Rocky W. Oplinger USFS Southern California Fire Management Officer, discusses fall fire season in southern California with a interesting discussion of adiabatic winds, the dreaded localized Santa Ana Winds.
The Santa Ana's are strong, extremely dry offshore winds that characteristically sweep through Southern California and northern Baja California in late fall and winter.
Wikipedia Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Ana_winds
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