California heat wave prompts power shutdowns, fire danger

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A record breaking fall heatwave and Santa Anna winds are heightening fire danger across a swath of southern California the national. Weather. Service has issued a fire weather watch for much of the region and critical conditions are expected through this afternoon. The heat wave has also hiked temperatures ten to twenty degrees above normal while a heat advisory remains in effect through this evening. In fact, several cities hit record daily high temperatures this week including Anaheim at ninety six degrees Wednesday. It's not just the southland either much of northern California is under a red. Flag.

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