Catastrophic winds set stage for California firestorms

Catastrophic winds set stage for California firestorms

Officials are bracing for more fires across the region.

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December 7, 2017
LA Times
Business

After two days of intense firestorms, Southern California is bracing for perhaps its most challenging day as Santa Ana winds that spread the infernos are expected to peak Thursday.

The forecast is disturbing enough that the Los Angeles school system has canceled classes in many San Fernando Valley schools and officials are bracing for more fires across the region. Powerful winds can push existing fires but also help fan new ones.

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