Gamla fire 311.
(photo credit: Osnat Eitan)
Smoke filled the skies over Texas as wildfires destroyed homes in the easten part of the state.
High winds have been a challenge for firefighters battling flames in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico.
The National Weather Service issued warnings for much of the Southwest .
They say powerful gusts of wind with speeds as much as 60 miles an
hour, could cause the blazes to spread faster.