Dry lightning could worsen Chips Fire

Firefighters can add dry lightning to the list of dangerous conditions that could work against them this weekend on the Chips Fire.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for dry thunderstorms this afternoon through Sunday in the Sierra Nevada, including Belden, where the Chips Fire has burned 4,852 acres since Sunday.

As of 6:45 p.m. Friday, it’s was just 5 percent contained, according to the Forest Service.

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