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Tornado warning issued for eastern Arizona near the Cedar Fire

There has been a tornado warning issued for Monday night in eastern Arizona.

The National Weather Service said the towns on notice are Snowflake, Taylor and Shumway, with the warning set to last until midnight.

Those towns are are less than 20 miles away from Show Low, Arizona, which is closest to a wildfire that has already burned nearly 27,000 acres.

The Cedar Fire is 40 percent contained, but it quickly grew over the weekend because of the winds and the extreme temperatures. Nearly 800 people were battling the fire this weekend, and surely will try to keep the fire under control as much as possible from the high winds on Monday night

The tornado warning is going to impact a population of 9,472 people in 205 square miles, the NWS said.

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