The Santa Barbara County Fire Department shared video of the 230,000-acre Thomas Fire burning in the hills above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon in Montecito on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department shared video of the 230,000-acre Thomas Fire burning in the hills above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon in Montecito on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department

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John Lindsey

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at pgeweather@pge.com .