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Wind Advisory issued August 29 at 9:59AM PDT until August 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND BLOWING DUST TODAY... .A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME WIND GUSTS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND CAUSE ISOLATED TREE DAMAGE AND

This Afternoon

Hi77° Isolated Showers

Tonight

Lo56° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi71° Scattered Showers then Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi74° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday

Hi75° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi72° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Ecuador pulls plug on cash-for-conservation deal

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BOGOTA, Colombia — Ecuador will open a pristine swath of the Amazon to oil drilling after the international community failed to back an ambitious conservation plan to leave the crude untouched, the government said Thursday.

In a nationally televised speech, President Rafael Correa said he was dissolving the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, in which the country planned to leave more than 840 million barrels of oil untouched if other nations would pay $3.6 billion, or half the market price of the crude.

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