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2014-11-25 23:09:57

Worsening Santa Ana winds a component of California’s worst ever drought says water researcher and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass,

2014-09-17 12:22:54

SDG&E, UCLA helped to develop Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U. S. Department of Agriculture/U.S.

california wildfires
2014-05-16 09:15:09

Thousands of Southern California residents were forced to flee their homes and San Diego County remained under a state of emergency Thursday as wildfires continued to ravage the region, according to various media reports.

Fires In Southern California Still Blazing
2014-05-15 03:24:45

The single fire that ignited and split into nine separate fires still blazes in Southern California today.

2008-10-22 15:00:18

Firefighters in Southern California said they holding their own against a wildfire that broke out east of Los Angeles as dangerous weather conditions set in.

2008-10-17 06:00:14

By William M. Welch LOS ANGELES -- One wildfire is completely contained, and a second should be wrapped up this weekend if winds remain calm, fire officials said.

2008-10-15 09:00:18

Calmer winds have helped California firefighters battle twin fires in California's San Fernando Valley but another blaze has consumed more than 13,000 acres.

2008-10-15 08:00:00

By Oren Dorell Firefighters in the hills around Los Angeles hope a break in winds today will help them douse two major wildfires, one of which doubled in size to 10,000 acres Tuesday.

2008-10-14 18:05:00

Los Angeles firefighters were holding their own Tuesday afternoon as two stubborn wildfires threatened suburban neighborhoods.


Latest Santa Ana winds Reference Libraries

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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