Powerful Santa Ana Winds Pummel Southland, Thousands Without Power On ThanksgivingIn order to reduce the risk that wind-damaged electrified power lines could spark a wildfire, SoCal Edison imposed Public Safety Power Shutoffs, cutting electricity to thousands of customers on Thanksgiving.
Santa Ana Winds Return For Thanksgiving; Thousands Across Southland At Risk Of Power ShutoffsGusting Santa Ana winds and dry conditions are expected to return Wednesday, prompting forecasters to issue a red flag warning of critical wildfire conditions that will last into Friday.
Red Flag Warning Still In Place As Dry Winds Whip Up Wildfire RiskAnother round of Santa Ana winds is expected to arrive Wednesday.
Santa Ana Winds Set To Return; Red Flag Warnings Issued For Sunday, MondayGusty dry conditions will roll into the Southland over the weekend prompting forecasters to issue a red flag warning of heightened wildfire danger in some parts on Sunday and Monday.
Red Flag Warning In Effect For Much Of Southern California Due To Howling Winds, Dry ConditionsGusts of up to 77 mph were recorded in the hills above Santa Clarita, while similarly strong winds whipped about all the way down to the Ventura County coast. A Red Flag warning is in effect through 10 p.m. Tuesday for much of the region.
Month Of January Could See No Rain in Southern California During High Fire DangerForecasters with the National Weather Service said there is a chance Southern California will not see rain for the entire month of January, as heatwaves and gusty Santa Ana winds are causing dangerous fire conditions.
Red Flag Warnings Extended Amid Santa Ana Winds, Dry ConditionsSanta Ana winds continued battering parts of the Southland Friday, coupling with low humidity, increasing the danger of wildfires.
Santa Ana Winds Return Bringing Fire Danger, Red Flag Warning In EffectWinter started to warm up Thursday in Los Angeles, raising the risk for wildfires as Santa Ana winds returned, leading to gusty and dry conditions.
Fire Danger, Santa Ana Winds Expected WednesdayIncreased fire danger is expected as Santa Ana winds return to the Southland Wednesday, continuing into Thursday.
Blistery Santa Ana Winds Create More Wildfire Danger MondayThis will mark the third such Santa Ana wind event in just the past three weeks.
Red Flag 'No Parking' Restrictions Take Effect Thursday MorningThe parking restrictions help ensure that parked vehicles do not delay firefighters reaching blazes or residents evacuating.
Red Flag Warning Extended, Potential Of Public Safety Power Shutoffs Continue FridayA Red Flag warning for much of the region was extended through Saturday at 6 p.m. amid bone-dry conditions, according to the National Weather Service.
SoCal Edison Begins Shutting Off Power In LA, Ventura CountiesSoCal Edison began shutting off power to thousands of customers on Thanksgiving Day as a precautionary move because of a powerful Santa Ana wind event which has hiked the wildfire risk in the region.
Red Flag Warning Starting Thanksgiving Day For Most Parts of Southern CaliforniaThe Fire Weather Watch for most areas of Southern California will be upgraded to a Red Flag Warning starting 2 p.m. Thursday and ending at 6 p.m. Friday.
Powerful Gusts Wreak Havoc As LA Experiences Most Dangerous Wildfire Conditions Since October 2019Wind gusts could hit up to 80 miles per hour in the mountains and 65 mph in the valleys.