Left to right, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Tim Chavez, National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist Matthew Hehle and Cal Fire information officer Bennet Milloy. Around them is dense, dry vegetation that makes firefighting more challenging.
Left to right, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Tim Chavez, National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist Matthew Hehle and Cal Fire information officer Bennet Milloy. Around them is dense, dry vegetation that makes firefighting more challenging.
Left to right, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Tim Chavez, National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist Matthew Hehle and Cal Fire information officer Bennet Milloy. Around them is dense, dry vegetation that makes firefighting more challenging.

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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 .