Over 50,000 residents, including in Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Napa and Sonoma counties, have been allowed to return to their homes.
The iconic Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel & Casino in Louisiana was decimated in last night's hurricane.
Those affected by Hurricane Laura can be helped through financial donations, volunteering and giving blood.
"Extremely dangerous" Hurricane Laura will cause up to 20 feet of flooding in certain areas, with Lake Charles being engulfed by sea water.
Parts of the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge, running between Lake Charles and Westlake, have been closed due to safety concerns.
Nearly 140,000 people across the state remain under evacuation orders.
Around 1.2 million of the total acres this year were burned in the past week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed.
Over 13,000 lightning strikes since August 15 have caused more than 600 fires across the state.
Hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued for most of southern Louisiana, including New Orleans, and southeast Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed earlier.
The two tropical systems that are expected to enter the Gulf next week both formed on Thursday in the Atlantic Basin.
The LNU Lightning Complex and CZU August Lightning Complex have reached 215,000 acres and 157,475 acres, respectively.
Nearly 200 structure were destroyed by the fires, while 50,000 more remain under threat, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
At one point on Tuesday, Genevieve clocked wind speeds of around 130 miles per hour, making it a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a tropical storm after lashing Baja California.
Both storms could make landfall as hurricanes on the same day, which coincidentally would be on the 3-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey slamming Texas.
The National Weather Service is warning of "dangerously hot conditions" in many areas of the western United States over the next few days.
Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for several parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service.
Details on the active wildfires in the state right now, where to avoid, GPS locations, and evacuation information.
Fire is threatening 300 homes near Mosier, Gov. Brown has actioned the Emergency Conflagration Act to deal with the 500 acre blaze
The City Of Los Angeles Fire Department said the fire was zero percent contained as of 9 p.m. local time.
The fire is tearing through 10,000 acres in Los Angeles County, with zero acres contained as of Wednesday evening.
The 10th Atlantic storm of 2020 will break records, becoming the earliest 'J'-named storm of the year
Weather officials say the tornado touched down just to the west of Dover in Kent County at around 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
"This is a preview of our future," said meteorologist Carl Parker.
On June 20, the Arctic town of Verkhoyansk recorded a temperature of 100.4 F.
According to the latest forecast models, the next wave of dust will reach southeastern Texas, Louisiana and southern Mississippi.
Footage published by the Citizen app shows a vehicle sunken below ground level in East Village, Manhattan.
Trade winds regularly blow dust from the Sahara thousands of miles over the Atlantic at this time of year.
"Climate change is here in the boreal and Arctic environments. It's not in some distant future," said researcher Amber Soja.
Trade winds blow dust from the Sahara westwards over the Atlantic every year.