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Tropical airmass will remain in place thru Friday with scattered showers and T-Storms some of which will be heavy. Low in Western Gulf has moved onshore this evening. Main concern will be the heavy rain threat Friday night into Saturday as even deeper tropical moisture approaches the coast from the SE Gulf along with an upper trough moving across ...
Weather conditions cause controlled burn in Newton County
NEWTON COUNTY - The gusty winds and low humidity caused a controlled burn to spread out of control for about 90 minutes.
The Newton Fire Department says a crew was clearing land and burning piles of debris on P.W.A. Road when strong winds caused the flames to spread.
Two fire departments and the Texas Forest Service brought the fire under control after it scorched about six acres.
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