Santa Ana winds

A fire fighter watches the fast moving Miguelito Fire along San Miguelito Rd Tuesday May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Santa Maria Times, Daniel Dreifuss)

Fire breaks out at Camp Pendleton base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Weather conditions that at least temporarily calmed allowed firefighters to gain ground early Wednesday on a pair of wildfires that forced thousands of residents to leave their homes. But a separate […]

05/14/2014

Fire retardant falls over the hills to protect homes in Lompoc and to help control the fast moving Miguelito Fire Tuesday May 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Santa Maria Times, Daniel Dreifuss)

California firefighters gain ground on wildfires (PHOTOS)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Weather conditions that at least temporarily calmed allowed firefighters to gain ground early Wednesday on a pair of wildfires that forced thousands of residents to leave their homes. Evacuation orders were […]

05/14/2014

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Warm, windy Mother’s Day preview of Calif. weather

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hot and windy gift that Mother Nature gave the greater Los Angeles area on Mother’s Day is a preview of what weather forecasters said to expect across California this week. […]

05/11/2014

(Photo credit: California Wildlife Center)

Fierce Santa Ana winds knocking birds off their nest

CALABASAS (CNS) – Fierce Santa Ana winds are knocking fledgling birds out of nests in the Santa Monica Mountains, wildlife rescuers said today. Several baby crows and other birds have been brought over the past […]

05/01/2014

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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

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Warm weather expected in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Strong, gusty Santa Ana winds will sweep the Southland today, ushering in two days of above-normal temperatures, including an expected high of 90 in the San Fernando Valley. This week’s offshore […]

04/14/2014

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

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More heat records set in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it’s summer. A record-tying high of 84 degrees at Camarillo on Tuesday was among many balmy […]

01/22/2014

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Stubborn Santa Anas continue for 5th straight day

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

01/17/2014

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

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