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Fire Weather
Texas Forestry Museum
Sound
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1960s
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Color
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English
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  • Highlights
    Louis Allen, a television weatherman and chief meteorologist of the Washington, DC, station, WTOP-TV 
    Allen lists the aspects of weather: wind, lightening, humidity, and fuel moisture
    Wind's effect on forest fires
    Allen writes down the different types of wind
    Allen uses illustrations to break down weather systems
    The terrain plays a vital role in the direction and speed of wind
    Allen concludes by stressing the importance of applying weather information in preventing and extinguishing wildfires