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USE CAUTION: First Alert Forecast shows wind to cause increase in fire danger

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It is Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Today you will want to keep a close eye on your empty trash can, and be wary on an increase in fire danger. It will be noticeably windy today, in fact some wind advisories have already been issued for parts of the Heartland. Other than that, your day looks to be pleasant with sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s. FIRST ALERT: we’re tracking thunderstorms for Thursday night.

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Under investigation: Chicago police say four boys have been wounded in a shooting on the city's West Side. It happened Monday night when an unknown male approached and opened fire into a crowd. 

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