The inferno has now claimed at least five lives and hundreds of homes.
"This fire is extremely dangerous, and moving with no regard for what's in its path."
"[The Klamathon Fire has] destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure and caused the evacuation of residents," said California Governor Edmund G. Brown.
Reports indicate the fire is zero percent contained.
"The fire saw significant growth yesterday as expected," a statement from Laplata County officials said. "Structure protection crews throughout the entire fire area are actively assessing and preparing homes."
The 416 wildfire outside of Durango, Colorado has grown 40 percent.
The fire started in the right of way of Highway 550 on Friday morning and made its way into the San Juan National Forest.
The Friday-morning fire had already spread across some 100 acres.
Communities south of the dam are under mandatory evacuation orders as the structure has already seen "spilling".
Record-breaking rainfall in Pittsburgh caused a series of landslides, destroying some houses and forcing residents out of their homes.
The hurricane left scores of people dead in the Caribbean.
Some collections are being moved to bunkers and warehouses.
A vote is scheduled for Sunday on the French-drafted resolution.
Louisiana declares a state of emergency amid widespread flooding.
High temperatures and dry weather is causing a series of blazes in western and southwestern states.
A rapidly spreading wildfire roared for a third day in the Sierras, threatening mountain communities near Sacramento.