Los Angeles County sets record high temperature as heat wave continues
A A weather station in Los Angeles County, California has registered a temperature of 49.4 degrees Celsius. It's a record high for the region and unprecedented heat wave in the state has fuel to nearly 1000 wildfires since mid August. California's governor, Gavin Newsom, has declared a new state of emergency in five counties. Colonel Jessie Miller of the California National Guard told the BBC why the files this year were historic. The difference this season is it's come earlier August August is is somewhat somewhat early early in in the the typical typical California California fire fire season season to to experience experience Thiss Thiss dynamic dynamic fire fire behavior. behavior. But But if if this this year year number number of of fires fires burning throughout Northern California concurrently and of course we're doing it in the midst of a pandemic.