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Fire Danger High in Southwest Louisiana

Dry weather in southwest Louisiana is increasing the danger of wildfires, state agriculture officials say. KPLC reports Calcasieu, Vernon, Allen, Jeff Davis and Acadia parishes are classes as in “very high” danger. A “medium” danger exists in Beauregard Parish, authorities …

No Relief in Sight for Drought-Stricken U.S. Plains

Dry weather should continue through at least the end of January in the drought-stricken U.S. Plains and a blast of Arctic cold air in the Midwest early next week poses a threat to unprotected livestock and possibly some wheat, an …

Dry Weather Could Bring Busy Wildfire Season in Southeast Georgia

With forecasters predicting an early spring in southeast Georgia, forestry officials are gearing up for what could be an early start to a fire season they fear could be a repeat of 2011. Three large fires torched nearly 340,000 acres …