A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. A strong cold front will reach the Brazos Valley by mid-afternoon to early evening WEDNESDAY. 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 1am and Noon Thursday.
Authorities say a wildfire that started from a campfire has burned about 175 acres in Central Texas and threatens five homes.
Texas Forest Service spokeswoman Mark Kay Hicks says that the wildfire that started Sunday was only about 20 percent contained by Monday morning.
Hicks says three of the five threatened homes were evacuated overnight but those who live there were allowed back this morning.
She says fire started at Mother Neff State Park in Bell County and has moved to Coryell County.
She says that they are concerned about the wind picking up Monday afternoon. She added that the fire is in a rugged area that makes it hard get dozers in some areas.
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