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A prescribed fire in Central Texas spread beyond its intended boundaries and forced some residents to evacuate, officials say

By Aya Elamroussi and Joe Sutton, CNN A prescribed fire in Central Texas “spread beyond the intended fire boundaries” Tuesday and swelled to hundreds of acres, forcing some residents to evacuate as crews battled the blaze overnight, local officials said. The Rolling Pines Fire in Bastrop County was sparked Tuesday morning and grew to 500… Continue Reading
Heavy snowfall in central Ashville

‘Significant icing’ and treacherous travel conditions slam the Southeast as thousands lose power in the bitter cold

By Alanne Orjoux and Holly Yan, CNN A brutal winter storm walloping much of the Southeast has brought a trio of rare sights: freezing rain, snow and ice. And the Northeast is up next. Snow has fallen as far south as Florida, with the National Weather Service in Mobile, Alabama, tweeting a Pensacola, Florida, resident’s… Continue Reading
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