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US Saddleridge fire calms down, heavy rains on East Coast

19:50  14 october  2019
19:50  14 october  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Typhoon forecast to bring heavy rain to Japan's main island

  Typhoon forecast to bring heavy rain to Japan's main island TOKYO (AP) — Japan's weather agency is warning a powerful typhoon may bring torrential rains to central Japan over the weekend. Typhoon Hagibis had winds gusting up to 270 kilometers per hour (168 mph) Thursday morning. It is expected to weaken over cooler waters as it nears Japan’s main island.(NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press This Oct. 9, 2019, satellite photo taken by NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite shows typhoon Hagibis approaching Japan, top.

The Saddleridge Fire in California started late night on October 10 around 9 p.m. Pacific and quickly exploded in size. (Since this is not officially listed by LAFD, you might want to call first.) If you need help with the evacuation of large animals, contact East Valley Animal Shelter 818-756-9323.

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A new storm system is developing in the southern Plains and will move east over the next few days bringing a threat of flooding to the South with rain and gusty winds in the Northeast.

a person standing in front of a sunset: A firefighter waits for water as the Saddleridge fire flares up near homes in Sylmar, Calif on Oct. 10, 2019.© Michael Owen Baker/AP, FILE A firefighter waits for water as the Saddleridge fire flares up near homes in Sylmar, Calif on Oct. 10, 2019.

This morning, a storm system is back in the High Plains with the warm front stretching all the way through the Gulf Coast. Some rain will develop along this warm front today and get heavier into tonight and tomorrow.

a close up of a map: Some rain will develop along this warm front today and get heavier as we head into tonight and tomorrow.© ABC News Some rain will develop along this warm front today and get heavier as we head into tonight and tomorrow.

On Tuesday morning, the center of the storm system will move into the southern Plains as the warm front lifts north from the Gulf of Mexico bringing lots of tropical moisture to the area, this will result in heavy rain moving over the same areas from Louisiana to Georgia.

Man, 55, killed in East Harlem apartment fire

  Man, 55, killed in East Harlem apartment fire EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A man was killed when a fire broke out at his East Harlem apartment Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the blaze at the Park East Houses on East 122nd Street just before 2:30 p.m., police said. When they arrived, firefighters extinguished the blaze inside the apartment unit’s bedroom, cops said. Once the fire was extinguished, 55-year-old Darryl Barnes was found with burns to a large portion of his body, according to authorities. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say the fire does not appear to be suspicious. ——— ©2019 WPIX-TV, New York Visit WPIX-TV, New York at www.pix11.

The Saddleridge Fire is a wildfire actively burning in Los Angeles County, California. The fire broke out on the evening of 10 October, and spread rapidly after its ignition

See updates on California fires , including Saddleridge and Sandalwood Fire , plus air quality in the region. Some wildfires have exploded in size in California this week, even after PG&E attempted to cut down on fire risks by shutting down power in parts of southern California.

(MORE: California officials update wildfire containment, evacuation maps)

In the next 48 hours, parts of the South could see up to 4 inches of rain which could cause flash flooding in some areas.

a close up of a sign: In the next 48 hours, parts of the South could see up to 4 inches of rain which could cause flash flooding in some areas.© ABC News In the next 48 hours, parts of the South could see up to 4 inches of rain which could cause flash flooding in some areas.

By Wednesday, the storm system will move up the East Coast and could combine with another storm system to bring heavy rain and gusty winds for the Northeast from Washington, D.C., to New York City and Boston. Flooding is not expected but this could change.

a screenshot of a video game: All Red Flag Warnings or Wind Alerts have expired because of higher humidity and lower wind speeds.© ABC News All Red Flag Warnings or Wind Alerts have expired because of higher humidity and lower wind speeds. Winds are finally subsiding in southern California and humidity is moving up the coast.

‘NCIS’, ‘S.W.A.T.’, ‘Bless This Mess’ & ‘Party Of Five’ Among TV Series Shut Down By California Wildfires

  ‘NCIS’, ‘S.W.A.T.’, ‘Bless This Mess’ & ‘Party Of Five’ Among TV Series Shut Down By California Wildfires As the first major Los Angeles area wildfire this fall broke out Thursday night, claiming homes, shutting down major freeways and prompting evacuations, it also impacted production on several TV series in the affected areas of the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. Production on ABC/20th TV sophomore comedy series Bless This Mess, which shootsProduction on ABC/20th TV sophomore comedy seriesBless This Mess, which shoots at Santa Clarita’s Sable Ranch, was suspended due to the Saddleridge fire, as was production on freshman NBC/20th TV comedy Perfect Harmony, which films in Chatsworth.

The Saddleridge fire started on Thursday night in the San Fernando Valley and has since begun encroaching into northern neighbourhoods of the city. It is one of several fires currently burning in southern California. The blaze sparked by the garbage truck in Calimesa - a city some 70 miles east

Saddleridge Fire being fueled by dry conditions and wind gusts of up to 70 mph. The fire started Thursday night in Sylmar, northwest of downtown Los Angeles. A blaze also ripped through a mobile home park in Calimesa, a city about 65 miles east of Los Angeles, destroying dozens of residences.

Because of better weather conditions over the last 24 hours, firefighters were able to get a better handle on the Saddleridge Fire in the San Fernando Valley.

The Saddleridge Fire is now 42% contained with nearly 8,000 acres burned. All evacuation orders have been lifted.

(MORE: 2 feet of snow slams the Dakotas, California fires rage on)

All red flag warnings and wind alerts have expired because of higher humidity and lower wind speeds.

The green area in the map below shows higher humidity all over the coast, even in inland areas with light winds.

Storms batter southern France, flooding some towns .
Storms and heavy rain lashed through southern France on Wednesday, causing flooding strong enough to sweep away cars in some towns in the region. © Reuters A woman walks past a bar by a street covered with mud in Arenys de Mar after floods caused by torrential rains, northeast of Barcelona, Spain, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Albert Gea In the city of Argeles-sur-Mer in the Pyrenees-Orientales department, one vehicle ended up wedged on top of a traffic bollard.Across the region, streets and roads have been severely damaged and covered with mud, forcing residents to clean up.

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