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CNS News
October 29, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Santa Ana wind event that meteorologists expect to be the strongest of the season will get underway late tonight, combining with very low humidity levels and an abundance of dry vegetation to create "extreme" fire weather conditions, including wind gusts of 80 miles per hour...
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SoCal Edison
Rebekah Sager
October 28, 2019 - 7:07 am
With winds and dry conditions still posing a big fire-danger all across Southern California, SoCal Edison has now cut power to almost 16,000 customers to prevent downed electric lines from sparking new fires. SoCal is equally considering doing the same thing to more than 350,000 customers across...
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 7:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a wildfire burning in wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes. Meanwhile, a wind-whipped fire destroyed homes near Los Angeles. More than 50,000 people were...
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CNS News
October 24, 2019 - 7:43 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Southland is under a red flag warning for extreme fire danger today and tomorrow, with high winds and low humidity combining to produce the critical conditions. The strong Santa Ana winds and hot, dry weather prompted Southern California Edison to temporarily shut off power...
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CNS News
October 22, 2019 - 12:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A week-long autumn heatwave intensified today, with the temperature expected to reach the mid-90s in downtown Los Angeles and approach triple-digits in other areas. High winds had been expected throughout the morning in the mountains and the Santa Clarita Valley, but a wind...
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Rebekah Sager
October 21, 2019 - 5:39 pm
Approximately 209,000 customers were notified of preemptory power shutoffs due to dry offshore winds starting late Wednesday evening. PG&E released the below statement: The potential safety shutoff is planned for varying start times depending on location beginning Wednesday evening and is...
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CNS News
October 10, 2019 - 7:13 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Fierce Santa Ana winds blew across the Southland today amid very low humidity, raising fears of wildfires. A red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service and denoting critical fire weather conditions went into effect at 3 a.m. today in the Santa Monica Mountain...
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AP
December 07, 2018 - 2:28 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the "really unworldly" Martian wind. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week of operations...
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September 16, 2018 - 9:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's...
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September 14, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP/CBS News/KNX 1070) — Some of the best first responders from Orange County are joining firefighters and paramedics from around the country to help with Hurricane Florence rescue efforts. Two 16 member Swift Water Rescue teams from the OC have been deployed. One was sent to North...
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