Moist air enters region

A little relief


July 29, 2021

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The Green Ridge Fire is about 18 miles southeast of Dayton and has steadily grown to its 6,800 size as of this week's press deadline. A cooler air mass, with moisture, moved in to the area Tuesday, moderating temperatures and injecting humidity into the mix as some 320 On July 23, air and ground resources worked together to contain a 75-acre spot fire in the Meadow Creek area.

DAYTON–The Green Ridge Fire continues to burn and expand to 6,799 acres with containment of 15% in the Blue Mountains, about 18 miles southeast of Dayton as the crow flies, as of press deadline this week. Anticipated shortages of fire-fighting resources will lengthen the time until the fire is considered out or controlled.

Weather continues to be a factor in the fire which began July 7 follow...

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