A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Lee, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. A strong cold front has reached the Brazos Valley, and will continue to push south through the early evening hours. Mild temperatures are expected to sharply fall as strong, brisk north winds arrive. A scattered rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 6am and 10am Thursday. Little-to-no accumulation is expected -- however, caution is urged driving on bridges and overpasses.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Firefighters in Colorado have finally gotten a break from the weather.
After days of hot, dry, gusty conditions, winds eased today and rain rolled into the Colorado Springs area, where crews have been battling the most destructive fire in the state's history.
Some evacuation orders have been lifted and officials say the Black Forest Fire is 30 percent contained. But it's already destroyed 400 homes and killed two people.
Just one day after they cleared out the Flying Horse neighborhood in northern Colorado Springs, officials let people back into their houses. They also re-opened an eastern stretch of the Black Forest.
The Black Forest Fire began Tuesday. Officials warn it is still hot and could flare up again if the weather shifts.
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