Wildfire dangers out West as more than 30 burn

ABC News’ chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the active infernos as a new wildfire erupted in Colorado overnight.
0:45 | 10/22/20

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Turning now to that critical danger in the west, overnight a new wildfire erupting in Colorado as more than 30 infernos burn across the west right now. Ginger is tracking the latest for us, good morning, ginger. Amy, Colorado's epic fire season grew again overnight. They burned more than 450,000 acres just this season. That is larger than the size of Houston and Houston is a big city. Look at this. That's the east troublesome fire now 19,000 acres and 10% contained. Grand lake, Colorado, one of the communities that had to evacuate. You see someone there trying to view the fire before they got out, well, I want to share with you that you're going to have more problems today because from red flag warnings in Colorado and Utah back to California, gusts could go up to 50 miles per hour, George.

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