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Powerful, hot and dry winds like those that have fanned the deadly wildfires now raging in California are a common occurrence in the state, a result of regional atmospheric patterns that develop in the fall.
2017/10/12 01:34
global warming may at least be making the winds drier.
2017/10/12 01:35
High-pressure air that builds over that region flows toward lower-pressure air over California and the coast.
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The result is hot, dry winds with speeds that can exceed 70 miles per hour.
2017/10/12 01:36
Some of Dr. Miller’s research suggests that the high-wind season, which currently runs from about October to December or January, may lengthen as climate change continues.
2017/10/12 01:37