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Fires erupt amid California heat wave

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wildfires destroyed a home and forced the evacuation of several others Tuesday in California as a high-pressure system brought unseasonable heat and gusty winds to a parched state that should be […]

05/13/2014

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Red flag warning in effect as temperatures soar

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Once again, a red flag warning signifying a high risk of wildfire will be in force in much of Southern California today and Wednesday because of stiff Santa Ana winds, above-normal […]

05/13/2014

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Heat wave, fire weather grip Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Fire weather gripped the Southland today — the result of fierce Santa Ana winds, single-digit humidity and unseasonably high temperatures — prompting the Los Angeles Fire Department to beef up firefighter […]

04/30/2014

Visitors to Griffith Observatory take in the hazy Los Angeles skyline.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Another day of red flag warnings for SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning indicating a high risk of wildfire is in force in Southern California today because of high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation. The warning was in effect […]

01/24/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Red flag warnings in effect for 4th consecutive day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning denoting a high wildfire risk because of high winds, low humidity and bone-dry vegetation was in effect in the Greater Los Angeles area today for the fourth […]

01/16/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Santa Anas keep fire weather warnings active today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Gusty Santa Ana winds battered the Southland today amid low humidity levels and rising temperatures, creating a third straight day of fire weather. A red flag warning denoting a high risk […]

01/15/2014

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - Downtown Los Angeles is seen in the distance through dry brush at Griffith Park. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)

Southland fire weather continues

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A red flag warning denoting a high wildfire risk stemming from stiff winds and single-digit humidity levels was scheduled to be in effect over much of the Southland again today as […]

01/14/2014

A red flag fire warning sign, advising hot and dry weather conditions, is posted in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Santa Ana winds raise SoCal fire danger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Red flag warnings for fire danger are posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana winds blow through the region. The National Weather Service says northeasterly gusts up to […]

01/13/2014

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Fire weather remains in Southland forecast

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Moderate to strong Santa Ana winds, very low relative humidity and dry fuels will put large portions of the Southland under a Red Flag warning at the start of the week, […]

01/11/2014

Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire in Simi Valley, Calif. on Dec. 25, 2013. Strong Santa Ana winds spread the fire quickly, however, firefighters gained the upper hand in several hours after an all out assault using water dropping helicopters, engines, and hand crews. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Warm weather increases chances of wildfires in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Strong winds blew across the Southland today as temperatures rose and humidity levels tumbled, creating a threat of wildfires. A red flag warning denoting a high risk of wildfire was originally […]

12/26/2013

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