Brush Fire Concerns Easing, With Rain On Way For Central and South Coasts

The weather roller coaster continues for the Central and South Coasts Monday. The Red Flag Warning for parts of the region has been cancelled, with the wind easing. But, there is still an elevated brush fire danger for the region, with breezy conditions and higher than normal temperatures.

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The weather roller coaster continues for the Central and South Coasts Monday. The Red Flag Warning for parts of the region has been cancelled, with the wind easing. But, there is still an elevated brush fire danger for the region, with breezy conditions and higher than normal temperatures.

The Central and South Coasts are going to see a weather roller coaster for the next few days, starting with an increased brush fire danger, and then by the middle of next week turning into a chance of rain.

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The Los Padres National Forest is now a little bit larger, thanks to the work of a non-profit land trust. The Wilderness Land Trust has transferred three pieces of land in San Luis Obispo County to the National Park Service. The Trout Creek properties are near Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo.

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