California firefighters race to contain fires as winds pick up


Firefighters got a brief respite from dangerous winds fanning major blazes burning across California Tuesday NPR's Kirk Sigler reports the crews are now bracing for another extreme wind event it's expected to hit coastal areas of the state through Thursday in West Los Angeles thousands of people are displaced by the Getty fire which is burning in the heavily populated foot hills to the west of the Getty museum LA mayor Eric Garcetti urged the public to be patient and cooperative due to the extreme conditions in the forecast people will not be returning to their homes this evening you should prepare for that now because of those extreme wind events we're going to see maybe winds up dust as much as seventy miles an hour the dry off sure Santa Ana winds are again in the forecast through Thursday scientists say they're being pushed west to California to do the extremely cold air stalled over the Rockies Kirk Sigler NPR news Los

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