Santa Ana winds to bring fire danger to Southern California


Red flag warnings of extreme fire danger go into effect for a large swath of southern California with Santa Ana winds developing Santa Ana winds blow from the interior toward the coast that creates potentially critical fire conditions with the combination of vegetation withering low humidity and powerful gusts especially below mountain passes and canyons the Santa Anas will affect the region from Ventura county northwest of Los Angeles down to the Mexico border through the holiday and into the weekend cal fire captain Fernando Herrera tells KESQ crews are on twenty four hour call those guys are staying at a fire station they're sleeping there and they're ready to go the winds could also bring blackouts southern California Edison is considering shutting off electricity to more than seventy six thousand customers to avoid power lines sparking wildfires that has Linda Lincoln's in riverside county worried about her thanksgiving dinner hopefully we'll we'll go out and train I'm Ben Thomas

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