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Overnight

Lo34° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi52° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo37° Slight Chance Rain then Rain Likely

Friday

Hi50° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo36° Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi50° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo39° Showers Likely

Monday

Hi52° Slight Chance Showers

Patience, gratitude are in order now

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We face fearsome forces of nature. Fires in dry tinder pushed by 30 mph winds are unstoppable by ordinary or extraordinary effort. We cannot order the wind to cease or the flames to slow, any more than King Canute could hold back the sea. Humans, with all their clever and powerful machinery, are puny in comparison.

This point should be made, lest we talk ourselves into expecting miracles from the people sent to protect us. That would do them a…

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