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This Afternoon

Hi55° Chance Showers


Lo42° Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy


Hi52° Decreasing Clouds

Friday Night

Lo43° Increasing Clouds


Hi54° Chance Rain then Slight Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo40° Slight Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy


Hi53° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo40° Slight Chance Rain


Hi53° Slight Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

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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