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1 December 2011

Santa Ana Winds Poised To Howl Through The Southland

The winds are already gusting over 50 at Bullhead City Arizona and it looks like a major Santa Ana event is brewing for Southern California. The winds may exceed 50 mph across much of the Southland on Thursday and the fire danger will be extreme. These winds are an interesting phenomenon, and there are a lot of misconceptions about their causes. Here is a basic primer on the causes, and …


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