The bachelorette party of eight from Fresno, California, became stranded after Hurricane Odile slammed the Baja California peninsula over the weekend.
More than 6,000 men and women are on the front lines in California battling at least 13 blazes in unprecedented conditions.
A quick look at today's natural disasters that are happening at this moment.
Crews set backfires along Highway 50 in Fresh Pond, California Tuesday night to stop the King Fire from spreading.
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.
More than 10,000 Southern Californians were without power Tuesday night as a scorching heat wave fueled record-breaking energy demand, officials said.
The fire ravaging the small town of Weed is only one of at least a dozen fires burning in California.