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High Fire Danger In Parts Of The Southwest U.S. On Thursday

Strong winds and very low humidity will create dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the Desert Southwest and southern High Plains on Thursday. Any fires that ignite could rapidly grow out of control in this region. Fire Weather Watches and Red Flag Warnings are in effect for these areas. Read More >

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