The Highway Fire started around 6:10 p.m. PDT Saturday near Corona, California, in the Prado Dam area in Riverside County, and grew from 30 to 175 acres in a matter of three hours.
A new system moving into the West this week will spread showers over the region before raising the severe weather threat in the Plains.
In a high-tech world of satellites, computers, mobile devices and wearables, the weather balloon is still an important tool which helps meteorologists create more accurate forecasts, especially in the case of severe weather.
With 2,340 games scheduled from early spring to late summer every year, Major League Baseball is not unfamiliar with encountering challenging weather during its season.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and rainy conditions.Read Story >