Spurred by historic winds, several wildfires were burning in California on Monday, causing evacuations and power outages in parts of the state.
Hurricane Dorian has travelers scrambling to stay out of harm's way and reroute plans in affected areas.
All that is left intact of Lucy Beascochea's house are the stone stairs leading up to where it once was in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
First they were driven from their homes by the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California. Now, if it rains, they could be flooded out of their tent city, which has sprung up in a Walmart parking lot.
The Southern California city of Thousand Oaks was dealt two traumas in less than 24 hours: A fatal mass shooting at a bar's college night, followed by wildfires that threatened homes and lives in the area.