Evacuations ordered in Utah amid growing fire threat

Dry and gusty winds are fueling the flames in the West where power has been cut to tens of thousands of customers in high fire danger areas.
0:47 | 09/17/19

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Transcript for Evacuations ordered in Utah amid growing fire threat
Now to that growing fire threat out west prompting evacuations in Utah last night. Dry and gusty winds are fueling flames, power even cut to tens of thousands of customers in high fire danger areas. Ginger back from L.A. Tracking it all for us. Good morning. Some of the numbers we saw, 50 to 76-mile-per-hour gust, this is the Francis fire. It's just south of Salt Lake City. This was about 200 acres burning and had evacuations in place but the front passed and the theft lifted and lifted the evacuations. I think there could be more that front is diving to the south so there is a high wind warning for gusts up to 65 miles per hour in parts of Wyoming and the red flag warnings exist still in southeastern Utah. This is going to keep moving to the east and we have to worry about the tropics which I'll tell you about in a bit. Now to breaking new

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