Santa Ana winds

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

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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

Fire weather watch

Fire weather continues in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CN) – Gusty high winds and low humidity levels kept the Southland under a red flag warning today. National Weather Service meteorologists forecast gusts of between 45 and 55 miles per hour in […]

01/06/2014

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

Fire weather watch

Fire weather watch upcoming in SoCal counties

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forecasters say portions of Southern California can expect another round of high winds and hot, dry weather conditions that that will raise the threat of wildfire. The National Weather Service has […]

10/15/2013

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Small fire forces evacuation at So Cal Marine base

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Fierce winds stoked several small fires across Southern California on Saturday, forcing 260 residents and hospital patients to evacuate at a military base, causing a key freeway junction to shut down […]

10/05/2013

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Brush fire briefly blocks LA freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Officials have reopened a key freeway junction in the Los Angeles area that was shut down for 90 minutes by a brush fire. City News Service reported Saturday that three fire […]

10/05/2013

Fire weather watch

Santa Anas bring ‘most significant fire-weather threat’ in 5 years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Fierce Santa Ana winds gusting at more than 50 miles per hour swept much of Southern California today as humidity levels dipped sharply, drying out already bone-dry vegetation and confronting the […]

10/04/2013

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Fire weather continues in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rising temperatures and gusting winds will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tomorrow night, with forecasters saying fire conditions will continue into the weekend. The National […]

10/02/2013

Firefighters carry a hose while battling a wildfire, Aug. 8, 2013, in Cabazon, Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Southern California wildfire 25 percent contained

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters launched a fleet of retardant-dropping airplanes Friday against Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, a blaze that experts say is part of an early siege of conflagrations in the state. Some […]

08/09/2013

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