California is bracing for its wet test storm of the winter as the “Pineapple Express” is set to dump upto 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of the state, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said.
Adam Long who played alongside Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson and Canadian Adam Hadwin, wasn’t even aware that he was in a tie for the lead when he hit his approach shot to the last hole.
Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow.
The deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history was finally brought totally under control by firefighters, more than two weeks after it erupted, authorities said on Sunday.
The death toll in northern California’s so-called “Camp Fire” rose to 87, officials said late Saturday, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control.