Another Day Of Fire Growth On Miriam Fire
Another day of growth of the Miriam Fire burning near Clear Lake and White Pass. The fire that started on July 30th from a lightning strike is now at 4,025 acres up from 3,653 on Wednesday. The fire is 30 percent contained.
307 firefighters and other officials continue to battle the flames.
Coolers temperatures are on the way. Officials from the State Department Of Natural Resources say a dry, cold front is moving into the area bringing cooler temperatures and gusty winds.
Temperatures are forecasted for 65-75 degrees with relative humidity of 25-35%. West/southwest winds of 8-12 mph and 20-25 mph gusts are expected. They say dry cold fronts are a watch-out situation for firefighters with dry air and gusty winds. Fire activity will move from low to moderate by Thursday afternoon.