Tuesday evening,” the National Weather Service office serving Washington and Baltimore wrote Sunday afternoon. Low-lying, poor drainage areas will also be susceptible to …

Tropical Storm Isaias now has maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. A Hurricane Warning along the east coast of Florida has been replaced with a Tropical Storm Warning that’s been extended northward along the coast to South Santee River, South Carolina. A Storm Surge Watch is also in effect from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, north …

Records were broken overnight Wednesday as temperatures plummeted into the 20s and 30s in most parts of the county due to a cold front passing through Southern California. Four of the National Weather Service’s San Diego County stations reported record-breaking temperatures amid an overnight freeze warning: Ramona’s low temperature of 19 degrees broke its 2002 …