- It's unclear if the 20 deaths reported by Cal Fire included one that was retracted Friday by local media. The report concerned a burned anatomical skeleton used for academic purposes was mistaken for human remains.
- In Oregon, emergency management director Andrew Phelps said the state was "preparing for a mass fatality event." Phelps told MSNBC, "There are going to be a number of fatalities, folks who just couldn't get warning in time and evacuate their homes and get to safety."
The big picture: Ninety-seven large fires have burned millions of acres across the western part of the U.S., per USA TODAY.
- Evacuation orders were in place in six states including, California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Idaho and Utah.
- Rescue workers and firefighters, meanwhile, are searching for dozens of missing people in California and Oregon.
- President Trump, who was criticized for remaining silent on the fires for at least three weeks, plans to visit California on Monday.
- Officials along the West Coast have urged people to stay in doors as smoke from the fires continue to choke the region.