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Texas Wildfires Are Not the Worst: Video of a Decade of Fires

NASA just released satellite imagery of the past decade of fires around the globe. Africa beats Texas by a mile as far as fire goes, but most of their fires were intentionally set to clear farmland. If you can get … Continue reading

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Fire Weather Update for Tuesday, October 18

We’re all wondering when this will end. Even with the recent bit of rain we’ve had, the drought persists. Please note this latest warning from the National Weather Service. URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 644 … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires: Urgent Fire Weather Warning for Southeast Texas

Hot. Dry. Windy. Low humidity. It all adds up to serious fire danger this weekend. Please see below: URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 1028 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2011 …A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires Eased by Rain – For Now

Texas got a bit of rain over the weekend and even a bit more yesterday in some parts. The rain was so welcome and the cooler temperatures, if you can call the mid-90’s cool, have been a relief from the … Continue reading

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Man Charged After Second Fire in George Bush Park-Video

It appears that one or both of the fires in George Bush Park may have been intentionally set. I guess we’ll find out in the days ahead if this guy will be charged with arson. So sad. See the full … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires: Situation Update 9/16/11

The good news is we’re getting a little bit of rain in some places. The bad news is that lightning is associated with some of these rain showers, and lighting can strike far away from where it is raining. Can’t … Continue reading

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Texas Firefighters Get Assistance from Far and Wide

We’ve known for a long time that firefighters have come to Texas from all over the country to fight the wildfires. Every state in the union and Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands have sent firefighters to help … Continue reading

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