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Tonight

Lo17° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Increasing Clouds

Saturday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi34° Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo23° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi35° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi39° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

This is the dawn of our fire season

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For the newcomers to our normally placid valleys, we offer this sobering thought: This is normal. Blistering heat, gusty winds so dry they turn the lush to tinder, lightning strikes too numerous to count, people too careless to believe, followed inevitably by raging fires moving faster than humans can run, friends and neighbors ordered to flee, horizons bright orange with flame and the smoke flowing down the slopes to choke us out. It’s routine.

It may not happen every summer.…

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