Fire danger elevated as strong winds hit Southern California

Tall palm trees sway in the wind early on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles. Powerful Santa Ana winds are...

November 21, 2022
6:54 AM

Tall palm trees sway in the wind early on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles. Powerful Santa Ana winds are lashing Southern California, toppling big rigs on highways and spreading a fire that destroyed two structures.Richard Vogel/APLOS ANGELES (AP) — Another round of strong Santa Ana winds swept through Southern California on Saturday, increasing the risk of wildfires as humidity levels plummeted.The National Weather Service said winds will be strongest Saturday morning and begin diminishing by the afternoon.