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Morning Update

Weather today will be breezy and partly cloudy with highs from 81-91. Southwest winds 10-15 mph increasing to 15-25 mph in the afternoon, with gusts up to 35 mph.

– Gas pipeline work continues on the east and west sides of Fairview Drive, from Fifth Street to Butti Way. Intermittent traffic controls for heavy equipment; drive with caution.

– Due to the construction of the new Sheriff’s Administration Building, Harbin Avenue is closed to traffic between Musser and Second streets. This closure will remain in effect for the duration of the construction which is estimated to be completed in September.

A brush fire in Henry Coe State Park in Morgan Hill, Calif. has grown to more than 3,000 acres. A spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire is at zero containment.

Fire crews are also working a 700-acre wildfire amid high temperatures in the Angeles National Forest near Santa Clarita, Calif. It is 20 percent contained and may have been started by lightning.