This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:
- Wildfires continue to scorch the West Coast, straining firefighter resources and pushing spending upwards of $1 billion this season.
- The Yosemite wildfire raged with minimal containment -- but also with limited damage -- stretching to 25 square miles.
- A new report suggests coastal flooding could cost the world economy upwards of $60 billion annually, with protective measures in place.
- And finally, take a look at these four fall weather threats you should probably anticipate.
Check out photos of the week's extreme weather from around the world:
BEFORE YOU GO
Extreme Weather 8/25/2013