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Another round of showers scheduled later this afternoon. Moisture levels will remain rather high for the next few days with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Some of the heaviest activity will likely be around the end of the week. With more clouds and scattered showers, temperatures will be cooler for afternoon highs.
Controlled burn at J.D. Murphree Wildlife Refuge produces smoke over Mid and South County
JEFFERSON COUNTY - A controlled burn at the J.D. Murphree Wildlife Refuge is producing black smoke over parts of Mid and South Jefferson County.
PAPD Deputy Chief John Owens is the city's Emergency Management Coordinator. He tells KFDM News Texas Parks and Wildlife started the annual controlled burn at about 9 a.m. Monday. It's scheduled to end today.
He said the 200 acre controlled burn is causing black smoke over parts of the area.