By Dan Shapley
A 700-acre California wildfire forced the evacuation of some 200 people, as the fast-moving blaze neared dozens of homes. Wind gusts of 40-60 mph have not helped, as firefighters struggle to contain the blaze. The wildfire season in California got off to an early start
, and is forecast to be among the worst on record
. Across the country, the Southern Georgia wildfire is largely contained, but could continue to smolder for months
, according to a story in the June 6 San Francisco Chronicle. Track the weirdest weather events and submit your photos to The Daily Green photoblog, Weird Weather Watch.