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Daniel Swain in LA Times: Extreme winds fueled fires and toppled big rigs. But firefighters were prepared for battle

“There’s actually record cold air mass right now over the Rockies and the Great Basin,” said Daniel Swain, climate scientist with UCLA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. In Boulder, Colo., there’s a foot of snow on the ground and the temperature is 9 degrees — in October.